California State HIT Day 2016

May 25, 8:00am, PDT - 4:00pm, PDT

Esquire Building
1215 K St # 1650
Sacramento, CA 95814


The Northern California and Southern California Chapters of HIMSS are pleased to invite you to their annual State HIT Day on May 25th 2016 in Sacramento at the RCRC (Rural County Representative of California) Building; 1215 K Street. This is your annual opportunity to hear about Health IT policies affecting you, including Telehealth, Interoperability and Privacy and Security. You will also have the opportunity to visit legislators and hear what is going on in California around HIT legislation. We look forward to seeing you there.

Speaker Bios

Registration Fees

Earlybird by April 30
HIMSS, HFMA, Members - $25
Non-members  -  $45
Students  -  $15

Regular May 1-25
HIMSS, HFMA, Members - $35
Non-members  -  $55
Students  -  $25


8:00 – 8:30 am

Breakfast and Networking


8:30 – 8:40 am

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Ian Slade, Vice President, Advocacy, SoCal HIMSS

Martha Dameron, At-Large Board Member & Chair, Advocacy Committee, NorCal HIMSS

8:40 – 9:15 am

Keynote Speaker: Legislative Updates

Valerie Rogers, Director, State Government Affairs, HIMSS North America

9:15 – 10:15 am

Telehealth Presentation

Latoya Thomas, Director, State Policy Resource Center, American Telemedicine Association

10:15 – 10:30 am


10:30 – 11:30 pm

Interoperability/Privacy and Security Presentation

Christopher Clark, Principal Security Engineer, Synopsis, Inc.

11:30 – 12:15 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Alex Go, Vice President, Freed Associates

Patty Nason, Training Administrator, Telehealth Resource Center, UCSF

Josh Tamayo Sarver, MD, Director of Clinical Analytics and Research, CEP/MedAmerica

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Lunch/Networking/Sponsor Presentation

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Advocacy 101

Ian Slade, Vice President, Advocacy, SoCal HIMSS

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Ian Slade, Martha Dameron

2:00 pm

Start Legislative Visits