Health Care Innovation – Washington, DC (HCI-DC 2014): Igniting an Interoperable Health Care System

AEGIS will be attending and participating in the upcoming West Health Institute’s “Health Care Innovation” series of 2014: Igniting an Interoperable Health Care System. The HCI-DC conference will be held on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (HCI-DC). The Gary and Mary West Health Institute (WHI) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) are co-hosting the event. AEGIS staff will join other stakeholders critical to driving interoperability – a cornerstone to improving patient care through safer and more cost-effective health care delivery.

The concept around the HCI-DC 2014 brings together leading innovators from inside and outside the health care industry to allow for knowledge sharing, matchmaking and engagement to drive transformation of our healthcare system. AEGIS staff will interact with policymakers, federal employees, health care advocates, business leaders, business development executives, academics, and product and technology specialists with a focus on or interest in health information technology, particularly in the area of interoperability.

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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