SOA in Healthcare Conference
  June 2-4, 2009 - Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL USA
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TUESDAY, June 2, 2009
Richard Soley Conference Welcome
Richard Mark Soley, PhD 
Executive Director, SOA Consortium and Chairman & CEO, Object Management Group


James Peake Keynote: Who Defines the 'Service' in SOA
The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D.
Lieutenant General, USA (Ret)
SESSION 1 - 10:00 - 11:00
Wes Rishel An Evolutionary Approach to SOA in Healthcare Enterprises
Wes Rishel 
Research Vice-President and Distinguished Analyst, Healthcare Provider Team of Gartner
SESSION 2 - 11:30 - 12:30
Steve Wretling Driving Healthcare Vendor to a Services Paradigm
Steve Wretling
Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente Enterprise Architecture, Applications and Integration Architecture
Ken Rubin The Role of SOA in  Business-IT Alignment Cross-Enterprise Interoperability
Ken Rubin
Chief Architect, Federal Healthcare, EDS
SESSION 3 - 13:30 - 15:00
Craig Miller Federal NHIN Connect Overview
Craig Miller
Chief Architect, FHA CONNECT Initiative, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (US)
Tim-Cromwell Tim Cromwell PhD, RN 
Director, Standards & Interoperability CHIO, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Steve Steffensen Steve Steffensen, MD
LCDR, MC USN, CMIO Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
Sholom Cohen SOA in an Electronic Health Record Product Line
Sholom Cohen
Senior Member Tech. Staff, Carnegie-Mellon Software Engineering Institute
  The HL7 Services-Aware EA Framework (SAEAF): Introduction, Overview, and Governance
Charlie Mead, M.D.
Senior Associate, Booz-Allen Hamilton, National Cancer Institute
Fred Cummins The Business Side of SOA
Fred Cummins
Fellow, EDS
Integrating Patient Information with SOA
Mike Rosen
Editorial Director, SOA Institute
SESSION 4 - 15:30 - 16:00
Skip McGaughey Myths vs. Reality: The Role of Open Source in Commercial, Production, and High Quality Healthcare Systems

Skip McGaughey 
Executive Director, Open Health Tools
Kenneth Lunn Ken Lunn, Ph.D.
Director of Data Standards and Products, Technology Office, NHS
  Integrated Requirements Design: a Proven Methodology for Architecting Service-Oriented Solutions
Wendell Ocasio, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Agilex Technologies
SESSION 5 - 16:00 - 17:00
Dipak Kalra "The Perfect Storm - How Do Policy, Public Sector, Private Investment, and SOA Align?"

Dipak Kalra, MD, PhD
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Health Informatics, University College London

Panel Tuesday


Richard Mark Soley, PhD
Executive Director, SOA Consortium, Chairman & CEO, Object Management Group
Steve Flammini
Chief Technology Officer, Partners Health Care
The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D.
Lieutenant General, USA (Ret)

WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2009

Charles Jaffe Welcome - Opening Remarks
Charles (Chuck) Jaffe, MD, PhD 
CEO Health Level Seven
Theresa Cullen Keynote: Making the SOA Business Case to Support Clinical Care and Public Health
Theresa Cullen, M.D., M.S., RADM
U.S. Public Health Service, Chief Information Officer, Indian Health Service (IHS)
SESSION 1 - 09:30 - 10:00
Vish Sankaran Collaboration That Worked: A Federal Architecture Solution to Achieve Health Information Exchange
Vish Sankaran 
Federal Health Architecture (FHA) Lead, US Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (US)
Lynn Vogel The Business Case for SOA and the Critical Role of Architecture in the Interoperability Challenge
Lynn Vogel, Ph.D.
 VP and CIO, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
SESSION 2 - 11:00 - 12:00
  Lessons-Learned on Implementing a SOA at VA
Brandt Welker
Director, Solutions Analysis and Architecture, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  The Importance of SOA in a Large Cancer Center IT Environment
Charles Martinez
Manager Clinical and Research Integration Development, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  SOA Enablement and Adoption Strategy for the Healthcare Enterprise (Workshop), Part I
Robert Lario
CEO, VisumPoint
  Continua Health Alliance: Personal Telehealth
Rich Rogers
Healthcare IT Standards, IBM
Randy Carroll 
Wintergreen Technologies
  SOA for Healthcare - The Promise and Pitfalls
Dennis Smith
Lead, System-of-System Practice Initiative, Carnegie-Mellon University
Grace Lewis
Lead, System-of-System Engineering, Software-Intensive Systems Initiative

SESSION 3 - 13:00 - 15:00

  Excellence in Practice: Real-World Award Winning Implementation of SOA in Government
Kevin Moore
Director/CIO, US Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPCOM)
Ronald Schmelzer Panel Discussion: Which  SOA services are needed to accelerate healthcare integration?

Ronald Schmelzer 
Managing Partner, ZapThink

Panel Wednesday Panelists:    

Josh Painter
Senior Architect, Intel 
Dave Shaver
CEO, CorePoint Health

Brandt Welker
Director, Solution Analysis and Architecture, Veterans Affairs
  SOA Enablement and Adoption Strategy for the Healthcare Enterprise (Workshop), Part II
Robert Lario
CEO, VisumPoint
  Three Dimensions of Service Orientation in Healthcare: Organization, Business, IT
Bogdan Motoc
Senior IT Specialist, Alberta Health Services
  Practical Experience in Deploying a SOA Base Product for Hospital Patient Quality of Care Improvement
Craig Cunningham
COO, OntoReason LLC
Russ Hamm SOA and Terminology Asset Management
Russ Hamm
Informatics Consultant, Apelon Inc.



Steve Hufnagel HL7 System Design Reference Model (EHR-SD RM) Built on Healthcare SOA Reference Architecture
Steve Hufnagel, Ph.D.
Architect/System Engineer, DOD Military Health System 
Nancy J. Orvis, M.H.A., CPHIMS
Dir of National Health Standards Participation and IM/IT Integration
  Integrating Communities of Practices for Collective Healthcare Intelligence
Othel Rolle
Senior Manager, Pfeizer, Inc.
  Using Information Modeling and Model Driven Architecture to Create SOA Interoperability Standards
Galen Mulrooney
Principal, JP Systems, Inc.

SESSION 4 - 15:30 - 17:00

Josh Painter Unlocking Clinical Information Assets: a Service-oriented Approach to Integration
Josh Painter
Senior Architect, Intel
  The Challenges of Designing Terminology Services in an Application Oriented Enterprise
Michael Riben, MD
Assistant Professor, Cytopathology, 
Director of Anatomic Pathology Informatics
Department of Pathology
Medical Director, Vocabulary/Ontology Services,
Department of Data Management and Application Services
  The HL7 Service-Aware EA Framework (SAEAF): Behavioral Framework
John Koisch
National Cancer Institute
Alan Honey
Chief Architect, Insurance Instute for Safety in Medicine (II4SM)
  Panel Discussion: How Do Organizations Realize Business Value from Enterprise Architecture and SOA Investments?

Sorina Vlaicu, Ph.D., MD, MPH
George Mason University 


John Dodd
EA Principal and Practice Leader, CSC
Samuel Waissman
Director Enterprise Architecture, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Andy Bond
Director of Interoperability
National e-Health Transition Authority (Australia)

  Federated Software Architecture for the Federated Utah Research & Translational Health e-Repository
Oren Livne
Senior Software Engineer, University of Utah
  Putting Standards Into Practice: Lessons Learned While Introducing SOA Into IHE
John Moehrke
GE Healthcare
  Survey on Demand System (SODS): An Adaptive and Integrative Architecture for Structured Health Data
Parsa Mirhaji, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
  Consolidation of European AAL SOA Platform
Stale Walderhaug
Researcher, SINTEF ICT (Norway)


THURSDAY, June 4, 2009

Skip McGaughey Welcome - Opening Remarks
Skip McGaughey 
Executive Director, Open Health Tools
Kenneth Lunn Keynote: Architecting Data Standards to Enable Service Interoperability
Ken Lunn, Ph.D. 
Director of Data Standards and Products, Technology Office, NHS
SESSION 1 - 09:15 - 10:00
  Singapore's National E-Health Records - an Enterprise Architecture Approach
Peter Tan
Executive Consultant, Ministry of Health Holdings, Government of Singapore
Ong Leong Seng
Director (Architecture Office / Development Center), IHiS Pte Ltd, Singapore
SESSION 2 - 10:30 - 12:00
  Healthcare SOA: From Requirements to Deployment; An Example
Demetrios Yannakopoulos
Chief Analyst, Perot Systems
  Removing Security and Privacy Barriers to Healthcare SOA Deployment
Don Jorgenson
CEO, Inpriva Inc.
  Immunization Reporting and Clinical Decision Support Via a Service Oriented Architecture
Michael J Suralik
Senior Project Manager, HLN Consulting
  How to Implement Successful SOA in Healthcare: University of Chicago Medical Center Case Study
K. Scott Morrison
Chief Architect, Layer 7 Technologies
  Making Regulatory Compliance Happen for SOA in Healthcare
Ulrich Lang, Ph.D. 
CEO, ObjectSecurity
  Service Oriented Architectures in European HealthGrid Projects 
Richard McClatchey
Professor, University of the West of England
  Services Thinking for Health Plans
Renu Pandit 
Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Phil Ruth
Director, Deloitte Technology
David Staggs OASIS-HITSP Privacy, Consent, Access Control Advanced Technology Demonstration 
David Staggs
Standards Security Technical Lead (SAIC), Department of Veterans Affairs
Brendon Unland
President and Founder of Jericho Systems, BBA
  The 'Big SHINNY Bus' - An SOA Infrastructure for New York Healthcare
Vincent Lewis
Principal Architect, GSI Health
SESSION 3 - 13:00 - 14:00
  Fostering Health IT transformation and SOA's Role: A Government and International Perspective

Sorina Vlaicu, Ph.D., MD, MPH
George Mason University

Dennis Giokas, PhD 
CTO, Canada Health Infoway 
Ken Lunn , PhD 
Director, Standards and Products, National Health Service (UK)
Peter Tan 
Executive Consultant, Ministry of Health Holdings Singapore

SESSION 4 - 14:00 - 15:00
Dennis Giokas Locknote: Reflections on the Conference: Thoughts on Making Your SOA Initiative Successful
Dennis Giokas, PhD 
CTO, Canada Health Infoway


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