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NAPHIT - National Association of Public Health Information Technology - represents Chief Information Officers (CIOs) of state and local public health agencies.

Business Case for Public Health Participation in the National Health IT Standardization Process
Date/Time: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:00 – 2:00pm ET

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12:00pm - 12:10pm

Welcome, Marcy Parykaza, NAPHIT President

12:10pm - 1:20pm

Health IT Standardization: Role of Public Health, Jean Kirupaharan, Facilitator


  • Ms. Janet Firestone, Data Administrator, Florida Department of Health
  • Dr. Seth Foldy, State Health Officer and Administrator, Wisconsin Division of Public Health
  • Mr. Gora Datta, HL7 Ambassador, Group Chairman, CAL2CAL Corporation
  • Dr. Anna Orlova, PHDSC Executive Director
  • Ms. Marcy Parykaza, CIO, Delaware Division of Public Health, NAPHIT President

1:20pm - 1:50pm

Health IT Standardization: Role of NAPHIT – Discussion, Anna Orlova, Facilitator

Topics for Discussion:

  • The value for participation of local and state representatives in the national health IT standardization.
  • The role of local and state CIOs and their staff in the national HIT standards development and adoption.
  • The role of NAPHIT in leading the adoption of standard-based HIT products.

1:50pm - 2:00pm

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