2014 Teleconferences

KLAS: Healthcare BI/Analytics

January 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, Business Intelligence, KLAS. Join Joe for a teleconference discussing the analytics vendor market in healthcare. He covers vendor performance, hot topics and trends, and early research […]

The Problem of the Problem List

January 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Steve Margolis, MD, CMIO, Adventist Health. In 1958 Larry Weed MD challenged the industry in the NEJM by making the case that the problem list should be at the heart […]

Predictive Analytics: It is the Intervention That Matters

January 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dale Sanders, SVP, and David Crockett, PhD, Senior Director of Research and Predictive Analytics, Health Catalyst. Get the detailed knowledge you need to make informed decisions about adopting predictive analytics […]

Henry Ford Analytics and Impact on Performance Improvement

January 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Julia Swanson, Director, Performance Analytics and Improvement, Henry Ford Health System. How do you succeed in a constantly changing environment?  Key factors for success include a creating a culture of […]

A Pioneering Approach to Population Health at ProHealth Care

January 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christine Bessler, CIO, ProHealth Care, describes how ProHealth Care is the first healthcare system to produce reports and data out of Epic’s Cogito data warehouse in a production environment.  ProHealth […]

EHR Optimization: Inpatient and Ambulatory

February 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Donna Akerson, RN, Director, and Shaun Rangappa, MD, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Donna and Shaun discuss emerging themes in EHR Optimization across multiple client experiences.  How have optimization efforts […]

Best in KLAS Software and Services

February 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Allphin, Senior Research Director, Joe Van De Graaf, Research Director, and Erik Westerlind, Research Director, KLAS, Orem, Utah. As accountable care organizations, HIE, and population health continue to drive […]

Open Notes: Toward a New Standard of Care

February 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Delbanco, MD, Professor of General Medicine and Primary Care, and Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, describe a […]

Connecting the Dots: Physician Network Development and Analytics

February 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Larry Yuhasz, National Practice Leader, Truven Health Analytics. Physician network development is a top priority for most health systems.  Establishing longstanding relationships with the right physicians is critical to not […]

Content360 Solutions Help Achieve HIMSS Level 7

February 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jason Bickford, MCSE, HIMS Department Applications Director, Banner Health. Banner Health has reached HIMSS Stage 7 with the use of Cerner Content360 suite of solutions and is a nationally recognized […]

CHE Trinity Health Case Study

February 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mary Beth Pace, RN, BSN, MBA, CMAC, System Director, Case Management, Carrie Hays, Service Line Administrator Senior Services/Director Case Management, and Jennifer O’Brien, RN, MHA, ACM, Manager of Care Coordination, […]

A Global Perspective on Benefits Realization: Managing ROI from Healthcare Transformation

February 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nigel John, Partner, CSC Consulting UK&I, and Boris Rachev, Global Health Economist, CSC Global Healthcare Group. Technology enabled clinical and business change is one of the key drivers of the […]

Partners HealthCare: Redesigning Healthcare Delivery Through Strategic Interoperability

February 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

James Noga, VP and CIO, Partners HealthCare. Interoperability is a foundational investment for integrated delivery networks wanting to derive value from data. At a tactical level, interoperability enables the ability […]

Meaningful Use: Meeting the Security and Privacy Requirements

March 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ryan Haggerty, Senior Manager, and Jigar Kadakia, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. Join Ryanand Jigar as they discuss how to achieve and document compliance with meaningful use security and meaningful […]

Applications Portfolio Management at Ascension Health

March 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Laura Taylor, Senior Director, Information Systems, Shared Information Services, Ascension Health. Hearhow Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS), one of the largest healthcare IT services companies in the country, implemented application portfolio […]

Benchmark Your IT Operation with other Leading Health Systems

March 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Gordon Rohweder, Director of Benchmarking Services, Scottsdale Institute. Gordon provides an overviewof the SI IT Benchmarking Program; its background, value and some of the recent additions to the program. He discusses […]

Learning from Leadership: Evidence-based Management

March 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jean Chenoweth, Sr. Vice President of Performance Improvement and 100 Top Hospitals, Truven Health Analytics, discusses the power of comparing leadership performance objectively to drive improvement. Covering findings from comparative […]

Mike Davis on Emerging Technologies and Trends

March 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Davis, EVP of Research & Advisory, Next Wave Health. This presentation covers the technologies and market trends that will have the most impact on the emerging transformative healthcare management and […]

Bedside BarCode Medication Administration (BBMA)

March 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Donna Crompton, BSN, RN, MBA, BC-NE, System Director, Clinical Informatics, Memorial Health System. Donna outlines the process Memorial Medical Center used in successfully deploying BBMA using Care Admin housewide, including […]

Patient Engagement for Reformed Healthcare

March 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

James Kuhn, Strategic Health Industry Advisory, and Jordan Battani, Managing Director, CSC. Patientengagement is the “topic of the day” in healthcare organizations across the United States. It’s not particularly surprising; in […]

The Patient Journey Framework at BCBS Maryland

March 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Clifford Goldsmith, MD, Director of Microsoft’s US Provider Industry group. Dr. Goldsmith presents the casework from Care First BlueCross Blue Shield Maryland regarding the development of their PCMH model and changing […]

Application Management Services: Lessons Learned and What is on the Horizon?

April 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Davis, Director, and Mitch Morris, MD, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. As health systems continue to face mounting margin pressures and MU payments come to an end, executives are looking […]

Acute Care EMR 2014: The Next Buying Wave

April 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, Coray Tate, VP Clinical Research, and Graham Triggs, Senior Research Director, KLAS. The acute care EMR market is on the verge of a new buying […]

Evolution of Tele-ICU

April 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Ries MD, MBA, FCCM, FCCP, FACP, Medical Director, Adult Critical Care and eICU, and Cindy Welsh, RN, MBA, VP, Adult Critical Care & Medical Prof. Affairs, Advocate Health Care. […]

Surveillance Business Case: Meet Reimbursement and Reporting Needs

April 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vladimir Tikhtman MHSA, Clinical Solution Advisor, Truven Health Analytics. In today’s healthcare environment, the need for new reporting and documentation capabilities is growing, including data retrieval from multiple sources, the […]

CHE Trinity Sepsis

April 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Margaret Reynolds, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Evidence Based Practice, and Marti Satwicz, RN, MSN, Director of Clinical Transformation, CHE Trinity Health. In October 2010, Trinity Health launched a system-wide […]

Computer Aided Facilities Design at Northwestern Memorial

April 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Timothy R. Zoph, Senior Vice President, Administration, and Shrimant Jaruhar, LEED AP, BIM Manager, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. This teleconference details Building Information Modeling (BIM) practices at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, including […]

Mergers and Acquisitions: A CIO To-Do List

April 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Rhoads, Senior Research Specialist, and James Kuhn, Strategic Health Industry Advisor, CSC. Mergers and acquisitions among hospitals and health systems are on an uptrend. With such activity come challenges […]

Improving Outcomes and Controlling Costs with the PMO

April 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carl Block, Director of PMO, Adventist Health. The Adventist Health Project Management Office is deeply involved in helping Information Technology improve outcomes and control costs. The PMO gives executives visibility […]

Value-Based Care: Requirements for EHRs

May 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sarah Danielson, Specialist Leader, and Tony Jurek, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. ElectronicHealth Records will be a central component of the solutions required to achieve Value Based Care (VBC). This session reviews […]

Managed Virtual Desktop at Ascension Health

May 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steve Meyer, Desktop Director, Ascension Health. Join Steve as he reviews the Managed VirtualDesktop (MVD) environment being deployed across Ascension Health. This solution brings multiple technologies together to enhance the endpoint […]

Journey to Physician Gain-Sharing Success

May 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Miles Snowden, MD, MPH, CEBS, CMO, Optum, discusses the four steps of population healthmanagement you should take to position it – and your patients – for success in value-based care. […]

The Value of Operational Benchmarking

May 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dave Davis, Assistant Vice President, Operational Excellence at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and Kevin Sheeran, National Director Operational Improvement, Truven Health Analytics. This session shares and discusses current […]

Predictive Modeling Reduces Readmissions at Indiana Health Information Exchange

May 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Curt Sellke, Vice President of Analytics, Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE). Curt discusses theIndiana Network for Patient Care (INPC), a statewide interoperable network maintained by IHIE that provides physicians with a […]

Intermountain Health Care: Patient Room of the Future

May 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wesley Valdes, DO, Medical Director Telehealth Services, Intermountain Health Care. The environmentin which healthcare systems provide care greatly influences the capability of that care in terms of efficiency, quality, and convenience […]

Patient Activation: Measurement, Outcomes, and Implications for Models of Care

May 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Val Overton, DNP, VP Quality and Innovation, Fairview Medical Group.  Hear how Fairview has implemented the measurement of patient activation and their early findings related to cost, quality, and patient […]

Population Health Analytics: Market Update

May 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Cora Sharma, Principal Analyst, Chilmark Research, discusses population health analytics. Cora describes current market barriers and what providers can do to address them, what is missing from out-of-the-box solutions, and […]

Population Health Management: Technology and Analytics Effectiveness

June 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Golberg, SVP, HealthCare Strategy and Value Based Care, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte.  Mark discusses client case studies and examples illustrating how organizations can effectively leverage their technology and its impact […]

Healthcare Mobile Applications: The Ascension Journey

June 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kathy Mulvey, Director, Shared/System PMO, Ascension Information Services.  Join Kathy as she shares Ascension Health’s journey in developing healthcare mobile applications.  Ascension Health began focusing on mobile applications in 2011 […]

Analytics for Value-Based Care: A New Paradigm

June 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, and Graham Triggs, Research Director, KLAS Research. In a BI/analytics market that is bursting with vendors, healthcare providers have never had more options – […]

Physician Data Transparency: Through the CMS Looking-Glass

June 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael R. Udwin, MD, FACOG, National Medical Director, Truven Health Analytics. With the April 9th release of Medicare provider specific encounter data, including type of venue, charge, reimbursement and number […]

The Healing Edge: Innovation Meets Information Technology

June 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSS, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Innovation, Northwestern Medicine, Co-Founder and Chairman, healthfinch (“The Doctor  Happiness Company”). Learn how different organizations across the nation have been […]

The SAFER (Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience) Guides at healthIT.gov

June 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dean F. Sittig, PhD, Professor, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. Electronic health records have the potential to improve quality and safety of healthcare. However, EHR users have experienced safety concerns from […]

Aligning CDS and Quality Measurement

June 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Research Principal, and Marta Arthur, Principal Researcher, CSC. For most hospitals, the dust is settling on Stage 1 of meaningful use and efforts have turned to Stage 2. […]

MU2 Attestation at U of Missouri: Lessons from the Bleeding Edge

June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bryan Bliven, CIO, and Gregory Brown, Sr. Program Manager, University Of Missouri Healthcare. It’s a long and winding road to achieving Meaningful Use Stage 2.  Join Bryan and Gregory as […]

Readmissions Predictive Model at Advocate Health Care

June 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lee B. Sacks, MD, EVP, CMO of Advocate Health Care and CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, Tina Esposito, Advocate Health Care, and Cole Erdmann, Cerner, Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor, […]

Is Epic to Non-Epic Clinical Data Sharing Real or a Myth?

July 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Allphin, Senior Research Director, Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, and Graham Triggs, Senior Research Director, KLAS.  Epic is seen by many competitors and providers as not playing well with […]

Clinical Business Intelligence Across Ascension Health

July 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Pirolo, MD, EVP, CMIO, Saint Thomas Health, and Gail Zielinski, Director, BI/HIE, Ascension Information Services.  This presentation describes a holistic approach to selection and validation of a system-wide clinical […]

MyAdvocate: Attracting and Engaging Patients Through Innovative, Vendor-Neutral Portal

July 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Delahanty, VP Application Products/Projects, and Ted Kliebhan, Director Project Advocate Connection, Advocate Health Care, discuss how Advocate is using state-of-the-art patient portal technology to attract, engage and activate patients […]

ePMO at Ministry Health: Setting Up your Project Workplan for Success

July 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jodie Gardner, Manager, ePMO Quality and Process, Ministry Health, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator). Ministry Health Care, an Ascension Health Ministry, utilizes […]

Assembling the Analytics Team for Population Health at Atrius Health

July 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Kimura, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Atrius Health. With renewed attention on optimizing healthcare value as defined by cost, quality, access, and patient experience, the roles of population management, […]

IT Value Measurement at Ascension

July 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Gerry Lewis, VP IT Strategy and Business Development, Ascension Health.  As one of the most effective management tools to communicate the value of IT, Ascension Information Services (AIS) has developed […]

Comprehensive Sedation Management at Banner Health: IT Solutions

July 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nancy Zismann, RN, BSN, MSOL, Sr RN Director Clinical Director Clinical Performance, and Mikaela Mackey, MBA, MSL, BSIE, SSBB, Senior Director Clinical Performance Assessment and Improvement, Banner Health. Delirium is […]

IT Service Delivery Model Redesign and Process Maturation at Ascension

August 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jason “JD” Duigou, Director, Information Technology Service Management, Ascension Information Services. Join JD as he shares Ascension’s journey in establishing an IT Service Management office and service delivery processes.  Ascension […]

KLAS on EMR Market Share

August 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Coray Tate, VP Clinical Research, and Chris Brown, Research Director, KLAS. Join industry experts Coray and Chris as they discuss the small, large and global EMR market landscapes and what […]

CHRISTUS Health Improves Revenue Cycle through Electronic Solutions

August 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

George Conklin, CIO and SVP, CHRISTUS Health, and Gwendolyn Lohse, Deputy Director and Managing Director, CORE CAQH, the HHS designated author for the ACA operating rules.  George and Gwendolyn describe […]

Reducing Readmissions at Henry Ford Health System

August 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Craft, Director, Care Coordination Initiatives, Henry Ford Health System. Reduction in readmissions continues to be a challenge for many organizations around the country with unique obstacles for hospitals in […]

Readmissions Reduction Tool at Adventist Health

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Loran D. Hauck, MD, Senior VP, CMO, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, and Christine Sammer, DrPH, RN, Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Adventist Health System. Adventist began […]

Cedars-Sinai Clinical Data Hub

August 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ray Duncan, MD, CTO, Cedars-Sinai Health System. Dr. Duncan describes Cedars-Sinai’s Clinical Data Hub, a web-based, user-friendly self-service tool for cohort selection based on both patient demographics and clinical characteristics. […]

Online Access to Doctor Notes at Columbia St. Marys

August 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bruce McCarthy, MD, MPH, President Physician Division, Columbia St. Mary’s, Ascension Health, discusses the CSMConnect patient portal that gives 300,000 patients secure online access to view summaries of their visits, […]

Mergers and Acquisitions: Convergence and Synergies

September 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mitch Morris, MD, National Health Care Sector Leader, and Carol Chouinard, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLC, discuss how mergers and acquisitions have and will continue to shape the US healthcare landscape. […]

Stop the Bleeding: An Innovative Solution to Bring Employees Back In-Network

September 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Shannon Eubank, Product Manager, Truven Health Analytics, discusses the millions of dollars that health systems are losing when employees choose out-of-network providers – and what you can do about it. […]

Evaluating Population Health Management Systems

September 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Sanders, SVP, Health Catalyst. Dale provides an overview of his 12 criteria that health systems can use to evaluate vendors who offer population health management systems.  The criteria can […]

Imaging Informatics: Transition from Radiology to the Enterprise at Scottsdale Healthcare

September 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

James Whitfill, MD, CMO, Scottsdale Health Partners:  Imaging, once a radiology function for image capture, storage and display, is evolving to the Enterprise.  With this brings opportunity to extend image […]

CareAware iBus at Billings Clinic

September 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kyle H. Townsend, Pharm.D, BCPS, Director, Pharmacy Services and Jacob Thiesse, Pharm.D, Informatics Pharmacist, Billings Clinic, John Mortimer, Knowledge Architect, for Cerner, and John D’Costa, Director Engineering Omnicell. Healthcare costs […]

Tools for the Connected Medical Home at Partners HealthCare

September 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Founder and Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. The Connected Medical Home can include mobile devices and apps, wearables, sensors and remote monitoring technologies. Dr. Kvedar […]

Texas Health Resources Shares Quality Data with the Public

September 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Christy Benson, Director of Clinical Informatics, and Shawn-Marie Herring, Manager of Clinical Informatics, Texas Health Resources. The session discusses the increasing importance of […]

Providers Perceptions of Population Health Solutions

October 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS. Accountable care and population health are overwhelming and unachievable without sophisticated systems in place, but it’s hard to know where to start with myriad […]

Post EMR Optimization: A Strategic Focus

October 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Toni Jarrett, Director, Zach Rogers, Senior Manager, and Jolin Carlson, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLC, discuss how to capitalize on key optimization opportunities resulting from an EMR implementation.  They explore the […]

A Strategic Approach to Reduce Medication Management-Related Readmissions

October 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Fiona McNaughton, Director Patient Education Practice, Truven Health Analytics, offers insights on how to create a strategic approach to reduce medication management-related readmissions. She describes approaches to medication-related patient education, […]

Ambulatory Practice Management at Adventist Health

October 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Soderblom, Vice President & CIO, Loretta Sloan, Vice President of Operations, and Jennifer Stemmler, IT Director, Ambulatory Clinical Information Systems, Adventist Health.  In May 2012, Adventist Health System began […]

Dr. Robert Wah, Global Chief Medical Officer, CSC and President, AMA, on Cybersecurity

October 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Wah, MD, Global Chief Medical Officer, CSC and President, American Medical Association, and Karl West, Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant VP, Information Systems, Intermountain Healthcare. The healthcare industry […]

HIE: Change your Sustainability Plan for ACO, MU2 and Growth

October 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Kansky, FHIMSS, MSE, MBA, CPHIMS, Executive Director, Indiana Health Information Exchange: Standing up, sustaining and growing an HIE is complex, but new requirements add even more. John describes how […]

EMR Interoperability 2014: Where Are We on the Yellow Brick Road?

November 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS.  Join Colin as he shares findings from the recent KLAS EMR interoperability report.  Learn how successful each of the EMR vendors are in integrating […]

Social/Mobile Media and What It Means to You

November 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Harry Greenspun, MD, Director, and Tim Smith, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLC.  Dr. Greenspun and Tim discuss strategies for navigating healthcare’s rapidly evolving social media landscape.  They review the current state […]

Medication Management: Driving Quality Up and Costs Down

November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Virgilio, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Solutions Executive, Truven Health Analytics.  Chris discusses and provides examples of using technology solutions to support medication-specific programs that drive quality up and cost down, […]

Heartland Health Case Study on Open Notes: Co-Notes

November 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Boyce, MD, CIO and CMIO, Heartland Health. Heartland/Mosaic has been sharing patient notes, labs and secure messaging for over three years. Since Oct 2013 their clinics have taken the […]

Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka MD on Emerging Technologies

November 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Halamka discusses how Beth Israel Deaconess has expanded meaningful use to using social and mobile media, analytics and the cloud […]

The Memorial Hermann Aetna Alliance

December 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shawn P. Griffin, MD, Chief Quality and Informatics Officer, Memorial Hermann Physician Network shares his organization’s experience in forming a strategic alliance with Aetna.  He discusses the negotiating process, the […]

Disruptive Innovation and Data-Driven Care: Open Notes at Geisinger Health System

December 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jonathan Darer, MD, MPH, Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health System.  Dr. Darer discusses the rationale for disruptive innovation and gives examples of how the Geisinger Health System uses clinical data […]

Accelerating the Value of Data Governance

December 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dale Sanders, SVP, Health Catalyst. As the Age of Analytics emerges in healthcare, health system executives are increasingly challenged to define a data governance strategy that maximizes the value of […]

Cerner Upgrade Center: VCU Health System Provides Lessons from the Field

December 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Reuben Southall, MS, CPHIMS, Associate CIO of Operations, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. In his previous roles as Manager and Director of Clinical Applications, Reuben has leveraged the Cerner Upgrade […]

2014 by Topic

Predictive Analytics: It is the Intervention That Matters

January 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dale Sanders, SVP, and David Crockett, PhD, Senior Director of Research and Predictive Analytics, Health Catalyst. Get the detailed knowledge you need to make informed decisions about adopting predict...

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A Pioneering Approach to Population Health at ProHealth Care

January 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christine Bessler, CIO, ProHealth Care, describes how ProHealth Care is the first healthcare system to produce reports and data out of Epic’s Cogito data warehouse in a production environment. ...

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Open Notes: Toward a New Standard of Care

February 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Delbanco, MD, Professor of General Medicine and Primary Care, and Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, describe a

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Partners HealthCare: Redesigning Healthcare Delivery Through Strategic Interoperability

February 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

James Noga, VP and CIO, Partners HealthCare. Interoperability is a foundational investment for integrated delivery networks wanting to derive value from data. At a tactical level, interoperability ena...

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Evolution of Tele-ICU

April 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Ries MD, MBA, FCCM, FCCP, FACP, Medical Director, Adult Critical Care and eICU, and Cindy Welsh, RN, MBA, VP, Adult Critical Care & Medical Prof. Affairs, Advocate Health Care.

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Value-Based Care: Requirements for EHRs

May 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sarah Danielson, Specialist Leader, and Tony Jurek, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. ElectronicHealth Records will be a central component of the solutions required to achieve Value Based Care (VBC)...

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Journey to Physician Gain-Sharing Success

May 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Miles Snowden, MD, MPH, CEBS, CMO, Optum, discusses the four steps of population healthmanagement you should take to position it – and your patients – for success in value-based care.

Find out more »

Predictive Modeling Reduces Readmissions at Indiana Health Information Exchange

May 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Curt Sellke, Vice President of Analytics, Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE). Curt discusses theIndiana Network for Patient Care (INPC), a statewide interoperable network maintained by IHIE th...

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Patient Activation: Measurement, Outcomes, and Implications for Models of Care

May 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Val Overton, DNP, VP Quality and Innovation, Fairview Medical Group.  Hear how Fairview has implemented the measurement of patient activation and their early findings related to cost, quality, and pa...

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Population Health Analytics: Market Update

May 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Cora Sharma, Principal Analyst, Chilmark Research, discusses population health analytics. Cora describes current market barriers and what providers can do to address them, what is missing from out-of-...

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Population Health Management: Technology and Analytics Effectiveness

June 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Golberg, SVP, HealthCare Strategy and Value Based Care, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte.  Mark discusses client case studies and examples illustrating how organizations can effectively leverage their...

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Physician Data Transparency: Through the CMS Looking-Glass

June 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael R. Udwin, MD, FACOG, National Medical Director, Truven Health Analytics. With the April 9th release of Medicare provider specific encounter data, including type of venue, charge, reimbursement...

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The Healing Edge: Innovation Meets Information Technology

June 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSS, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Innovation, Northwestern Medicine, Co-Founder and Chairman, healthfinch (“The Doctor  Happiness Company”). Learn how d...

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The SAFER (Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience) Guides at healthIT.gov

June 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dean F. Sittig, PhD, Professor, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. Electronic health records have the potential to improve quality and safety of healthcare. However, EHR users have experienced safety...

Find out more »

Aligning CDS and Quality Measurement

June 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Metzger, Research Principal, and Marta Arthur, Principal Researcher, CSC. For most hospitals, the dust is settling on Stage 1 of meaningful use and efforts have turned to Stage 2.

Find out more »

Is Epic to Non-Epic Clinical Data Sharing Real or a Myth?

July 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Allphin, Senior Research Director, Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, and Graham Triggs, Senior Research Director, KLAS.  Epic is seen by many competitors and providers as not playing...

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Clinical Business Intelligence Across Ascension Health

July 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Pirolo, MD, EVP, CMIO, Saint Thomas Health, and Gail Zielinski, Director, BI/HIE, Ascension Information Services.  This presentation describes a holistic approach to selection and validation of ...

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MyAdvocate: Attracting and Engaging Patients Through Innovative, Vendor-Neutral Portal

July 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Delahanty, VP Application Products/Projects, and Ted Kliebhan, Director Project Advocate Connection, Advocate Health Care, discuss how Advocate is using state-of-the-art patient portal technology...

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Assembling the Analytics Team for Population Health at Atrius Health

July 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Kimura, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Atrius Health. With renewed attention on optimizing healthcare value as defined by cost, quality, access, and patient experience, the roles of population ...

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Comprehensive Sedation Management at Banner Health: IT Solutions

July 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nancy Zismann, RN, BSN, MSOL, Sr RN Director Clinical Director Clinical Performance, and Mikaela Mackey, MBA, MSL, BSIE, SSBB, Senior Director Clinical Performance Assessment and Improvement, Banner H...

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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Data Hub

August 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ray Duncan, MD, CTO, Cedars-Sinai Health System. Dr. Duncan describes Cedars-Sinai’s Clinical Data Hub, a web-based, user-friendly self-service tool for cohort selection based on both patient de...

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Online Access to Doctor Notes at Columbia St. Marys

August 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bruce McCarthy, MD, MPH, President Physician Division, Columbia St. Mary’s, Ascension Health, discusses the CSMConnect patient portal that gives 300,000 patients secure online access to view sum...

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Imaging Informatics: Transition from Radiology to the Enterprise at Scottsdale Healthcare

September 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

James Whitfill, MD, CMO, Scottsdale Health Partners:  Imaging, once a radiology function for image capture, storage and display, is evolving to the Enterprise.  With this brings opportunity to exten...

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Tools for the Connected Medical Home at Partners HealthCare

September 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Founder and Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. The Connected Medical Home can include mobile devices and apps, wearables, sensors and remote monitoring tech...

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Medication Management: Driving Quality Up and Costs Down

November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Virgilio, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Solutions Executive, Truven Health Analytics.  Chris discusses and provides examples of using technology solutions to support medication-specific programs that ...

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Heartland Health Case Study on Open Notes: Co-Notes

November 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Boyce, MD, CIO and CMIO, Heartland Health. Heartland/Mosaic has been sharing patient notes, labs and secure messaging for over three years. Since Oct 2013 their clinics have taken the

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Disruptive Innovation and Data-Driven Care: Open Notes at Geisinger Health System

December 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jonathan Darer, MD, MPH, Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health System.  Dr. Darer discusses the rationale for disruptive innovation and gives examples of how the Geisinger Health System uses cli...

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Improving Outcomes and Controlling Costs with the PMO

April 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carl Block, Director of PMO, Adventist Health. The Adventist Health Project Management Office is deeply involved in helping Information Technology improve outcomes and control costs. The PMO gives exe...

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ePMO at Ministry Health: Setting Up your Project Workplan for Success

July 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jodie Gardner, Manager, ePMO Quality and Process, Ministry Health, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator). Ministry Health Care, ...

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CHE Trinity Health Case Study

February 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mary Beth Pace, RN, BSN, MBA, CMAC, System Director, Case Management, Carrie Hays, Service Line Administrator Senior Services/Director Case Management, and Jennifer O’Brien, RN, MHA, ACM, Manage...

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Readmissions Predictive Model at Advocate Health Care

June 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lee B. Sacks, MD, EVP, CMO of Advocate Health Care and CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, Tina Esposito, Advocate Health Care, and Cole Erdmann, Cerner, Erica Drazen, ScD, Senior Advisor,

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Reducing Readmissions at Henry Ford Health System

August 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Craft, Director, Care Coordination Initiatives, Henry Ford Health System. Reduction in readmissions continues to be a challenge for many organizations around the country with unique obstacles fo...

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Readmissions Reduction Tool at Adventist Health

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Loran D. Hauck, MD, Senior VP, CMO, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, and Christine Sammer, DrPH, RN, Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Adventist Health System. A...

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Meaningful Use: Meeting the Security and Privacy Requirements

March 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ryan Haggerty, Senior Manager, and Jigar Kadakia, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. Join Ryanand Jigar as they discuss how to achieve and document compliance with meaningful use security and m...

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Mike Davis on Emerging Technologies and Trends

March 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Davis, EVP of Research & Advisory, Next Wave Health. This presentation covers the technologies and market trends that will have the most impact on the emerging transformative healthcare manag...

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Dr. Robert Wah, Global Chief Medical Officer, CSC and President, AMA, on Cybersecurity

October 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Wah, MD, Global Chief Medical Officer, CSC and President, American Medical Association, and Karl West, Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant VP, Information Systems, Intermountain He...

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