2016 Teleconferences

Improving Value of Care for Risk-Based Contracts at Cedars-Sinai

January 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Scott Weingarten, MD, SVP, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center.  Similar to many other health systems, Cedars-Sinai has signed a number of new risk-based contracts, including health plan ACOs, Medicare Advantage contracts, and commercial HMO contracts.   Dr. Weingarten discusses a number of new health care delivery strategies that have enabled Cedars-Sinai to reduce inappropriate […]

GIS Mash-ups Can Help ACOs, HIEs

January 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Brian E. Dixon, PhD, Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health and Regenstrief Institute.Through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, researchers at Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute in partnership with the Marion County Public Health Department have embarked on a journey to integrate clinical data from electronic health records (EHRs) with community-level […]

System Integration and Unified Communications Improve Efficiency and Experience

January 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Gautam “G” Shah, VP, Vocera Communications.  Learn how organizations are driving value with clinical system integration and a communication strategy that is designed to improve workflow efficiency and patient experience. Gautam shares insights on the links between clinical data, communications tools, and care team collaboration with patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes.

Effective Vendor-Agnostic EHR Optimization, Lesson Learned Across Multiple Vendors

January 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Alan Weiss, MD, Director of Medical Informatics, Memorial Hermann.  This presentation illustrates the need for EHR optimization as well as identifies its challenges.  Dr. Weiss creates a roadmap to effective EHR optimization and share success stories from different organizations.  This discussion is EHR agnostic – the ideas and concepts should be applicable to all EHRs.

Technology ePMO at Ascension Health

January 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Melissa Dill, Vice President, Shared System Services, and Daryl Strecker, Regional PMO Director, Shared Delivery Systems, Ascension Health. Ascension Information Services (AIS) has been on a multi-year journey to develop and mature a Program Management Office to support the ever-changing technology needs of a large healthcare system. The formation of AIS’ ePMO has focused on […]

Cyber Risk and Networked Medical Devices

February 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Ford, Principal; and Russell L. Jones, Partner, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The Internet of Things (IoT) and how IoT devices can be secured in the current cyber landscape is a hot issue.  An even more critical issue is how network connected medical devices (IoT Medical) can be hacked, whether patients can be harmed, and more […]

Quality Health Network: Interoperability and Data Exchange in Action Across Colorado

February 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jacque Jones, Clinical Director, Quality Health Network and Patrick Gordon, Associate Vice President, Rocky Mountain Health Plans.  Quality Health Network (QHN) is a nationally recognized Health Information Exchange (HIE) leader.  This teleconference describes how providers, health plans, ACO’s, and case/care managers enhance patient care through their usage of ER and Acute care alerts delivered to […]

Effective Strategies for Driving Quality Advance Care Conversations at Centura Health

February 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

James Corbett, SVP Community Health and Values Integration, and Cynthia Latney, Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care, Penrose St. Francis, Centura Health, and Shara Cohen, SVP, Client Experience, Emmi.  While 90% of people claim doctors should have end of life conversations with their patients, only 17% say these conversations have actually occurred. To combat […]

Data Methodology at Memorial Hermann

February 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Siraj Anwar, MBBS, MS, CPHIMS, Director of Clinical Informatics for Knowledge & Content, Clinical Decision Support and Quality Informatics, Memorial Hermann Health System. With the ever expanding use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions in the healthcare environment, there is a vast opportunity for improving and potentially solving common healthcare workflow issues. However, it […]

Challenges and Benefits of Application Rationalization and Consolidation at Mercy Health

February 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mike Hibbard, System VP, Chief Application Officer, Mercy Health.  Managing an application portfolio for a large health system can be very challenging.  Maintaining a balance of innovative and value-added systems within budgetary constraints is most challenging.  Mike shares Mercy Health’s experiences and provides a model for successfully managing an application portfolio in healthcare.

Problem Management: An Innovative System to Improve Problem List Workflow at Intermountain

February 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kathryn Kuttler, PhD, Director of Clinical, Quality and Research Medical Informatics, and Chad Hodge, MS, PhD candidate, Software Engineer, Intermountain Healthcare.  Electronic problem lists are an integral component of the EMR, and serve as the patient’s current health issues repository. Coded problems can be used to drive downstream activities such as decision support, evidence-based medicine, […]

Bringing OpenNotes to Inpatient and ICU Units at University of Minnesota

February 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Craig Weinert, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Medical Director for Adult In-Patient Services, and Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota.  Drs. Weinert and Breuch share findings of a pilot study involving surveys and interviews […]

Becoming a Connected Health System

March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tim Smith, Principal, Kelly Patrick, Senior Manager, Nick Wong, Senior Manager and Alan Vitale, Specialist Master, Health Information Technology Solutions (HITS), Deloitte Consulting, LLP. The changing landscape in our healthcare industry requires health systems to be “connected,” both internally and externally, to achieve business value, address regulatory needs, engage patients in their health, and to […]

Patient/Consumer Engagement at Cedars-Sinai: It Takes a Village

March 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sharon Isonaka, MD, MS, VP of Clinical Transformation; Cynthia Litt Deculus, VP of Population Health; Omkar Kulkarni, MPH, Director, Healthcare Innovation Accelerator; and Cindy Levey, MPH, Associate Director, Community Benefit Systems and Planning, Cedars-Sinai Health System.  This team from Cedars-Sinai discusses their multi-pronged approach to Patient and Consumer Engagement which aims to meet patients and […]

Humanizing Efficiency In Healthcare

March 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sunitha Sastry, MPH, Director, Experience Improvement & Innovation, Director, Discharge Care Call Center, Patient Experience & Engagement Program, The University of Chicago Medicine, and Liz Boehm, Experience Innovation Network Director, Vocera.  A growing body of evidence points to patient, family and staff experience as key drivers for transforming healthcare. Yet, a study by Vocera’s Experience […]

Tools for the Connected Medical Home at Partners HealthCare Part II

March 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Partners HealthCare, Connected Health. The benefits of remote patient monitoring in better managing chronic disease, improving clinical outcomes and quality of care, increasing potential cost savings, and allocating resources are being achieved through a range of connected health devices and programs. Dr. Kvedar describes initiatives under way at Partners HealthCare, […]

Best In KLAS Awards

March 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jared Peterson, Senior VP of Operations and Taylor Davis, Director, KLAS. The annual Best In KLAS winners will be announced soon.  Join KLAS for a look at the overall winner, Best In KLAS, and Category Leaders in all the market segment categories.  Jared and Taylor discuss some of the larger categories.

OpenNotes at VCU

March 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Wolver, MD, Associate Professor Internal Medicine, Deborah Burgett, RN, MSHA, Director of Office of Clinical Transformation, Colin Banas, MD, MSHA, CMIO and Associate Professor Internal Medicine, and Rich Pollack, CPHIMS, CIO, VCU Health. Dr. Wolver and team discuss the VCU Health journey to improving patient engagement through the use of a patient portal and […]

Post-ICD-10 at Ascension Health

March 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mary Paul, VP Integration and Clinical Knowledge Management, Susan Wilson, BSN, MBA, Director, Clinical Information Systems, Meg McElroy, ICD-10 Program Manager, Ascension. Mary, Susan and Meg share key success factors, tools and processes that resulted in a successful post ICD-10 transition. They also discuss the shared benefits of strong alignment among clinical, revenue cycle and […]

The Alignment of Value Based Care and Population Health Technologies

April 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Flanigan, Principal, and Tony Jurek, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The changing landscape of Value Based Care, as it exists through regulatory, market or technological shifts, can make it difficult to connect the dots between Healthcare Technology Investments and Value Based Care requirements.  Join Brian and Tony to hear lessons from the field, along with […]

Analytics Excellence at Mosaic Life Care

April 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dr. Joe Boyce, MD, CTO and CMIO, and Andrew Bramlage, Architect, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Mosaic Life Care.  Mosaic Life Care has built an EDW and analytics system that has provided advanced clinical, financial, and operational data to front line users and caregivers, enabling success in our multiple ACOs and FFS arenas.  Analytics consolidation, architecture, governance, […]

New Technologies Help Transform the use of Big Data

April 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Sanders, SVP, Health Catalyst.  The term “Big Data” emerged from Silicon Valley in 2003 to describe the unprecedented volume, variety and velocity of data that was being collected and analyzed by Yahoo, Google, eBay, and others. An affordability, scalability and performance ceiling had been reached with traditional relational database technology.  Through the Apache Open […]

Michigan Collaborative: Three Competing Health Systems Partner to Improve Care

April 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stephanie Brady, DNP, APRN-BC, Vice President of Care Transitions, St. John Providence Health System; Susan Craft, MSA, BSN, RN, Director, Care Coordination Initiatives, Henry Ford Health System; Gloria Pizzo, BSN, RN, Senior Clinical Quality Consultant, MPRO; and Elizabeth (Betsy) Wall, System Executive Director, Quality Care Integration, Detroit Medical Center. Improving care transitions requires the willingness […]

Best Practices in Access and Wait Times at Cincinnati Children’s

April 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jana Bazzoli, Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. An Institute of Medicine report shows that provider-focused approaches to scheduling and failure to appropriately use nurse practitioners and physician assistants are among the reasons timely access to care remains a problem. [Read “IOM: The doctor will see you TODAY should be standard”]. […]

Application Management and its Relevance in the Changing Healthcare IT Landscape

May 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ayan Chatterjee, Principal, and Afzal Sulaiman, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Keeping pace with regulatory requirements and the growing need for digitizing health records to improve patient safety and outcomes in a world of decreasing reimbursements is today’s new normal. In this environment, the CIO’s organization continues to be challenged to do more with less. We […]

Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 4, 2016 @ 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.  Aligning technology adoption with organizational strategy and operations is part of the systematic process at the foundation of value creation. Tele-ICU Medicine is a disruptive […]

How IT can Support Improved Diagnosis for Improved Safety and Quality

May 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Cohen, MD, University of Utah Health Care. This teleconference highlights findings from the recent IOM report on diagnostic errors.  The report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, introduced a new definition of diagnostic error and outlined eight goals (recommendations) that are discussed.

Lessons Learned in Data Migration at Memorial Hermann

May 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Weiss, MD, Director of Medical Informatics, Memorial Hermann.  Memorial Hermann recently converted their medical group to Cerner ambulatory and migrated the data themselves from the legacy EHR.  While this aspect of the project was key to implementation, it was challenging, time consuming, error prone and revealed significant quality issues within the data.  Sharing the […]

Realizing the Value from EHRs: A Pragmatic Approach

May 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tonya Edwards, MD/MMM, Senior Physician Executive, Scott Pillittere, VP, Impact Advisors.  Aided by Meaningful Use funding, most healthcare organizations have now implemented an Electronic Health Record.  However with the accelerated pace of value-based payment including MIPs, APMs, Bundle Payments and others, healthcare executives are now looking for opportunities to increase the value garnered from their […]

From CMIO to CHIO:  Information, Integration and Innovation

May 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luke Webster, MD, VP and Chief Medical Information Officer, CHRISTUS Health, and Pam Arlotto, President and CEO, Maestro Strategies.  This teleconference explores the evolving role of the CMIO.  Dr. Webster shares his personal story and role as a CMIO.  Initially focused on meaningful use and EHR adoption, he describes the pivot his team has made […]

More than a PMO: Solution Value Office at Northwestern Medicine

June 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bob Gleason, Director, Solution Value Office, Northwestern Medicine.  How does the IS organization in a large (and rapidly growing) academic health system deliver value to the enterprise, and do so at “the speed of the business?” Northwestern Medicine Information Services (NMIS) has put in place processes managed by the Solution Value Office (SVO) to increase […]

Insight-Driven Healthcare – The Future Has Arrived

June 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Doty, Principal, and Nitin Mittal, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Since its inception healthcare has been an information-driven process. We are at the threshold of a new age of healthcare where analytics will radically transform the way patient care is delivered. The convergence of financial, socioeconomic, competitive, regulatory, and technology trends requires healthcare organizations to […]

The Ambulatory EMR Market: What You Need to Know

June 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Aaron Gleave, Ambulatory EMR & Practice Management Research Director, and Erik Bermudez, EMR & Telemedicine Research Director, KLAS.  Aaron and Erik share key insights from KLAS’ recent reports Ambulatory EMR purchasing plans and Ambulatory EMR performance by specialty. Join us as they discuss which vendors are being considered most by ambulatory practices and which vendors […]

Adventist Health, Florida Hospital Turns to Friendlier Tools to Collect Unpaid Bills

June 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeff Hurst, SVP Revenue Cycle, Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital.  In a time of growing industry complexity and increasing consumer expectations, successful health systems are revamping their revenue cycles to improve not only the financial outcomes of their organizations, but also the financial experience of their patients.  With continued growth in patient responsibilities and increasing […]

Transparency and IT Business Management at Ascension

June 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael R. Oligschlaeger, Vice President, Finance, and Jeff Bader, Manager, Finance, Ascension Information Services. Ascension Information Services (AIS) is on a journey to develop and implement a Technology Business Management (TBM) program that will improve how its IT leaders manage the business of IT.  TBM will create cost transparency, drive financial accountability, and promote resource […]

Patient Engagement and Population Health at Kaiser Permanente

July 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Young, MD, Associate Executive Director Clinical Care and Innovation and the Care Management Institute at Kaiser Permanente, and Andrew Wiesenthal, MD, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  Kaiser Permanente looks at patient engagement as a core component of population management and care for the chronically ill.  Kaiser Permanente’s framework breaks this into three complementary approaches.  First, […]

Intermountain Healthcare Sets up Cybersecurity War Room

July 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karl J. West, CISO and Assistant Vice President, Intermountain Healthcare.  Karl has spent four years developing a Cybersecurity Operations Center.  He discusses the evolving threat landscape in healthcare and how and why to develop a Cybersecurity Operations Center.  The teleconference reviews the people, process, technology and cost challenges, along with the compelling message needed to […]

Powering an ACO, Analytics, and Technology Innovation with an HIE at Baystate

July 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joel Vengco, VP & CIO, Baystate Health.  Interoperability is extremely critical for the advancement of healthcare.  In fact, it is necessary for surviving in today’s healthcare environment.  A health system can no longer simply rely on its physical locations for seeing and managing patients; rely on its EMR and Revenue Cycle systems for comprehensive information […]

Great Lakes Health Connect

August 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Doug Dietzman, Executive Director, Great Lakes Health Connect.  GLHC has been implementing a sustainable community-based health information exchange across the state of Michigan since 2010 and now is one of the most mature in the country.  One of the communities GLHC serves is Flint Michigan where the lead-tainted water crisis has taken center stage nationally. […]

CIO Perspective – Improving the EHR by Pursuing Usability Science at Houston Methodist

August 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Robert Eardley, CIO, Houston Methodist.  Millions have been invested in EHRs but are they intuitive enough for physicians, nurses and others to complete their everyday tasks easily?  In this teleconference, we’ll explore the science of usability. Usability science systemically observes user interactions and gives guidance on changes that can improve the System Usability Score (SUS). […]

Clinical Integration: A Road Map to Accountable Care from DHG Healthcare

August 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Josh Berlin, JD, Principal, DHG Healthcare, and Jacqueline Matthews, RN, MS, Senior Healthcare Transformation Director, IBM Watson Health.  Many health systems are pursuing options to form Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) in order to move from volume to value to help lower the cost of care and improve quality. It’s critical that providers gain access to […]

Mercy Health Saves $50M by Standardizing Clinical and Medication Content

August 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wayne Bohenek, Vice President Clinical Support Services, and Susan Mashni, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Mercy Health.  Mercy Health has 23 acute care facilities and over 2000 ambulatory providers live on a single instance of Epic.  Standardization of both clinical content and medication formulary within the electronic healthcare record has resulted in over $50 million in cost […]

Taking a Business Approach to Cybersecurity at Henry Ford Health System

August 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Fowler, Deputy Information Security Officer, Henry Ford Health System. Today, security is in the forefront of everyone’s mind; however, mostly for the wrong reasons. Organizations are too focused on regulatory requirements and the “what if” or “what did happen” as reported in the press. As such, security is seen as a necessary evil or […]

DIRECT Email vs Direct Email – Year One of DIRECT Messaging at VCU

August 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Terry Lockhart, HIM Informaticist, Health Information Management, and Charissa Augustine MHA, RN, BSN, BCS, Clinical Application Analyst, Information Systems Dept., VCU Health.  In theory, DIRECT messaging holds much promise to be exactly what we need for improving inter-facility patient related communication.  But in practice, its turned out to be more difficult than expected and slower […]

CDS Malfunctions: Causes, Detection and Prevention

August 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Adam Wright, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Senior Scientist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Clinical decision support (CDS) systems, when effectively designed and used, are powerful tools for improving the quality and safety of healthcare but can be complex to develop and maintain. Dr. Wright presents research, funded by the National Library of […]

Pop Health: Leveraging Technology to Drive Prevention at Mercy Health

August 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erin Fries, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Mercy Health, Tarah Knaresboro, VUI Design Manager, and Samuel Moore, Client Services Manager, Emmi.  Managing a population’s health means more than helping people when they’re ill – it means driving behaviors that will keep them healthy. But the resources required to do this effectively are often costly and in […]

Leveraging MACRA to Improve Revenue Cycle and Clinical Integration

August 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Pillittere, VP, Impact Advisors and Henry Stokman, Principal, Impact Advisors. As 2017 quickly approaches, the new MACRA rules will start to take full effect.  As value based reimbursement ramps up through 2020, it is going to become increasingly important for hospital executives to manage their patient populations and reimbursement through data in order to […]

Global EMR Adoption, Performance and Usability 2016

August 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jeremy Goff, International Research Director, KLAS, shares key insights from KLAS’ newly published report, “Global EMR Adoption and Performance 2016.” Jeremy will be discussing how global EMR vendors are performing in areas such as sales and contracting, usability, technology, and support. Additionally, he will explore the ways in which EMR adoption varies for providers in […]

We Have a Long Way to Go Yet on Patient Safety Says Gandhi, National Patient Safety Foundation

August 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tejal Gandhi, President and CEO, National Patient Safety Foundation. In 1999 the Institute of Medicine published their seminal report “To Err is Human,” but more than fifteen years later, patient safety concerns remain a serious public health issue. In February 2015 the National Patient Safety Foundation convened an expert panel to assess the state of […]

Our Journey through Readmissions from the Patient Perspective at UCLA Health, Part II

September 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nasim Afsar, MD, SFHM, Associate CMO and Assistant Clinical Professor, and Erin Dowling, MD, Medical Director of Readmission Reduction Initiative, Department of Medicine, UCLA Hospitals. The Department of Medicine at UCLA Health has conducted multiple studies approaching hospital readmissions from the patient perspective. In this follow-up conference to part one, Drs. Afsar and Dowling briefly […]

Outlook for M&A in Healthcare and Delivering the IT Value

September 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nick Wong, Senior Manager, and Sam Vos, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Healthcare providers are increasingly integrating through M&A and affiliations, and the most successful organizations are those that are able to achieve high levels of integration in a short period of time. Provider IT organizations are experiencing change at an increasingly faster rate, while having […]

The CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health

September 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood RN, BSN, MSN, Clinical Performance Coordinator, Centura Health Physician Group, and Will McConnell MBA, PhD, VP Operations and Outreach Strategy, Mercy Regional Medical Center.  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, as well as several payer groups, invested in the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) Initiative to drive change and prepare organizations for population […]

Advocate-Cerner Partnership Creates Big Data Analytics for Pop Health

September 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rishi Sikka, MD, SVP of Clinical Operations, and Tina Esposito, Vice President, Center for Health Information Services, Advocate Health Care.  This session covers an overview of the “Advocate Cerner Collaborative.” The overarching objective of the Collaborative is to both data- and analytic-enable a population health strategy that includes a ‘big data’ platform, predictive analytics, and […]

Patient Outreach 2016: Driving Outcomes – From No-Shows to Better Health

September 22, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Adam Cherrington, Research Director, KLAS, shares key insights from KLAS’ newly published report.  Many patient outreach vendors claim to help providers, but not all solutions are created equal. Adam reviews the report and answers provider questions surrounding which solutions offer various outreach functionalities, which are driving the best outcomes, and which vendors best help providers […]

Integrating Behavioral and Mental Health into Primary Care and PCMH 2.0

September 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Charles Coleman, PhD, CMPH, PHM Solutions Lead, Behavioral & Mental Health Programs, and Karen Handmaker, MPP, VP, Population Health Strategies, IBM Watson Health. Engaging people in their health and healthcare is a universal challenge – and even more so for people with behavioral health diagnoses. Now, with value-based incentives, new sources of data and expanded […]

Clinical Decision Support Governance and Analysis at Texas Health

September 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Maxine Ketcham, MBA, RN-BC, CPHIMS, CPHQ, Analyst Clinical Decision Support, and Kanan Garg, MA, MPH, CPHIMS, SSBB, Analyst, Clinical Decision Support, Texas Health. Dr. Saldana, Maxine and Kanan share their journey with developing and growing a robust Clinical Decision Support program. They discuss their framework, which includes […]

Building a Cyber Security Team at Partners

September 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jigar Kadakia, CISO and Chief Privacy Officer, Partners HealthCare. Until recently, many health care organizations haven’t had the resources to stand up dedicated information security teams. However, with the changing regulatory and threat landscapes, many are now trying to create information security offices to provide focused effort on these critical functions. But even after securing […]

Going Digital: Identifying and Engaging the Newly Empowered Healthcare Consumer

October 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Betts, Principal, and Josh Nelson, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Healthcare consumers today are demonstrating higher expectations for the level of service that they receive from their healthcare providers.  Driven in part by our increasingly digital and mobile world, these expectations are pushing providers to react and “up their game” when it comes to engaging […]

Preparing for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

October 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Maria Balderas, PhD, Health Informaticist, IBM Watson Health.  Earlier this year, CMS announced that multiple quality reporting programs were being streamlined into the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).  This will change the way Medicare links performance to payment. Dr. Balderas describes the potential impact the program will have on MIPS-eligible clinicians, and explains how […]

Geisinger Genomic Initiative

October 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marc Williams, MD, Director, Genomic Medicine Institute, Geisinger Health System. Precision Medicine has the potential to transform the way care is delivered and, if realized promises to improve outcomes and value to the healthcare system. Geisinger Health System has implemented the GenomeFIRST™ program that analyzes whole exome sequencing data from tens of thousands of participants […]

Universal Care Center at UW Hospitals and Clinics: The Role of Technology Visioning and Planning

October 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Sheehan, President, UW Health American Center and SVP, UW Hospital and Clinics, and Carl Fleming, Principal, Impact Advisors. The Universal Care Center is a concept that creates a healthcare facility which is right-sized and presents a flexible, dynamic and ‘appropriate venue of care.’ Carl and John share insights and a business case for technology […]

Michiana Health Information Exchange

October 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Waldo A. Mikels-Carrasco, Director of Population Health Research & Development, Michiana Health Information Exchange.  Waldo discusses the development of an HIE-driven solution that uses clinical and psychosocial data integration to extend beyond current operational models for avoiding readmissions of Medicare Shared Savings Plan Accountable Care Organizations (MSSP ACO) and Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BCPI) […]

Characteristics of a State of the Art Call Center at Henry Ford Health System

October 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Cyndy Orrys, MBA, Director-Contact Center, Henry Ford Health System.  In an effort to improve the patient experience, HFHS is leveraging technology to integrate with their EMR and telephone system. Callers now expect self-service options similar to those available in non-healthcare customer service situations. HFHS has accomplished this by streamlining the caller experience with its new […]

Ascension – IT General Controls (ITGC) Program Evolution

October 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Oligschlaeger, Vice President, Finance, AIS, and Chris Pento, Director, AIS Shared Delivery Services, Ascension Health. Establishing and maintaining effective ITGCs throughout Ascension is a system-wide priority, and Mike and Chris have played significant roles in establishing an effective ITGC environment for Ascension.  They share their journey to ITGC effectiveness, through the engagement with Ascension […]

Interoperability From the Clinicians View: Frustrating Reality or Hopeful Future?

October 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bob Cash, VP Provider Relations, KLAS.  Do clinicians have the interoperability they need? How promising are the new industry initiatives CommonWell and Carequality? What interoperability successes are happening? Join us as Bob answers these questions and shares key, industry-wide findings from KLAS’ new report, “Interoperability 2016 From a Clinician View: Frustrating Reality or Hopeful Future?”

The Impact of Clinical Documentation Improvement on Rev Cycle at CoxHealth

October 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Angie Curry, Corporate CDI Manager, CoxHealth.  In 2015, CoxHealth was the first to use Cerner’s Embedded Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) solution. Since then, automating a CDI workflow in the same medical record as the physician has played a big part in efficiency gains and even finding additional revenue. In this session, Angie explores different staffing […]

Preparing for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

November 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Donna Daniel, PhD, Senior Program Director, Clinical Quality Research, IBM Watson Health. In a continued effort to support the triple aim, the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model will begin in January 2017.  This advanced primary care medical home model uses regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation to further propel primary care. In […]

Risk Management at Henry Ford: Why You Cannot Afford to be Wrong

November 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Harper, Director Privacy & Security Risk Management Services, Information Privacy & Security Office, Henry Ford Health System.  This presentation discusses how risk management is a foundation to a robust security program and what happens when risk management goes wrong.  Jane discusses how to incorporate risk into your security framework, and how to look at […]

MACRA: Assessing Its Impacts and How to Move Forward

November 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Eric Finocchiaro, Managing Director, and Carol Chouinard, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The MACRA reform fundamentally changes the healthcare payment system and will drive how care is delivered in the future.  While both MACRA pathways ultimately lead to a shift into practicing Value Based Care, tactics, timing and priorities will differ and ultimately define the […]

Advanced Technology Improves Quality of Care at Hackensack UMC and Mt. Sinai

November 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nilesh Desai, B.S, RPh., MBA, Administrator, Pharmacy and Clinical Operations, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Mukesh Shah, RPh, MBA (HCM), Director of Pharmacy, Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Driving quality, patient-centered care has become a central aim for healthcare providers, and pharmacy is a critical part of this quest. This discussion covers insights and best practices […]

Becoming Agile: Leveraging Strategies from Outside of Healthcare to Transform How Ascension Works

November 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jason Dinger, PhD, CEO MissionPoint Health Partners and COO, Ascension Care Management. MissionPoint Health Partners, a population health company that is part of Ascension, grew from managing one population in one market to managing the health needs of more than 250,000 members across multiple populations and almost 10,000 providers in seven states in just four […]

The New Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Framework and Leveraging NIST

November 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lowell Kruse, retired CEO, Heartland Health, 2009 Baldrige Award recipient and Baldrige Foundation Board member, and one of the founding Board Members of the Scottsdale Institute, and Al Faber, President and CEO, Baldrige Foundation.  Leveraging the highly successful NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Baldrige Framework concepts, the new Cybersecurity Excellence Builder will be a tool which […]

Integration of Personal/Wearable Devices with an EMR at Cedars-Sinai

December 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ray Duncan, MD, CTO, Cedars-Sinai Health System.  In April 2015, Cedars-Sinai opened up their EMR patient portal for patients to link their wearable/personal devices and upload their fitness data. Since then, more than 2000 patients have voluntarily uploaded data from Withings, Fitbit, and Apple Watch devices. Dr. Duncan reviews their experience with managing and visualizing […]

Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

December 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan. Geisinger has for many years innovated within the nexus of its clinical delivery system and health plan as both the deliverer and payer of care. The expanding vision of population health to the community […]

MIPS/MACRA and Beyond: What you Cannot Learn Just by Reading the Executive Summary

December 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Golder, MD, Principal Advisor, and Henry Stokman, Principal, Impact Advisors.  This session examines the new MIPS/MACRA Final Rule (released 10-14-16) and its implications, providing not only a review of the rule’s provisions, but also additional insight and recommendations surrounding some of the “hidden hurdles” contained within the rule’s 2,000+ pages.  Highlights include what we […]

Utilizing HealtheIntent in an ACO at Memorial Hermann

December 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nicole Clarke Luck, VP Finance for Memorial Hermann Medical Group, Memorial Hermann Physician Network and the ACO, and Amanda Hammel, VP, IT Operations and Population Health, Memorial Hermann Health System, and Bharat Sutariya, MD, VP and Chief Medical Officer, Population Health, Cerner. This session provides an overview of Memorial Hermann’s population health journey with emphasis […]

RTLS: Who Can Deliver Value Beyond the Basics?

December 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tanya Egbert, Research Director, KLAS.  On a rudimentary level, Real-Time Location System (RTLS) products are used for asset tracking and temperature monitoring, but providers today are looking to go beyond the basics and leverage RTLS products to improve care quality, increase staff workflow efficiency, and improve their bottom lines. Join us as Tanya shares insights […]

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Problem Management: An Innovative System to Improve Problem List Workflow at Intermountain

February 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kathryn Kuttler, PhD, Director of Clinical, Quality and Research Medical Informatics, and Chad Hodge, MS, PhD candidate, Software Engineer, Intermountain Healthcare.  Electronic problem lists are an ...

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Bringing OpenNotes to Inpatient and ICU Units at University of Minnesota

February 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Craig Weinert, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Medical Director for Adult In-Patient Services, and Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, PhD, Assoc...

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Tools for the Connected Medical Home at Partners HealthCare Part II

March 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Partners HealthCare, Connected Health. The benefits of remote patient monitoring in better managing chronic disease, improving clinical outcomes and quality of care,...

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OpenNotes at VCU

March 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Wolver, MD, Associate Professor Internal Medicine, Deborah Burgett, RN, MSHA, Director of Office of Clinical Transformation, Colin Banas, MD, MSHA, CMIO and Associate Professor Internal Medicine...

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How IT can Support Improved Diagnosis for Improved Safety and Quality

May 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Cohen, MD, University of Utah Health Care. This teleconference highlights findings from the recent IOM report on diagnostic errors.  The report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, introduced...

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Lessons Learned in Data Migration at Memorial Hermann

May 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alan Weiss, MD, Director of Medical Informatics, Memorial Hermann.  Memorial Hermann recently converted their medical group to Cerner ambulatory and migrated the data themselves from the legacy EHR. ...

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From CMIO to CHIO:  Information, Integration and Innovation

May 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luke Webster, MD, VP and Chief Medical Information Officer, CHRISTUS Health, and Pam Arlotto, President and CEO, Maestro Strategies.  This teleconference explores the evolving role of the CMIO.  Dr....

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Mercy Health Saves $50M by Standardizing Clinical and Medication Content

August 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wayne Bohenek, Vice President Clinical Support Services, and Susan Mashni, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Mercy Health.  Mercy Health has 23 acute care facilities and over 2000 ambulatory providers live on ...

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CDS Malfunctions: Causes, Detection and Prevention

August 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Adam Wright, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Senior Scientist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Clinical decision support (CDS) systems, when effectively designed and ...

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We Have a Long Way to Go Yet on Patient Safety Says Gandhi, National Patient Safety Foundation

August 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tejal Gandhi, President and CEO, National Patient Safety Foundation. In 1999 the Institute of Medicine published their seminal report “To Err is Human,” but more than fifteen years later, ...

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Clinical Decision Support Governance and Analysis at Texas Health

September 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Maxine Ketcham, MBA, RN-BC, CPHIMS, CPHQ, Analyst Clinical Decision Support, and Kanan Garg, MA, MPH, CPHIMS, SSBB, Analyst, Clinical ...

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Advanced Technology Improves Quality of Care at Hackensack UMC and Mt. Sinai

November 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nilesh Desai, B.S, RPh., MBA, Administrator, Pharmacy and Clinical Operations, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Mukesh Shah, RPh, MBA (HCM), Director of Pharmacy, Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Dr...

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Technology ePMO at Ascension Health

January 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Melissa Dill, Vice President, Shared System Services, and Daryl Strecker, Regional PMO Director, Shared Delivery Systems, Ascension Health. Ascension Information Services (AIS) has been on a multi-yea...

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More than a PMO: Solution Value Office at Northwestern Medicine

June 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bob Gleason, Director, Solution Value Office, Northwestern Medicine.  How does the IS organization in a large (and rapidly growing) academic health system deliver value to the enterprise, and do so a...

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Becoming Agile: Leveraging Strategies from Outside of Healthcare to Transform How Ascension Works

November 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jason Dinger, PhD, CEO MissionPoint Health Partners and COO, Ascension Care Management. MissionPoint Health Partners, a population health company that is part of Ascension, grew from managing one popu...

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Michigan Collaborative: Three Competing Health Systems Partner to Improve Care

April 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stephanie Brady, DNP, APRN-BC, Vice President of Care Transitions, St. John Providence Health System; Susan Craft, MSA, BSN, RN, Director, Care Coordination Initiatives, Henry Ford Health System; Glor...

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Our Journey through Readmissions from the Patient Perspective at UCLA Health, Part II

September 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nasim Afsar, MD, SFHM, Associate CMO and Assistant Clinical Professor, and Erin Dowling, MD, Medical Director of Readmission Reduction Initiative, Department of Medicine, UCLA Hospitals. The Departmen...

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Cyber Risk and Networked Medical Devices

February 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Ford, Principal; and Russell L. Jones, Partner, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The Internet of Things (IoT) and how IoT devices can be secured in the current cyber landscape is a hot issue.  An eve...

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Intermountain Healthcare Sets up Cybersecurity War Room

July 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Karl J. West, CISO and Assistant Vice President, Intermountain Healthcare.  Karl has spent four years developing a Cybersecurity Operations Center.  He discusses the evolving threat landscape in hea...

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Taking a Business Approach to Cybersecurity at Henry Ford Health System

August 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Fowler, Deputy Information Security Officer, Henry Ford Health System. Today, security is in the forefront of everyone’s mind; however, mostly for the wrong reasons. Organizations are too f...

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Building a Cyber Security Team at Partners

September 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jigar Kadakia, CISO and Chief Privacy Officer, Partners HealthCare. Until recently, many health care organizations haven’t had the resources to stand up dedicated information security teams. How...

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Risk Management at Henry Ford: Why You Cannot Afford to be Wrong

November 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jane Harper, Director Privacy & Security Risk Management Services, Information Privacy & Security Office, Henry Ford Health System.  This presentation discusses how risk management is a found...

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The New Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Framework and Leveraging NIST

November 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lowell Kruse, retired CEO, Heartland Health, 2009 Baldrige Award recipient and Baldrige Foundation Board member, and one of the founding Board Members of the Scottsdale Institute, and Al Faber, Presid...

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Improving Value of Care for Risk-Based Contracts at Cedars-Sinai

January 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Scott Weingarten, MD, SVP, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center.  Similar to many other health systems, Cedars-Sinai has signed a number of new risk-based contracts, incl...

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GIS Mash-ups Can Help ACOs, HIEs

January 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Brian E. Dixon, PhD, Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health and Regenstrief Institute.Through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, researchers at Indiana University and the R...

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Patient/Consumer Engagement at Cedars-Sinai: It Takes a Village

March 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sharon Isonaka, MD, MS, VP of Clinical Transformation; Cynthia Litt Deculus, VP of Population Health; Omkar Kulkarni, MPH, Director, Healthcare Innovation Accelerator; and Cindy Levey, MPH, Associate ...

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The Alignment of Value Based Care and Population Health Technologies

April 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Flanigan, Principal, and Tony Jurek, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The changing landscape of Value Based Care, as it exists through regulatory, market or technological shifts, can make i...

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New Technologies Help Transform the use of Big Data

April 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Sanders, SVP, Health Catalyst.  The term “Big Data” emerged from Silicon Valley in 2003 to describe the unprecedented volume, variety and velocity of data that was being collected an...

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Insight-Driven Healthcare – The Future Has Arrived

June 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Doty, Principal, and Nitin Mittal, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Since its inception healthcare has been an information-driven process. We are at the threshold of a new age of healthcare ...

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Patient Engagement and Population Health at Kaiser Permanente

July 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Young, MD, Associate Executive Director Clinical Care and Innovation and the Care Management Institute at Kaiser Permanente, and Andrew Wiesenthal, MD, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  Kaise...

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Powering an ACO, Analytics, and Technology Innovation with an HIE at Baystate

July 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joel Vengco, VP & CIO, Baystate Health.  Interoperability is extremely critical for the advancement of healthcare.  In fact, it is necessary for surviving in today’s healthcare environment...

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Clinical Integration: A Road Map to Accountable Care from DHG Healthcare

August 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Josh Berlin, JD, Principal, DHG Healthcare, and Jacqueline Matthews, RN, MS, Senior Healthcare Transformation Director, IBM Watson Health.  Many health systems are pursuing options to form Clinically...

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Pop Health: Leveraging Technology to Drive Prevention at Mercy Health

August 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Erin Fries, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Mercy Health, Tarah Knaresboro, VUI Design Manager, and Samuel Moore, Client Services Manager, Emmi.  Managing a population’s health means more than help...

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Leveraging MACRA to Improve Revenue Cycle and Clinical Integration

August 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Pillittere, VP, Impact Advisors and Henry Stokman, Principal, Impact Advisors. As 2017 quickly approaches, the new MACRA rules will start to take full effect.  As value based reimbursement ramp...

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The CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health

September 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood RN, BSN, MSN, Clinical Performance Coordinator, Centura Health Physician Group, and Will McConnell MBA, PhD, VP Operations and Outreach Strategy, Mercy Regional Medical Center.  The C...

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Integrating Behavioral and Mental Health into Primary Care and PCMH 2.0

September 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Charles Coleman, PhD, CMPH, PHM Solutions Lead, Behavioral & Mental Health Programs, and Karen Handmaker, MPP, VP, Population Health Strategies, IBM Watson Health. Engaging people in their health ...

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Going Digital: Identifying and Engaging the Newly Empowered Healthcare Consumer

October 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Betts, Principal, and Josh Nelson, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Healthcare consumers today are demonstrating higher expectations for the level of service that they receive from their h...

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Preparing for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

October 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Maria Balderas, PhD, Health Informaticist, IBM Watson Health.  Earlier this year, CMS announced that multiple quality reporting programs were being streamlined into the new Merit-based Incentive Paym...

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Geisinger Genomic Initiative

October 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marc Williams, MD, Director, Genomic Medicine Institute, Geisinger Health System. Precision Medicine has the potential to transform the way care is delivered and, if realized promises to improve outco...

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Characteristics of a State of the Art Call Center at Henry Ford Health System

October 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Cyndy Orrys, MBA, Director-Contact Center, Henry Ford Health System.  In an effort to improve the patient experience, HFHS is leveraging technology to integrate with their EMR and telephone system. C...

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Preparing for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

November 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Donna Daniel, PhD, Senior Program Director, Clinical Quality Research, IBM Watson Health. In a continued effort to support the triple aim, the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model will begin i...

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MACRA: Assessing Its Impacts and How to Move Forward

November 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Eric Finocchiaro, Managing Director, and Carol Chouinard, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The MACRA reform fundamentally changes the healthcare payment system and will drive how care is...

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Integration of Personal/Wearable Devices with an EMR at Cedars-Sinai

December 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ray Duncan, MD, CTO, Cedars-Sinai Health System.  In April 2015, Cedars-Sinai opened up their EMR patient portal for patients to link their wearable/personal devices and upload their fitness data. Si...

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Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

December 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan. Geisinger has for many years innovated within the nexus of...

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MIPS/MACRA and Beyond: What you Cannot Learn Just by Reading the Executive Summary

December 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Golder, MD, Principal Advisor, and Henry Stokman, Principal, Impact Advisors.  This session examines the new MIPS/MACRA Final Rule (released 10-14-16) and its implications, providing not only a r...

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