2013 Teleconferences

The Impact of the 2012 Election: What to Anticipate in 2013

January 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Paul Keckley, PhD, Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Dr. Keckley provides his insight into what’s on the post-election horizon, as well as implications of the […]

Privacy and Security Outlook for 2013

January 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mac McMillan, co-founder and CEO of CynergisTek, Inc., and current Chair of the HIMSS Privacy & Security Policy Task Force. Mac provides an overview and analysis of the key issues […]

Where Ethics, Economics and Effectiveness Intertwine: A New Look at Person-Centered Care

January 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors, LLC, and adjunct faculty at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Terms like person-centered care, patient-centered care and medical consumerism are often […]

Wireless Connectivity Between Smart Pumps and Millennium

January 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Bobbie Carroll, and Sarah Giga, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota implemented a comprehensive bar code medication administration (BCMA) for all medications. Using BCMA […]

Using Technology to Reinforce Cybersecurity at Intermountain Healthcare

January 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jared Rhoads, Senior Research Specialist, CSC, and Karl West, Chief Information Security Officer, Intermountain Healthcare. Vulnerabilities with mobile devices, portable media, and medical devices give cybercriminals the opportunity to commit […]

The National Quality Forum eMeasures Collaborative

January 29, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Rosemary Kennedy, VP, Juliet Rubini, Senior Project Manager, and Beth Franklin, RN, MS, Senior Director, Health Information Technology, National Quality Forum. Rosemary, Juliet and Beth discuss the eMeasure Collaborative project, […]

The Future of Data Exchange: HIE and Direct

January 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Stanley, MBA, Principal, Impact Advisors. Meaningful Use and Accountable Care programs call for increased capacities for secure exchange of clinical and operational information between different settings and providers of […]

Project Prioritization Methods

February 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Joel Verinder, PMP, Director, Portfolio Management Office, Texas Health Resources, Johnathan Nielsen, Senior Director, Programs & Projects Management […]

The Challenge of Clinical Data Integration

February 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Kamerick, Specialist Leader, and Aaron Abend, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Success in the accountable care world requires analytics that are fundamentally different than those used to succeed in the […]

The Role of Information in Managing Healthcare Delivery

February 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Carmel, Head of Enterprise Content Management Strategy and Solutions at Autonomy, an HP company. Dan describes and provides case studies of how organizations can augment electronic health records with […]

Developing and Implementing a Cloud-based SIRS Alert

February 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris DeFlitch, MD, CMIO, Vice-Chair, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Co-Founder, CIHDS (Penn State Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems), and Matthew Loser, Lead Analyst, Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Penn […]

Business Intelligence: Influencing Change?

February 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, Business Intelligence, KLAS. With each passing day business intelligence (BI) becomes more important in healthcare. Join Joe for a discussion about BI to learn […]

Patient Registries and Analytics – Ministry Saint Josephs Hospital

February 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Andrew Weier, Director of Quality Analysis and Decision Support, Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital. Tracking patients across the continuum of care is complex, and is more difficult when the care crosses […]

The IOM Report: Best Care at Lower Cost

February 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jim Conway, Principal, Pascal Metrics and Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard School of Public Health, and David Classen, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and CMIO, Pascal […]

Clinical Intelligence – How Do We Get There From Here

February 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Richard Gibson, MD, Chief Healthcare Intelligence Officer, Providence Health & Services, and Dale Sanders, Senior VP, Healthcare Quality Catalyst, provide an overview of the two organizations’ partnership to deliver the […]

Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College

March 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH, Executive Director Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College. Healthcare informatics is an important component of federal healthcare policy. The new Weill Cornell […]

How Social and Mobile Technologies are Transforming Healthcare

March 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Harry Greenspun, MD, Senior Advisor for Health Care Transformation and Technology, and Quinn Solomon, Senior Manager, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP. The convergence of technology growth with the rollout of […]

BI Analytics: Creating the Enterprise Competency Center

March 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jason Joseph, Director, Informatics and Analytics, Spectrum Health, and Tina Esposito, Vice President, Center for Health Information Services, Advocate Health Care. One of the more important yet challenging aspects of […]

Can the CDS Collaborative for Performance Improvement Advance Your Quality Improvement Efforts?

March 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jerome A. Osheroff, MD, FACP, FACMI, TMIT Consulting, LLC. More than 200 participants (including many SI members) are engaged in the CDS Collaborative for Performance Improvement, which is focused on […]

Trends in Clinical Quality Measurement

March 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Texas Health Resources, and Maggie Lohnes, HIMSS. As progress toward healthcare reform continues, clinical quality measurement will grow in importance. This teleconference reviews […]

Capturing and Reporting Pricing and Outcomes Data

March 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Melinda Ashton, MD, FAAP, Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality Services, Hawai’i Pacific Health. High levels of quality improvement coupled with significant savings as Hawai’i Pacific Health, a Stage 6 […]

Evolving View of MU: Lessons from the Field

April 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eric Finocchiaro, Director Deloitte Consulting and Ryan Haggerty, Senior Manager Deloitte & Touche LLC. Eric and Ryan provide an overall perspective on providers’ journey towards Meaningful Use Stage 2. Based […]

Moving from Clinical Documentation to Clinical Insight

April 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Stein, MD, PhD, VP, Healthcare Technology at Autonomy, an HP company, describes the role of unstructured information in healthcare, and how new technologies enable meaningful analysis of clinical narratives […]

Using Analytics to Improve Physician Engagement

April 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kristen M. Farmer, MA, BSN, RN, Manager, Professional Practice, and James Schweigert, MD, Associate Medical Director Quality and Medical Director Emergency Medicine, Spectrum Health. More and more physicians need to […]

Role and Impact of CDS at Memorial Hermann

April 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas Nguyen, MS, Clinical Information Analyst – Clinical Decision Support, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. This presentation provides a detailed overview of what Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is, and the role […]

Making sense of ICD-10; Now and in the Future

April 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lois Krotz, Strategic Operations Director, Erik Westerlind, Senior Research Director, and Graham Triggs, Senior Research Director, KLAS, Orem, Utah. Join Lois, Erik and Graham in a discussion of recent KLAS […]

PMO Organizational Structure and Scope Within Large Health Systems

April 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Melissa Dill, Vice President, Shared System Services, Ascension Health, and Johnathan Nielsen, Senior Director, Programs & Projects Management […]

Healthcare Provider Mobility Strategy: Key Considerations

May 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ken Jarvis, Manager, Healthcare Industry, and Bruce Michelson, Distinguished Technologist and CTO, U.S. Corporate Accounts, Hewlett Packard. Ken and Bruce reviews important trends driving healthcare provider mobility strategy and plans. […]

St. Vincent Health: Readmissions Reduction Results

May 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan D. Snell, MD, MMM, CMIO, St. Vincent Health Indiana, and Julia Smalley, MBA, RN, Innovation Accelerator Group, Ascension Health Alliance, St Louis. CMS and other payors are applying pressure […]

ICD-10 Implementation Challenges and Solutions

May 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Foley, Principal, Chris Armstrong, Principal, and Vickie Monteith, RN, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Most healthcare organizations have started their ICD-10 implementation and remediation efforts ahead of the October 1, […]

EMR Usability: Beyond Counting Clicks

May 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, and Coray Tate, Vice President of Clinical Research, KLAS, Orem, Utah. Despite the fact that 3,500 hospitals have met meaningful use (MU) Stage 1, providers […]

Learning from Early Healthcare Cloud Adopters

May 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Charles Wardrip, VP Information Systems, Kindred Healthcare, Steve Yeager, VP Information Technology, Healthways, Brian Cardinell, U.S. Health and Life Sciences Industry Strategist, and Hemant Pathak, Assistant General Council U.S. Public […]

Care Value System at Catholic Health Initiatives

May 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barbara Caspers, MS, RN, VP, National Nursing Services, Catholic Health Initiatives. The national agenda for health reform seeks to control healthcare costs and quality, and to purchase healthcare based on […]

Improving Healthcare Efficiency and Agility

May 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Craig Villacorta, Director of Information Systems, KishHealth System, and Peter Brey, Worldwide Storage Business Development Manager, Hewlett Packard. Increasingly, healthcare providers are faced with significant challenges acquiring, storing, managing and […]

HIE Integration:  Lessons Learned in the Field

June 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jack McGuire, Director, and Harold Robinson, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  Jack and Harold discuss the original vision of HIE integration, current outcomes, and where the industry has struggled to achieve […]

Utilizing the EMR to Enhance Care and Reduce Cost

June 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Heidi Rozmiarek, Manager of Business Applications, Meriter Hospital, and Joseph Paranteau, Principal Platform Specialist, Microsoft Corporation. Meriter Health Systems provides healthcare services to the people of Madison, WI, through a […]

PowerChart- Fast, Easy, Smart Physician Workflows

June 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Lancaster, VP, and Doug Dickey, MD, Senior Director and Chief Medical Officer of Cerner’s Physician Strategy Organization, discuss where Cerner is headed with physician solutions.  As requested by the […]

IT for ACOs: The Texas Health Resources Story

June 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barbara Adams, MSHI, MBA, VP of ITS, Texas Health Resources. Barbara describes lessons learned on Texas Health’s journey in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organizational model, which was designed by CMS […]

Data Integration in an Era of Reform; Ten Observations from the Field

June 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Grant Hoffman, Vice President Integration, Truven Health Analytics.  The complexities of healthcare reform are requiring hospitals and health systems to integrate care as never before. This requires not only the […]

Telehealth: Healthcare Delivery of the Future

June 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erik Bermudez, Research Director, and Graham Triggs, Senior Research Manager, KLAS, Orem, Utah. Telehealth and telemedicine have become popular terms in today’s healthcare. But, what do they mean? How are […]

Role of Clinical Intelligence in the Transition from Volume to Value Based Care

July 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Williams, MD, Director, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting, and Mark Golberg, Specialist Leader, Recombinant by Deloitte. The business model paradigm change initiated by the ACA has spawned a wave […]

Effectively and Consistently Applying the Discipline – Portfolio, Program and Project Management

July 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), and Kathy Mulvey, Director, PMO, Ascension Health. John and Kathy discuss insight and strategies for driving a consistent […]

MU Attestation and Audit Experience at Adventist Health System

July 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bruce A. Wacker MT(ASCP), Director of Customer and Regulatory Services, Adventist Health System, and Mike Hourigan, Regulatory Compliance Practice, Cerner. Adventist Health System’s experiences with Hospital and EP Meaningful Use […]

TeleServices: Expanding the Role of TeleHealth

July 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Rhoads, Senior Research Specialist, CSC, and Clive Flashman, Global Healthcare Specialist, CSC. Historically, providing healthcare at a distance simply meant replicating traditional interactions with the help of teleconferencing. TeleServices […]

The Importance of Operational Benchmarking: Hospital Sisters Health System

July 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jean M. Jensen, RN, MS, MHSA, FACHE, VP Redesign/Operational Excellence, Hospital Sisters Health System, Melissa Wade, Business Manager Nursing Services, St. John’s Hospital, and Phil Gaughan, Senior Director, Operational Improvement, […]

Medical Equipment and Infrastructure: 2013 Best in KLAS Awards

July 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kirk Ising, Strategic Operations Director, Monique Rasband, Research Director, and Brady Heiner, Research Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. Join Kirk, Monique and Brady as they reveal the top-performing vendors of 2013 […]

Mergers and Acquisitions:  IS Planning and Execution

July 29, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sue Lopardo, Director of Alignment and Customer Service, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, and Pete Smith, CEO and Co-founder, Impact Advisors, provide an overview of the financial, competitive and other market drivers […]

EMR 2.0: Current Trends in Analytics and Interoperability and How they Impact IT Planning

August 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Harry Greenspun, MD, Senior Advisor for Health Care Transformation and Technology, Todd Blake, Technology Director, and Kelly Patrick, Specialist Leader.  As the healthcare industry evolves from volume to value, underlying […]

Patient Care Team Communication and Collaboration

August 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Ripchinski, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Lancaster General Health, and Hemang Patel, Healthcare Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation. To address the challenges of slow, asynchronous communication in healthcare today, […]

Ambulatory EMR Usability

August 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Wagner, Research Director and Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. EMRs are often hailed as key to improvements in productivity and clinical decisions, but critics say they […]

EDW in the Cloud and ACO Analytics

August 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Boyce, MD, CIO and CMIO, and Andy Bramlage, EDW Architect, Heartland Health. This session explores data and analytics needed to manage in the value-based model of commercial and MSSP […]

A Roadmap for Population Health:  Best Practices for Achieving Operational Alignment

August 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Larry Yuhasz, National Practice Leader, Truven Health Analytics, shares insights gleaned from 3,000 hospital clients about managing the transition from fee-for-service to risk-based reimbursement models and population health approaches. Hospital […]

Coordinated Care: More Effective, More Efficient

August 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jordan Battani, Managing Director, Mark Kaufman, MD, MBA, Clinical Leader, and Femi Ladega, CTO, CSC.  Healthcare organizations around the world face formidable challenges as they look to improve the results, […]

Data Analytics Venture at Texas Health Resources

August 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Natalie Dion, Director, Enterprise Data Management, Texas Health Resources, and Sean Cassidy, VP, Premier, Inc. Healthcare is rapidly moving to become more […]

Journey to Accountable Care: Seton Health Alliance Story

August 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeff Cook, CEO, and Greg Sheff, MD, President and CMO, Seton Health Alliance. Leaders from Seton Health Alliance, a Medicare Pioneer ACO, which includes at its core a regional hospital […]

Evolving Regulatory Timelines and Updates

September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Harry Greenspun, MD, Senior Advisor for Health Care Transformation and Technology, Sophie Stern, MPH, Health Policy Specialist from the Deloitte Center of Health Solutions, and Eric Finocchiaro, Director, Deloitte Consulting. […]

Managing Transitions of Care to Prevent Readmissions

September 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rodolfo Alvarez del Castillo, MD, Director of LTPAC Operations/Physician Advisor, Normal Regional Health System, discusses how their ONC Challenge Grant has resulted in a 40% reduction in readmissions using Cerner […]

Meeting the Near-term Data and Analytics Challenge for Coordinated Care

September 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Research Principal in Emerging Practices, CSC. Critical to success with coordinated care is a constantly updated set of patient information available both to clinicians in real time, but […]

Developing a Culture of Health for Health System Employers

September 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jody Amodeo, RN, VP Practice Leadership, Truven Health Analytics, discusses the findings from the recent Truven Health study on the health of hospital workers, and offers best practices for implementing […]

CHI, Spectrum, U. of Kentucky Describe Strategic Priorities for the PMO

September 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Brian Krajewski, Director, Enterprise Portfolio Management Office, Spectrum Health, and Michelle Cassin, IT Executive Director – PMO, UK […]

Creating a Comprehensive Patient EHR with Device Integration

October 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tim Smith, Principal, Kelly Patrick, Specialist Leader, Nick Wong, Senior Manager, Health Information Technology Solutions (HITS) and James Moore Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  This session provides an overview of […]

The Evolution of Payment Risk and Analytics

October 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bob Kelley, SVP, Center for Healthcare Analytics, and Larry Yuhasz, National Practice Leader, Truven Health Analytics.  As hospital systems pilot and implement at-risk contracts, a whole new analytical agenda needs […]

Bringing Healthcare to the Patient: Technologies to Enhance Patient Engagement

October 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Rhoads, Senior Research Specialist, and Clive Flashman, Global Healthcare Specialist, CSC. New technologies, services, and design concepts are enabling patients to become more engaged in their health and care. […]

Clinical Integration for Connected Health at CHRISTUS Health

October 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Hank Fanberg, Director, Technology Advocacy, and Luke Webster, MD, CMIO, CHRISTUS Health. As a large integrated delivery system with operations in seven states and three countries, CHRISTUS Health is on […]

Keys to Analytics Success

October 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Krumholz, MD, FAAP, DFACMQ, VP and Director of Quality Outcomes, Mayo Clinic Health System.  Dr. Krumholz, describes Mayo’s analytics program as one which focuses on actionable opportunities.  The platform […]

Data Driven Approach to Physician Performance Improvement

October 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Kim, Director of Strategic and Decision Support at Franciscan Alliance, Inc., and Brian Waterman, Sr. Product Manager, and Bob Sutter, Sr. Consultant, Truven Health Analytics. Discover how Franciscan Alliance […]

Banner Health Case Study

October 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Parris, Clinical Performance TRIaD Process Director, Jean Donie, Clinical Performance TRIaD Clinical Director, Banner Health, and Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor, Scottsdale Institute.  Michael and Jeannie describe how the […]

Emerging Revenue Cycle Information System Industry Trends

November 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Toni Tribble, Director, Greg Walklet, Manager, Jolin Carlson, Senior Consultant, Gil Messer, Senior Consultant, and Matt Curren, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP. This presentation provides an overview of current business […]

Engaging Physicians in Implementation and Optimization

November 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tony Reed, MD, AtlantiCare Health System. Dr. Reed explores successes in physician engagement and pitfalls to avoid. The voice of a strong, engaged physician leader makes the difference in successful […]

TeleServices for Better Health: The Decade of the Non-Physician

November 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jared Rhoads, Senior Research Specialist, and John Ainge, MD, Clinical Director and Strategist, CSC. As care becomes more distributed and technology-enabled services such as TeleHealth, TeleCare, TeleCoaching, and TeleMedicine assume […]

Henry Ford Health System Case Study

November 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Henricks, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and Geoff Patterson, Vice President, IT Business and Service Integration, the Henry Ford Health System, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program […]

Transforming Cost by Managing Clinical Variation

December 3, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Katherina Holzhauser, Assistant Vice President, IS Commercialization, Intermountain Healthcare, and Asif Dhar, MD, Managing Director, Deloitte Health Informatics & CMIO, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  Asif provides case studies and examples to […]

Reduce Readmissions: Applying Advanced Predictive Modeling Software at 2 Texas Hospitals

December 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ruben Amarasingham, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, and Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Texas Health Resources. With the increasing adoption of electronic health […]

Integrated Clinical Decision Support and Patient Education for Meaningful Use and Beyond

December 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Arti N. Bhavsar, Pharm.D., Clinical Solutions Executive, Truven Health Analytics.  Reform is here; are you prepared to meet new clinical decision support and patient education requirements head on? Learn how […]

Improving Decision Making and Outcomes with an Enterprise Data Strategy

December 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Heidi Rozmiarek, Manager of Business Applications, Meriter Hospital, and Susan Wiemeyer, Managing Director, US Healthcare, Microsoft. Having access to the right data at all levels of a health system is […]

Resonance and Direct

December 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Geoff Nicholson, MD, Wellspan, and Bob Robke, VP, Cerner, discuss real world experience in implementing Cerner Exchange service (Cerner Resonance).  They explain the features of the interoperability solution, the process […]

Turnkey Solutions for Managing Population Health

December 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Wagner, Research Director, and Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS, Orem, UT. Accountable care and risk-based payment models reward providers for lowering costs by proactively coordinating care and influencing […]

2013 by Topic

Can the CDS Collaborative for Performance Improvement Advance Your Quality Improvement Efforts?

March 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jerome A. Osheroff, MD, FACP, FACMI, TMIT Consulting, LLC. More than 200 participants (including many SI members) are engaged in the CDS Collaborative for Performance Improvement, which is focused on

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Role and Impact of CDS at Memorial Hermann

April 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas Nguyen, MS, Clinical Information Analyst – Clinical Decision Support, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. This presentation provides a detailed overview of what Clinical Decision Support ...

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Integrated Clinical Decision Support and Patient Education for Meaningful Use and Beyond

December 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Arti N. Bhavsar, Pharm.D., Clinical Solutions Executive, Truven Health Analytics.  Reform is here; are you prepared to meet new clinical decision support and patient education requirements head on? L...

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Project Prioritization Methods

February 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Joel Verinder, PMP, Director, Portfolio Management Office, Texas Health Resources, Johnathan ...

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PMO Organizational Structure and Scope Within Large Health Systems

April 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), Melissa Dill, Vice President, Shared System Services, Ascension Health, and Johnathan Nielsen...

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Effectively and Consistently Applying the Discipline – Portfolio, Program and Project Management

July 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator), and Kathy Mulvey, Director, PMO, Ascension Health. John and Kathy discuss insight and strateg...

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Henry Ford Health System Case Study

November 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Henricks, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and Geoff Patterson, Vice President, IT Business and Service Integration, the Henry Ford Health System, and John Kocon, Vice President, Ente...

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St. Vincent Health: Readmissions Reduction Results

May 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan D. Snell, MD, MMM, CMIO, St. Vincent Health Indiana, and Julia Smalley, MBA, RN, Innovation Accelerator Group, Ascension Health Alliance, St Louis. CMS and other payors are applying pressure

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Managing Transitions of Care to Prevent Readmissions

September 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rodolfo Alvarez del Castillo, MD, Director of LTPAC Operations/Physician Advisor, Normal Regional Health System, discusses how their ONC Challenge Grant has resulted in a 40% reduction in readmissions...

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Banner Health Case Study

October 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Parris, Clinical Performance TRIaD Process Director, Jean Donie, Clinical Performance TRIaD Clinical Director, Banner Health, and Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor, Scottsdale Institute.  Mic...

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Reduce Readmissions: Applying Advanced Predictive Modeling Software at 2 Texas Hospitals

December 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ruben Amarasingham, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, and Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Texas Health Resources. With the increasing adopti...

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