October 25 - 27, 2017
The Highland Dallas, Dallas, TX

Jonathan Nebeker, MD, MS

Deputy CMIO
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Jonathan Nebeker is Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the largest integrated healthcare system in the U.S., spanning 1,233 healthcare facilities, including 168 VA Medical Centers and more than 1,000 outpatient sites. Dr. Nebeker is also Professor of Medicine at The University of Utah

Dr. Nebeker studied and received training at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the VA’s program to modernize its health IT systems. Additionally, he is a leader in organizations to advance more robust interoperability, and is the functional architect for the VA’s platform to support Veteran-centric, team-based, quality-driven models of healthcare delivery. Dr. Nebeker pursues research in the epidemiology, EHR user interface design, and analytical IT architecture and methods. He continues to practice geriatrics in Salt Lake City.



12:25 PM Innovating with Interoperability: How the VA is Leveraging Interoperability to Drive Veteran-Centric, Team-Based Care

Interoperability in healthcare usually means exchanging data; it supports seamless care, which involves accessing data, guiding decisions, and supporting care coordination. These experiences correspond to technical, semantic, and process interoperability. Join Dr. Jonathan Nebeker, Deputy CMIO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, for a session on how industry and federal initiatives are helping to move the system beyond regulation into seamless care. Learn how the VA is creating new markets for clinical content and services for more efficient care and a better experience for clinicians and patients.

During our Opening Keynote, Dr. Nebeker will discuss how the VA is leveraging technology and interoperability to drive patient-centric, team-based approach to care, including: 

•Standards limitations that are preventing value realization from your own data
•Emerging standards for process control and exchange
•Driving the markets in clinical content to increase value
•Federal initiatives and government-private partnerships
•Seamless care; not just interoperability


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jonathan.

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