4th Annual Consumer
Health IT Summit

Sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health
Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The plenary session for the Summit will
now be made available by webcast.
For more information click here


September 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m EST


The Mayflower Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington DC 20036
(202) 347-3000

Please note that the meeting venue has changed to the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel 

2014 Consumer Health IT Summit

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) invites you to join us in D.C. on September 15th for the 4th Annual Consumer Health IT Summit. This exciting day-long event highlights public and private sector efforts to advance patient engagement by empowering people with their digital health data and technology. Space is limited and fills up quickly so register today to secure your spot to attend the Summit (some portions of the Summit will be available by webcast; check back for more information soon). Register today by clicking here.

The Summit will feature:

  • A celebration of the expansion of the Blue Button Initiative and other efforts to equip and empower people with their health data and technology to better manage their health and health care.
  • A discussion of policies that are fueling greater patient engagement and the role of patient engagement in health care transformation and population health improvement.
  • Innovative ways to foster greater patient/consumer engagement with their health data to advance patient centered outcomes research ensure vital information is available when and where it’s needed, and support a bi-directional exchange of information.
  • "Bright spots" that demonstrate how digitizing health data and technology are helping people be better informed and engaged.
  • Discussions about ways to engage underserved populations and integrate patient generated health data.

Plenary Speakers:

  • Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services (invited)
  • Todd Park, United States Chief Technology Officer (invited)
  • Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., National Coordinator for Health IT, Office of the National Coordinator, Health and Human Services (DHHS)(confirmed)
  • Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (confirmed)
  • Jocelyn Samuels, J.D. ,Director, Office for Civil Rights, DHHS (confirmed)
  • Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, M.B.E., Co-Founder, Emily’s Entourage (confirmed)

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Alexis Barries, Youth Ambassador, HealthShack
  • Tim Burdick, M.D., Meaningful Use Health Information Technology Fellow
  • Arielle Carpenter , M.P.H., M.B.A., Director of Marketing, Withings
  • Adam Dole, M.B.A., Former Blue Button Innovation Fellow
  • Prashilla Dullabh, M.D., Health Information Technology Program Area Director, National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago
  • Julia Eddy, Quality Improvement and Medical Clinic Operations Manager, Bread for the City
  • Michael Evans, Director, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Programs, Geisinger
  • Rebecca Fish, M.B.A., Senior Advisor, National Vaccine Program Office , Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, DHHS
  • Mark Heaney, CEO, Get Real Health
  • Ivor Horn, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics and Director for the Center for Diversity and Health Equity, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Craig Lipset, M.P.H., Head of Clinical Innovation, Pfizer
  • Rod Manifold, M.D., Physician, Central Virginia Health Services
  • Laura McCrary, Ph.D., M.S., Executive Director, Kansas Health Information Network
  • Wendy Nielsen, Ph.D., Health Scientist Administrator, National Institutes of Health
  • Ryan Panchadsaram, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Office
  • Jean Slutsky, P.A., M.S.P.H., Chief Engagement and Dissemination Office, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute
  • Barbara Sorenson, CEO, Altruit
  • Lee Stevens, Director, State Policy and Interoperability, Office of Policy, ONC
  • Sharon Terry, M.A., President and Chief Executive Officer, Genetic Alliance
  • Janet Wright, M.D., Director, Million Hearts
  • Nwando Eze, M.D., Pediatrician