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WE PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF THE NATION

MITRE is accelerating health innovation by connecting people and data to change the health system and improve the care experience.

Meet MITRE at HIMSS21

In a period of unprecedented challenges, MITRE’s health experts are empowering patients, providers, and policy leaders to improve health outcomes. Come meet our experts working together to protect the health and well-being of the nation. Join us at our featured presentations to explore MITRE’s projects, latest advancements, and diverse talents.

Schedule time to meet with MITRE experts and executives on topics across our broad work areas – from clinical informatics, to cybersecurity, interoperability, and health consumerism.

August 9-13 – Las Vegas, NV

Booth C1037 in the Federal Health Pavilion

MITRE Presentations at HIMSS21

August 9

By far the biggest topic nowadays among healthcare security professionals is ransomware. Nothing else even comes close. The adversary has finally figured out a way to make money out of attacking hospitals. Read more.

Speaker:
  • Stan Barr, Senior Principal Cyber Deception Researcher
  • Mike Krieger, Tech Team Lead, Baylor Scott & White Health

  • Mitch Parker, Chief Information Security Officer, Indiana University Health

11:10 AM – 11:40 AM PST | Wynn, Encore Ballroom

August 9

This session delivers practical insights to help attendees better address a topic that come up regularly in healthcare security circles: 3rd party risk management. Read more.

Speaker:
  • Penny Chase, Information Technology and Cybersecurity Integrator

  • Jonathan Ehret, Vice President, Strategy & Risk, Riskrecon

  • Erin Whaley, Partner, Troutman Pepper

2:40 PM – 3:20 PM PST | Wynn, Encore Ballroom

August 10

The Medical Evaluation Readiness Information Toolset (MERIT) is pioneering the application of artificial intelligence as a clinical decision support tool that provides clinicians predictions of a service member’s likelihood of return to duty. Read more.
Speaker:
10:15 AM – 10:35 AM PST | Caesars, Booth C1037 | Federal Healthcare – Theater

August 10

The NCCoE has produced practice guides that address privacy and security concerns affecting the healthcare sector. Read more.
Speaker:
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM PST | Caesars, Booth C1037 | Federal Healthcare – Theater

August 10

The application of genomics in oncology has increased the richness of its use as prognostic factors in cancer staging as well as a pathway driver for targeted therapies in treatment regimens. Read more.
Speakers:
  • May Terry, BSEE, RN, M.Sc., Principal, Health Informatics
  • James Chen, M.D, Associate Professor, Medical Oncology and Bioinformatics Medical Director, Clinical & Research Informatics, James Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University
11:45 AM – 12:05 PM PST | Caesars, Booth C1037 | Federal Healthcare – Theater

August 10

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proactively reached out to medical device cybersecurity stakeholders across the ecosystem to encourage the industry to adopt a “whole of community” approach to medical device cybersecurity. Read more.
Speakers:
  • Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA, Director, Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Margie Zuk, MS, Senior Principal Cybersecurity Engineer
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST | Venetian, Marco Polo 701

August 11

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has partnered with MITRE, a not-for-profit that operates Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, to solve the dual challenge of improving the cybersecurity and accelerating the deployment of medical devices across DoD military treatment facilities (MTFs). Read more.
Speakers:
  • Nathan Green, Chief CyberLOG, Defense Health Agency
  • Mallik Rao, Portfolio Manager CVET-DHA and Health Ent. IT
10:15 AM – 10:35 AM PST | Caesars, Booth C1037 | Federal Healthcare – Theater

August 11

We are in an unprecedented era of human space exploration requiring significant innovation in remote medical capabilities to optimize crew health and safety. Read more.
Speakers:
  • Aenor Sawyer, MD, MS, Director, University of California Space Health, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Linda Fischetti, Director, Health Innovation Center
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PST | Venetian, Veronese 2501

August 11

Social media is a vital communication channel for government and other public-interest organizations to disseminate accurate and timely information about public health. Read more.
Speakers:
11:45 AM – 12:05 PM PST | Caesars, Booth C1037 | Federal Healthcare – Theater

August 11

Telehealth rapidly became the preferred method of physician-patient interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
Speakers:
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PST | Venetian, Lido 3104

August 11

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare organizations were examining how to expand telehealth as part of standard healthcare services. Read more.
Speakers:
  • Matthew Henchey, PhD, Lead Operations Research Analyst
  • Sybil Klaus, MD, MPH, Chief Scientist
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM PST | Venetian, Lando 4301

August 11

Astronauts spend six months to one year on the International Space Station, performing engineering tasks, research, maintenance and upgrades. Read more.
Speakers:
  • Michelle Frieling, Program Manager, Human Health and Performance Contract, NASA
  • Shannan Moynihan, MD, MPH, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
  • Linda Fischetti, Director, Health Innovation Center
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST | Venetian, Veronese 2501

August 11

Ever since the first EHR went live, interoperability has been an issue plaguing healthcare. Every digital innovation that comes along needs to work in conjunction with the EHR and it’s not easy. There are competing interests coming from all angles. In addition to interoperability, any digital innovation needs to protect user privacy. These are high hurdles for any innovation no matter how simple or important to healthcare. Read more.

Speakers:
  • Margie Zuk, Senior Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Zafar Chaudry, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Seattle Children

  • Phillip Coil, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Aaron Martin, Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, Providence

2:55 PM – 3:25 PM PST | Caesars, Forum 104

August 11

Pre-2021 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services evaluation and management guidelines for calculating billing levels of service require documentation of specified bullet points for each level of service designed to counter fraud and abuse, and standardize the methodology to more objectively determine the appropriate value of the visit. Read more.
Speakers:
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM PST | Caesars, Forum 131

August 11

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) published a draft practice guide discussing approaches in applying privacy and cybersecurity measures in safeguarding a telehealth remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution. Read more.
Speakers:
  • Sue Wang, Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Nakia Grayson, IT Security Specialist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST | Caesars, Forum 123
Visit the official HIMSS website for additional conference details.

About MITRE: MITRE’s mission-driven teams are dedicated to solving problems for a safer world. Through our public-private partnerships and federally funded R&D centers, we work across government and in partnership with industry to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. Click here to learn more.

About the Health FFRDC: MITRE supports the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mission to improve the health and well-being of all Americans through the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare federally funded research and development center (Health FFRDC). The Health FFRDC amplifies HHS’s strengths by applying cross-cutting capabilities in health and human services policy, clinical informatics, interoperability, and data analytics. We mobilize experts across an alliance of nonprofits, academia, and industry to achieve data-driven innovations in healthcare, public and population health, and social services. Click here to learn more about the Health FFRDC.

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