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NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHAPTER CHAPTER - Aug 28, 2012
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Panel on Health IT

The chapter's 5th Annual Warfighter Support IT Day in August concluded with a panel of distinguished requirements experts spanning the Interagency Program Office (IPO), the Defense Department/Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Interagency Program Office and the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agency (OSEHRA) to discuss the issues, challenges and priorities impacting the health information technology industry. Moderated by Lt. Gen. James B. Peake, USA (Ret.), M.D., the event panel included: Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., director of the IPO; Capt. Michael Weiner, USN, director of clinical informatics at the IPO; Susan Perez, program manager, integrated electronic health record, Defense Department/VA IPO; and Dr. Seong K. Mun, Ph.D. The panel kicked-off by introducing the overarching goal of the VA/Defense Department Joint Executive Council: High Quality Health Care, which is to improve the access, quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care for beneficiaries through collaborative activities. Attendees were excited to see plenty of areas for collaboration with key themes being agile development and open source as they pertain to the health information technology market.

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Moderating the August panel on health information technology is Lt. Gen. James B. Peake, USA (Ret.), M.D., senior vice president at CGI Federal and former secretary of veterans affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs and former surgeon general for the U.S. Army.
Moderating the August panel on health information technology is Lt. Gen. James B. Peake, USA (Ret.), M.D., senior vice president at CGI Federal and former secretary of veterans affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs and former surgeon general for the U.S. Army.
In August, panelists at the chapterís events are (l-r) Dr. Seong K. Mun, Ph.D, president of the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agency; Peake; Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., director of the Interagency Program Office (IPO); Susan Perez, program manager, integrated electronic health record, Defense Department/Department of Veterans Affairs IPO; and Capt. Michael Weiner, USN, director of clinical informatics at the IPO.
In August, panelists at the chapterís events are (l-r) Dr. Seong K. Mun, Ph.D, president of the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agency; Peake; Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., director of the Interagency Program Office (IPO); Susan Perez, program manager, integrated electronic health record, Defense Department/Department of Veterans Affairs IPO; and Capt. Michael Weiner, USN, director of clinical informatics at the IPO.
Panelists (l-r) Butler, Mun, Perez and Capt. Weiner address audience members at the chapterís August event on health information technology.
Panelists (l-r) Butler, Mun, Perez and Capt. Weiner address audience members at the chapterís August event on health information technology.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Ryan Cox
703.999.6442

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