2007 Teleconferences

Providers, Health Plans, and the NPI: Is HIPAA Administrative Simplification Making it . . . Simple?

January 11, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Bixby, Partner, Neal, Gerber, & Eisenberg LLP, Chicago, IL, addresses issues related to implementing the National Provider Identifier, including the interaction of providers and health plans concerning NPI implementation, […]

Forrester on RHIOs

January 15, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Eric Brown, Forrester Research, Cambridge, MA, presents his recently updated research on the state of the industry in RHIO’s. Last year’s research highlighted the seven working RHIOs in the US; […]

KLAS on Professionals Services: Clinical, ERP and Outsourcing

January 18, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mike Smith, Research Director, Professional Services, KLAS Enterprises, presents findings from recent research on clinical and financial ERP implementation services and IT outsourcing. For this research KLAS interviewed healthcare providers […]

Cincinnati Children’s Case Study in Medication Management

January 23, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Luria, MD, Patient Safety Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, describes specific examples of how the hospital’s computerized order entry system has been helpful in detecting and correcting adverse […]

Secure Messaging and EHR Integration

January 30, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David W. Bauer, Residency Program Director, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Houston, shares eight years of experience at MHHS.

National Provider Identifier: Current and Future State

February 6, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Apfel, CIPP/CIPPG, Chief Privacy Officer, Truman Medical Centers, Kansas City, MO, discusses the short- and long-term impact the NPI will have on healthcare and what covered entities should consider […]

Banner Health Care Transformation: Measured Benefits

February 14, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Judy Van Norman, System Director, Care Transformation, Banner Health, Ben Wilson, Intel Corporation, and Kevin Ford, Cerner Corporation, present the results from their collaborative study on the results and benefits […]

RHIO Industry Update and Expert Panel

February 21, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH, Founder and CEO, Health Technology Center, and Janet Marchibroda, CEO, e-Health Initiative, Moderators. Panelists are Gerald Hinkley, Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, J. Marc Overhage […]

Nursing Admissions Process Redesigned to Leverage EHR at Christiana Care

March 7, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jennifer Guite, RN, MS, Project Manager and Clinical Analyst, Mary Lang, RN, MS, Director of Nursing Informatics, and Patrick McCartan, RN, MSN, BC, Nursing Informatics Team, Christiana Care Health System, […]

The MidSouth e-Health Alliance: Overcoming Policy, Privacy and Security Barriers

March 8, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Vicki Estrin, Program Manager, Regional Informatics, Vanderbilt Center for Better Health, describes the operations of this RHIO and lessons learned in planning, implementation and the adoption phase. Metrics and dashboards […]

KLAS on Cardiovascular Reporting

March 9, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jeremy Bikman, VP – Strategic Research, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT, reviews research on cardiovascular reporting systems. The presentation covers such areas as (1) impacts of moving to electronic documentation, (2) […]

CPOE Outlook: 2005 vs. 2006

March 20, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Adam Gale, EVP and COO, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT. KLAS completed their fifth annual report on major CPOE vendor/products, which included speaking with every live hospital in the country doing […]

Personal Health Records-Connecting Patients with Their Health Care

March 22, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Archelle Georgiou, MD, EVP, Strategic Relations, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis. Polls show that many Americans want to access their health data online. This session provides an overview of the current state […]

SUMMA Health System Case Study: Medication Reconciliation Results

March 27, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Pam Banchy, Director of Clinical Systems, Trish Enos, Manager, Performance Improvement, Peggy Kuhar, Nursing Director, Medical Surgical Services, Stephanie Peshek, Director, Pharmacy Services, and Irene McQueen, Senior Clinical Systems Analyst, […]

Adoption of CPOE in Community Hospitals: Leading Practices

April 10, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erica Drazen, Vice President, Emerging Practices, FCG. In 2006, FCG studied how five community hospitals approached physician incentives, workflow, metrics, physician training, and management of clinical decision support with CPOE. […]

Intermountain Healthcare: Documented and Tested Disaster Recovery Process and Procedures

May 8, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karl J. West, Associate Vice President, Information Services, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City. In this interactive session, learn how Intermountain has developed their I.S. DR process and procedures to integrate […]

HL7 Update

May 10, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Dolin, MD, Kaiser Permanente, and Liora Alschuler, Alschuler Associates, are HL7 Board Members, Co-chairs of the HL7 Structured Documents Technical Committee, and Co-Editors, CDA. Dolin and Alschuler will discuss […]

Subsidizing Physician EHRs: Open Discussion

May 15, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Podges, CIO, Munson Healthcare, Traverse City, MI. Chris facilitates an open discussion for SI members to share approaches, success factors and lessons learned in planning both subsidization and hosting. […]

Email Encryption Approaches and Tools

May 16, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ashini Surati, CHRISTUS Health, and Pat Moylan, Parkview Health, lead an open discussion on email encryption for HIPAA Security Compliance. The discussion includes taking a risk management approach to determining […]

KLAS on Professional Services Firms

May 24, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT. Mike Smith, Research Director, Professional Services, presents findings from recent research on providers’ overall perception of professional services firms (PSFs). This data answers critical questions such […]

Partners Healthcare: The Connected Health Imperative – A Transformational Care Delivery Model for the Hospital/Physician Network

May 30, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Boston. Healthcare is making strides in creating the infrastructure for connected health, including an approach to address […]

Driving For Benefits at Allina: The Lessons Learned

May 31, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kim Pederson, EVP, and Sharon Henry, Executive Director, Benefits Realization, Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, present what they had planned in terms of benefits realization and what has actually been […]

Point of View on Healthcare Provider Business Intelligence

June 6, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nitin Mittal, Senior Manager, and Mitch Morris, MD, Principle, Deloitte Consulting LLP, describe the state of Business Intelligence in healthcare providers and review significant current trends. They also define key […]

KLAS on Ambulatory EMRs in Large Physician Practices

June 13, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Peterson, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT, reviews the performance and use of Ambulatory EMR systems in larger physician organizations, specifically looking at functionality, depth of use, impact on physician workflow, […]

Race to Results: Accelerating Knowledge Adoption to Improve Quality at CHCA

June 18, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Donna Payne, EVP, Child Health Corporation of America, and Janet Guptill, Consultant, Health Evolutions, present a case study of Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA), an alliance of 42 freestanding […]

The Coyote Crisis Campaign: A Successful Regional Crisis Response Solution in Arizona

June 21, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

James Cramer, CIO, Scottsdale Healthcare, AZ. In partnership with General Dynamics, the City of Scottsdale, and the Arizona Air National Guard, Scottsdale Healthcare built a regional crisis response program which […]

Integrating e-ICU and Robotics at Parkview

June 26, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dr. Susan Ahrens, Director, Adult Critical Care, Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, IN, discusses the use of robotic technology at Parkview Hospital and how the robotic program was integrated with the […]

KLAS on Smart Infusion Pumps

July 10, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jason Hess, Director of Research for Clinical Ancillaries, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT shares performance data from the recently published KLAS study on Smart Pumps. This study was the result of […]

NYU Medical Center’s CPOE Big Bang: Success Factors and Lessons Learned

July 11, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Pravene Nath, MD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine and Senior Director, Information Technology. NYU Medical Center, a leader in early adoption of CPOE, successfully converted its 25 year-old legacy hospital […]

Software Quality – A New Reality

July 18, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kent Gale, President KLAS Enterprises, LLC, and Tim Zoph, CIO Northwestern Memorial Hospital, present 2007 Software Quality results from a recent survey of 100 CIOs and 40 healthcare HIT industry […]

IT Cost Benchmarking: Creating Apples to Apples Peer Comparisons

July 19, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Patrick O’Hare, Senior VP and CIO, and Derek Mazurek, Project Manager, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, present the approach to IT Cost Comparison that has been adopted by SI. Attend […]

New York City Gives EMR’s to Medicaid Providers

July 23, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Farzad Mostashari, MD, Assistant City Health Commissioner. NYC will cover half of all the high-volume Medicaid providers in the city, those where over 30 percent of their patient encounters are […]

Medication Administration Rounding at Partners HealthCare

July 30, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Anne Bane, RN, MSN, Nursing Professional Development, and Thomas Cooley, Assistant Pharmacy Director, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, describe rounding and other processes they use to monitor, manage and improve applications, […]

Organizational Evolution and Readiness

August 1, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erica Drazen, ScD, VP, Emerging Practices, and Briggs Pille, VP, FCG, present an “Evolutionary Framework” for comparing your organization with other leading organizations relative to both operational and IT measures […]

KLAS on Speech Recognition

August 8, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeremy Bikman, VP, Strategic Research, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT, reviews front-end/ back-end speech recognition solutions in a market that has lots of activity. Jeremy answers questions like: What vendors are […]

Managing Access to Care at Ascension Health: Strategies, Partnerships, and IT Enablers

August 15, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

JoAnn Webster, Senior Director, Access Leadership, Ascension Health, St. Louis. A major strategic direction for Ascension Health is “Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind”. The health system has developed the […]

CHRISTUS Health’s IT Management Dashboard

August 23, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

George Conklin, Senior VP and CIO, CHRISTUS Health, Dallas. CHRISTUS Health, a large Catholic health care delivery system, based in Dallas, TX, maintains a focus on performance and uses a […]

Community Management of Asthma at Seton

September 10, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steve Conti, MBA, RRT, AE-C, Director of Disease Management, Seton Family of Hospitals, Austin, TX, shares experiences using shared community health records to identify asthma patients at risk and to […]

KLAS on Nursing Adoption

September 11, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kent Gale, President, KLAS Enterprises, Orem, UT. Breaks out the results of KLAS’ recently published Nursing report. Eighty-eight percent of acute organizations investing in nursing solutions report nursing adoption—but how […]

Hosting Community-based Physician EMRs: Five Years in the Making at Partners

September 14, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Cindy Bero, Chief Information Officer, Partners Community Healthcare, Boston, describes the journey since the planning in 2002 to the current state, and lessons learned. She describes the movement from providing […]

Seton Outpatient Case Management Program: An Intensive, Comprehensive, Clinical Case Management Model

October 1, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Pat Beal, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Outpatient Case Operations Manager, and Vanessa Hernandez, Yvettte Lopez, Kaylynn Schrandt, Chasity Shugart, Meredith Smith, and Erin Taylor, all Licensed Master Social Workers […]

Provena Health Multi-Site BCMA Planning Project: Key Design Decisions and Lessons Learned

October 4, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jim Witt, RN, MBA, System Vice President for Clinical Integration, Provena Health, and David Troiano, RPh, MSIA, Senior Manager, First Consulting Group.

Palm Beach County Community Health Alliance Case Study: Technology Enabling Access to Care

October 9, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Olmedo, Director of Technology, Palm Beach County Community Health Alliance.

Digital Hospital

October 11, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Baldur Johnsen, HP, Palo Alto, CA, and Ben Wilson, Intel, Santa Clara, CA.

Data Governance Effectiveness

October 16, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nitin Mittal, Senior Manager, Healthcare Provider Technology Integration, Deloitte Consulting, provides insights and facilitates a discussion on healthcare provider data governance with a focus on data governance processes, organization, challenges […]

Intermountain Healthcare Enterprise Data Warehouse Case Study

October 18, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steven Barlow, Manager, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City.

How Hospital CIOs Can Embrace Translational Informatics

October 24, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Keith Strier, JD, Rosemary Ferdinand, PhD, and Mitch Morris, MD, Principals, Deloitte Consulting LLP. There is growing recognition that the field of medicine must absorb innovation more quickly. Accelerating the […]

Business Intelligence

October 25, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Linda McCann, Senior Principal and Provider Practice Leader, Health & Life Sciences, Hewlett-Packard Information Management. Linda shares her expertise on business intelligence for healthcare providers, and discusses key trends shaping […]

Texas Health Resources CPOE Case Study

November 5, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Texas Health Resources, presents a systematic approach to plan for and manage the implementation of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) in a community […]

Data Governance Effectiveness

November 6, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dr. Paul Pancoast, Sr. Lead, Physician Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, Saint Louis, provides insights and facilitates a discussion on data governance with a focus specific standardization challenges for clinical IT: What […]

Delaware Health Information Network Operations Review and Success Factors

November 8, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Gina Perez, Executive Director. DHIN is a public-private partnership providing organizational infrastructure to support a clinical information exchange across the State of Delaware. It is a collaboration of physicians, hospitals, […]

CalRHIO Status Update

November 12, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dr. Don Holmquest, president and CEO, CalRHIO. The California Regional Health Information Organization is a collaborative effort to incrementally build the structure and capabilities necessary for a secure statewide health […]

Hackensack PI Case Study: Leveraging IT for P4P Accountability

November 13, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Regina Berman, Executive Director, Performance Improvement, and Gerard Burns, MD, CMIO, Hackensack University Medical Center. We are just starting to learn how embracing Public Reporting may impact a healthcare system’s […]

The How Tos of Identity Management

November 28, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michele DeRoo, Account Manager, John McHan, Senior Project Manager, and Steve Sanzone, Identity Management Practice Manager, Laurus Technologies. Identity management, including user provisioning, single sign-on, compliancy, auditing, and role management […]

Improving Pulmonary Outcomes at Virginia Commonwealth University

November 29, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christi Adams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Nurse Clinician, Surgical Trauma ICU, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, shares their quest to obliterate ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). Utilizing the FADE (Focus, Analyze, Develop, […]

Open Forum: Measuring Benefits from Clinical System Implementation

December 6, 2007, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Susan Heichert, Vice President, Health Information and Systems, Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, and Patricia Johnston, FHIMSS, Acting Vice President, Information Services, Texas Health Resources, Arlington, TX. Susan and Patricia […]