FedHealthIT Innovation Awards and Networking Event on Tuesday, June 7 at the National Press Club, “The Place Where News Happens!”

About this event

Join us for the 8th Annual FedHealthIT Innovation Awards and Networking Event on Tuesday, June 7 at the National Press Club and network with over 350+ senior Federal Health IT executives from Industry and Government!

This high-energy event includes a mix of keynote speakers, panel discussions, fireside chats, and rapid-fire talks featuring Federal Government leaders focused on agency priorities, challenges, and opportunities for growth.

This event will also celebrate the 2022 FedHealthIT Innovation Award Winners. This award recognizes and honors the Federal Health technology and consulting community by celebrating programs nominated and selected by their peers for DRIVING INNOVATION and RESULTS across the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Military Health System, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Register here.

Click here to see this year’s award winners.


Check-In 12:45-1:30PM | Event Begins at 1:30PM

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Keynote Address: Janet Woodcock, Principal Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration*
  • Innovation, IT Modernization, and Digital Transformation
  • Emerging Technologies to Meet Future Challenges
  • Working on the Next Generation of FedHealthIT
  • FedHealthIT Innovation Awards Recognition Ceremony
  • Networking Reception to Honor and Celebrate Award Winning Programs

Keynote Address

Janet Woodcock, Principal Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration*

Keynote Presenters

Kathleen Berst, Acting Deputy Assistant Director, Acquisition & Sustainment, Acting Deputy Component Acquisition Executive, Defense Health Agency*

Katrina Brisbon, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services*

Mohammed Sohail Chaudry, Chief Technology Officer, Food and Drug Administration*

Suzi Conner, Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

Vid Desai, Chief Information Officer, Food and Drug Administration*

Neil Evans, MD, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology & CIO, Chief Officer, Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs*

Amy Gilliland, President, General Dynamics Information Technology *

Michael Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs*

General Ronald Place, Director, Defense Health Agency*

Mr. Thomas “Pat” Flanders, Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency*

Daniel Schneider, Chief Technology Officer, Health Resources and Services Administration*

Rajiv Uppal, Chief Information Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services*

Charles Worthington, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs*



Per National Press Club Guidelines, ALL attendees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination, along with a Government issued photo identification, prior to entry. Unvaccinated individuals or those who cannot show proof of vaccination will not be permitted – NO EXCEPTIONS.

The following forms of proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will be accepted:

  • A CDC issued vaccination card (original physical copy, photocopy, or digital copy/photo)
  • Record of immunization from a healthcare provider or public health authority
  • A COVID-19 verification app (e.g., VaxYes, Clear, Excelsior, MyIR)
  • World Health Organization Vaccination Record

The following forms of government issued photo identification will be accepted:

  • State issued driver’s license or limited purpose driver’s license
  • Any other state issued identification card
  • Passport
  • DC One Card
  • Student ID
  • Permanent resident card

We encourage you to self-certify your health before visiting The National Press Club. Confirm you have no temperature (100.4 or above) and are not exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms. If you are experiencing any symptoms, please stay home.

National Press Club Mask Guidelines: National Press Club (NPC) will encourage, but will not require, individuals who come onto NPC’s property for private events to continue wearing masks over their nose and mouth. We appreciate your patience and cooperation. Event attendee acknowledges and agrees that there are inherent health risks associated with holding social gatherings arising from or related to the Covid-19 pandemic (“COVID”), both known and unknown, which may be aggravated when individuals fail to wear protective masks while participating in those gatherings. All event attendees, assume all risk of exposure to or sickness arising from COVID and hereby releases G2Xchange/FedHealthIT officers, directors, employees, and agents from all claims, costs, liabilities and expenses arising from, related to or in connection with COVID. Be advised that there are dangers inherent in participating in social gatherings, and not wearing protective masks in particular. All event attendees agree to indemnify and hold G2Xchange/FedHealthIT harmless from all claims, costs and expenses, including attorney fees, asserted by event attendees arising from or related to COVID.

To see more information on The National Press Club’s polices, click here.

We are looking forward to safely gathering with you all in-person!

Please note we will have a photographer present at this event and will post pictures afterward on social media and our site.

Curious about Sponsorship opportunities? Contact us at events@fedhealthit.com.

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