On October 17, 2017, Strategic Interests president Al Kinel will be a participant in an executive roundtable entitled “Creating a Continuum of Seamless Care – Heart Health” in Washington, D.C.. Sponsored by the eHealth Initiative and Foundation, this session includes presentations from:

  • Jennifer Covich Bordenick, CEO, eHealth Initiative
  • Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology and Population Healthm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Associate Chief for Academic Affairs, Division of Cardiology, Staff Heart Failure/Transplant, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Brian G. Choi, MD, FACC, Chief Medical Information Officer; Associate Professor of Medicine & Radiology; Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Division of Cardiology at the George Washington University; Member, American College of Cardiology Informatics and Health IT Task Force
  • Jessica Paulsen, Branch Chief, Implantable Electrophysiology Devices Branch, Division of Cardiovascular Devices, Office of Device Evaluation, Center for Devices and Radiologic, Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Susan M. Campbell, MPH, Vice President of Public Policy, WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
  • William B. Borden, MD, Member of American College of Cardiology’s Population Health Management Task Force; Chief Quality and Population Health Officer, Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
  • William T. Thorwarth, Jr., MD, FACR, Chief Executive Officer, American College of Radiology (ACR)

Topics of discussion include ways to pair radiology and cardiology as well as new emerging technologies in heart health, prevention and issues surrounding cardiology and women. The event is located at CAQH headquarters, a non-profit alliance of health plans and trade associations developing and leading initiatives that positively impact the business of healthcare.