CDT Health IT Breakfast Panel

Implementation of Health IT: The Payoff for the Patient?

The panel will explore the potential for health information technology to empower consumers and patients in taking greater control of their health care. Specifically, the panel will discuss whether national and California state efforts to spur greater adoption of electronic health records are sufficiently focusing on consumer/patient engagement and putting individuals at the center of care. What are the obstacles to a truly patient-centered health care system and how do we overcome them? What federal and state policies are needed to ensure consumers and patients are not left behind?


Jim Dempsey, Vice President of Public Policy, Center for Democracy & Technology


Deven McGraw, Director Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology, Member Health Information Technology Policy Committee

Jonah Frohlich, Deputy Secretary of Health Information Technology, California Health and Human Service Agency

Julie V. Murchison, Managing Director, Manatt Health Solutions

David Lansky, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health

Anna-Lisa Silvestre, Vice President for Online Services, Kaiser Permanente

Lisa Suennen, co-founder and Managing Member, Psilos Group


Sponsored by Manatt Health Solutions, a division of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips LLP, and Gemalto

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