Seminars & Conferences
CPHIT's core team is actively participating in conferences like the World Health Congress, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), HIMSS, and other medical, public health, and informatics organizations. Check back often to see where CPHIT will be.
AMIA’s Public Health Informatics (PHI) pre-symposium event on Nov 4th, 2017 at Washington DC was co-chaired by Dr. Hadi Kharrazi and had a record attendance of 140 experts (with an additional 45 on the waiting list).
The conference focused on "Social Determinants of Health: Challenges and Opportunities for Public and Population Health Informatics". The event had several distinguished speakers and panels from academia and industry touching upon a variety of themes such as:
- Role of Informatics in Social Determinants of Health
- Collecting and Integrating the Data of Social Determinants of Health
- Framing Social Determinant Needs
- Leveraging Nationwide Networks to Exchange Data for Social Determinants of Health
- Sharing Care Management and Care Alert Info with Providers Through HIE
- A Framework for Information Sharing in Health and Social Care
- Using and Deploying the Data of Social Determinants of Health
- Social risk and quality measurement
- Role of Technology in Social Determinants of Health
- Role of health departments in collecting and sharing data of Social Determinants of Health
- VHA Population Health Analytics: Role of Social Determinants of Health
- Public / Population Health Informatics Workforce Training Opportunities
- Future of PHI
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health faculty, Dr. Hadi Kharrazi, MD PhD, and Dr. Jonathan Weiner, DrPH, moderated panels at the workshop.
Download a detailed agenda of the day and list of speakers HERE.
CPHIT staff and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health faculty, Dr. Hadi Kharrazi, MD PhD, and Dr. Jonathan Weiner, Dr.P.H, will be presenting at Academy Health's 2017 Annual Research Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana from 6/25-6/27. Poster sessions will focus on Health IT & Public Health Systems Research. Link to conference page: Annual Research Meeting
Dr. Hadi Kharrazi, MD PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health & Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Research Director, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, will be leading a panel discussion at iHealth AMIA Philadelphia on May 4, 2017 as part of the iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference.
The title of the panel is: "A proposed national research and development agenda for population health informatics: Case studies and future directions."
This panel will review the published national research and development agenda for PopHI (Agenda), and provide case studies of recent advancements in PopHI at the Veterans Health Administration, the Johns Hopkins University, the Health Record Banking Alliance, and the Cerner initiatives. The panel will discuss the existing gaps and provide insight on future opportunities in PopHI.
For more information on how to attend this panel at the conference, please visit: AMIA.org
AMIA’s Public Health Informatics (PHI) working group pre symposium event on November 15, 2014 at Washington DC was chaired by Dr. Hadi Kharrazi and had a record attendance of 110 people. The all day event focused on “Current and Emerging Issues for Population Health Informatics in Healthcare and Public Health”. The event had several distinguished speakers and panels from academia as well as industry and touched upon a variety of themes such as,
PHI and beyond EHR
Federal and State Government Initiatives for PHI
Supporting Primary Care by PHI
Patient-centered care and PHI
Population-based Quality Measures
PHI and the industry
Sustainable Community Information Systems
Role of HIE in PHI Initiatives
Future of PHI
Speakers at the AMIA 2014 PHI working group pre-symposium,
CPHIT held its inaugural Symposium, “Setting a National R&D Agenda for Population Health Informatics”, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in March 2014. Eighty leaders from academia, governmental agencies and the private sector gathered for a full day of presentations and working sessions. The featured keynote speakers were:
- Farzad Mostashari (Brookings Institution, Former ONC Director)
- Joshua Sharfstein (Maryland Health Secretary)
- John Glaser (CEO, Siemens Healthcare)
CPHIT’s 2014 Symposium was made possible by funding from:
- The National Library of Medicine
- DST Health Solutions (A CPHIT Industry Partner)
- The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Accountable Care Solutions from Aetna
Click here to view the program from the day.
A White Paper and article resulting from the intensive Symposium working sessions are being developed. Updates regarding these materials will be available in the coming months on the CPHIT website.
Click here to see videos of the Symposium’s keynote speakers and of the opening remarks by Dr. Jonathan Weiner, CPHIT’s Director.
Dr. Hadi Kharrazi was a featured speaker at the Medical Informatics World Conference April 28-29 2014 at the World Trade Center, Boston, MA.
Dr. Jonathan Weiner presented at the 2014 Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum.
Dr. Weiner made a keynote presentation, “HIT Tipping Point” at the Johns Hopkins ACG System’s Healthcare User Group Meeting in Seattle as part of the 2014 ACG System’s International Conference. (A live link to video and PDF will be posted when available)
AMIA's Public Health Informatics (PHI) working group hosted a pre-symposium focused on "Current and Emerging Issues for Population Health Informatics in Healthcare and Public Health" prior to AMIA's Annual Conference in Washington, DC. This event, co-chaired by CPHIT's Dr. Hadi Kharrazi, featured Dr. Jonathan Weiner and Dr. John Loonsk in a keynote debate. See selected slides from the speakers.