2012 Teleconferences

Technology Tools to Facilitate the ICD-10 Transition

January 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Foley, Principal, and Brian Lee, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. With the CMS mandate for the adoption of the ICD-10 code set, healthcare provider organizations face many challenges including decreases […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 39: Memorial Hermann HIE

January 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Robert Weeks, Director, Information Systems Division, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. Memorial Hermann is a leading provider of healthcare in Houston with a strong tradition of enabling exchange of clinical information. […]

ACOs and Population Health: The AMGA Anceta Data-Driven Learning Community

January 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Donald W. Fisher, PhD, CAE, President and CEO, American Medical Group Association, and John K. Cuddeback, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Anceta. In parallel with its advocacy for the […]

The New IOM Report on HIT and Patient Safety: Safer Systems, Better Care

January 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Classen, MD, Vice President, CSC, and Associate Professor of Medicine Infectious Diseases, University of Utah. Dr. Classen reviews the November 2011 IOM report on HIT and Patient Safety, summarizing […]

Ten Things to Help Ensure Success in Negotiating IT Agreements

January 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ray R. Bonnabeau, Attorney at Law, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. IT contracts do not just contain legalese. Both the business and legal considerations need to be considered hand in hand. […]

Putting the Meaningful in Meaningful Use

February 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Eric Finocchiaro, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Eric Finocchiaro, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Eric discusses Meaningful Use through the lens of clinician adoption and clinical workflow. He reviews lessons […]

Research in Ambulatory Patient Safety 2000-2010: A 10-Year Review

February 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, Managing Director, and Caitlin Lorincz, Research Analyst, Emerging Practices, CSC. Since the first IOM report on errors in care was published there have been many efforts to improve […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 40: Meaningful Use Update

February 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Denney Hunter, Sr. Engagement Leader, Cerner Corporation. Denney discusses the draft rule for Stage 2, changes from the proposal from the HIT policy committee and Cerner’s strategy in helping health […]

Clinical Decision Support 2011: Understanding the Impact

February 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Coray Tate, VP Clinical Research, and Colin Buckley, Clinical Strategic Operations Manager, KLAS, Orem, UT, share findings from a recent study on clinical decision support (CDS). Many providers are leveraging […]

Centura and Colorado HIE

March 1, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dana Moore, SVP/CIO, Centura Health. Dana talks about the history of HIE in Colorado and Centura’s journey with CORHIO. The discussion includes sustainability of CORHIO and how Centura and other […]

Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Beyond

March 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, Managing Director for Emerging Practices, CSC, discusses the NPRM for Meaningful Use Stage 2, changes from the proposal by the HIT Policy Committee, and challenges in meeting the […]

Meaningful Use – Stage 2

March 6, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Eric Finocchiaro, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Harry Greenspun, MD, senior advisor for health care transformation and technology at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. A review of the […]

How to Create a Care Coordination Team Using Spare Parts

March 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, Medical Director, IT & Innovation, Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group. Dr. Berkowitz discusses a primary care group’s innovative model of care coordination that uses basic EMR functionality […]

More on Stage 2: Quality, Standards and Certification

March 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erica Drazen, Managing Director for Emerging Practices, CSC. While the focus is on NPRM from CMS for Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, in the accompanying NPRM from ONC there are […]

Spending Trends Relevant for Successful ACOs

March 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

William D. Marder, SVP Analytic Consulting and Research Services, Thomson Reuters, describes an analytical approach to understanding spending trends across areas that impact accountable care organizations. Bill highlights how the […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 41: Seek and You Will Find: NLP and Chart Search

March 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karl M. Kochendorfer, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine at the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, Director of Clinical Informatics in the Department of Family […]

A Successful Micro ACO as Model for Reform

March 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

William G. Bithoney, MD, National Medical Leader, Thomson Reuters Healthcare, and former interim president and CEO, COO and CMO at Sisters of Providence Health System/Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA, discusses […]

Downtime Procedure Survey Results

March 22, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dean F. Sittig, PhD, and Daniel A. Gonzalez Carrero, University of Texas – Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality & Safety. A recent report by the Institute of Medicine, “Health […]

Specific IT Requirements of ACOs

April 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Patrick Rossignol, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Patrick summarizes the IT capability needed to support an ACO, making a distinction between core/base capabilities and advanced ones. He outlines known IT issues/current […]

Evolution of a Mature PMO

April 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rich Pollack, MS CPHIMS, FHIMSS, VP and CIO, Sallie Lewis, PMO Director, and Jack Koller, Sr. Project Manager, VCU Health System. Rich and Sallie discuss VCU’s evolution of a mature […]

Aligning Meaningful Use with Healthcare Reform

April 10, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Research Principal in Emerging Practices, CSC. Between the demands of health reform, payment reforms and the meaningful use requirements of the HITECH act, there’s no shortage of resource-intensive, […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 42: Adventist Health System CDS Update

April 16, 2012 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. AHS worked with Cerner in 2011 to […]

Hospitals as Employers: Developing a Culture of Health

April 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

William G. Bithoney, MD, National Medical Leader, Thomson Reuters Healthcare, and former interim president and CEO, COO and CMO at Sisters of Providence Health System/Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA. Hospital […]

The Complex and Critical Role of BioMed

April 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rich Pollack, MS CPHIMS, FHIMSS, VP and CIO, Harold Harris, Manager of Service Delivery, and Jamie Trull, Lead Nurse Informaticist, VCU Health System. While not under IT at VCU, BioMed […]

Meaningful Use Attestation 2012: Early Birds Take Flight

April 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Manager, KLAS, Orem, Utah. Meaningful use is one of the most focused-on initiatives currently in American healthcare. As of November 2011, 833 (or roughly 14%) of […]

Comparative Effectiveness Research in the U.S.: Update and Implications

May 1, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marianne Laouri, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Marianne focuses on definitions of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and its drivers in the current health care marketplace. She addresses when and how […]

Ten Things to Help Ensure Success in Negotiating IT Consulting Agreements

May 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ray R. Bonnabeau, Attorney at Law, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. IT consulting agreements govern a wide variety of engagements, from development efforts to project management and staff augmentation. The issues […]

CDS Consortium Overview

May 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Clinical decision support (CDS) has proved to be a powerful tool for improving the quality of […]

Preparing for Accountable Care: Building Capability and Engaging Patients

May 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jordan Battani, Managing Director, CSC. Accountable care, so closely linked with healthcare reform efforts, is a method for organizing and delivering healthcare that empowers providers and holds them accountable for […]

Computer-Assisted Coding: The Next Big Thing

May 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Graham Triggs, Senior Research Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. Graham shares recent findings collected from healthcare providers about computer assisted coding (CAC). This presentation delves into the reasons providers are choosing […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 43: Medication Reconciliation at Spectrum Health

May 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marti Slot, and Peter Lundeen, MD, Physician Solutions Architect, Technology and Information Solutions, Spectrum Health. Marti and Dr. Lundeen discuss lessons learned from their medication reconciliation journey, including the critical […]

Surveillance: Optimizing Performance to Meet Infection Prevention and ADE Compliance

May 22, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tina Moen, PharmD, Chief Clinical Officer, Clinicians, Thomson Reuters Healthcare. Surveillance and reporting of clinical data for Infection prevention (IP) and Adverse Drug Event (ADE) intervention can represent a significant […]

Empowering Reform with Analytics

June 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Asif Dhar, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Asif discusses the use of data analytics to enable healthcare reform. Focusing on trends within the industry, he also discusses lessons learned in leveraging […]

Software Licensing Agreement Recommendations

June 6, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ray R. Bonnabeau, Attorney at Law, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. Ray examines a number of licensee challenges in software licensing agreements. Ten key software license agreement areas are discussed, with […]

Preventing Readmissions: The First Test Case for Continuity of Care

June 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Research Principal in Emerging Practices, CSC. Preventing readmissions is turning out to be the first real test case for continuity of care since capitation put a dollar value […]

MU 2014 Standards: A Big Jump?

June 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Virginia Lorenzi, Manager, HIT Standards and Collaborations, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Associate, Columbia Department of Biomedical Informatics. This timely discussion focuses on standards adoption as Washington finalizes regulations, and providers and […]

Creating and Sustaining Innovation

June 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ed Marx, CIO, Texas Health Resources. What is innovation? How do you create a culture that encourages innovation? Once created, how do you sustain innovation in your enterprise? Learn how […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 44: MPage Use at University of Washington

June 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas Payne, MD, Medical Director for IT Services, University of Washington. mPages build on the Millennium foundation to permit sites to address workflow, display, and simple data entry needs quickly. […]

Prevent Fraud Before Taking on Risk

June 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jean MacQuarrie, Vice President Payment Integrity Services, Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters. As your organization prepares to take on risk, consider protection from fraud and […]

Physician Documentation: How to Sell it Get it Done

June 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ken Ong, MD, MPH, CMIO, New York Hospital Queens. Full electronic physician documentation can facilitate Meaningful Use and take a healthcare organization one step closer to full adoption of the […]

EHR Certification: What is Happening Now; What You Can Expect in the Future

June 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karen Bell, MD, Chair, CCHIT. Dr. Bell provides an update on EHR certification programs available to hospitals and health systems. Learn about the anticipated changes in certification programs coming with […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 45: Population Management

July 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karen Cabell, DO, CMIO, and Chris Stevens, CIO, Billings Clinic. Dr. Cabell and Chris present the Billings Clinic’s journey towards effective population management utilizing Cerner’s Clinical Information System, Disease Management […]

Quality and Utilization in the New World of Collaborative Medicine

July 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael R. Udwin, MD, FACOG, Medical Director, Analytic Consulting and Research Services, Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters. Why do we continue to drive off the […]

Health Information Management in 2016: Transformative Journey to Enterprise Information Management

July 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Linda L. Kloss, RHIA, Kloss Strategic Advisors, Ltd., former CEO of AHIMA. Innovation of the methods and tools for information management are undergoing profound change. Speech recognition, natural language processing, […]

Do Electronic Medical Records Reduce Unnecessary Testing? The Balance of Evidence

July 24, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alexander Turchin, MD, MS, Senior Medical Informatician, Quality Performance Management, Partners HealthCare. The presentation combines a review of the existing literature and the presentation of his study: “Bridging the Chasm: […]

Clinical Engineering and Information Technology Convergence at Spectrum Health

July 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Rinck, IT Director, Tom O’Keefe, IT Manager, and Aaron Predum, Biomedical Electronics Manager, Spectrum Health. Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI, has been voted by Reuters as a Top-10 […]

Using the Voluntary Universal Patient Identifier System

July 31, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barry Hieb, M.D., Chief Scientist, Global Patient Identifiers, Inc., Sponsor of the Voluntary Universal Healthcare Identifier Project. Accurate patient identification is a prerequisite for the information exchange envisioned as part […]

Inaugural HCCI Health Care Cost and Utilization Report

August 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carolina Herrera, Research Director, Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI). Carolina reviews the first-ever report using health plans’ claims data from HCCI: the nation’s largest private insurers show that prices, not […]

Benchmarking Shared Services for Hospitals – 2012

August 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeff Christoff, Principal, Tom Foley, Principal, and Michael Janis, Senior Manager, Benchmarking Center, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Consolidating operations into a shared services model has been popular in many industries for […]

Natural Language Processing – Today and Tomorrow

August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Melissa Rubel, RHIA, Product Manager, OptumInsight, describes how NLP is helping hospitals overcome the challenges they face today – fragmented healthcare, labor shortages and diversity in clinical documentation – while […]

Getting it Right on Privacy and Security

August 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Rhoads, Senior Researcher, and Owen Pate, Healthcare Risk and Compliance Executive, CSC’s Global Institute for Emerging Practices. Achieving excellence in privacy and security is essential to care delivery, yet […]

ONC Online Guide: Unintended Consequences of EHRs

August 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael I. Harrison, PhD, Sr. Social Scientist, Organizations & Systems Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and Spencer S. Jones, PhD, Associate Information Scientist […]

Meaningful Use Reporting: Maximizing Utility, Efficiency, and Engagement

August 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sean Gaskie, MD, Physician Director, Sutter Health, and Laura Kreofsky, Impact Advisors and Program Director for Sutter Health’s Meaningful Use Program. Dr. Gaskie and Laura describe the approach taken to […]

Business Intelligence: A Wave is Coming

August 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, Business Intelligence, KLAS. More than half of the providers KLAS recently spoke with said that they plan to replace or purchase a business intelligence […]

Innovative Approaches to Sepsis at The University of Kansas Hospital

September 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steven Simpson, MD, and Amanda Gartner, RN, The University of Kansas Hospital, and Bryan Eckert, Healthcare Group, CSC. The University of Kansas Hospital (KUMED) has made great strides in improving […]

Impacts from the Election

September 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Paul Keckley, Ph.D., Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Dr. Keckley examines the Affordable Care Act’s implementation status, what to expect regarding the 2012 elections, why […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 46: Revenue Cycle Transformation

September 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tim Reiner, VP Revenue Management, Adventist Health System. Second only to Meaningful Use, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is essential. About 60% of Registration and Patient Accounting applications were purchased prior […]

Bundled Payment Strategy Development: Incorporating Physician Variation Insights

September 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Jackson, Senior Consulting Manager, Analytic Consulting and Research Services, Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters. Building on the momentum created by PPACA legislation and commercial […]

Leadership Lessons of Kilimanjaro

September 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ed Marx, SVP and CIO, and Elizabeth Ransom, MD, Chief Clinical Leader – North Zone, Texas Health Resources. After scaling smaller mountains, a team of officers and doctors at Texas […]

New Clinician Orientation: How to Move EMR Training out of the Classroom

September 24, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karen Broz, EMR Training Team Coordinator, and Elaine Hinton, EMT Staff Development Coordinator, University of Missouri Health. Karen and Elaine discuss how they have changed traditional nurse and resident physician […]

Advancing PMO Value in Healthcare

September 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John A. Kocon, PMP, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives. CHI’s journey to improve project performance began four years ago with the implementation of an IT-focused Project […]

Code Explosion: Leveraging Computer-Assisted Coding

September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lorri Luciano, RHIA, Manager, HIM Product Hospital Specialist, OptumInsight. Lorri provides a detailed discussion of ICD-10 and coding; how this impacts hospitals and what you should be thinking about. She […]

Postdigital Healthcare: Mobile Apps for Care and Collaboration with Patients

October 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rajeev Ronanki, Director, and Quinn Solomon, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting. Mobile Applications have been rising as a technology allowing patients to better understand and manage their health, as well as […]

Analytics Tools for ACO

October 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Shawn Griffin, MD, Chief Quality and Informatics Officer for MHMD – Memorial Hermann Physician Network. Dr. Griffin reviews the multiple new analytics tools being utilized by Memorial Hermann’s Medicare Shared […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 47: Patient Portal

October 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Voran, MD, Medical Director, Heartland Health. Heartland Health quietly turned on Cerner’s patient portal in 2007 and after several years of piloting it in one clinic, has now expanded […]

Trinity Health: MU Progress Toward Stage 2

October 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carla Robelli, Vice President, PMO, and Tauana McDonald, Vice President, Integration Services, Trinity Health. In 2011, Trinity Health attested for over 25 hospitals as early adopters of Meaningful Use Stage […]

Successful Practices, Challenges, and Solutions in Project Prioritization in Large Health Systems

October 31, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Carla Robelli, VP, PMO, Trinity Health, Nanda Lahoud, Administrative Director, Value Realization-Innovative Technology Solutions, Texas Health Resources, Emily […]

Clinically Focused Packaged Analytics – Panel Discussion

November 1, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, Business Intelligence, KLAS, moderator, Lee Pierce, Director of Business Intelligence, Intermountain Healthcare, Mike Kramer, MD, CMIO, James Schweigert, MD, Associate Medical Director Quality and […]

AHS Journey to Meaningful Use

November 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Bruce A. Wacker MT(ASCP), Director of Customer and Regulatory Services, Adventist Health System. Bruce discusses the timeline of AHS’s Meaningful Use activities and outcomes, governance structure, implementation strategy and tools, […]

Health Insurance Exchanges and Implications for Providers

November 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sally Fingar, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Sally focuses on the background of exchanges, the current state of the state for exchanges in the marketplace and at the federal level, […]

ACO 2012: The Train Has Left the Station

November 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS, Orem, Utah, and Andrew Croshaw, Partner and Managing Director, Leavitt Partners. Recently KLAS and Leavitt Partners embarked on a joint research project to provide […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 48: Hardwiring Quality Measures

November 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ted Daniel, MD, CMIO, and Alexa Hodgins, Director Quality Improvement, St. John Providence Health System, Ascension Health, and Linda Mazur, Manager, Nancy Earp, Team Lead and Brian Conway Senior Systems […]

Sustainable Community HIE: A Birds-eye Perspective and Vision

November 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Doug Dietzman, Executive Director, Michigan Health Connect. With the Stage 2 Meaningful Use and evolving risk-based funding models continuing the push for widespread data exchange beyond current EMR system and […]

SI Readmissions Collaborative Kickoff

November 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor, Scottsdale Institute, and former VP, Global Institute for Emerging Practices, CSC, leads a discussion about the purpose of the Collaborative, the starting point and the […]

Innovating with Telehealth: An Example for Emergent Care

December 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Deborah Hunt, RN, Specialist Leader, and Saurabh Vyas, MD, Consultant, Deloitte Consulting. Resource constraints, regulatory climate and rapid innovations in technology are driving the evolution of telehealth from being a […]

Leveraging Business Intelligence to Achieve Strategic Objectives

December 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Andrew W. Proctor, MS, Senior Director of Business Intelligence, Medical Operations Division, and Brian Harte, MD, Medical Director, Business Intelligence and President, Southpointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic. In 2006, The Cleveland […]

Care Coordination Capability for Accountable Care

December 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jane Metzger, Research Principal in Emerging Practices, CSC. Care coordination is clearly a core competency for accountable care. This talk reviews the likely processes based on the evidence so far […]

Timelines/Nuances of Reporting and Penalties

December 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Laura Kreofsky, PMP, CPHIMS, Principal, and Jason Fortin, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Jason and Laura review key MU Stage 2 timing elements, including the special 2014 EHR reporting periods and […]

SI-Cerner Users Collaborative No. 49: Physician Productivity

December 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Adem Arslani, MS, RN, Director Information Systems & Clinical Informatics, Advocate, discusses EMR adoption strategies employed at a large academic medical center and physician productivity results achieved after a two-year […]

KLAS Reveals the Top-Performing HIT Vendors of 2012

December 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mike Smith, Senior Vice President of Services Research, and Coray Tate, Senior Vice President of Software Research, KLAS, Orem, Utah. As accountable care organizations, HIE, and meaningful use requirements continue […]

2012 by Topic

Advancing PMO Value in Healthcare

September 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John A. Kocon, PMP, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives. CHI’s journey to improve project performance began four years ago with the implementation o...

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Successful Practices, Challenges, and Solutions in Project Prioritization in Large Health Systems

October 31, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Carla Robelli, VP, PMO, Trinity Health, Nanda Lahoud, Administrative Director, Value Realizat...

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SI Readmissions Collaborative Kickoff

November 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor, Scottsdale Institute, and former VP, Global Institute for Emerging Practices, CSC, leads a discussion about the purpose of the Collaborative, the starting point and ...

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