The II GHIA Conference on the theme "Health and Technology Safety", took place on August 1st, 2013 with Eng. Antonio Hernandez in charge of its organization. Dr. Elliot Sloane, President for Health Care Information Research and Policy, was a guest speaker. We had as panelist, Dr. James Fitzgerald, Director of Health Systems at PAHO and Dr. Jose Romero Teruel, GHIA Senior Advisors.
“Health and Technology Safety” August 1 st, 2013 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization Washington , D.C. – U.S.A.
9:30 - 9:40 -- Presentation. Dr. Habib Latiri, GHIA Vice-President and former WHO and PAHO/WHO Staff
9:40 – 10:00 -- " Current status and trends in Health Technology". Mr. Antonio Hernandez, Consultant on Health Technology & Infrastructure and former PAHO Staff
10:00 – 10:40 -- "Achieving Safe and Efficient Healthcare with Health Technology Integration and Interoperability". Elliot Sloane PhD, CCE, FHIMSS, President, Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy (CHIRP)
10:40 – 11:10 -- Q&A Session
11:10 – 11:30 -- PAHO’s Perspective: Closing comments by Dr. James Fitzgerald – Director HSS a.i.