Tuesday, March 2, 2021
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Sponsored by AWS

To set the tone for the Health IT March Forward, senior federal Health IT leaders will provide insight into how their agencies are harnessing the power of emerging technologies to improve operations and processes. CXOs will discuss where their agencies are headed, how they are bringing transformational strategy to their organizations and how to keep rapid innovation flowing with the support of industry. 

Potential topics include:

  • Updates to business models and strategies brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The acquisition, technology, policy, and workforce strategies that make transformation possible
  • How industry can assist agencies in keeping rapid innovation flowing


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Sponsored by Leidos

Americans experienced many significant and unexpected challenges in 2020. While public health efforts focused on the rapid development and administration of vaccines to combat COVID-19, many health agencies were also upgrading technology to improve support for public healthcare initiatives. A panel of leaders from across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will share how modernization efforts resulted in innovative changes across the agency.

Potential topics include:

  • How upgrading telehealth capabilities, expanding cybersecurity, leveraging AI, and breaking down data silos enhanced mission performance
  • Lessons learned from adapting to the new operating environment created by COVID-19
  • Best practices for ensuring citizens receive optimal health coverage during a crisis
  • How technology innovations are continuing to improve the citizen experience now and in the future


11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by Octo Consulting Group

Join our panelists in the video networking session for extended Q&A. Attendees will be divided into virtual breakout rooms for facilitated, small group discussions with a speaker in each room.