MEDIA ALERT: Diameter Health President and Biomedical Informatics Professor to Present on New Methods for Quality Measure Calculation


Leading Enabler of Clinical Insight to Co-Host Webinar on the Intersection of Quality Measurement, Patient Care, and Interoperability for Healthcare Innovation

Farmington, CT, April 19, 2019Diameter Health, a market leader in clinical data integration, announced today that its President and Chief Strategy Officer, John D’Amore, will co-present alongside Dean Sittig, PhD, Professor at the University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics in the Health Science Center at Houston, in a webinar titled, “Quality Measurement, Patient Care, and Interoperability: New Opportunities.” Healthcare Innovation will host the webinar on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Private and government payers are increasingly incorporating quality outcomes in their contracts and value-based payment for care requires consistent, objective calculation of care quality. In this webinar, D’Amore and Dr. Sittig will discuss how new methods for quality measure calculation open new approaches to how quality can be calculated and shared among payers and providers. They will also discuss the importance of a longitudinal patient view in measuring care quality, and how certified technology and interoperable data standards create standard supplemental data and gaps-in-care reports.


John D’Amore, MS, President and Chief Strategy Officer for Diameter Health, was previously Vice President at Eclipsys (now Allscripts). Prior to Eclipsys, he was responsible for clinical informatics, decision support and business intelligence at Memorial Hermann Health System. John 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.

D’Amore received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Harvard University and MS in Clinical Informatics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Dean Sittig, PhD has authored over 300 articles in the field of health IT and several leading books, Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer’s Guide, Clinical Information Systems: Overcoming Adverse Consequences, SAFER Electronic Health Records: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience, and Electronic Health Records: Challenges in Design and Implementation.

Professor Sittig is a member of the UT-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality & Safety and Executive Director of the Clinical Informatics Research Collaborative (CIRCLE). His past work includes roles in applied clinical informatics with Kaiser Permanente, Partners Healthcare, Vanderbilt University, and WebMD. He has been a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) for over 30 years and recently served on their Board of Directors. Professor Sittig was elected as a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) in 1992, a Fellow of the Hospital Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) in 2011, and as a founding Fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (2017). He also is a member of Diameter Health’s Advisory Board.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. ET.


The webinar will be hosted on Healthcare Innovation, built from Healthcare Informatics, Health Management Technology, and the Health IT Summits from Healthcare Informatics.


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