Contract: $38,167 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Sep. 28, 2009
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Award Description: The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act includes provisions to increase electronic health record adoption. The Tribal Technical Advisory Group (TTAG) serves as an advisory body to CMS, providing expertise on policies, guidelines, and programmatic issues such as HITECH, that affect the delivery of health care to American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs). The TTAG is the primary vehicle for acquiring a broad range of Tribal views, determining the impact of the HITECH program on the AI/AN health system and population, and developing innovative approaches to deliver the HITECH message to the Indian healthcare community. In conjunction with the regularly scheduled November face-to-face TTAG meeting, an additional day will be added to this for a HITECH Roundtable discussion with CMS and Tribal Leaders. B L Seamon was selected to provide meeting support services for the HITECH Roundtable meeting to be held in conjunction with the November Face to Face TTAG meeting at the American Indian Museum. The award requirements include: • Securing meeting space in Washington, DC • Registrations, maintaining calendars of meetings, and notifying participants; • Travel arrangements including vouchers; • Transcription services for the Roundtable, clearance of meeting notes and transcription, audio-visual equipment, meeting material distribution, and other services generally associated with meeting coordination.
Project Description: B L Seamon was awarded this project on September 28, 2009; as a result, there are no major project deliverables to report on to date. Successful ARRA implementation will require CMS to educate and coordinate with the States on the provisions related to health information technology. In support of this initiative, CMS is planning a two-day Multi-State Collaborative conference to be held in February 2010. The conference will address several aspects of implementation critical to increased State understanding and adoption. It will also be an opportunity for State to meet with Federal officials in person to share information and best practices with other States. B L Seamon will provide meeting support and services for CMS. The audience for the event will be approximately 350 people, including Federal representatives. B L Seamon will be responsible for the aforementioned tasks and deliverables including monthly status reports, a draft Roundtable Report and a final version for distribution to meeting participants.
Jobs Summary: Since no work has been performed to date due to recent contract award, there is no job impact at this time. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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