NeHC University Webinar on Interoperability Testing (11/20/2013)


As a stepping stone to the OSEHRA Interoperability Work Group (IWG) – AEGIS will participate in the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) University webinar on “Testing 1, 2, 3…: The Importance of Consistent Testing to Continuous Interoperability” on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM (ET). AEGIS will be joined by distinguished speakers including:

  • Kate Berry, Chief Executive Officer, National eHealth Collaborative
  • Jeri Kirschner, Federal Health Liaison/Partner Marketing Manager, Orion Health
  • Avinash Shanbhaq, Director, Nationwide Health Information Network Division, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President, AEGIS.net, Inc. and Chair, OSEHRA Interoperability Work Group (IWG)
  • Mariann Yeager, Executive Director, Healtheway, Inc.

[Update: the presentation slides and the recorded Webinar are now available for download.]


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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