Session ID: 
FH35

HIT in Emergency Preparedness and Response

12:15pm - 12:35pm Thursday, February 14
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
Hall E | Booth 8267 | Federal Health Pavilion

Description

The current threat environment faced by our nation requires US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to adopt 21st century approaches to protect the health security of Americans, especially in regards to accessing and coordinating the use of health data. This session will highlight three HHS initiatives (emPOWER, PULSE, and PCORT) that exhibit how HIT can be utilized in disaster and other emergencies to save lives.

Speaker(s): 

Senior Program Analyst,
HHS/ASPR
Director, Disaster Science,
HHS/ASPR

Audience: 

Clinical Informaticists
Government or Public Policy Professional
Public Health Practitioner