2011 Teleconferences

Meaningful Use: What has changed since the ‘Final’ Rule?

January 11, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen Managing Partner, Emerging Practices, and Jason Fortin, Senior Research Analyst, CSC, discuss what has changed since the Final Rule was published in July 2010, with an emphasis on […]

Using the SI IT Benchmarking Database

January 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Gordon Rohweder, Ricki Levitan, and Shelli Williamson, Scottsdale Institute, conduct a review of the 2010 SI IT Benchmarking project, including a brief overview and Q&A on the normalization process. During […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 28: Driving Change and Value with Dragon Medical

January 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Adem Arslani, BSN, MS, Director of Information Systems & Clinical Informatics, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and Joel Shoolin, DO, VP Clinical Informatics, Advocate Health Care. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical […]

Building Advocates Health Information Exchange with Community Physicians

January 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Norenberg, Vice President of Physician Services, Information Systems, for Advocate Health Care, is responsible for the coordination and delivery of information technology tools to Advocate’s diverse physician population. A […]

Clinical Decision Support: Impact of Order Set Content for CPOE, Reference Content, and Real Time Alerting of At-Risk Patients

January 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jason Hess, General Manager of Clinical Research for KLAS discusses what providers are currently doing in terms of electronic clinical decision support (CDS), the vendors they are using (including CPMRC, […]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Impact of 2010 Midterm Elections

January 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Paul H. Keckley, Ph.D., Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, John Bigalke, Vice Chairman and US National Industry Leader, Health Sciences & Government, and Steve Burrill, also of Deloitte […]

Madison WI Emergency and Urgent Care HIE Saves Time and Money

January 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dave Lundal, V.P. & Regional CIO, SSM Integrated Health Technologies, SSM Health Care of Wisconsin, and Annette Fox, Director of Clinical Systems, Dean Health System and SSM of Wisconsin, describe […]

ICD-10: Lessons Learned from the Field

February 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Armstrong, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP, Vickie Monteith, RN, Director, Deloitte & Touche, and Chris Davis, Director Deloitte Consulting, provide insight into the implementation phase of the ICD-10 regulations based […]

Improving Patient-Provider Communications to reduce Re-Admissions

February 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ken Jarvis, Manager Health & Life Science Industries, Randy Hickel, ECMP CHP, Healthcare Market Development Consultant, and Avi Greenfield, Product Manager, HP, discuss how the right patient communications technology can […]

Meaningful Use: What Has Changed Since the Final Rule and the Proposed Requirements for Stage 2?

February 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, Managing Partner, Emerging Practices, and Jason Fortin, Senior Research Analyst, CSC, discuss what has changed since the Final Rule was published in July 2010, with an emphasis on […]

Meaningful Use: A Roadmap to Safe, Efficient and Effective Care

February 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Classen, MD, Vice President, CSC, and Associate Professor of Medicine Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, and Robert Reese, Global Health Solutions Group, CSC, discuss how to integrate specific meaningful […]

Project Management Office: Strategy and Approach Discussion

February 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Steve Sarros, VP Project Management and Logistics, Spectrum Health, facilitates a discussion about how SI member organizations are structuring the PMO, including: alignment of the PMO with the strategic plan, […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 29: Regulatory Landscape Update – Meaningful Use and Healthcare Reform

February 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Roy Foster, Practice Manager, Regulatory Compliance, Cerner. During this discussion, Cerner’s Regulatory Compliance group provides an update on the very dynamic regulatory landscape. The latest attestation strategy considerations, meaningful use […]

How ICD-10 will Impact Provider Information Technology Organizations

March 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christine Armstrong, Principal, Tom Foley, Principal, and Chris Davis, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. ICD-10 will impact healthcare providers across many departments including finance, operations and Information Technology (IT). The IT organization […]

The Future of Healthcare: Disruptive Innovation

March 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Fran Turisco, Research Principal, Emerging Practices, CSC. Our health system is strained by a growing aging population, a shortage of care providers, more people suffering from chronic conditions, fragmented care […]

Tools for Identifying Patients at High Risk for Venous Thrombo-Embolism

March 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott C. Woller, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Anticoagulation Management Services, Intermountain Healthcare Urban Central Region, Co-Director Venous Thromboembolism Program, Intermountain Medical Center. Dr Woller discusses research occurring within Intermountain Healthcare […]

Norton Healthcare ACO Development and Informatics Implications

March 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steve Heilman, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Norton Healthcare. In 2009, Norton Healthcare and Humana, Inc. began working together to develop the first commercial Accountable Care Organization in the region.This […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 30: Leveraging Multum Alerts in CPOE to Achieve Leapfrog Certification

March 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Philip A. Smith, MD, VP, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Matthew Lord, Pharm.D., PharmNet Application Manager, Adventist Health System and AHS Information Services. Adventist Health System started its rapid deployment […]

Internal Wireless Voice Communications Systems: Improving Patient Care and Satisfaction by Staying Connected

March 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeremy Goff, Research Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. Many healthcare executives are adopting VoIP and Wi-Fi technology cautiously, while questioning the best way to incorporate wireless solutions at their facility. Jeremy […]

CCHIT New Federally Authorized EHR Alternative Certification

March 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dr. Karen Bell, Chair, Alisa Ray, Executive Director, and Pat Becker, EACH Program Director, CCHIT. As healthcare providers anticipate the benefits of federal incentive payments for meaningful use of certified […]

Implementing CDS Rules with Structured Care Recommendations (eRecommendations)

March 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jerry Osheroff, MD, AHRQ eRecommendation Project Director, Thomson Reuters; Robert E. Murphy, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System; and Eboni Price-Haywood, MD, MPH, Co-Executive Director, Tulane Community […]

Leapfrog RAND Update by David Bates, MD

April 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David W. Bates, MD, M.Sc., Chief, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Medical Director, Clinical and Quality Analysis, Partners Healthcare System, and Shobha Phansalkar, also of Partners […]

Quality Measures for Stage 1 of Meaningful Use: The Data Capture Challenge

April 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erica Drazen, Managing Director for Emerging Practices, and Jane Metzger, Principal Researcher, Emerging Practices, CSC. The devil is truly in the details when it comes to the quality reporting requirements […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 31: Care Collaborative Results

April 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeffrey Rose, MD, VP Clinical Excellence, Informatics, Ascension Health, Philip A. Smith, MD, VP, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Loran D. Hauck, MD, Senior VP, Chief Medical Officer, Adventist Health […]

Healthcare Supply Chain: Incentive and Value-Based Purchasing

May 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Paul Kreder, Principal, and Carolyn Howard, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. The cost of supplies and services are going to continue to increase; industry resources even predict cost increases due […]

Clinical System Big Bang Implementation at Saint Alphonsus, Trinity Health

May 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rick Turner, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Trinity Health. Saint Alphonsus went live in 2010 with a big bang installation of nearly all modules […]

E-Prescribing: Meeting Regulatory and Technology Challenges to Address MU and E-Rx Initiative Requirements

May 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeffrey Firlik, BSPharm, MSA, R.Ph., Pharmacist, Principal, CSC, and Vice-Chair of the Vermont Board of Pharmacy. Electronic Prescribing has been proven to reduce medication errors and improve medical office efficiency. […]

PHI: Mitigating Risks and Affects of Security/Privacy Breaches

May 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ray R. Bonnabeau, Attorney at Law, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. Experts predict PHI security/privacy breaches will increase with the growth in the number of eHealth records nationwide. The risk of […]

Hospital Imaging Strategies: Examining Changes in the RIS and PACS Markets

May 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kirk Ising, Research Operations Imaging Director, KLAS, Orem, UT, examines recent developments in the PACS and RIS markets. Although PACS has been mostly a replacement market due to saturation and […]

CDS: Meaningful Use and the AHRQ Leapfrog CPOE Test

May 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Luis Saldana, MD, Associate CMIO, Texas Health Resources. Drs. Velasco and Saldano share their experience in developing an effective clinical decision support […]

Physician Office Infrastructure for Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, and Eliminating Preventable Readmissions

May 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

James L. Holly, MD, CEO of Southeast Texas Medical Associates, LLP (SETMA), a HIMSS Davies Award winner. A major, national health goal is to reduce preventable readmissions to the hospital, […]

An Executive Response to the CMS ACO Regulations: Too Much, Too Late?

May 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Anne McCune, Senior VP and Leader, Ingenix Strategy and Governance, and Michael Goran, MD, Senior VP, Ingenix Consulting. The long overdue draft of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

Integration of HIT and Medical Devices

June 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rick Hampton, Co-Chair, Wireless Technical Report for the IEC 80001-1 Medical Device/IT Network Risk Management Committee. Business drivers are pushing healthcare providers to connect their medical devices to the HIS […]

Meaningful Use: Stage 2 and Beyond

June 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jason Fortin, Director, and Erica Drazen, Managing Director, Global Institute for Emerging Healthcare Practices, CSC. While nothing is final, we do have initial recommendation for Stage 2 and hints about […]

Clinical Analytics: Meeting the Challenge of Reform

June 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Vanuga, Principal, Healthcare BI and DS Practice, and Randy Gordon, MD, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. One of the leading assumptions of health care reform is that providing better information […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 32: Oncology Module

June 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eric Hartz, MD, Eastern Maine Medical Center. The automation of oncologic care in the EMR has brought many challenges. Standardization of care following evidence based guidelines, improving workflow efficiency, and […]

Healthcare Information Exchange: Making the Dream of Data Exchange a Reality

June 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Allphin, Research Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. With healthcare systems and government initiatives focusing more tightly on improved patient care at lower cost through increased technology utilization and complex data […]

Best Practices for Revenue Cycle Management under Reform and ICD-10

July 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Laurie Wyatt, Partner and National Practice Leader, Revenue Cycle Solutions, CSC. Healthcare reform and ICD-10 will profoundly impact provider revenue and change reimbursement from a volume-based model to a performance-based […]

Information Management 2.0: Integration of Clinical Data and Operations Data

July 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nitin Mittal, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. This discussion includes how the Provider community is looking at ways to integrate clinical, revenue cycle, operational and decision support data to derive meaningful […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 33: OB Module

July 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sarah Robertson, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Clinical Information Systems Specialist, University of Alabama Medical Center, discusses UAB’s use of Fetalink in the OB setting. She describes the processes of plan, build, […]

Business Intelligence in Healthcare: Enterprise Strategies Take Shape

July 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lorin Bird, Research Manager in Operations, KLAS, Orem, UT. Providers have spent the last few years selecting and implementing Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). They find themselves with silos of reporting, […]

Reporting Clinical Quality Data from Non-database Sources: A Discussion Forum

August 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Len Bowes, MD, MS, Senior Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare, leads an open discussion for organizations to share how they plan to collect all of the data for the 15 ARRA […]

Accelerating Improvement by Sharing Focused CDS Configurations

August 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jerome A. Osheroff, MD, FACP, FACMI, TMIT Consulting, LLC. Scottsdale Institute members and others have recently launched a collaboration to better leverage CDS in addressing recent imperatives for better healthcare […]

Accountable Care Agenda for Quality

August 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Principal Researcher, Emerging Practices, CSC. While there has been a lot of discussion on the quality requirements for Meaningful Use and the rules for ACOs, there are several […]

MD Cost for EHRs: Research Report Findings

August 11, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lara Sibley, Director, CDW Healthcare, delivers the results of a nationwide, 200-office study on the full cost breakout of implementing an electronic health record (EHR) for a physician practice. The […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 34: Explore Sharing of CDS Interventions

August 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jerome A. Osheroff, MD, FACP, FACMI, TMIT Consulting, LLC. Scottsdale Institute members and others have recently launched a collaboration to better leverage CDS in addressing recent imperatives for better healthcare […]

The ARRA Effect: CPOE Adoption In the Era of Meaningful Use

August 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Manager, KLAS, Orem, UT. Monitoring CPOE adoption since 2002, KLAS has observed a steady, if not slow, rise in the number of hospitals using this key […]

Preventing Healthcare Fraud: Why You Should Worry About Software Controls

August 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Ford, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Robert Biskup, Director, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Even with widespread coverage of the theft of personal information and intellectual data, many […]

IT Needs for Accountable Care

September 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erica Drazen, Managing Director for Emerging Practices, and Tracey Mayberry, Partner, Healthcare Group, CSC. There is a flurry of interest in ACOs – but the draft regulations quickly put many […]

Beyond ACOs

September 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mitchell Morris, MD, Principal, and Robert B. Williams, MD, MIS, Director, Healthcare Practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP. The changing economics of healthcare are stimulating the emergence of innovative approaches to clinical […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 35: Advocate ACO Preparation and Status Report

September 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joel Shoolin, DO, Vice President, Clinical Information, Advocate Healthcare. Accountable Care Organizations are all the rage and the expected outcomes are improved and more coordinated care. Advocate HealthCare has entered […]

ICD-10 Get Ready Now: Lessons Learned from Leading Hospitals

September 22, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Morsch, Vice President of Technology, OptumInsight. Mark discusses operational and financial impacts of ICD-10; how computer-assisted coding and Natural Language Processing technology is helping hospitals prepare today and their […]

Are Your Implementations Effective – and Safe?

September 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John R. (Skip) Valusek, PhD, CPHQ, Director Clinical Analytics, HealthEast Care System. A root cause of patient safety accidents and near misses is the distraction, inattention, and cognitive strain resulting […]

Advanced IT Linked with Hospital Profitability

September 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Adam Kates, Director, and Jim LeBuhn, Senior Director and Head of Public Finance Healthcare, Fitch Ratings. Fitch Ratings conducted a review of 291 hospitals in its rated portfolio to determine […]

The Care Connectivity Consortium

September 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karl West, Associate VP, Marc Probst, CIO, and Stan Huff, MD, CMIO, Intermountain Healthcare, provide an update on the progress of the Care Connectivity Consortium, formed by HIT pioneers Geisinger […]

Establishing an Enterprise Architecture Discipline in Your Organization

October 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carla Robelli, Vice President PMO, Karen Xie, PhD, Director, Enterprise Architecture and Program Management, and Jeff Poiner, Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture, Trinity Health. The purpose of Enterprise Architecture (EA) is […]

Benchmarking Shared Services for Hospitals

October 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Benchmarking Shared Services for Hospitals“, Tom Foley, Principal, Jeff Christoff, Principal, and George Nunney, Senior Manager, Benchmarking Center, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Consolidating operations into a shared services model has been […]

Partnership for Patients: The THR Journey

October 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Luis Saldana, MD, Associate CMIO, and Marcie Williams RN, MS, FASHRM, CPHRM, CPHS, CLNC, Vice President, Safety & Risk Management, Texas Health Resources. […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 36: Lighthouse Solution for Sepsis

October 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Margaret A. Reynolds, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director, Evidence Based Practice, Trinity Health. Along with colleagues from Trinity IS, Ms. Reynolds presents Trinity’s approach using Lighthouse to address sepsis, and shares […]

EMR Device Integration and the Role of Biomed

October 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Larson, Senior Manager, and David Pittman, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Many organizations have or are in process of implementing electronic clinical documentation technology. With today’s technology, it is […]

Improving Performance Using Business Analytics: Our IM Journey

October 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Varnum, VP Performance Improvement, Mercy Medical Center, Doug Wickerham, VP Corporate Finance, and Evon Holladay, VP Business Intelligence, Catholic Health Initiatives. With the implementation of electronic health information our […]

ICD-10: Preparing for the Healthcare Y2K

October 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Graham Triggs, Research Director, and Mike Smith, General Manager, Financial/Services Research, KLAS, Orem, UT. With the ICD-10 deadline two years away and more immediate Meaningful Use and HIPAA 5010 deadlines […]

So You Acquired a Hospital or Medical Group: Lessons of IT Integration

November 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mary Beth Mikols, Director, and Nick Wong, Senior Manager, Health Information Technology Solutions (HITS), Deloitte Consulting LLP. With the passing of new Healthcare legislation in 2010, the provider industry has […]

Three-Member Health Industry Alliance Cut Costs by $20 Million

November 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Whyte, Vice President, IT Connectivity, Catholic Healthcare West. The ARRA and health care reform caused tremendous interest in Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Conventional wisdom […]

Accountable Care: Providers Forge the ACO Trail

November 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Manager, KLAS, Orem, UT. Like meaningful use (MU) and other critical U.S. healthcare initiatives, the accountable care organization (ACO) model is generating a lot of buzz. […]

Clinical Integration in Hospitals and Health Systems

November 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Larry Yuhasz, Director of Strategy and Business Development, Thomson Reuters. Urgency for the secure and standardized exchange of patient health information by clinicians across the healthcare continuum is mounting. For […]

ICD-10: Developing your Risk Assessment, Gap Analysis and Plan

November 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Laurie Wyatt, Partner and National Practice Leader, Revenue Cycle Solutions, CSC. ICD-10 Assessments expose organizational alignment requirements, technology upgrades and integration needs as well as clinical and business workflows that […]

What is Next in Meaningful Use: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward

November 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Brancato, Specialist Leader, and Ross Martin, MD, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Chris and Dr. Martin provide the latest information as you prepare for Meaningful Use Stage 2. The […]

CHRISTUS Health HIE Case Study

November 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

George Conklin, CIO, CHRISTUS Health. CHRISTUS Health is a Catholic hospital system with 35,000 employees spread over four states and Mexico. In some markets they are driving HIE development, and […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 37: Preparing for Accountable Care

November 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Boyce, MD, CIO and CMIO, Heartland Health. This presentation discusses ACO development to provide point of care information to providers in support of accountable care, including chronic disease management […]

CDS for Performance Improvement Collaborative: Pilot Status Review Call

November 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jerome A. Osheroff, MD, FACP, FACMI, TMIT Consulting, LLC. This Collaborative has been formed to enhance the speed and success with which participating care delivery organizations deploy clinical decision support […]

EMR: Benefits Realization

December 6, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tim Smith, Principal, and Sarah Danielson, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Tim and Sarah discuss some common areas for benefits realization categories that have been targeted with EMR implementations, and […]

University of Missouri Health Case Study: Rapid Deployment and Adoption

December 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joanne Burns, RN, MPA, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, and Anita Larsen, Chief Nurse Executive, University of Missouri Health. Joanne and Anita articulate the strategies and techniques utilized at […]

Meaningful Use: Status, Conclusions, and Next Steps

December 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, Managing Director for Emerging Practices, CSC. Year 2011 of meaningful use is now over for hospitals and nearly over for eligible providers. This presentation discusses what happened in […]

Data and Analytics for Bundled Payments

December 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Bob Kelley, SVP Healthcare Analytics, Thomson Reuters. This presentation describes an analytical approach to understanding and developing effective payment bundles. Bob highlights the challenges and importance of analytics and an […]

KLAS Reveals the Top-Performing HIT Vendors of 2011

December 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jason Hess, EVP of Sales & Strategy, and Mike Smith, General Manager of Professional Services and Financial Research, KLAS, Orem, UT. As meaningful use, health information exchange (HIE), ICD-10 and […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 38: Integration of Cerner Inpatient and Epic Outpatient

December 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Liebovitz, MD, CMIO, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and Medical Director of Clinical Information Systems, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Many medical centers must learn to optimize workflow in a diverse EHR […]