State Health IT Leadership David N. Sundwall, MD State Coordinator for Health IT Chair, Utah HIT Governance Consortium Executive Director, Utah Department of Health October 7, 2010
Outline e-Health = Utah Statewide Coordination of Federal Health Information Technology Funds Statewide Activities and Opportunities
Vision of e-Health=Utah Utah is a place where: Standard, safe and smart sharing of accurate electronic health information results in better health care, lower cost, and healthier communities.
Leadership Structure State Health IT Coordinator - State Lead and Oversight Utah HIT Governance Consortium – Quarterly Coordination Utah Digital Health Service Commission – Bi-monthly Updates
HIT Governance Consortium Liaison Organizations • AARP • ARUP Laboratories • Association for Utah Community Health • Tribal Governments/IHS • Utah Association for Home Health Care (UAHC)/Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (UHPCO) • Utah Digital Health Services Commission • Utah Health Care Association • Utah Health Insurance Association • Utah Hospital Association • Utah Medical Association • Utah Pharmacists Association • Utah Telehealth Network • VA Medical Center Utah HIT Governance Consortium Utah Department of Health Utah Association of Local Health Officers Utah Chartered Value Exchange at HealthInsight Utah Department of Insurance Utah Department of Technology Service Utah Health Information Network University of Utah Utah State Office of Education Utah State University
Activities & Opportunities: 1-2 • Statewide Planning, Coordination, and Oversight (UDOH) • Statewide Clinical Information Exchange (UHIN) • Funded by HHS Office of National Coordinator for Health IT • State HIE Cooperative Agreement Program • $6,290,000 (2010-2014)
Activities & Opportunities: 3-4 3. Medicaid Planning Incentive Program to Support Provider Meaningful Use of HIT • CMS, UDOH Medicaid, $400,000 (2010) 4. Regional Extension Center for Utah & Nevada (REC) Technical Assistance for Providers to Implement EHR & cHIE (HealthInsight) • ONC, $6,700,000 (2010-2012)
Activities & Opportunities: 5-6 5. Beacon Community – Diabetes Care Improvement in SLC Metropolitan Statistical Area (SL, Tooele & Summit Counties) (HealthInsight and partners) • ONC, $15,000,000 (2010-2013) 6. Health IT Workforce Development – Salt Lake Community College HIT Training • ONC, $625,000, 2010-2012
Activities & Opportunities: 7-8 7. Use HIT to Coordinate Care for Children in Utah & Idaho (UDOH, UHIN) • CMS, $10,277,360 (2010-2015) 8. Public Health Clinical Information Exchange with Providers (UDOH, UHIN) • HRSA/CDC Newborn Screening Results, Immunization (2009-2012)
Activities & Opportunities: 9-10 9. Develop Health Information Technology and Exchange Infrastructure (DTS) • Broadband Availability Survey, DoA, $300,000 2010 • Utah Broadband Mapping, Analysis and Planning Project, GOED, $5,000,000 10. Use Health Data to Support Health System Transformation and Reduce Cost (UDOH) • Utah All Payer Database
Challenges How do we increase the level of clinician participation in statewide e-health initiatives? How do we “meaningfully use” these new technologies? How do we best use the new resources? How do we make “e-Health=Utah” a reality? Thank you!