2014 ONC Annual Meeting


AEGIS will actively participate in the upcoming 2014 Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Annual Meeting on January 23-24 in Washington, DC. This meeting occurs on the heels of Dr. Karen DeSalvo, MD starting her role as the new National Coordinator. AEGIS staff will engage in the wide-range of training sessions, covering EHR certification, data exchange and interoperability, Stage 2 preparation and other topics. AEGIS will join grantees, stakeholders, and other members of the public to discuss the achievements, challenges and impacts of wide-spread adoption of health information technology for improving care.

A variety of speakers and panelists will join the two-day meeting to discuss improving care, population health, and reducing health care costs through the use of health IT in addition to spurring innovation for health IT transformation. We particularly look forward to the presentation on Connecting the Dots: Demonstrating Progress Toward Interoperability. We’re very excited to be a participant and attend this annual event!


About Barry Dickman

Mr. Dickman is an accomplished Executive Consultant with 25+ years as an accomplished industry thought leader with experience in Health Information Technology, Program & Project Management Support, Standards & Interoperability, Enterprise Architecture, Business Development, Strategic/Business Planning, Client Relationship Building, Acquisition Management, Software Development and Requirements Management. He is a hands-on cross-functional leader who energizes and managed the successful delivery of consulting services and information technology solutions to the Federal and commercial markets. Mr. Dickman is responsible for tactical implementation and quality assurance of solutions and services. He supports various activities and communities of interest with senior-level consulting services with the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Health Agency (DHA), Veterans Affairs (VA) and Health & Human Services (HHS) on health information technology initiatives, including the electronic health record and health information exchange. He helps to ensure that projects & staff adhere to a process improvement approaches embodying the AEGIS CMMI-appraised process methodology ultimately providing clients with the essential elements of effective processes that improve their performance. As an effective communicator and leader, Mr. Dickman consistently demonstrates his ability to institute and carry out initiatives that drive positive change, improve efficiency and increased profitability. He brings extensive experience, functional knowledge and management skills to all consulting assignments. Prior to joining AEGIS, Mr. Dickman held senior level positions helping to create business solutions that help meet the healthcare industry's top challenges. Mr. Dickman has authored numerous papers, articles, newsletters and blogs. He graduated from the University of Maryland holds a Masters in Health Services Administration Masters of Health Services Administration from The George Washington University, School of Business and Public Management. Mr. Dickman currently serves at the President of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) – National Capital Area (NCA) Chapter.

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