Finger Lakes Health Data Conference

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The inaugural Finger Lakes Health Data Conference—presented by Rochester RHIO on November 10, 2020—will focus on the latest in health data across the region and nationwide. The collaborative, half-day virtual event is designed to encourage sharing of best practices and challenges in health data. Through lively panel discussions, provocative case presentations, and on-screen forums, business leaders and attendees will leave with an even greater appreciation for the power and potential of health data applications in the Finger Lake Region. Register Today

The event runs from 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

Speaker Lineup

9 AM: Keynote Address: Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH

Applications of Data in Health Care

Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management and director of the Center for Health Policy, Indiana University

Affiliated Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.



9:30 AM: Panel: Understanding Race & Ethnicity in Health Data 

Moderator: Wade Norwood, CEO, Common Ground Health 



Deven McGraw, Ciitizen

10:40 AM: Enforcement of Info Blocking Rules is Coming this Fall: Are You Ready?

Speaker: Deven McGraw, JD, MPH

Chief Regulatory Officer, Ciitizen

McGraw is a former Deputy Director, Health Information Privacy, Office of Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 

Amy S. Warner, Esq., Rochester RHIO

Speaker: Amy S. Warner, Esq., MBA

General Counsel, Privacy and Compliance Officer, Rochester RHIO 

Warner is a former prosecutor for the state attorney's office in Broward County, Florida.




Kathleen Holt

11:30 AM: Makes Big Data Simple & Accessible 

Speaker: Kathleen Holt, Ph.D, Staff Scientist

University of Rochester, Clinical & Translational Science Institute (UR-CTSI)
University’s Center for Community Health & Prevention (CCHP).

Holt conducts data analyses supporting population health and community-based health
education and outreach. She is the developer and manager of the university-based community

Jamie Kleinsorge, MS

Speaker: Jamie Kleinsorge, MS

Senior Project Coordiantor 

Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri

Kleinsorge has trained thousands of organizations, community professionals, government agencies, and healthcare systems on the use and application of data and GIS for community assessment, programming, and evaluation. Jamie is a doctoral student in Sociology.



Host: Jill Eisenstein, CEO

Rochester RHIO's CEO Jill Eisenstein became the RHIO's lead executive in 2015. She has been with the company since it's inception. 

Jill will open the conference and provide a brief update on the latest happenings at our community health information exchange, including release updates around Explore+, the Data Dictionary Project, grants, research, and more.

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