2016 Teleconferences

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

January 13, 2016 at 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, […]

GIS Mash-ups Can Help ACOs, HIEs

January 14, 2016 at 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 […]

System Integration and Unified Communications Improve Efficiency and Experience

January 20, 2016 at 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. […]

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

January 21, 2016 at 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 […]

Technology ePMO at Ascension Health

January 27, 2016 at 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 […]

Cyber Risk and Networked Medical Devices

February 2, 2016 at 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 […]

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

February 4, 2016 at 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. […]

Effective Strategies for Driving Quality Advance Care Conversations at Centura Health

February 9, 2016 at 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. […]

Data Methodology at Memorial Hermann

February 15, 2016 at 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 […]

Challenges and Benefits of Application Rationalization and Consolidation at Mercy Health

February 16, 2016 at 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 […]

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

February 18, 2016 at 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 […]

Bringing OpenNotes to Inpatient and ICU Units at University of Minnesota

February 24, 2016 at 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 […]

Becoming a Connected Health System

March 8, 2016 at 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 […]

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

March 10, 2016 at 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 […]

Humanizing Efficiency In Healthcare

March 16, 2016 at 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, […]

Tools for the Connected Medical Home at Partners HealthCare Part II

March 17, 2016 at 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 […]

Best In KLAS Awards

March 24, 2016 at 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, […]

OpenNotes at VCU

March 29, 2016 at 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, […]

Post-ICD-10 at Ascension Health

March 30, 2016 at 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, […]

The Alignment of Value Based Care and Population Health Technologies

April 5, 2016 at 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 […]

Analytics Excellence at Mosaic Life Care

April 11, 2016 at 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 […]

New Technologies Help Transform the use of Big Data

April 12, 2016 at 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 […]

Michigan Collaborative: Three Competing Health Systems Partner to Improve Care

April 14, 2016 at 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, […]

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

April 28, 2016 at 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 […]

Application Management and its Relevance in the Changing Healthcare IT Landscape

May 3, 2016 at 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 […]

Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 4, 2016 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. […]

How IT can Support Improved Diagnosis for Improved Safety and Quality

May 12, 2016 at 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 […]

Lessons Learned in Data Migration at Memorial Hermann

May 19, 2016 at 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 […]

Realizing the Value from EHRs: A Pragmatic Approach

May 24, 2016 at 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 […]

From CMIO to CHIO:  Information, Integration and Innovation

May 31, 2016 at 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 […]

More than a PMO: Solution Value Office at Northwestern Medicine

June 1, 2016 at 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 […]

Insight-Driven Healthcare – The Future Has Arrived

June 7, 2016 at 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 […]

The Ambulatory EMR Market: What You Need to Know

June 15, 2016 at 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 […]

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

June 20, 2016 at 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 […]

Transparency and IT Business Management at Ascension

June 28, 2016 at 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 […]

Patient Engagement and Population Health at Kaiser Permanente

July 12, 2016 at 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 […]

Intermountain Healthcare Sets up Cybersecurity War Room

July 14, 2016 at 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 […]

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

July 26, 2016 at 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 […]

Great Lakes Health Connect

August 2, 2016 at 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 […]

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

August 4, 2016 at 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, […]

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

August 9, 2016 at 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) […]

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

August 10, 2016 at 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 […]

Taking a Business Approach to Cybersecurity at Henry Ford Health System

August 11, 2016 at 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 […]

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

August 15, 2016 at 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 […]

CDS Malfunctions: Causes, Detection and Prevention

August 17, 2016 at 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 […]

Pop Health: Leveraging Technology to Drive Prevention at Mercy Health

August 18, 2016 at 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 […]

Leveraging MACRA to Improve Revenue Cycle and Clinical Integration

August 23, 2016 at 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 […]

Global EMR Adoption, Performance and Usability 2016

August 30, 2016 at 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 […]

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

August 31, 2016 at 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 […]

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

September 8, 2016 at 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 […]

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

September 13, 2016 at 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 […]

The CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health

September 15, 2016 at 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 […]

Advocate-Cerner Partnership Creates Big Data Analytics for Pop Health

September 19, 2016 at 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.” […]

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

September 22, 2016 at 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 […]

Integrating Behavioral and Mental Health into Primary Care and PCMH 2.0

September 27, 2016 at 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 […]

Clinical Decision Support Governance and Analysis at Texas Health

September 28, 2016 at 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, […]

Building a Cyber Security Team at Partners

September 29, 2016 at 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 […]

Going Digital: Identifying and Engaging the Newly Empowered Healthcare Consumer

October 4, 2016 at 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 […]

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

October 6, 2016 at 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 […]

Geisinger Genomic Initiative

October 11, 2016 at 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 […]

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

October 12, 2016 at 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 […]

Michiana Health Information Exchange

October 17, 2016 at 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 […]

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

October 18, 2016 at 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 […]

Ascension – IT General Controls (ITGC) Program Evolution

October 20, 2016 at 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 […]

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

October 27, 2016 at 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 […]

The Impact of Clinical Documentation Improvement on Rev Cycle at CoxHealth

October 31, 2016 at 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 […]

Preparing for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

November 2, 2016 at 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 […]

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

November 3, 2016 at 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 […]

MACRA: Assessing Its Impacts and How to Move Forward

November 8, 2016 at 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 […]

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

November 10, 2016 at 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 […]

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

November 15, 2016 at 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 […]

The New Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Framework and Leveraging NIST

November 17, 2016 at 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 […]

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

December 6, 2016 at 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 […]

Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

December 7, 2016 at 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 […]

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

December 8, 2016 at 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 […]

Utilizing HealtheIntent in an ACO at Memorial Hermann

December 12, 2016 at 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, […]

RTLS: Who Can Deliver Value Beyond the Basics?

December 13, 2016 at 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 […]

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

February 18, 2016 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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

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

November 15, 2016 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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

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Intermountain Healthcare Sets up Cybersecurity War Room

July 14, 2016 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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

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MACRA: Assessing Its Impacts and How to Move Forward

November 8, 2016 at 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 at 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 at 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

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

December 8, 2016 at 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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