iHT² [eye-h-tee-squared]: 1. an awe-inspiring summit featuring some of the world’s best and brightest. 2. great food for thought that will leave you begging for more. 3. a great way to connect and engage with those changing our world.

Each year, the Institute hosts a series of events & programs which promote improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of health care through information technology and facilitating knowledge exchange. iHT² programs are designed to support multi-stakeholder organizations who are navigating through health IT issues, policies and strategies in an attempt to improve care. Institute programs include a variety of guest speakers and keynotes representing many diverse sectors within health care. Speaker faculty provide expert advice, practical recommendations, solution-oriented best practices and reactions related to the most pressing issues.

The 2014 iHT2 Health IT Summit in Phoenix will bring together over 200 C-level, physician, practice management and IT decision-makers from North America’s leading provider organizations and physician practices. For two days, executives will be able to interact with a national audience of peers, thought leaders, and solutions providers at one of Phoenix's finest resorts. Areas of discussion will include: Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, Telehealth, Accountable Care, mHealth, Cloud Computing, and more. 

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  • conference program


    • 21 January 2014
      • 8:00 Registration Opens
      • 8:50 Introductory Remarks
      • 9:00 - 10:10 Panel Discussion “Health Care 2020: The Hurdles and Opportunities Ahead”
    • 22 January 2014
      • 8:00 Registration Opens
      • 8:50 Opening Remarks
      • 9:00 - 10:10 Panel “Health Information Exchange Interoperability: The Journey Ahead”

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  • 2013 conference presentations


    • Maximizing the Value of your Healthcare Technology Management Program
      • Develop understanding of the expertise, way of thinking and culture of healthcare technology management (clinical engineering) and how it’s different in important ways from any other discipline in a health care setting
      • Learn how to best utilize the skills of healthcare technology managers on all projects where clinical and information technology converge (e.g., device integration with IT networks)
      • Understand how organizational technology needs can be better met through the effective integration of healthcare technology management departments with IT.
    • Big Data, Little Data: Value and Transformation stemming from KP's HIT
      • Learn about KP's investment in the EHR and its transformative value
      • Learn how data and access to information has impacted clinical operations, the patient experience and how we approach research
      • Learn how this data is more patient centric and patient empowering

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  • 2013 conference speakers


    • Sajid Ahmed Director, HIT LA Care Health Plan, Southern California REC - iHT² Advisory Board Member

    • Jay SriniChief Strategist, Adjunct Faculty Assistant Professor SCS Ventures, University of Pittsburgh

    • Robert Slepin Chief Information Officer John C Lincoln Health Network

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