Ignite Talks: Prizes and Challenges
Facilitated by Aneesh Chopra
United States Chief Technology Officer, Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology, Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP)
Toby Samo, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Allscripts
Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, Allscripts
Vice President of Primary Care, Pfizer
Head, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company
Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
Toby Samo – Allscripts
Allscripts Million Hearts Clinical DEcision Support Challenge.
Fighting Cardiovascular Disease. $50,000 top prize.
CVD: $400B cost in direct and indirect costs in 2010.
Expand the use of clinical decision support.
Machine readable format that can be read by any EMR.
Michael Williams – Pfizer / Suzanne Blaug – Jansenn Alzheimer Immunotherapy
Over 13M people may have Alzheimers
12.5B unpaid Care hours
Dementia costs $1T per year.
Alzheimer cost is larger than Walmart’s annual revenue.
1. Tools to detect early symptoms
2. Tools to monitor and track changes over time.
A devastating disease because symptoms go undetected.
Develop a simple cost effective, reliable high touch tool that can detect Alzheimers and track changes over time.
Enter data in to EMRs
Be user friendly.
Farzad Mostashari – ONC
Data as oxygen for Innovators.
Care Transitions Challenge #2 . Post-Discharge Follow-up Appointments.
More EMR adoption in last 2 years than in last 20 years. Adoption doubled.
BUT we need interoperability.
Meaningful use means you change outcomes
Quality Measurement BY providers NOT TO providers.
70% of rural PCPs work with a Regional Extension Center.
130,000 PCPs working with local non-profits to change care delivery.
Challenge #1 was around Transitions of Care.
Challenge #2 is a simple thing….
How to get a patient to have an appointment with their doctor after they leave hospital.
But it hides a lot of complexity.
The prize isn’t money….
The prize is connection…. to communities that want to implement the solution.