2020 Call for Papers Submission Deadline: proposals must be submitted on or before Friday, October 4th, 2019
Notification of Speaking Proposal Acceptance: proposal submitters will be contacted on or before Friday, November 15th, 2019
2020 tracks and themes are included as below.
Track 1: MES Procurement, Modularity, Outcomes-Based Transformation
Track 2: Interoperability, Data Analytics & Population Health
Track 3: Enterprise Systems, Integrated Service Delivery for HHS
Track 4: Security, Compliance & Combatting Fraud, Waste & Abuse
Track 5: State Marketplace Reform, Managed Care Optimization
Track 6: Emerging Technologies, Accelerating Innovation in Medicaid
Cross-cutting agenda themes include: Data Quality, Program & Business Metrics, Evolving Procurement Approaches, Organizational Change Management, Interoperability, Consumer Data Access, Integrating SDoH, Advanced Analytics, Security and Privacy.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria
Speaking Proposals will be evaluated along the following criteria by members of our Program Planning Advisory Board.
● Will the topic/data included in the proposal be appropriate/timely (in the context of context of current and pending legislation, regulations and technology) at the conference dates (April 27-28, 2020)?
● Does the proposal include valuable/practical insights relevant to the topic (will there be sufficient education/data presented around states implementing technology and lessons learned)?
● Are end users (Medicaid, HIE, Payer, Federal etc) presenters included and taking a prominent role in the presentation? (end users should lead presentations, vendor representation should be in the background)
● Are these insights supported by guidelines or models that can be used by attendees to better manage projects and/or implementations?
● Multiple Perspectives. Does the proposal include multiple/diverse perspectives on the topic?
● Originality. Has the material been presented elsewhere where attendees may have been present? The topic is likely to be covered in a few venues prior to April.
● Experience. Do proposed speakers have sufficient experience to support the topic?
● Product/vendor commercials are avoided?
*Although there is no official word count limit, 3-400 words is optimal submission length for submitted speaking proposals.
**We do request that speaking proposal submitters undertake an initial availability check for proposed presenters included in the speaking proposal before submission to ensure the proposed topic, objective & perspectives of the session are fulfilled.
***Healthcare IT Connect reserves the right to cancel a session should the session topic, presenters (end user representation) or format included in the speaking proposal evolve beyond the scope of the originally submitted proposal.
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