Virtual Conference Program


Conference Program


Tuesday, August 25


11:00am – 12:15pm CT

Welcome Address & Keynote Presentation:
The New Normal for QI—What will Quality Leaders Need to Demonstrate a True IoQ in the Post COVID/Digital Health World?

Beverly Collins, MD, MBA, DFACMQ & Dan Westphal, MD, MBA, FCCP, FACMQ


David B. Nash, MD, MBA, FACMQ
Founding Dean Emeritus, Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor, Jefferson College Population Health


3:00 – 4:15pm CT

Interoperability and the Impact on Quality (IoQ) of Digital Health Post COVID

Don Casey, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, FAHA, FAAPL, DFACMQ & Sun Young Kim, MD, PhD


Don Rucker, MD
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) HHS Office of the Secretary


Wednesday, August 26


11:00am – 12:15pm CT

How to Accelerate Impact of Quality Measurement through Digital Health

Aline Holmes, DNP, RN & Christopher Jackson, MD


Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil
CEO, National Quality Forum

Michelle Schreiber, MD
Director, Quality Measurement & Value Based Incentives Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)


3:00 – 4:15pm CT

Quality Improvement Reimagined in the Era of Digital Health

Meg Meador, MPH, C-PHI, CPHQ & Cindy Lee, MD, FACMQ, FSBI


Kathleen Blake, MD, MPH, FACC
VP, Healthcare Quality, American Medical Association

Michael Rakotz, MD, MPH, FACC
Vice President Health Outcomes - American Medical Association

Byron Scott, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAPL
Adjunct Faculty, UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management & Jefferson University College of Population Health


Thursday, August 27


11:00am – 12:15pm CT

The IoQ of Medical Informatics: Urgent Lessons Learned from COVID-19 and Beyond

John Windle, MD & Jerry Jaboin, MD, PhD


Maria Michaels, MBA
Public Health Advisor, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, FACP, FACMI, FHIMSS, FIAHSI
EVP Clinical Informatics & Innovation, Apervita, Inc.

Constantin Aliferis, MD, PhD, FACMI
Director, Institute for Health Informatics (IHI), Professor of Medicine & Chief Research Informatics Officer, University of Minnesota


3:00 – 4:15pm CT

Real World Digital Health Strategies for Impacting Social Determinants of Heath and Disparities

Jay Bhatt, DO, MPH, MPA, FACP & Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP, FACE, FAPCR, CMQ


Rick Afable, MD, MPH, FACP
President, Be Well Orange County

Abha Agrawal, MD, FACP, FACHE
Founder, A4 Clinics, Adjunct Associate Professor, Northwestern Medical School


Friday, August 28


11:00am – 12:15pm CT

Quality Measurement that Matters in the Era of Digital Health

Philip Parks, MD, MPH, FACOEM & Yosef Dlugacz, PhD


Karen Kmetik, PhD
Group Vice President, Health Outcomes, American Medical Association

Marjorie Cowan Rallins, DPM, MMI
Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI)

Misty Roberts, MSN, RN, CPHQ, PMP
Associate Vice President, Clinical Quality Officer, Humana


3:00 – 4:15pm CT

Legal and Regulatory Issues of the IoQ of Digital Health through the Lens of COVID-19



LaDale George, JD
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP


Planning Committee

Don Casey MD, MPH, MFA, DFACMQ Philip Parks MD, MPH, FACOEM
Aline Holmes DNP, PN Dan Westphal MD, MBA, FCCP, FACMQ, CMQ
Donna M. Daniel, PhD Valerie Brown CPA, CME Coordinator


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) through the joint providership of Community Health Network and the American College of Medical Quality. Community Health Network is accredited by ISMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Community Health Network designates this virtual educational activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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