Mostashari Keynotes IPRO Annual Meeting

Nationally-recognized health information technology expert Farzad Mostashari, MD, MSc will keynote IPRO’s 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting, to be held June 3rd at the New York LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst, NY. Dr. Mostashari is a Visiting Fellow of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution. Dr. Mostashari’s work covers a range of topics related to helping clinicians improve care through health information technology, focusing on small practice transformation by developing innovative payment models that can better support these types of practices. He was previously the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before that, Dr. Mostashari served at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as Assistant Commissioner for the Primary Care Information Project, where he facilitated the adoption of prevention-oriented health information technology by more than 1,500 providers in underserved communities. Dr. Mostashari also led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded NYC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics and an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project focused on quality measurement at the point of care. He was a lead investigator in the outbreaks of West Nile Virus, and anthrax in New York City, and among the first developers of real-time nationwide electronic disease surveillance systems. IPRO’s Annual Meeting also includes presentation of the 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by a complimentary buffet luncheon. To register for this event, contact Joan Ragone at (516) 209-5262 or visit www.ipro.org/annualmeeting.