This session will include an update on Person Matching, introduction of a vocabulary project idea, and a continuation of the engaging Privacy and Confidentiality conversation we held during Part 2 last week. In particular, we’re looking forward to hearing about the participation by NIC and HSLynk in MiHIN’s virtual InterOpathon last week. The event was titled “Ignite Interoperability: APIs and FHIR Heat Up,” and Unify’s track explored the transmission of Social Determinants of Health data across health and human services systems. During this session, we will experiment Zoom breakout rooms for small-group brainstorming sessions.
About the Presenters
Dave Walsh, Chair, MITA TAC
Dave Walsh brings over twenty years of innovation and leadership to the Medicaid and healthcare community. He has a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of healthcare, including the Medicaid and CHIP programs. He is a highly regarded healthcare consultant in leading various organizations with his vast knowledge and numerous entrepreneurial successes in the field. Dave believes in the value of collaboration and technology in addressing the challenges facing the Medicaid community. He continues to be an active participant in the community, including serving on board of the Private Sector Technology Group (PSTG) for many years and also the NMEH API industry group. In an effort to promote MITA principles, Dave co-founded and co-chairs the MITA Technical Architecture Committee (MITA-TAC). He has also developed a number of technical solutions in the public sector for many states. Currently, he is leading an effort in developing a cloud-based framework upon which the interoperable Medicaid modules will be defined and built going forward.
Eric Jahn, CTO, HSLynk
Eric has been working to enable human services web interoperability since 2002, participating in the development of numerous human services web data standards. Moreover, open source implementation of these standards continues to be a primary focus of his work, to create sustainable, transparent, and maintainable resources for communities to better serve the public. hslynk.com is his latest effort: an open source human services Platform as a Service, for powering a marketplace of real-time human services apps. Eric received a Masters in Public Administration from The Mark Hatfield School of Government in Portland, Oregon, and a BA from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
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