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Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Health IT Summit

CCALAC is pleased to announce our 1st Annual Health Information Technology (HIT) Summit. The event virtually brings together organizations and partners across LA County to share innovative HIT strategies and solutions to improve patient care.

Healthcare technology adoption continues to be on the rise as an essential component to patient care within healthcare organizations, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The intersection of healthcare and IT is transforming patient care and delivery of care models. It is important for today’s healthcare industry leaders, providers, and support staff to work together during these challenging times and understand the value that health information technology (HIT) provides in a changing healthcare landscape.

After the Summit, participants will:

  • Gain insight on what health care organizations are doing to work and communicate better internally and externally on HIT initiatives to improve delivery of care models.
  • Learn strategies and best practices for patient engagement and communication beyond the patient portal and how they can help your organization during the pandemic.
  • Understand the obstacles to sharing patient data across healthcare systems while learning how organizations are working together to overcome these challenges and be a part of the solution.
  • Build your knowledge on HIT tools and how they can help you deliver better care to your patients while lowering costs.

Register for Dec 10

Register for Dec 11

Member & Affiliate Cost: $50 per day

Register before December 1st and automatically get entered into a drawing for a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

If you are a non-member and wish to attend this event at $75 per day, please email the Training Center at

Keynote Speaker — Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS

We are pleased to announce Dr. Don Rucker as the keynote speaker for CCALAC’s 1st Annual HIT Summit.  Dr. Rucker is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he leads the formulation of the federal health IT strategy and coordinates federal health IT policies, standards, programs, and investments.

Dr. Rucker has three decades of clinical and informatics experience. He started his informatics career at  Datamedic Corporation, where he co‐developed the world’s first Microsoft Windows‐based electronic medical record. He then spent over a decade serving as Chief Medical Officer at Siemens Healthcare USA.

Dr. Rucker has also practiced emergency medicine for a variety of organizations including at Kaiser in  California; at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Presbyterian and Pennsylvania Hospitals; and at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Rucker is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, with board certifications in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He holds an MS in  Medical Computer Science and an MBA, both from Stanford.

Dr. Rucker will be speaking on trends in payer‐provider relations, the increasing importance of interoperability and health information exchanges in today’s complex healthcare ecosystem, and where the country currently stands with telehealth reimbursement.


Health IT Summit 2020 — Agenda

Agenda – with Session Descriptions

Agenda at a Glance