29th Annual Conference (2014)

October 8-9, 2014 in San Diego, California at the Westgate Hotel


Innovations in Health Care Data
Collection, Analytics, and Reporting

Each year, NAHDO brings together state health care data officials and key stakeholders to share and explore the latest issues involving health care data. This year we had 225 attendees, representing over 23 states, and two countries outside the U.S.!

View the 2014 program & Audio & Slides.

Here are some highlights... 

APCD Council's 1st Annual Pioneering Award

Presented to Dian Kahn of the Green Mountain Care Board. Presented by Denise Love and Jo Porter, Co-Chairs of the APCD Council.

2014 Elliot M. Stone Award of Excellence in Health Data Leadership

Presented to Karen Bell of JBS International. Presented by Craig Schneider, Mathematica, and NAHDO Board Member.

2014 Innovation in Data Dissemination Award

Presented to Consumer Reports, accepted by Doris Peter, of Consumer Reports. Presented by Sam Hohmann, University HealthSystems Consortium, and NAHDO Member representative.

What our attendees are saying...

"Cutting edge information not available from any other source."

"APCD Day was the best ever! Variety of topics for newbies, established and future considerations provided nice balance."

"Very good for making connection & networking!"



 Presentation Highlights...                   



Karen Bell's Points of Note:

  • Continue to collaborate in future healthcare reform
  • Create win-win environments for both payers & providers
  • SIM grants help states develop mature APCDs
  • Always "keep your eye on where the puck is going"

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Michael Pine's Points of Note:

  • Data is a circle
  • All of healthcare is about starting with risks and getting results. We are talking about APCDs and payment reform.
  • APCDs and payment reform involve starting with risks and getting results.  


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