The Health Information Exchange for All New Mexicans

October 27, 9:00am, +00 - 3:00pm, +00
New Mexico Medical Society
316 Osuna Rd NE, Suite 501, Albuquerque, NM 87107


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Health Information Exchange (HIE) is an important tool to help you be successful in reducing redundant tests and procedures, facilitating efficient transitions of care, making diagnoses and care decisions based on more complete patient information at the point of care, and in supporting new accountable care and patient-centered medical home care models.  The New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC) invites you to attend our first annual HIE Users' Conference to participate in meaningful presentations and thoughtful discussions about the benefits, challenges, and solutions for interoperability and exchange of health information in New Mexico and surrounding communities. 

Who Should Attend?
  • Physicians and mid-level providers in any size or type of practice
  • Support staff, including nurses, MAs, and other clinical staff
  • Inpatient, outpatient, and emergency personnel
  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Quality Assurance administrators
  • Office and practice managers
  • Health IT professionals
  • Public Health professionals
  • Case Managers
Why Attend?
  • Benefit from the experience of other HIE users
  • Review and research results about clinician stress and burnout related to poor interoperability
  • Learn about Big Data's potential to transform health care
  • Participate in thought-provoking user discussions
  • Learn how data sharing benefits patients and health care teams
  • Explore the National HIE Landscape
  • Get an update on the expansion of New Mexico's HIE
  • Discuss the HIE's role in Practice Process Improvement


Check In 
WelcomeWilliam Ritchie, MD
President, NM Medical Society
Introduction/OverviewThomas D. East, PhD, CHCIO
National HIE Policy LandscapeJoe Brisson
Chief Technology Officer,
Velocity Health Informatics, Inc.
Refreshment Break 
Poor Institutional Interoperability is a Cause of Physician Stress and Burnout Tendency: Results from the MS-Squared StudyPhillip J. Kroth, MD, MS
Director of Biomedical Informatics Research Training and Scholarship, University of NM School of Medicine
HIE - Real World Usage:  Now and in the Future - a panel discussionCurt Schatz, MBA, FHIMSS
Chief Information Officer, 
NM Health Plan at United Healthcare
Lunch Provided and Orion Future DirectionsBrad Hibbard and Jerry Rankin
HIE Process Improvements - Voice of the Customer -a panel discussionBenjamin J. Green 
General Manager, Quest Diagnostics
Big Data in Medicine:  Friend or Foe?Glen H. Murata, MD
Internist, VA Hospital