Opening and General Session 

Speranza Avram, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, CalHIPSO

Carmela Castellano-Garcia, Esq, President and CEO, California Primary Care Association (No materials)

Lisa Folberg, Vice President, Medical and Regulatory Policy, California Medical Association (No materials)

Erica Murray, Senior VP, California Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems (No materials)

Workshop Session 1

Integrating Patient Experience Data Into Quality Improvement Efforts

Yali Bair, PhD, President and CEO, Ursa Consulting Group

Karynsue Rose-Thomas, Chief of Business Development, CalHIPSO

IT Security and Privacy

Lori Laubach, Partner Health Care Consulting Group, Moss Adams, LLP

Troy Hawes, CISSP, CISM, CISA, PCI QSA, PCI ASV, Manager, Moss Adams, LLP

EHR Adoption and Improvement Techniques Within Your CHC

Margarita Loeza, MD, CMIO, Venice Family Clinic

Jason Hua, CIO, Venice Family Clinic

Carol McHale, MPA, Senior EHR/PMS Analyst, HITCare

Dave Simenson, MD, CMIO, Central Valley Collaborative 


Why High-Performing Teams Are a Necessity in the Safety-Net

Thomas S. Bodenheimer, MD, MPH, Center for Excellence in Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Workshop Session 2

Connecting the Dots:  PCHH & Meaningful Use

Christina Hicks, MSOD, Deputy Director of Program Development & Evaluation, California Primary Care Association

Andie Patterson, MPP, Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs, California Primary Care Association 

Establishing the Cost-Effectiveness of Community Health Centers:  The Partnership HealthPlan of California Case Study and New Directions to Improve Quality, Patient Outcomes and Cost Savings

Robert Moore, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Partnership HealthPlan of California

Mary Maddux-Gonzalez, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Redwood Community Health Coalition

David Quackenbush, Principal, Quackenbush and Company

Disaster Recovery:  Are You Prepared?

Kevin Villanueva, Senior Manager, IT Security Practice Leader, Moss Adams, LLP 

Troy Hawes, CISSP, CISM, CISA, PCI QSA, PCI ASV, Manager, Moss Adams, LLP

User Group Sessions

NextGen (No materials)




Workshop Session 3

Using HIT to Support Integrated Health Care/Leveraging IT for PCHH

Anwar Abbas, Vice President of Information Technology, North County Health Services

Crystal Eubanks, Quality Director, LifeLong Medical Care

Tom Trabin, Associate Director, Adult System of Care, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services

How Data Analytics Can Support Quality Improvement Efforts

Michael Aratow, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Information Officer, San Mateo Medical Center

Heather Budd, VP Clinical Transformation, Azara Healthcare 

Andrew Principe, Principal, Starling Advisors

Strategic Planning for Data

Speranza Avram, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, CalHIPSO

Larry Ozeran, MD, President, Clinical Informatics, Inc.

Shanti Wilson, MBA, PMP, Health IT Director, Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) 

Workshop Session 4

Using Data to Support a Learning Collaborative

Danielle Malone, MSW, Quality Improvement Program Coordinator, Community Health Partnership

Pamela Moore, Assistant Program Director, Central Valley Health Network

Maximizing Success for Community-Based, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research - Lessons Learned from the iCARE Project

Elena Alcala, MPH, Director of Quality Improvement, Community Health Partnership

Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

HIE Session

Bill Beighe, CIO, Physicians Medical Group of Santa Cruz

Rim Cothren, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, California Health eQuality

Katherine Kim, MBA, MPH, President, Kim Consultants

Closing Panel

Meaningful Use - A Regional, State and Federal Perspective of the Program

Larry Dickey, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Office of Health Information Technology, California Department of Health Care Services

Mark Elson, PhD, Chief Program Officer, CalHIPSO

Jon Langmead, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)


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