The Social Security Administration's Health IT Initiatives and Value Proposition

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Monday, Feb. 21, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

This session highlights the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Health IT initiatives, specifically the Medical Evidence Gathering and Analysis Health Information Technology (MEGAHIT) system and its engagement with the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN).

Speaker Information:
Frank Baitman, CIO, SSA


  • Learn about the SSA's MEGAHIT system and what it takes to go-live on the NHIN;
  • Learn about the best practices and lessons learned around implementation of NHIN from SSA and the numerous provider organizations with whom it has entered into data-sharing partnerships; and
  • Learn about the value that one's organization could receive from leveraging health IT using the NHIN to deliver records to SSA.