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Upcoming Gravity Project Events

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Time

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Webinar Meeting information 

Information Exchange for Human Services (IX4HS) Information Session

October 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDTDirectTrust announced the launch of the Information Exchange for Human Services (IX4HS) Consensus Body and is seeking participants. If you are interested please contact Standards@DirectTrust.org.

September 15, 2021 announcement

Register for information session here.


CHIME21 Fall Forum - Healthcare IT (Virtual/In-Person)

October 27-30, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCLearn more and register here
Connecting for Better Health PanelTBD

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Mark Savage

Lenel James, Business Lead Health Information Exchange, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association





Past Gravity Project Event Materials

EventDateSpeakersMaterials 
WellSky CareForum

September 27, 2021 

  • Breaking down silos - How the Gravity Project, SDoH, and care coordination create opportunities for better outcomes for vulnerable populations
Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCView more information here
Roundtable and Webinar on Cross-Sectoral Collaboration on the Social Determinants of Health.September 21, 2021The Center for Open Data Enterprise (CODE) co-hosted a Roundtable Webinar with the HHS InnovationX team, titled Cross-Sectoral Collaboration on Social Determinants of Health.

Public Webinar

Briefing Paper

Community Information Exchange Summit (Virtual)

September 8th-10th

  • Sep 9th- National Policies and Drivers: Digital Health Ecosystem Impact on SDOH 
  • Sep 10th- Gravity Project: Consensus Driven Standards for SDOH Data Exchange

Mark Savage, SDOH Policy Lead, the Gravity Project

Sarah DeSilvey, Clinical Informatics Director, the Gravity Project

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

View more information here

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Standards Subcommittee Listening Session

August 25th 2021

  • Panel 4: Update on national and HHS initiatives on Public Health Data Systems and Social Determinants of Health
Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCLearn more and view meeting recording here
HIMSS21 Education Sessions

August 9th-13th 2021

  • August 12: Gravity Project FHIR APIs to Accelerate SDOH Data Exchange 
  • August 13: Language for SDOH Data: Lessons from the Gravity Project

Bob Dieterle, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; CEO, EnableCare, LLC

Sarah C DeSilvey, DNP, FNP-CSDOH Clinical Informatics Director, the Gravity Project

Linda Hyde, RHIA, Terminologist

Learn more about the August 12th session here

Learn more about the August 13th session here

https://www.himss.org/global-conference/session-sdoh-regional-payer-and-association-perspective

USCDI TF PresentationJuly 27 2021, 10:30am-12:00pm ESTEvelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCView meeting information here

Scottsdale Institute presentation - HL7 Gravity Project and SDOH

July 14thEvelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Advancing Social Determinants of Health Data Use and Interoperability for Achieving Health Equity WorkshopJuly 13, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCPresentation Slides
AHIP Panel Session: Multistakeholder Collaboratives: Solve Healthcare Challenges & Enable Scalable FHIR SolutionsJune 23rd, 12:30pm - 1:15pm ESTLenel James, Business Lead Health Information Exchange, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Presentation to California Epic Users on The Gravity ProjectJune 16 2021Mark Savage
Focus Group for NQF’s Transportation Insecurity Implementation GuideJune 10 2021Mark Savage

Advancing SDOH Interoperability: Enabling Privacy and Consent through Standards and Implementations

Webinar #2

Join us on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 2pm ET for a webinar featuring presentations from organizations working to leverage, test, and implement the standards discussed in the previous webinar.
Register Here
Multi-stakeholder Discovery Session on Oncology Provider-Payer Data ExchangeJune 3 2021HL7CodeX Webinar Webinar Registration - Zoom

National Academies workshop

May 24th 2021

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCLearn more here

Advancing SDOH Interoperability: Enabling Privacy and Consent through Standards and Implementations

Webinar #1

On Monday, May 24, 2021, join us at 2pm ET for a webinar focused on the status of standards relevant to supporting SDOH data exchange through enabling privacy protections, the capture of patient consent, and data tagging.

Bob Dieterle, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; CEO, EnableCare, LLCRegister Here
Technical Roundtable Discussion RTIMay 20th 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
2021 State HIT Connect SummitMay 18th 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Learn more here

Presentation Slides

HL7 Connectathon PresentationMay 18th 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCPresentation Slides
Canadian SDOH Workshop- Incorporating Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Into Digital Health SystemsMay 19th 2021

Sarah C DeSilvey, DNP, FNP-C  (she/her)

SDOH Clinical Informatics Director, The Gravity Project

Pediatric Faculty, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont

Learn more here

UHG’s Healthcare Interoperability Community of Practice Presentation

May 5, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
AcademyHealth SDOH Webinar

May 4th, 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to learn more

Integrated Care Intensive at 2021 Virtual n4a Aging Policy and Advocacy Summit

April 27-29, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
NASL 2021 Legislative & Regulatory Conference: SDOH A Critical Emerging Standard for LTPAC & BeyondApril 23 & 28, 2021 Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to register and learn more

Veterans Health Administration, Terminology Standards, Knowledge Based Systems J P Systems, Inc.

April 20, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Connecting Michigan for Health and More - SDoH WorkshopApril 8, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Zurman PanelTBD Week of March 22 or 29Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
ONC Annual MeetingMarch 29th - March 30th, 2021

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC


Bob Dieterle, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; CEO, EnableCare, LLC


Presentation: Connecting HL7 Gravity Project and Healthcare Leadership Council

March 30, 2021

Mark Savage

Director, Health Policy

Center for Digital Health Innovation

University of California, San Francisco


NCVHSMarch 31st, 2021

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC


Bob Dieterle, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; CEO, EnableCare, LLC


Sarah DeSilvey, DNP, FNP-C
Gravity Director Clinical Informatics

Your presentation is posted on the NCVHS website here: https://ncvhs.hhs.gov/meetings/full-committee-meeting-7/
Washington Association for Community Health Learning Collaborative for Social NeedsMarch 31st, 2021Presented By:
Sarah DeSilvey, DNP, FNP-C
Gravity Director Clinical Informatics

Bloomberg Law - Gravity Project InterviewMarch 24th 2021

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Mark Savage

Director, Health Policy

Center for Digital Health Innovation

University of California, San Francisco


MiHIN Connecting Michigan for Health and More - Cornerstone Event

March 23rd, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Introduction to Healthcare Technology 3.0 – Exploring the New ParadigmMarch 23rd, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to learn more about the Introduction to Healthcare Technology 3.0 event
HIMSS NCA Mentorship ProgramMarch 19th, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Health IT Leadership Roundtable: The Power of Technology to Transform Patient CareMarch 11th, 2021

Linda Hyde, RHIA

Coding Terminologist

Click here to register for this event!
HIMSS Education Event PresentationMarch 12th, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to register for this event!

A Presentation to the ICD-10-Cm
Coordination and Maintenance Committee

March 10th, 2021

Presented By:
Sarah DeSilvey, DNP, FNP-C
Gravity Director Clinical Informatics


CHCANYS Virtual Interoperability WorkshopFebruary 24th-25th, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to register for the CHCANYS Virtual Interoperability Workshop  
WEDI: The Quest for Health EquityFebruary 23rd-24th, 2021Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to learn more about the WEDI event
HealthTech Net Policy Group- Social Determinants of Health: The Path Forward for Actionable, Interoperable Data to Improve HealthFebruary 19th, 2021; 12:00pm EST Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to learn more about the HealthTech Net Policy Group meeting

AcademyHealth Health Datapalooza and the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) 

Panel Discussion: What Does Racism Have to Do with Data and Health Policy?

February 16th-18th, 2021


Panel Discussion on February 17th; 3:45pm EST

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC


Click here to learn more about the AcademyHealth Health Datapalooza and the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC)
HL7 JAN 2021 WGM: Birds of a FeatherWednesday January 27th, 2021

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Bob Dieterle, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; CEO, EnableCare

HL7 WGM Birds of a Feather Presentation

Oral Health IT Virtual Convening

  • SDOH and Oral Health Information Technology session
Thursday, November 19 from 10 AM – 11:30 AM ET
Click here to view the Oral Health IT Virtual Session. 

Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) Program Office DoD/VA Industry Interoperability Roundtable

Panel Discussion:
Industry Approaches for Integrating Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) into Health Care

Wednesday, November 18th from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET.

Moderator: Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Panelist: Linda Hyde, Value Sets Subject Matter Expert, the Gravity Project; consultant, EMI Advisors, LLC

Click here to view FEHRM Roundtable.

AMIA 2020 VIRTUAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Panel - The Gravity Project: An SDOH Data Coding Collaborative

Sunday, November 15th from 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm ET.

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Sarah DeSilvey, Clinical Informatics Director, the Gravity Project 

To view the Gravity Project's agenda, click here. 
AHIP Health IT & Interoperability WorkgroupFriday, October 9, 2020Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Advancing Interoperability: Social Determinants of Health

Monday, September 21, 2020; 10:00 AM – 03:00 PM

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
ONC Tech Forum- "The Advancement of Interoperable SDOH Data​.”

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020


Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLCClick here to view the Webinar PowerPoint. 
WEDI ForumTuesday, August 4th, 2020Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC
Social Care Referrals Challenge Webinar Tuesday, July 28th, 2020Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

HIMSS2020 

The Gravity Project: A Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Coding Collaborative 

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Evelyn Gallego, Program Manager, the Gravity Project; CEO and Founder, EMI Advisors, LLC

Lisa Nelson, Technical Director, the Gravity Project; VP Business Development & Marketing, MaxMD

Click here to view the HIMSS 2020 Presentation. 
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