Connect Project HIE Speaker at San Antonio HIMSS Chapter Meeting

As the HIE Liaison for the local San Antonio HIMSS chapter I’m very happy to announce our next chapter meeting with feature Dr. Steve Steffensen, MD a Professor of Neurology, JHU Chief Medical Information Officer, TATRC.  Dr. Steffensen is one of the key individuals working National Health Information Network (NHIN) issues for the Department of Defense.  Dr. Steffensen will speak this month on the CONNECT open source toolkit for implementing Health Information Exchanges (HIE) and moving toward the NHIN.

Date: October 21, 2010
Venue: Dave & Busters
440 Crossroads Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78201

Agenda:
11:30-12:00 – Registration / Food
12:00-12:30 – Introduction / Speaker
12:30-12:45 – Speaker Q&A, Announcements
12:45-1:00 – Networking

Dr. Steffensen is a board certified Neurologist and former active duty Navy officer with current duties that include Assistant Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University and Chief Medical Information Officer at the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC). He has been involved in numerous health IT projects related to the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Tracking Application (AHLTA) and is recognized across the Military Health System as a physician advocate in electronic medical record business process integration and innovation.

Please join us Thursday, October 21st by going online and registering at www.sahimss.org