2015 Teleconferences

Process, Applications and Predictive Analytics in Value-Driven Healthcare

January 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Laurie Wyatt, CPA, Practice Partner and National Practice Leader, CSC.  Healthcare is moving towards a value-based agenda, which may include six operating components such as Integrated Practice Units, Bundled Payments, […]

Patient Portal to Meet MU Requirements at New York Hospital Queens

January 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ken Ong, MD, MPH, CMIO, and Camela Morrissey, VP, Public Affairs and Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer, New York Hospital Queens. Seemingly against all odds, New York Hospital Queens was […]

PowerChart Touch/Mobility at BayCare

January 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Greg Hindahl, MD, FAAFP, VP & CMIO, BayCare Health System. With the growing use of mobile devices, Advocate Health Care and BayCare have both embraced the opportunity to introduce PowerChart […]

Bidirectional Epic Integration with Smart Infusion Pumps at Cedars-Sinai

January 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jennifer Jackson, Director of Clinical Engineering and Device Integration, Cedars-Sinai Health System.Infusion pump integration, when implemented well, can support safe medication administration practices in the healthcare setting. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center put […]

Project Management Office at University Hospitals

January 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Andrew Kinnear, MBA, PMP, Director, Project Management Office, University Hospitals, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator).  Andrew is responsible for both the Information […]

OpenNotes Update: Using the Community Approach to Increase Participation

January 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Homer Chin, MD, OpenNotes Provider Champion, and Amy Fellows, Executive Director at We Can Do Better. The Northwest OpenNotes Consortium was convened by the non-profit, non-partisan civic engagement organization We […]

Trinity Health Showcases Intelligent Hospital at St. Joseph Mercy

January 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Fabian Fregoli, MD, VP Quality & Patient Safety/CMIO, East Market, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland/St. Joseph Mercy Health System, and Robert Jones, Information Services Director, Trinity Health. The Intelligent Care System […]

Technology Infrastructures for Provider Mobility

February 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Ford, Principal; Jeff Hersh, Specialist Leader; Kelly Patrick, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Healthcare providers are eager to use mobile devices and applications to efficiently deliver patient care.  Mark, […]

Patient-Centered Perspective on Readmissions at UCLA Health

February 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nasim Afsar, MD, SFHM, Associate CMO and Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Hospitals. Two years ago, Dr. Afsar and her team embarked on a journey to understand readmissions from the patient […]

Intermountain Healthcare: How to Create the Next Generation Health IT Platform

February 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Stan Huff, CMIO, Intermountain Healthcare. Currently, each EMR vendor uses proprietary clinical data models and terminology to represent clinical data.  This means that sharing data is difficult, sharing executable software […]

MU Helped Us Grow Up: How Spectrum Health Matured, Became Clinically Integrated

February 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Kramer, MD, MBA, SVP and Chief Quality (and Informatics) Officer, and JoAnn Riggins, DO, MBA, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Spectrum Health. Throughout the Meaningful Use journey, Spectrum Health […]

Winning the Contracting Battle over Technology Acquisition

February 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Diane Carco, President, Swingtide and a key matrixed executive within Ascension’s The Resource Group, discusses IT contracting in healthcare. Maintaining control over technology acquisitions and vendor relationships has become a […]

Cybersecurity Cold War at Partners HealthCare

February 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jigar Kadakia, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, Partners HealthCare.  We are in a extremely challenging environment with various risks and threats that impact our way of business.  As the […]

Best in KLAS Software and Services

February 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, Boyd Stewart, Research Director, and Erik Bermudez, Research Director, KLAS.  As accountable care organizations, HIE, business intelligence and population health continue to drive the future […]

Where You Should Be Now: ICD-10 Direction in an Uncertain Time

March 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Armstrong, Principal, and Tom Foley, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. The ICD-10 delay has created many questions across organizations such as where they should be in the overall ICD-10 process, […]

Industry-leading Telehealth Program at Banner Expanded into the Home

March 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Deborah Dahl, VP, Patient Care Innovation, and Julie Reisetter, MS, RN, CNO, Banner Health.  Banner Health has leveraged telehealth across 21 acute care hospitals with results that include industry leading […]

Saint Agnes Trinity Health: Data Mining to Manage HAIs

March 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christi Paradise, RN, BSN, CIC, Infection Control & Prevention Coordinator, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Trinity Health. Reductions in healthcare-associated infections (HAI) do not just happen by chance, in fact prevention […]

International Developments and Insights for U.S. Healthcare

March 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lisa Pettigrew, General Manager for Global Healthcare, CSC. Healthcare is moving toward a value-based, consumer centric model across the globe generating significant focus on population health, transforming care delivery models […]

Design Changes Reduce Medication Errors at Sharp

March 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Angie Mendoza, MS, BSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, Sr. System Analyst, Liz Kozub, MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN, CNRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist – Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and Mary Swift, Pharmacy Analyst, Sharp […]

Ambulatory EMR Impact on Patient Care

March 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erik Bermudez, Research Director, and Jon Christensen, Strategic Operations Manager, KLAS.  Thanks to meaningful use, the bases are loaded with EMR-enabled providers waiting for promised benefits. But what is the […]

Improving Population Health Through Actionable Information at THR

March 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barbara Adams, VP ITS, Texas Health Physician Group, and Natalie Dion, Director, Enterprise Data Management, Texas Health Resources, describe THRs experience as an early adopter in ACO, and how they […]

From Business Intelligence to Enterprise Information Management at Cleveland Clinic

April 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Zuschin, MAE, Director of Decision Support and Business Intelligence, Cleveland Clinic. Follow Cleveland Clinic’s initial progression from a collection of disparate performance management initiatives and teams to an Enterprise […]

Baptist Health Redesigns Case Management to Reduce Readmissions

April 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Penny Gilbert, MSN, MBA, BSM, RN, CPHQ, Director, ACC, Case Management, Social Services and Transport Team, Baptist Health. The rising cost of healthcare along with pay-for-performance and bundled-payment initiatives have […]

Strategic Interoperability: Redefining the Health System Operating Model

April 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sarah Danielson, Specialist Leader, and Tony Jurek, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. Sarah and Tony highlight the business rationale and significance of interoperability, and what it means to your organization.  The […]

Moving into Consumerization

April 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Boris Rachev, Global Health Economist and Health Industry Strategist, CSC. In order to adapt to a future consumer-driven healthcare system, healthcare organizations will need to improve their market strategies in […]

Taking the Banner IT PMO Enterprise-wide

April 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bryce Carder, PMP, Senior Director Project Management Office, Banner Health, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator).  Bryce is responsible for Banner Health’s enterprise […]

Achieving Level 7 Ambulatory:  Lessons Learned at Cerner Corporate Clinics

April 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Nill, MD, VP and CMO, Healthe at Cerner.  Cerner operates onsite primary care clinics at its three main campuses in Kansas City.  These clinics strive to deliver the highest […]

Healthcare Trends 2015: Staying Competitive Amid Rising Pressures

April 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Keith MacDonald, Vice President, and Jason Fortin, Senior Advisor Discovery & Development, Impact Advisors.  Keith and Jason discuss the pressures facing healthcare organizations today, along with the specific IT implications […]

Health Analytics Performance: Who Delivers Value in the Data Deluge?

April 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joe Van De Graaff, Research Director, and Mark Allphin, Research Director, KLAS.  The deluge of data in healthcare is accompanied by a growing number of vendors, many affirming vast analytics […]

Creating the Enterprise Analytics Roadmap at the University of Michigan Health System

May 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Andrew Rosenberg, MD, CMIO, University of Michigan Health System, and Mike Brooks, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. As information and data capabilities rapidly expand in healthcare, balancing enterprise and analytics […]

Ascension Software Asset and License Management

May 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Smodic, Lead – Software License Management (SLM), Ascension Information Services (AIS), Ascension Health. The SLM team is driving the maturation of software asset management processes and services through a […]

Work in Progress at Advocate: The Evolving ACO Model

May 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Englehart, President, Advocate Physician Partners. Mike explores the ways the accountable-care model is growing and changing, whether through federal ACO programs or through agreements with commercial insurers. Participants will […]

i2b2: The Tip of the Iceberg at Penn State Hershey Medical Center

May 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Abendroth, MD, Chief of Medical Informatics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine. Is your user community seeking increased access to EMR data to support quality improvement […]

Interoperability: Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative

May 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dick Thompson, President & CEO, Quality Health Network and Board Chair of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), and Robert Steffel, Executive Director. The growing SHIEC membership is comprised […]

Cedars-Sinai on HIMSS EMR Stage 7

May 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tess Settergren, MHA, MA, RN-BC, Director of Nursing Informatics, Cedars-Sinai Health System.Less than 3.5% of US hospitals have achieved HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 status since 2006, and the bar is […]

Successful Transition to Population Health

June 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bob Williams, MD, MIS, Director, and Mark Snyder, MD, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Drs. Williams and Snyder discuss the rationale for and keys to success of population management programs. […]

A Better Approach to IT Optimization for the Current Environment

June 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Steven Schlossberg, MD/MBA, VP and CMO, and Mamie Stalvey, RN, Principal, Impact Advisors. An IT “Optimization Continuum” will continue to exist from simple break-fixes to large corporate initiatives. However, to […]

Enterprise Change Management at Ascension Health IT

June 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kevin Hintz, Process Owner Change Management, Ascension Information Services (AIS) IT Service Management Office (ITSMO).  The ITSMO is leading the redesign of IT service delivery and maturation of IT service […]

Strategies for Complete Care Team Communications and Alerting Intelligence

June 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Jacobs, MD, VP, CMIO and CIO, Executive Director, Center for Pediatric Informatics & The Children’s IQ Network, Children’s National Medical Center.  Communication failures and alarm fatigue have topped the […]

Conclusions and Recommendations on Cybersecurity

June 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mac McMillan, FHIMSS/CISM, Chairman & CEO, CynergisTek, Inc. Cybersecurity threats continue to plague the healthcare industry and new threats emerge daily. Is your organization prepared to identify and mitigate these […]

Results from Embedding Choosing Wisely into the EMR at Cedars Sinai

June 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Weingarten, MD, SVP, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. Organizations are seeking clinical benefit and an ROI from their investment in an EHR.  Cedars-Sinai “hard wired” Choosing Wisely […]

Journey Towards Automated Data Abstraction of CMS Core Measures at NewYork-Presbyterian

June 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott W. Possley, PA-C, MPAS, Director of Quality & Patient Safety, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.  With the ever-increasing requirements for data submission to state and federal agencies, as well as voluntary registries […]

Real-world Interoperability: The Problem is not the Standards

July 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wes Rishel, Retired Health IT Nerd (founder and past chair of HL7, and six-year member of Health IT Standards Committee). Health IT standards are simultaneously the magic bullet and whipping […]

Improving Outcomes for Premature Neonates using Electronic Feeding Advancement Protocols

July 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kimberly Walter, MBA, Sharp HealthCare, Sr. Systems Analyst, Molly Willman, MHA, Cerner Corporation, Innovation Strategist, Rachelle Sey, MSN, APRN, CNS, RNC-NIC, Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist/Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Kathy […]

Governing Optimization and Balancing Control with Throughput at Baycare

July 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Greg Hindahl, MD, FAAFP, VP & CMIO, BayCare Health System. Once an EMR is implemented and live for a while the optimization process begins.  Optimization will hopefully make the EMR […]

Increasing Scalability and Quality of Care Transitions with Technology

July 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Heather Chung, RN, MSN, PHD, NE-BC – Director, Behavioral Health Transition of Care Program, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Shara Cohen, SVP of Client Experience, Emmi Solutions. Within the first three […]

Findings: Evolution of Patient Experience in Healthcare

July 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Liz Boehm, Experience Innovation Network Director, Vocera. To drive differentiation, loyalty, and growth, leading healthcare organizations are investing in the patient experience. To drive those patient experience efforts, healthcare organizations […]

Goodbye Websites, Hello Relationship Platform: Creating Value in a Patient-Driven Economy at Adventist

August 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Oakley, Director, Consumer Technologies, Florida Hospital, Adventist Health System.  Market innovations and consumer expectations are outpacing our industry’s ability to integrate and operationalize new ideas and technology.  In this […]

Real-time ID of at Risk Patients at Adventist Health System

August 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Loran Hauck Senior, MD, VP, CMO, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Adventist Health System, and David Classen, MD, CMIO and David Stockwell, MD, VP Clinical Services, Pascal Metrics.  It is often […]

The Power of Interoperability: What it Means to Your Practice

August 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stan Huff, CMIO, Intermountain Healthcare, and Oscar Diaz, CEO, Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC).  Health IT has the potential to increase healthcare quality, lower healthcare costs and improve population health. […]

Privacy and Security at Advocate Health

August 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Asra Ali, MS, CHC, CHPC, Senior Compliance/Privacy Specialist Corporate Compliance Department, Advocate Health Care. Social media is at the forefront of our lives.  Each workplace is strongly involved with social […]

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative: PCMH, Primary Care and HIT

August 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marci Nielson, PhD, MPH, CEO, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. Dr. Nielsen discusses the latest evidence associating the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of primary care delivery with reductions in healthcare […]

Quality Improvement through Analytics: ACO at OSF HealthCare

August 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Sawicki, MD, Senior VP Supportive Care, Linda Fehr, RN, Division Director Supportive Care, Roopa Foulger, Executive Director Data Delivery, OSF Healthcare, and Leslie Hough-Falk, Vice President, Health Catalyst.  OSF […]

Which Population Health Management Systems are Getting the Job Done?

August 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Allphin, Research Director, KLAS, discusses the continued growth of Population Health Management (PHM).  There are a number of PHM offerings in the market today, but that number is increasing. […]

Healthcare Consolidation and Convergence: Market Trends and IT Implications

September 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mitch Morris, MD, National Health Care Sector Leader, and Carol Chouinard, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. The M&A trend continues to accelerate in the US as does the formation of innovative […]

Improving Patient Engagement and Operations through Technology Integration

September 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nimesh Patel, Chief Technology Officer, Emmi Solutions. While 50% of healthcare professionals predict technology will enable patients to participate more proactively in their care in the future, healthcare organizations can […]

HL7 implementation Update: The Role of Provider Organizations

September 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Virginia Lorenzi, Manager – HIT Standards and Collaborations, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Hans J. Buitendijk, M.Sc., FHL7, Sr. Expert R&D, Cerner HS and Team Lead. Now more than ever interoperability plays […]

Selecting a Population Health Management Vendor: Taming the Wave

September 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tonya Edwards, MD/MMM, Senior Physician Executive, Impact Advisors. As more and more organizations embrace population health management as a strategy to succeed in the emerging new paradigm of value-based payment, […]

Problem Lists Use Across Institutions: Implications for EHR Use and Design at Memorial Hermann

September 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Weiss, MD, Director of Medical Informatics, Memorial Hermann.  Problem lists (PL) are an essential clinical tool, but are often poorly maintained.  Dr. Weiss has investigated PL use at the […]

Microsoft Analytics and Data Warehousing: A Users Perspective

September 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Sanders, SVP, Health Catalyst.  Microsoft, in Health Catalysts’ opinion, continues to innovate and lead in the analytics and data warehousing space through pragmatic innovation and enormous investments, creating a […]

Utilizing OpenNotes at University of Missouri

September 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas J. Selva, MD, CMIO, MU Health Care, Professor of Clinical Child Health, Associate Chair Clinical Quality and Medical Director – Department of Child Health.  MU Health Care, in partnership […]

Clinical Communications Strategy Improves Efficiency and Patient Satisfaction

September 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rhonda Collins, RN, MSN, CNO, Vocera Communications.  Rhonda shares best practices for developing an effective clinical communication strategy. You will learn why a clinical communication strategy can be a key […]

Implementation Potholes 2015: How to Smooth out the Ride

September 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Smith, Research Director of Professional Service, KLAS.  As nearly 1,300 U.S. hospitals consider a move, or are in the middle of moving to new core clinical and financial systems, […]

The Role of IT and Informatics in Transformation at Saint Vincent Health/Ascension

September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Randy Cox, MBA, SVP/CIO, St. Vincent Health Indiana.  In cooperation between the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Information Officer, St Vincent Health – a statewide Ascension […]

Security Risk Management at THR: How I Stopped Worrying and Love the Data

October 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ronald Mehring, Senior Director, Chief Information Security Officer, Texas Health Resources.  Effectively articulating complex cybersecurity risks, threats and security investment priorities can be a daunting task.  The key to success […]

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

October 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Davis, Director, and Todd Blake, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLC.  As health systems continue to face mounting margin pressures and MU payments coming to an end, executives are looking for […]

Journey to Level 7 at Sutter Health

October 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, MS Vice President, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Calvin Olson, MD, Regional Chief Medical Information Officer, Central Valley, and Stuart James, Chief Operating Officer, Sutter Health.  As […]

OpenNotes: A View from 40 Health Systems and 5 Million Patients

October 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, OpenNotes, and Melissa K. Anselmo, National Program Director, OpenNotes, Beth Israel […]

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Achieving HIMSS Level 7

October 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Elliot Levine, MD, Medical Director of Informatics, Research, and Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Mohammed Samee, MD, RN, Director of Physician Informatics Council, Internal Medicine Program Director, Meg Capannari, Director Site Information […]

Data-Enabled Strategic Resource Allocation in ACOs at Advocate

October 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rishi Sikka, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Transformation, and Tina Esposito, VP, Center for Health Information Services, Advocate Health Care.  As the industry continues to shift to a focus of […]

Where does your Organization Stand on the Healthcare Information Security Adoption Model

November 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Darwin Larrison, Corporate Information Security Officer, UnityPoint Health, and Rob Faix, Principal, Impact Advisors, introduce the Healthcare Information Security Adoption Model (HISAM).  HISAM facilitates meaningful security conversations between IT, Information […]

How Technology Helps Improve Care Transitions and Drives Self-Management at UAB

November 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joann Clough, Transitional Care Coordinator, UAB Medicine, and Shara Cohen, Senior SVP of Client Experience, Emmi Solutions. Seventy-six percent of readmissions are preventable, yet patients often don’t have the understanding, […]

Setting up a Successful Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO)

November 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Cherian Portz, PMP, System Director ePMO & Strategic Planning, and Jodie Gardner, PMP, Manager, ePMO Quality & Process Manager, Ministry Health Care.  Founded in 2004, the Ministry Health Care (MHC) […]

Accelerating the Adoption of Connected Health

November 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chantal Worzala, PhD, Director of Policy, American Hospital Association, and Sarah Thomas, Director of Research, Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), and Casey Korba Health Policy Manager, DCHS, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. […]

Cyber Security: Why Legacy Systems are Not Enough

November 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

GEN (Ret) Keith Alexander, President and CEO, IronNet Cybersecurity, and former Director, National Security Agency. GEN (Ret) Alexander discusses the evolution of computers and networks, the challenges to network and […]

Population Health at Memorial Hermann

November 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shawn P. Griffin, MD, Chief Quality and Informatics Officer, MHMD – the Memorial Hermann Physician Network, takes you “behind the scenes” to review the ongoing processes of analytics, care management, […]

Ins and Outs of the Vendor Market for Provider-owned Health Plans

November 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joe Van De Graff, Research Director, KLAS.  Provider-owned health plans (payviders) aren’t new, but the payvider market, now permeated with ACOs and new risk-sharing arrangements, is seeing new life and […]

AHIMA on Information Management and Governance

December 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lydia Washington, Senior Director, Information Governance, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and Sharon Slivochka, Director HIM HER, and William H. Morris, MD, FACP, Associate Chief Information Officer, Information Technology […]

Enterprise Data Governance and Data Lake at Ascension Health

December 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Pirolo, MD, SVP, CMIO, Ascension Health, and Gerry Lewis, VP IT Strategy and Business Development, Ascension Information Services.  This presentation describes the early development of the enterprise data lake […]

2015 by Topic

Process, Applications and Predictive Analytics in Value-Driven Healthcare

January 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Laurie Wyatt, CPA, Practice Partner and National Practice Leader, CSC.  Healthcare is moving towards a value-based agenda, which may include six operating components such as Integrated Practice Units...

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Bidirectional Epic Integration with Smart Infusion Pumps at Cedars-Sinai

January 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jennifer Jackson, Director of Clinical Engineering and Device Integration, Cedars-Sinai Health System.Infusion pump integration, when implemented well, can support safe medication administration pract...

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OpenNotes Update: Using the Community Approach to Increase Participation

January 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Homer Chin, MD, OpenNotes Provider Champion, and Amy Fellows, Executive Director at We Can Do Better. The Northwest OpenNotes Consortium was convened by the non-profit, non-partisan civic engagement o...

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Patient-Centered Perspective on Readmissions at UCLA Health

February 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nasim Afsar, MD, SFHM, Associate CMO and Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Hospitals. Two years ago, Dr. Afsar and her team embarked on a journey to understand readmissions from the patient

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Saint Agnes Trinity Health: Data Mining to Manage HAIs

March 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christi Paradise, RN, BSN, CIC, Infection Control & Prevention Coordinator, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Trinity Health. Reductions in healthcare-associated infections (HAI) do not just happen by c...

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Improving Population Health Through Actionable Information at THR

March 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barbara Adams, VP ITS, Texas Health Physician Group, and Natalie Dion, Director, Enterprise Data Management, Texas Health Resources, describe THRs experience as an early adopter in ACO, and how they

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From Business Intelligence to Enterprise Information Management at Cleveland Clinic

April 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Zuschin, MAE, Director of Decision Support and Business Intelligence, Cleveland Clinic. Follow Cleveland Clinic’s initial progression from a collection of disparate performance management i...

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Creating the Enterprise Analytics Roadmap at the University of Michigan Health System

May 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Andrew Rosenberg, MD, CMIO, University of Michigan Health System, and Mike Brooks, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLC. As information and data capabilities rapidly expand in healthcare, balan...

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Cedars-Sinai on HIMSS EMR Stage 7

May 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tess Settergren, MHA, MA, RN-BC, Director of Nursing Informatics, Cedars-Sinai Health System.Less than 3.5% of US hospitals have achieved HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 status since 2006, and the bar is

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Results from Embedding Choosing Wisely into the EMR at Cedars Sinai

June 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Weingarten, MD, SVP, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. Organizations are seeking clinical benefit and an ROI from their investment in an EHR.  Cedars-Sinai R...

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Journey Towards Automated Data Abstraction of CMS Core Measures at NewYork-Presbyterian

June 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott W. Possley, PA-C, MPAS, Director of Quality & Patient Safety, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.  With the ever-increasing requirements for data submission to state and federal agencies, as wel...

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Increasing Scalability and Quality of Care Transitions with Technology

July 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Heather Chung, RN, MSN, PHD, NE-BC – Director, Behavioral Health Transition of Care Program, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Shara Cohen, SVP of Client Experience, Emmi Solutions. Within the fir...

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Real-time ID of at Risk Patients at Adventist Health System

August 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Loran Hauck Senior, MD, VP, CMO, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Adventist Health System, and David Classen, MD, CMIO and David Stockwell, MD, VP Clinical Services, Pascal Metrics.  It is often

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Quality Improvement through Analytics: ACO at OSF HealthCare

August 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Sawicki, MD, Senior VP Supportive Care, Linda Fehr, RN, Division Director Supportive Care, Roopa Foulger, Executive Director Data Delivery, OSF Healthcare, and Leslie Hough-Falk, Vice President...

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Problem Lists Use Across Institutions: Implications for EHR Use and Design at Memorial Hermann

September 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Weiss, MD, Director of Medical Informatics, Memorial Hermann.  Problem lists (PL) are an essential clinical tool, but are often poorly maintained.  Dr. Weiss has investigated PL use at the

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The Role of IT and Informatics in Transformation at Saint Vincent Health/Ascension

September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Randy Cox, MBA, SVP/CIO, St. Vincent Health Indiana.  In cooperation between the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Information Officer, St Vincent Health – a statewide Ascension

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Journey to Level 7 at Sutter Health

October 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, MS Vice President, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Calvin Olson, MD, Regional Chief Medical Information Officer, Central Valley, and Stuart James, Chief Operating Officer, Sutter...

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OpenNotes: A View from 40 Health Systems and 5 Million Patients

October 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, OpenNotes, and Melissa K. Anselmo, National Program Director, Ope...

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Accelerating the Adoption of Connected Health

November 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chantal Worzala, PhD, Director of Policy, American Hospital Association, and Sarah Thomas, Director of Research, Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), and Casey Korba Health Policy Manager, DCHS, Deloit...

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Enterprise Data Governance and Data Lake at Ascension Health

December 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Pirolo, MD, SVP, CMIO, Ascension Health, and Gerry Lewis, VP IT Strategy and Business Development, Ascension Information Services.  This presentation describes the early development of the enter...

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Project Management Office at University Hospitals

January 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Andrew Kinnear, MBA, PMP, Director, Project Management Office, University Hospitals, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator).  An...

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Taking the Banner IT PMO Enterprise-wide

April 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bryce Carder, PMP, Senior Director Project Management Office, Banner Health, and John Kocon, Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office, Catholic Health Initiatives (moderator).  Bryce is r...

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Setting up a Successful Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO)

November 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Cherian Portz, PMP, System Director ePMO & Strategic Planning, and Jodie Gardner, PMP, Manager, ePMO Quality & Process Manager, Ministry Health Care.  Founded in 2004, the Ministry Health Car...

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Baptist Health Redesigns Case Management to Reduce Readmissions

April 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Penny Gilbert, MSN, MBA, BSM, RN, CPHQ, Director, ACC, Case Management, Social Services and Transport Team, Baptist Health. The rising cost of healthcare along with pay-for-performance and bundled-pay...

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How Technology Helps Improve Care Transitions and Drives Self-Management at UAB

November 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Joann Clough, Transitional Care Coordinator, UAB Medicine, and Shara Cohen, Senior SVP of Client Experience, Emmi Solutions. Seventy-six percent of readmissions are preventable, yet patients often don...

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Technology Infrastructures for Provider Mobility

February 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Ford, Principal; Jeff Hersh, Specialist Leader; Kelly Patrick, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Healthcare providers are eager to use mobile devices and applications to efficiently delive...

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Cybersecurity Cold War at Partners HealthCare

February 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jigar Kadakia, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, Partners HealthCare.  We are in a extremely challenging environment with various risks and threats that impact our way of business.  As...

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Conclusions and Recommendations on Cybersecurity

June 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mac McMillan, FHIMSS/CISM, Chairman & CEO, CynergisTek, Inc. Cybersecurity threats continue to plague the healthcare industry and new threats emerge daily. Is your organization prepared to identif...

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Privacy and Security at Advocate Health

August 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Asra Ali, MS, CHC, CHPC, Senior Compliance/Privacy Specialist Corporate Compliance Department, Advocate Health Care. Social media is at the forefront of our lives.  Each workplace is strongly involve...

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Where does your Organization Stand on the Healthcare Information Security Adoption Model

November 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Darwin Larrison, Corporate Information Security Officer, UnityPoint Health, and Rob Faix, Principal, Impact Advisors, introduce the Healthcare Information Security Adoption Model (HISAM).  HISAM faci...

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Cyber Security: Why Legacy Systems are Not Enough

November 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

GEN (Ret) Keith Alexander, President and CEO, IronNet Cybersecurity, and former Director, National Security Agency. GEN (Ret) Alexander discusses the evolution of computers and networks, the challenge...

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