Epoch or Evolution: The Impact of 21st Century Cures on Health Information Exchange

June 30, 12:00pm, EDT - 1:00pm, EDT

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Attendees to this session will gain insights on the new legislative changes hitting the market from two perspectives:


-     First, Chris Emper, attorney and legislative SME will provide an overview of the new 21st Century Cures legislation, the related ONC/ CMS new regulations, and the implications to information exchange.

-    Second, John D’Amore, President of Diameter Health will provide his perspective on the changing landscape  – how will new regulations and industry initiatives that are intended to promote improved data access and data exchange impact HIEs and other key stakeholders in the industry; including new rules related to Data Blocking, APIs/FHIR, and more.







John D’Amore, MS has over fifteen years of experience providing informatics and strategic insight to healthcare organizations. He is co-Founder of Diameter Health and is dedicated to improving healthcare quality and efficiency through the intelligent use of data.

Previously, John was Vice President at Eclipsys (now Allscripts) overseeing enterprise performance management solutions. Before then, John worked at the largest health system in Texas overseeing clinical informatics, decision support and business intelligence.

John has published on best practices in population health and presented at national forums on how information technology can improve medical outcomes. He is a technical advisor to the National Committee for Quality Assurance and a primary editor of HL7’s standard for care summaries, the Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture. He holds a biochemistry degree from Harvard University and a graduate degree in clinical informatics from the University of Texas, School of Biomedical Informatics. John has also taught as adjunct faculty in Health Informatics at Boston University’s Metropolitan College.



Chris Emper, JD, MBA, is President of Emper Healthcare Advisors, a health IT industry advisory and consulting services firm in Washington, D.C. that specializes in helping healthcare providers and technology companies successfully navigate and comply with complex regulations and value-based reimbursement models.  Chris has served as a consultant and executive advisor to industry leading technology and service companies, startups, investors, and provider organizations of all shapes and sizes.  Prior to forming Emper Healthcare Advisors in 2016, Chris was Vice President of Government Affairs at NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ: NXGN) and Chair of the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) Public Policy committee. 

An expert in The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA); The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA); The 21st Century Cures Act; and The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Chris is a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences and has written or appeared in articles in publications such as Politico, Health Data Management, Accountable Care News, and Medical Economics.  From 2016-2019, Chris served as Chair of the HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable, a leading coalition of health IT government affairs professionals.

Prior to joining NextGen Healthcare in 2013, Chris served as a Domestic Policy Advisor for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s 2012 Presidential Campaign, where he advised the campaign on policy issues including healthcare, technology, and innovation. He holds a law degree and an MBA from Villanova University and a BA from Boston College.


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