Congressional Luncheon Seminar Series

2009 Sessions

Breaking Down Barriers:Best Practices for Health Information Exchanges
Wednesday, December 9, 2010, New Zealand Embassy, Washington, DC

"An Early Checkup on HITECH Implementation Efforts:  Medicaid and Medicare Incentives; State HIE Cooperative Agreements; Regional Extension Centers; Broadband and Telemedicine Programs; Comparative Effectiveness Research; HIT Workforce Development; and Public and Private Sector Efforts to Bridge the Funding Gaps.”
Thursday, November 19th from 12:00 – 1:45 p.m., Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-339
Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20003

Health Information Technology Showcase 
September 24th, 2009 Room SR-325 Russell Senate Office Building (Kennedy Caucus Room)

Progress Toward A Nationwide Health Information Network:  Linking Agency-Held Data Now – Providing Patients With Secure Access to Their Government-Held Personal Health Information Next
Wednesday, July 15, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Reserve Officers Association in the Minuteman Ballroom, One Constitution Ave., NE, Washington, DC.

The Personal Health Record Meets the Electronic Medical Record: Getting the Healthcare Information Right Toward Patient Safety 
Thursday, May 21st, 12:00 – 1:45 p.m., Room 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Senate Budget Committee Hearing Room. 

Advances in Telemedicine: Lessons to be Learned Going Forward Into an e-Enabled Healthcare Environment
(In Collaboration with the American Telemedicine Association)
Wednesday, April 22nd, 12:00 – 1:45 pm, Senate Visitors Center (SVC) 200/201, East Capitol and First Streets, N.E.

Improving Access for Rural and Underserved Communities through Health Information Technologies: Issues and Opportunities in Economic Stimulus and Health Care Reform
(In Collaboration with the National HIT Collaborative for the Underserved)
Friday, March 13th, 2009, 12:00 – 1:45 pm, Room B 340, Rayburn House Office Building

Health Information Technology Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009:  Committee Actions, Status and Analysis
Wednesday, January 28th, 12:00 – 1:45 pm (Following the 11:30am House 21st Century Health Care Caucus Press Conference), Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2322
Independence Ave. and South Capitol St., NW, Washington, DC 20515

Economic Stimulus, HIT and Telemedicine: Infrastructure Build-out; Establishing an HIT Workforce; and Community Development
Thursday, January 15th, 12:30 – 2:15 pm, Room 2325, Rayburn House Office Building (House Science and Technology Hearing Room) Independence Ave. and South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20515


Special Thanks to Our 2009 Sponsors:

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 
  • Alaska Federal Healthcare Access Network (AFHCAN) 
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • American Hospital Association (AHA) 
  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 
  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
  • Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
  • Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) 
  • AT&T, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. 
  • College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
  • Commonwealth Fund 
  • Continua Health Alliance 
  • eHealth Initiative (eHI) 
  • Harris Corporation 
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS)
  • INRange Systems, Inc. 
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE-USA) 
  • Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA)
  • Internet2 Coalition 
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • New York Presbyterian Hospitals 
  • Northrop Grumman 
  • Perot Systems 
  • RCHN Community Health Foundation 
  • RTI International 
  • Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 
  • Sentillion 
  • TriZetto
  • Verizon Foundation