Webinar: Meaningful Analytics: Improving Data
Integration and Quality by Leveraging the HIE

Meaningful Analytics:  Improving Data Integration and Quality by Leveraging the HIE.

Hosted by Health Data Management

To thrive in the new healthcare landscape of accountable care and value-based purchasing, healthcare organizations need mastery of high quality data and analytics. In particular, healthcare IT professionals must improve data exchange with industry stakeholders, and acquire more complete and accurate patient data to better report quality measures.


In this session, you will learn how a state-wide health Information exchange (HIE) organization leveraged their expertise and infrastructure to help their ACO make substantial improvements in the accuracy of ACO measures reporting.


You will learn:

  • The challenges they faced with reporting the ACO measure
  • How they approached the challenge
  • The outcomes and how they impacted the measures for increased reimbursement

 Watch now to learn how you can improve the accuracy of your reporting for ACO measures.



Michael Gagnon - CTO  Ι Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) 
Michael is a senior information technology professional with over 30 years of experience in diverse environments including health care, defense and academic settings. As CTO for the Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL), Michael is responsible for establishing the company’s technical vision and leading all aspects of technology development according to its strategic direction and growth objectives. His duties include leading the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships as well as building and managing the technology team. He is also responsible for research and development and special projects. Prior to joining VITL in February 2013, Michael was the president of Health Information Exchange Partners, LLC, a private healthcare technology consulting firm with a focus in health information exchange system architectures, planning, technical assessments, system selection and implementation management for health care organizations


Celeste Adams, Pharm.D. – Clinical Application Analyst Ι Health Language
Celeste Adams provides mapping and translation services related to RxNorm, Medi-Span, and other terminologies. Celeste specializes in data normalization for drug projects, and offers consulting and analysis on mapping and translation of client local terminology. With over 20 years of experience in pharmacy, she provides valuable insight and knowledge for Health Language data normalization customers. Celeste is skilled in developing and delivering application end training to clients, and provides subject matter expertise support for all clients.


Brian Laberge – Director of Client Services Strategy  Ι Health Language
Laberge joined Health Language in September 2010 and has served in multiple capacities including Technical Consultant, Project Manager and Director of Client Implementations. He brings 18+ years of implementation and software deployment experience to Health Language. He has managed several Data Normalization and ICD-9 to ICD-10 projects for Payers and Providers during his tenure at Health Language.

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