2018 Previous Teleconferences

Once More, With Feeling: Emotional Design

January 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Paul Weaver, VP User Experience & Human Factors Research, Cerner. While all design elicits an emotion, how many people today can honestly say they design their solutions with the customer’s […]

Developing a Better Patient Portal: Evaluating Portals Based on the Likelihood of Patient Use

January 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Elizabeth Sprouse, Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, Applied Public Health Informatics and Julie Hollberg MD, CMIO, Emory Healthcare. Elizabeth and Dr. Hollberg share the results of a research effort […]

Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

January 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Denise Basow, MD, President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. Over the last several decades, clinical decision support solutions have demonstrated success in helping improve quality of care […]

Optimizing Health IT: From the Chambers of Congress to the Frontlines of Care

January 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Julia Adler-Milstein, Director, Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research, UCSF. Julie has spent the past decade studying the progress of electronic health information exchange (HIE) and EHR system interoperability […]

Patient Centered Data Home – Connecting Data Across State Lines

January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kelly Hoover Thompson, CEO, and Joe Walker, Sr. VP of Technology Services for MyHealth Access Network. The Patient Centered Data HomeTM (PCDH) is a national initiative to deliver a cost-effective, scalable […]

CMIO and CNIO Partnering for Clinical Transformation at HonorHealth

January 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mary Ann Turley, DO, CMIO, and Kristin Gillen, RN, DNP, CNML, CNIO, HonorHealth. The dyad relationship between the CMIO and CNIO at HonorHealth was specifically designed to help the organization achieve […]

Optimizing the EHR to Prevent Burnout and Obtain Better Outcomes

January 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Bret Shillingstad, MD, Executive Director/CMIO – EHR Optimization Services, Rizwan Pasha, MD, CMIO – EHR Services, Nuance Healthcare, and Michael J. Healey, MD, CMIO – Outpatient Services, Brigham Health. As healthcare transitions […]

2018 and Beyond – Technology Trends Transforming the Journey of Healthcare

February 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Chris Shudes, Principal, and Michael Kleinmann, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. In 2018 and beyond, health systems will continue to embrace emerging and exponential technologies as they respond to economic forces […]

Structure and Function of a High Performance Clinical Informatics Department at Eastern Maine

February 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

April Giard, NP-BC, NEA-BC, VP & CNIO, Eastern Maine Healthcare System, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive, Impact Advisors, LLC. If you’ve seen one Informatics Department you’ve seen one Informatics […]

Change Management at Houston Methodist

February 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nicholas Desai, MD, CMIO, Eileen McGrath, Director, Marketing and Communications / Change Management / Training, and Autumn Kirsch, IT Communications/Change Management Lead, Houston Methodist. Sustainable physician engagement requires more than just cutting-edge […]

EMR Optimization Across All Sites of Care at IU Health

February 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Seung Park, MD, CHIO and Jason Schaffer, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Adult AHC, IU Health. Indiana University Health is a large statewide organization with 15 hospitals and more than 100 […]

Benefits and Risks of Sharing Notes in Mental/Behavioral Health

February 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Steve O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD, Social Work Manager for Psychiatry and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and OpenNotes Behavioral Health Specialist. OpenNotes is a movement aimed at making […]

Reducing Medical Device Cybersecurity Risks at Mayo

February 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kevin McDonald, Director of Clinical Information Security, Mayo Clinic. Weak cybersecurity safeguards in medical devices have the potential to impact patients, care delivery processes and a healthcare organization’s IT network. […]

Cyber Student Staffing Boosts Productivity, Narrows Cybersecurity Workforce Gap at Sentara

March 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Daniel Bowden, VP & CISO, Sentara Healthcare. With a recent report from The Center for Cyber Safety and Education predicting a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers by 2022, […]

Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

March 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health, Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan. Making the move from volume to value requires fundamental […]

Utilizing HealtheIntent for Population Health at Banner

March 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Coe, Sr. Director Pop Health Data Systems, Banner Health. In this presentation, David shares the successes, challenges and lessons learned along Banner Health’s journey towards population health . This […]

Virtual Assistants and Google Glass: Changing Lives of Clinicians and Patients at Sutter Health

March 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, Sutter Health VP, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Sandra Odenheimer, DNP-C, FNP-BC, DCNP, CANS, and Lam Ho, Operational Lead, Sutter Health. Dr. Chan, Sandra, and Lam describe […]

How to Prepare for the New, Fast-Approaching General Data Protection Regulations

March 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rob Faix, VP Technology Services, and Shefali Mookencherry, Principal Advisor, Impact Advisors LLC. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to take US healthcare organizations to a different level […]

Augmenting the Provider’s Experience with Artificial Intelligence

March 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Satish Maripuri, Executive VP and General Manager, and Peter Durlach, Senior VP – Strategy, Nuance Healthcare. AI-powered intelligence incorporated into clinical documentation and imaging workflow is now able to augment […]

Free Natural Language Processing Tool for Clinicians and Researchers

March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alexander Turchin, MD, MS, FACMI, Director of Informatics Research Division of Endocrinology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School. A critical source of information in […]

Quest Diagnostics Improves Quality while Managing Patient Costs

March 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marek Bako, Senior Director Revenue Cycle Management, and Kerri Grizer, Senior Product Manager, Optum. As a result of their growing responsibility for paying out-of-pocket for medical care, patients are increasingly […]

Analytics to Drive Population Health Management

April 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tony Jurek, Managing Director, and Chris DeBeer, Principal Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Advances in technology have provided healthcare organizations with a myriad disparate systems from which […]

Digital Health: The Journey to Consumer Centricity

April 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Michael Reagin, VP and CIO, Sentara Healthcare, and Timothy Zoph, Client Executive and Strategist, Impact Advisors. Digital Health is destined to harness a new generation of technology and a wealth […]

Implications of Tri-Institutional Clinical and Research Data Sharing at NewYork-Presbyterian

April 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Trushna Dave, Manager of Data Sharing at NewYork-Presbyterian and affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. In the past several years there has been an […]

Get Happier, Faster Doctors by Transforming your EMR Training into a Continuous Learning Program

April 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Hollberg, MD, CMIO Emory Healthcare and Associate Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, and Elizabeth Sprouse, Clinical Informatics, Emory Healthcare. As physician burnout increases, it […]

Transforming Primary Care from the Frontline at Cedars-Sinai

April 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rupal Badani, MD, Medical Director; Hanina Rosenstein, Senior Performance Improvement Facilitator; and Jennifer Ortiz, MBA, Project Manager, Organizational Advancement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network. In 2015, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network reached a tipping […]

Patient Portal Success at Virginia Mason

April 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jim Bender, MD, Medical Director Clinical Informatics, Virginia Mason. Engaging patients in the use of an online portal has been a key strategic goal at Virginia Mason in Seattle for […]

What Drives Clinician Satisfaction with EMRs

April 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Taylor Davis, VP of Innovation, KLAS. We built EMRs to help clinicians deliver dramatically better care and to be more efficient in that care. If clinicians everywhere consistently praised EMRs […]

Blockchain Technology at Saint Lukes Health Network, Part II

May 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chad Brisendine, VP/CIO, St. Luke’s University Health Network, and Rob Faix, VP Technology Services, Impact Advisors, LLC, share their latest thoughts and experiences as St. Luke’s continues to explore the […]

Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 2, 2018 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. […]

AI in Action at Partners HealthCare

May 3, 2018 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, Chief Data Science Officer, Partners Healthcare, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO Healthcare Diagnostics, Nuance. The impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on healthcare comes from […]

Virtual Health: Creating an Enterprise Program for the Future

May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Urvi Shah, Manager, Minakshi Krishnan, Senior Manager, Tim Smith, Principal, and Ken Abrams, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Virtual Health is becoming an expectation for customers and providers alike, and […]

Universal EMR Consent Form at Northwestern

May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Moran, MD, Vice President & Chief Medical Information Executive, and Laurel Fleming, JD, Director, Corporate Compliance & Integrity and Chief Privacy Executive, Northwestern Medicine. In this era of value-based […]

Building a Healthcare Data Science Strategy at UVA Health

May 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Glenn Wasson, Administrator of Analytics, and Jonathan Michel, Director of Data Science, University of Virginia Health System. Data science can provide fundamental insights and efficiency gains that healthcare providers must […]

Current Trends and New Tactics for Better Patient Engagement

May 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS.  The need for patient engagement is as old as medicine, but the use of information technology to engage patients is in its adolescence. Today, broad […]

Using Predictive Analytics to Reduce Heart Failure Hospitalizations at Advocate Aurora

May 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tina Esposito, Vice President of Information and Technology Innovation, and Tim Arnold, Manager, Advocate Center Collaborative, Advocate Aurora Health Care.  One of the major challenges for an ACO is identifying […]

The Data Driven Decision-Making Journey to Improve Quality of Care at BayCare

May 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Greg Hindahl, MD, CMIO and Apparsamy Balaji, Director, Enterprise Data Management & Web Applications, BayCare Health System. BayCare’s Business Intelligence Center facilitates the integration of disparate data sources from across […]

Using a Consumer-centric, Digital First Strategy to Grow and Achieve ROI at Centura

May 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kevin Guill, Director of Digital Marketing, Centura Health, and Becca Lococo, PhD, VP Optum Advisory Services. Spurred on by the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care in the Colorado marketplace, […]

Managing Cyber Risks: How to Identify Digital Crown Jewel in a Healthcare Environment with PHI Everywhere

June 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eric Dull, Cyber Risk Services, and Josh Fournier, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. “Crown Jewel identification” is the process of identifying critical applications that would materially impact patient care or business […]

Lean Thinking and the Virginia Mason Production System

June 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barry Aaronson, MD, CMIO, Niloofar Alikashani, PharmD, and Therese Franco, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center. Two important quality goals for hospitalized patients are optimized Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis and optimized […]

TEFCA in a Nutshell: How it May Affect HIEs and Interoperability

June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Dan and Larry examine the recent draft specifications for the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement” (or TEFCA) […]

Predictive Analytics at OSF

June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Franciskovich, Manager Advanced Analytics, and Mark Hohulin, SVP Healthcare Analytics, OSF Innovation, OSF HealthCare System. Defining a healthcare data science strategy can be daunting. Do you build internal capacity […]

Transforming the Care Model to Lower Costs and Improve Quality at Hartford Healthcare

June 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rocco Orlando, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer, Hartford Healthcare, and John Johnston, CPA, MHA, VP, Optum Advisory Services. A five-hospital integrated delivery system in Connecticut, Hartford Healthcare has developed […]

How an ACO Uses Technology to Improve Quality, Patient Engagement and Lower Cost

June 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Elissa Langley, MHA, VP & Chief Operating Officer, Triad Healthcare Network and Tonda Gosnell, Population Health Project Manager, Cone Health, Triad Healthcare Network. Triad HealthCare Network (THN) is one of […]

ONC Talks About What is Next for TEFCA

July 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Zoe Barber, MPH, Special Assistant, Principal Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT, ONC.  The 21st Century Cures Act directs ONC to develop or support a trusted exchange framework and common […]

New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan

July 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. Digital technologies are creating a new kind of old, enabling individuals to remain vital, engaged and independent through their later years. […]

Data and Analytics at Ascension

July 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rick Howard, VP Data and Insights, and Chief Data Officer, Ascension. Building an advanced analytics platform is challenging, as data governance, management and integration across the spectrum of information systems […]

EMRs and Beyond: Current Trends and Future Tech

July 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, Paul Warburton, Senior Analyst, and Sam Eaquinto, Senior Analyst, KLAS. US hospital EMR market share and emerging buying trends: In 2017, 216 acute care hospitals contracted […]

Rush Optimizes the EHR for Improved Productivity and Documentation Quality

July 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Patty, MD, VP Clinical Systems and CMIO, Jordan A. Dale, MD, Associate CMIO and Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Bret Shillingstad, MD, Executive Director […]

Spectrum Takes on the Future of Healthcare with MedNow

July 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph M. Brennan, Sr. Director, MedNow, Spectrum Health. With 60,000+ virtual encounters over a four-year period, Spectrum Health has learned that telehealth innovation in healthcare is much less about technology […]

New Technology Options for EHR Desktop Delivery at Sentara

August 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Smith, IT Director, Sentara Healthcare, and Erik Gerard, Principal, Impact Advisors. Until recently, the choices of products capable of delivering electronic health record (EHR) applications to the desktop were limited. […]

Technical Lab for Medical Interoperability

August 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ed Cantwell, President and CEO, and Aaron Goldmuntz, SVP Comprehensive Interoperability, Center for Medical Interoperability. Ed and Aaron introduce the Center for Medical Interoperability, a non-profit organization led by health systems […]

Centralized Scheduling Center to Improve Patient Access at Sutter

August 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, Sutter Health VP, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, and Steve Chambers, General Manager & VP, Patient Access Solutions, Sutter Physician Services, Sutter Health. Patients have more choices […]

ACT Learning Network at Cincinnati Childrens

August 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rob Kahn, MD, MPH, Physician Leader, Community and Population Health, and Andy Beck, MD, MPH, Associate Professor & Attending Pediatrician, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Drs. Kahn and Beck describe their […]

Next Generation Interoperability

August 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kelly Patrick, Managing Director, Tony Jurek, Managing Director, Mitch Bailey, Senior Manager, and Alan Vitale, Specialist Master from Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Technology advancements, many developed outside of the traditional healthcare technology organizations, have […]

Interoperability at Ascension

August 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Henslee, Senior Director Data & Insights, Ascension Health. Large, multi-state health organizations with significant variability continue to struggle with system interoperability. The development of new interoperability standards and adherence […]

IT-Enabled Strategies to Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

August 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jackson Tate, Director of Opioid Research, and Alex McIntosh, Senior Analyst, KLAS. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, every day, more than 115 people in the United States die […]

Data Science Applied to EMR Data

August 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

William W. Feaster, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAP, CHIO, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Dr. Feaster discusses why CHOC Children’s Hospital prioritized the development of both population health management technologies […]

CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health, Part II

August 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood, RN, BSN, MSN, Coordinator for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Mercy Family Medicine and Steve Lavengood, MD, CPC+ Medical Director, Mercy Family Medicine, Centura Health Physician Group. The […]

Are We There Yet? A Clinical Decision Support Journey at Memorial Hermann

August 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Siraj Anwar, MBBS, MS, CPHIMS, Associate CMIO, Memorial Hermann Health System. Memorial Hermann began their clinical decision support journey 12 years ago when they set out to implement Computerized Physician […]

Business Relationship Management Journey at Henry Ford Health System

August 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Murphy, Director, Business Relationship Management, and Patrick Anderson, Senior Consultant, Business Relationship Management, Henry Ford Health System (HFHS). At HFHS, the Business Relationship Management (BRM) team was created to […]

How Embedding Care Standards into EHR Empowers Clinical Variation Reduction At Cedars-Sinai

August 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Harry C. Sax, MD, FACS, MHCM, FACHE, Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and John Kontor, MD, Executive VP, Optum Advisory Services. Cedars-Sinai Health System partnered with Optum […]

CMS Draft Specifications for 2019 QPP and IPPS Final Rule

September 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Dan and Larry examine the recent draft specifications for both the CMS’ 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) and […]

Update on MACRA and VBC Regulations and Social Determinants of Health

September 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Anne Phelps, Principal, and Brian Flanigan, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. The changing landscape of Value-based Care, as it exists through regulatory, market or technological shifts, can make it difficult to […]

Open Source Clinical Data Search Engine – EMERSE at Michigan Medicine

September 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Hanauer, MD, MS, FACMI, Program Director of Clinical Research Informatics, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer, and Associate Professor at the University of […]

Remote Care Monitoring to Improve Consumer Engagement at Ascension

September 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carrie Stover, MSN, NP-C, Senior Director Virtual Care, Ascension. More than just the deployment of new technology, the development of right-size care solutions compels us to improve value and workflow […]

Clinical Decision Support at Methodist Le Bonheur

September 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Burton Hayes, MD, CMIO, Methodist Le Bonheur. Dr. Hayes discusses how Clinical Decision Support has evolved at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare with an open discussion about how others are approaching […]

Addressing the Current Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges and Threat Landscape

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mac McMillan, Chief Executive Officer, CynergisTek, Inc. 2017 was an unprecedented year for breaches and ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations and is continuing to be a significant challenge in 2018. […]

Excellent Culture Leads to an Excellent Implementation at Centura

September 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Petra Olsen, RN, MSN, Clinical Applications Director, Centura Health. The work culture you either allow or create impacts the quality of your work; in this case, your EHR Implementation. Petra […]

Precision Medicine at Geisinger – Making DNA Sequencing Part of Routine Clinical Care

September 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health, Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan, and David Ledbetter, PhD, Executive Vice President & Chief […]

Best Practices for Orchestrating Bundled Payments

September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Deb Lauricia, MBA, Senior Director Revenue Cycle Strategic Initiatives, Cleveland Clinic, and David Mauzey, General Manager Payment Innovation, Optum. These experts share clinical and financial results from Medicare bundled payment […]

Developing a Robust Clinical Decision Support Analytics Portfolio at THR

September 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, CMIO, and Kanan Garg, MS, MA, MPH, CPHIMS, SSBB, Applications Analyst III, Clinical Business Intelligence, Texas Health Resources. Dr. Saldaña and Kanan share their journey […]

But What About Quality? Refocusing EHR Implementation Efforts on The Real Reason at Spectrum

October 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Bonewell, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, Director Quality Improvement, Spectrum Health, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive, Impact Advisors. The concept of Health Care Information Technology (HCIT) as a foundation […]

Strong Beginnings Program at Spectrum Reduces Infant Mortality

October 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Peggy Vander Meulen, Program Director Strong Beginnings – Healthy Start, Spectrum Health. Strong Beginnings is a partnership of eight agencies working to improve the health and well-being of African American […]

The Digital Core: Creating a Next Generation Approach to Finance and Supply Chain Management

October 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marc Perlman, Managing Director and Global Business Development Leader, Sam Johnson, Senior Manager Strategy and Operations, and Paul Kreder, National Leader Health Care Provider Supply Chain, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. As supply chain […]

Analytic Driven Personalized Healthcare at Intermountain

October 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lonny Northrup, Senior Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare. The promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare are delivering results TODAY in the form of analytics-driven personalized healthcare. Join this […]

Leading an IT Organization in an Evolving Marketplace

October 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dick Flanigan, SVP, Cerner. When it comes to successful leadership, attributes like vision, communication and integrity never go out of style. Today, healthcare IT (HIT) leaders must navigate challenges, adapt […]

Improving Population Health Outreach by Engaging Patients

October 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Hartman, MD, MS-HQSM, FAAFP, Medical Director of Quality, Central Indiana Division, and Kathryn Vanni, MBA, MHA, Director of Quality and Performance Improvement for Franciscan Physician Network. Franciscan Physician Network (FPN) […]

Medical Device Security and Security Services

October 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Czech, Analyst Cyber-security, and Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS. In 2017 KLAS uncovered that only 16% of healthcare systems felt they had a well-developed security plan. Fast forward to 2018, […]

High Performance Healthcare Journey: Achieving Sustained Reliability, Consistency and Quality at THR

October 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, CMIO, Maxine Ketcham, Clinical Decision Support Applications Analyst, Texas Health Resources, and Brita Hansen, MD, CMO, LogicStream Health. Texas Health Resources (THR) is achieving clinical improvement by […]

Streamlining Clinical Effectiveness at Ascension

October 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ann Hendrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior VP, Chief Quality/Safety/PSO and Nursing Officer, Sheila Stern, VP Clinical Professional Development, and John Pirolo, MD, Senior VP and CMIO, Ascension. Ascension Healthcare has established a […]

Data and Analytics Initiatives Drive Quality of Care and Saves Millions

October 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Morgan Bradham, MBA, Executive Director Quality Improvement & Care Coordination, and Ashton Glasgow, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto Primary Care Physicians. Palmetto Primary Care Physicians, the largest independent physician practice in […]

Precision Medicine: Understanding the Technology Landscape

November 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, Alex McIntosh, Senior Analyst, and Kody Hansen, Director of Precision Medicine Research, KLAS. Given its potential to help providers deliver better, more targeted care and dramatically improve patient […]

The Power of Using Clinical Analytics to Drive Follow-up on Incidental Findings

November 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ben Wandtke, MD, MS, President of Medical Staff, Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, FF Thompson Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO, Healthcare Diagnostics, Nuance. Incidental […]

Culinary Medicine at Spectrum Health

November 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Leanne Mauriello, PhD, Director, Behavioral Science & Lifestyle Management, Spectrum Health, and Tim Harlan, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical Services at Tulane University School of Medicine. Spectrum Health partnered with Tulane […]

Personal Digital Assistants: Using Electronics to Improve Quality of Life for Seniors at Ascension

November 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christine Way, Senior Director Experience Products, and Ravi Kosaraju, Director Ascension Technologies, Ascension Health. Saturday Night Live’s many-times-viewed skit about seniors using Amazon’s Echo got it mostly right: seniors are using […]

Aligning the Digital Customer Experience with Business Objectives

November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Betts, Principal, Josh Nelson, Principal, and Quinn Solomon, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Healthcare organizations are working to meet and exceed the expectations of their increasingly digital and engaged customers […]

Strategic Initiative Office at Intermountain

November 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Liljenquist, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare. Intermountain Healthcare’s Enterprise Initiative Office functions as an internal strategy consulting resource to Intermountain’s Executive Leadership team. It is responsible for developing, resourcing […]

Pharmacy Dashboards and Scorecards at Adventist Health West

November 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Terence (“Terry”) Webb, PharmD, MBA, VP Pharmacy Services, Adventist Health West. Data can be assembled in different ways to become actionable information, and Adventist Health uses a variety of dashboards […]

After 10 Years of Safety Testing of Operational EHRs What Have We Learned?

November 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Classen, MD, CMIO, Pascal Metrics, and Professor of Medicine, University of Utah. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine report “To Err is Human” revealed that 98,000 people die every […]

Population Health Outcomes, Medication Adherence, and Pharmacy Management Services

November 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sharrel Pinto, BS Pharm, DMM, MS, PhD, Hoch Family Endowed Professor for Community Pharmacy Practice, South Dakota State University. Dr. Pinto shares the results of the STOMPP study, a Study […]

The Baycare Story: Empowering Patients Post-discharge to Improve Care Transitions

December 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Amy Cain, MSN, RN, Director of Quality East Region, BayCare Health System. BayCare connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other […]

Combating the Opioid Crisis using Clinical Decision Support at Atrium Health

December 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Matt Sullivan, MD, CMIO, Atrium Health, and Alan Staples, Senior Strategist, Cerner. Atrium Health utilizes clinical decision support alerts within the electronic health record that are triggered by selected risks […]

Utilizing AI in the Clinical Workflow at Rush

December 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shafiq Rab, MD, MPH, FCHIME, CHCIO, Senior VP and CIO, Rush University Medical Center, and Kali Durgampudi, VP Innovation, Mobile Architecture and R&D, Nuance. Rush University Medical Center is one […]

Best Practices to Identify and Control Drug Shortages

December 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lina Saliba, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, Senior Pharmacy Specialist, Yale New Haven Health System, Samantha Bastow, PharmD, BCBS, Associate Director Clinical Pharmacy Services at UChicago Medicine, Michael Ganio, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, […]

2018 by Topic

Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

January 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Denise Basow, MD, President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. Over the last several decades, clinical decision support solutions have demonstrated success in helping improve qu...

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CMIO and CNIO Partnering for Clinical Transformation at HonorHealth

January 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mary Ann Turley, DO, CMIO, and Kristin Gillen, RN, DNP, CNML, CNIO, HonorHealth. The dyad relationship between the CMIO and CNIO at HonorHealth was specifically designed to help the organization achi...

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Optimizing the EHR to Prevent Burnout and Obtain Better Outcomes

January 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Bret Shillingstad, MD, Executive Director/CMIO – EHR Optimization Services, Rizwan Pasha, MD, CMIO – EHR Services, Nuance Healthcare, and Michael J. Healey, MD, CMIO – Outpatient S...

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Structure and Function of a High Performance Clinical Informatics Department at Eastern Maine

February 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

April Giard, NP-BC, NEA-BC, VP & CNIO, Eastern Maine Healthcare System, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive, Impact Advisors, LLC. If you’ve seen one Informatics Department you&#...

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Change Management at Houston Methodist

February 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nicholas Desai, MD, CMIO, Eileen McGrath, Director, Marketing and Communications / Change Management / Training, and Autumn Kirsch, IT Communications/Change Management Lead, Houston Methodist. Susta...

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Benefits and Risks of Sharing Notes in Mental/Behavioral Health

February 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Steve O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD, Social Work Manager for Psychiatry and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and OpenNotes Behavioral Health Specialist. OpenNotes is a movement aime...

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Virtual Assistants and Google Glass: Changing Lives of Clinicians and Patients at Sutter Health

March 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, Sutter Health VP, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Sandra Odenheimer, DNP-C, FNP-BC, DCNP, CANS, and Lam Ho, Operational Lead, Sutter Health. Dr. Chan, Sandra, and Lam describe

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Augmenting the Provider’s Experience with Artificial Intelligence

March 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Satish Maripuri, Executive VP and General Manager, and Peter Durlach, Senior VP – Strategy, Nuance Healthcare. AI-powered intelligence incorporated into clinical documentation and imaging workfl...

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Free Natural Language Processing Tool for Clinicians and Researchers

March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alexander Turchin, MD, MS, FACMI, Director of Informatics Research Division of Endocrinology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School. A critica...

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Get Happier, Faster Doctors by Transforming your EMR Training into a Continuous Learning Program

April 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Hollberg, MD, CMIO Emory Healthcare and Associate Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, and Elizabeth Sprouse, Clinical Informatics, Emory Healthcare. As...

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Transforming Primary Care from the Frontline at Cedars-Sinai

April 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rupal Badani, MD, Medical Director; Hanina Rosenstein, Senior Performance Improvement Facilitator; and Jennifer Ortiz, MBA, Project Manager, Organizational Advancement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network. I...

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What Drives Clinician Satisfaction with EMRs

April 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Taylor Davis, VP of Innovation, KLAS. We built EMRs to help clinicians deliver dramatically better care and to be more efficient in that care. If clinicians everywhere consistently praised EMRs

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AI in Action at Partners HealthCare

May 3, 2018 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, Chief Data Science Officer, Partners Healthcare, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO Healthcare Diagnostics, Nuance. The impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on h...

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Universal EMR Consent Form at Northwestern

May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Moran, MD, Vice President & Chief Medical Information Executive, and Laurel Fleming, JD, Director, Corporate Compliance & Integrity and Chief Privacy Executive, Northwestern Medicine. In t...

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Building a Healthcare Data Science Strategy at UVA Health

May 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Glenn Wasson, Administrator of Analytics, and Jonathan Michel, Director of Data Science, University of Virginia Health System. Data science can provide fundamental insights and efficiency gains that h...

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Lean Thinking and the Virginia Mason Production System

June 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Barry Aaronson, MD, CMIO, Niloofar Alikashani, PharmD, and Therese Franco, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center. Two important quality goals for hospitalized patients are optimized Venous Thromboembolism...

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Predictive Analytics at OSF

June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chris Franciskovich, Manager Advanced Analytics, and Mark Hohulin, SVP Healthcare Analytics, OSF Innovation, OSF HealthCare System. Defining a healthcare data science strategy can be daunting. Do you ...

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Data and Analytics at Ascension

July 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rick Howard, VP Data and Insights, and Chief Data Officer, Ascension. Building an advanced analytics platform is challenging, as data governance, management and integration across the spectrum of info...

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EMRs and Beyond: Current Trends and Future Tech

July 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, Paul Warburton, Senior Analyst, and Sam Eaquinto, Senior Analyst, KLAS. US hospital EMR market share and emerging buying trends: In 2017, 216 acute care hospitals contra...

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Rush Optimizes the EHR for Improved Productivity and Documentation Quality

July 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Patty, MD, VP Clinical Systems and CMIO, Jordan A. Dale, MD, Associate CMIO and Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Bret Shillingstad, MD, Executi...

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Technical Lab for Medical Interoperability

August 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ed Cantwell, President and CEO, and Aaron Goldmuntz, SVP Comprehensive Interoperability, Center for Medical Interoperability. Ed and Aaron introduce the Center for Medical Interoperability, a non-pro...

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Centralized Scheduling Center to Improve Patient Access at Sutter

August 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Albert Chan, MD, Sutter Health VP, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, and Steve Chambers, General Manager & VP, Patient Access Solutions, Sutter Physician Services, Sutter Health. Patients have ...

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Next Generation Interoperability

August 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kelly Patrick, Managing Director, Tony Jurek, Managing Director, Mitch Bailey, Senior Manager, and Alan Vitale, Specialist Master from Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Technology advancements, many develo...

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Interoperability at Ascension

August 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Henslee, Senior Director Data & Insights, Ascension Health. Large, multi-state health organizations with significant variability continue to struggle with system interoperability. The develo...

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Are We There Yet? A Clinical Decision Support Journey at Memorial Hermann

August 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Siraj Anwar, MBBS, MS, CPHIMS, Associate CMIO, Memorial Hermann Health System. Memorial Hermann began their clinical decision support journey 12 years ago when they set out to implement Computerized P...

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How Embedding Care Standards into EHR Empowers Clinical Variation Reduction At Cedars-Sinai

August 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Harry C. Sax, MD, FACS, MHCM, FACHE, Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and John Kontor, MD, Executive VP, Optum Advisory Services. Cedars-Sinai Health System partnered w...

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Open Source Clinical Data Search Engine – EMERSE at Michigan Medicine

September 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Hanauer, MD, MS, FACMI, Program Director of Clinical Research Informatics, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer, and Associate Profe...

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Clinical Decision Support at Methodist Le Bonheur

September 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Burton Hayes, MD, CMIO, Methodist Le Bonheur. Dr. Hayes discusses how Clinical Decision Support has evolved at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare with an open discussion about how others are approaching

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Excellent Culture Leads to an Excellent Implementation at Centura

September 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Petra Olsen, RN, MSN, Clinical Applications Director, Centura Health. The work culture you either allow or create impacts the quality of your work; in this case, your EHR Implementation. Petra

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Precision Medicine at Geisinger – Making DNA Sequencing Part of Routine Clinical Care

September 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health, Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan, and David Ledbetter, PhD, Executive Vice President & ...

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Developing a Robust Clinical Decision Support Analytics Portfolio at THR

September 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, CMIO, and Kanan Garg, MS, MA, MPH, CPHIMS, SSBB, Applications Analyst III, Clinical Business Intelligence, Texas Health Resources. Dr. Saldaña and Kanan share their jou...

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But What About Quality? Refocusing EHR Implementation Efforts on The Real Reason at Spectrum

October 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Julie Bonewell, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, Director Quality Improvement, Spectrum Health, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive, Impact Advisors. The concept of Health Care Information Technology (HCIT)...

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High Performance Healthcare Journey: Achieving Sustained Reliability, Consistency and Quality at THR

October 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, CMIO, Maxine Ketcham, Clinical Decision Support Applications Analyst, Texas Health Resources, and Brita Hansen, MD, CMO, LogicStream Health. Texas Health Resources (TH...

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Streamlining Clinical Effectiveness at Ascension

October 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ann Hendrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior VP, Chief Quality/Safety/PSO and Nursing Officer, Sheila Stern, VP Clinical Professional Development, and John Pirolo, MD, Senior VP and CMIO, Ascension. Ascensio...

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The Power of Using Clinical Analytics to Drive Follow-up on Incidental Findings

November 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ben Wandtke, MD, MS, President of Medical Staff, Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, FF Thompson Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO, Healthcare Diagnostics, ...

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After 10 Years of Safety Testing of Operational EHRs What Have We Learned?

November 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Classen, MD, CMIO, Pascal Metrics, and Professor of Medicine, University of Utah. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine report “To Err is Human” revealed that 98,000 people die every

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Combating the Opioid Crisis using Clinical Decision Support at Atrium Health

December 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Matt Sullivan, MD, CMIO, Atrium Health, and Alan Staples, Senior Strategist, Cerner. Atrium Health utilizes clinical decision support alerts within the electronic health record that are triggered by s...

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Best Practices to Identify and Control Drug Shortages

December 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Lina Saliba, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, Senior Pharmacy Specialist, Yale New Haven Health System, Samantha Bastow, PharmD, BCBS, Associate Director Clinical Pharmacy Services at UChicago Medicine, Michael ...

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Strategic Initiative Office at Intermountain

November 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Liljenquist, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare. Intermountain Healthcare’s Enterprise Initiative Office functions as an internal strategy consulting resource to Intermount...

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Reducing Medical Device Cybersecurity Risks at Mayo

February 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kevin McDonald, Director of Clinical Information Security, Mayo Clinic. Weak cybersecurity safeguards in medical devices have the potential to impact patients, care delivery processes and a healthcare...

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Cyber Student Staffing Boosts Productivity, Narrows Cybersecurity Workforce Gap at Sentara

March 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Daniel Bowden, VP & CISO, Sentara Healthcare. With a recent report from The Center for Cyber Safety and Education predicting a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers by 2022,

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How to Prepare for the New, Fast-Approaching General Data Protection Regulations

March 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rob Faix, VP Technology Services, and Shefali Mookencherry, Principal Advisor, Impact Advisors LLC. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to take US healthcare organizations to a diff...

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Blockchain Technology at Saint Lukes Health Network, Part II

May 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Chad Brisendine, VP/CIO, St. Luke’s University Health Network, and Rob Faix, VP Technology Services, Impact Advisors, LLC, share their latest thoughts and experiences as St. Luke’s continues t...

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Managing Cyber Risks: How to Identify Digital Crown Jewel in a Healthcare Environment with PHI Everywhere

June 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eric Dull, Cyber Risk Services, and Josh Fournier, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. “Crown Jewel identification” is the process of identifying critical applications that would...

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TEFCA in a Nutshell: How it May Affect HIEs and Interoperability

June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Dan and Larry examine the recent draft specifications for the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreem...

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ONC Talks About What is Next for TEFCA

July 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Zoe Barber, MPH, Special Assistant, Principal Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT, ONC.  The 21st Century Cures Act directs ONC to develop or support a trusted exchange framework and common

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New Technology Options for EHR Desktop Delivery at Sentara

August 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dale Smith, IT Director, Sentara Healthcare, and Erik Gerard, Principal, Impact Advisors. Until recently, the choices of products capable of delivering electronic health record (EHR) applications to ...

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Addressing the Current Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges and Threat Landscape

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mac McMillan, Chief Executive Officer, CynergisTek, Inc. 2017 was an unprecedented year for breaches and ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations and is continuing to be a significant challenge ...

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Medical Device Security and Security Services

October 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Czech, Analyst Cyber-security, and Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS. In 2017 KLAS uncovered that only 16% of healthcare systems felt they had a well-developed security plan. Fast forward to 20...

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Optimizing Health IT: From the Chambers of Congress to the Frontlines of Care

January 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Julia Adler-Milstein, Director, Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research, UCSF. Julie has spent the past decade studying the progress of electronic health information exchange (HIE) an...

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Patient Centered Data Home – Connecting Data Across State Lines

January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kelly Hoover Thompson, CEO, and Joe Walker, Sr. VP of Technology Services for MyHealth Access Network. The Patient Centered Data HomeTM (PCDH) is a national initiative to deliver a cost-effective, sc...

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Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

March 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health, Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan. Making the move from volume to value requires fundamental

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Quest Diagnostics Improves Quality while Managing Patient Costs

March 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Marek Bako, Senior Director Revenue Cycle Management, and Kerri Grizer, Senior Product Manager, Optum. As a result of their growing responsibility for paying out-of-pocket for medical care, patients a...

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Analytics to Drive Population Health Management

April 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tony Jurek, Managing Director, and Chris DeBeer, Principal Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Advances in technology have provided healthcare organizations with a myriad ...

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Digital Health: The Journey to Consumer Centricity

April 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Michael Reagin, VP and CIO, Sentara Healthcare, and Timothy Zoph, Client Executive and Strategist, Impact Advisors. Digital Health is destined to harness a new generation of technology and a wealth

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Implications of Tri-Institutional Clinical and Research Data Sharing at NewYork-Presbyterian

April 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Trushna Dave, Manager of Data Sharing at NewYork-Presbyterian and affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. In the past several years there has b...

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Patient Portal Success at Virginia Mason

April 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jim Bender, MD, Medical Director Clinical Informatics, Virginia Mason. Engaging patients in the use of an online portal has been a key strategic goal at Virginia Mason in Seattle for

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Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

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

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Virtual Health: Creating an Enterprise Program for the Future

May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Urvi Shah, Manager, Minakshi Krishnan, Senior Manager, Tim Smith, Principal, and Ken Abrams, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Virtual Health is becoming an expectation for customers and pr...

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Current Trends and New Tactics for Better Patient Engagement

May 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS.  The need for patient engagement is as old as medicine, but the use of information technology to engage patients is in its adolescence. Today, broad

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The Data Driven Decision-Making Journey to Improve Quality of Care at BayCare

May 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Greg Hindahl, MD, CMIO and Apparsamy Balaji, Director, Enterprise Data Management & Web Applications, BayCare Health System. BayCare’s Business Intelligence Center facilitates the integration of...

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Using a Consumer-centric, Digital First Strategy to Grow and Achieve ROI at Centura

May 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kevin Guill, Director of Digital Marketing, Centura Health, and Becca Lococo, PhD, VP Optum Advisory Services. Spurred on by the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care in the Colorado marketpl...

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Transforming the Care Model to Lower Costs and Improve Quality at Hartford Healthcare

June 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rocco Orlando, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer, Hartford Healthcare, and John Johnston, CPA, MHA, VP, Optum Advisory Services. A five-hospital integrated delivery system in Connecticut, Hartford Hea...

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How an ACO Uses Technology to Improve Quality, Patient Engagement and Lower Cost

June 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Elissa Langley, MHA, VP & Chief Operating Officer, Triad Healthcare Network and Tonda Gosnell, Population Health Project Manager, Cone Health, Triad Healthcare Network. Triad HealthCare Network (T...

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New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan

July 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. Digital technologies are creating a new kind of old, enabling individuals to remain vital, engaged and independent through the...

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Spectrum Takes on the Future of Healthcare with MedNow

July 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Joseph M. Brennan, Sr. Director, MedNow, Spectrum Health. With 60,000+ virtual encounters over a four-year period, Spectrum Health has learned that telehealth innovation in healthcare is much less abo...

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ACT Learning Network at Cincinnati Childrens

August 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rob Kahn, MD, MPH, Physician Leader, Community and Population Health, and Andy Beck, MD, MPH, Associate Professor & Attending Pediatrician, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr...

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CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health, Part II

August 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood, RN, BSN, MSN, Coordinator for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Mercy Family Medicine and Steve Lavengood, MD, CPC+ Medical Director, Mercy Family Medicine, Centura Health Physic...

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CMS Draft Specifications for 2019 QPP and IPPS Final Rule

September 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Dan and Larry examine the recent draft specifications for both the CMS’ 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) ...

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Update on MACRA and VBC Regulations and Social Determinants of Health

September 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Anne Phelps, Principal, and Brian Flanigan, Principal, 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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Remote Care Monitoring to Improve Consumer Engagement at Ascension

September 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Carrie Stover, MSN, NP-C, Senior Director Virtual Care, Ascension. More than just the deployment of new technology, the development of right-size care solutions compels us to improve value and workflo...

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Best Practices for Orchestrating Bundled Payments

September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Deb Lauricia, MBA, Senior Director Revenue Cycle Strategic Initiatives, Cleveland Clinic, and David Mauzey, General Manager Payment Innovation, Optum. These experts share clinical and financial result...

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Strong Beginnings Program at Spectrum Reduces Infant Mortality

October 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Peggy Vander Meulen, Program Director Strong Beginnings – Healthy Start, Spectrum Health. Strong Beginnings is a partnership of eight agencies working to improve the health and well-being of Afr...

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Analytic Driven Personalized Healthcare at Intermountain

October 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Lonny Northrup, Senior Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare. The promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare are delivering results TODAY in the form of analytics-...

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Leading an IT Organization in an Evolving Marketplace

October 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dick Flanigan, SVP, Cerner. When it comes to successful leadership, attributes like vision, communication and integrity never go out of style. Today, healthcare IT (HIT) leaders must navigate challeng...

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Improving Population Health Outreach by Engaging Patients

October 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Hartman, MD, MS-HQSM, FAAFP, Medical Director of Quality, Central Indiana Division, and Kathryn Vanni, MBA, MHA, Director of Quality and Performance Improvement for Franciscan Physician Network...

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Data and Analytics Initiatives Drive Quality of Care and Saves Millions

October 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Morgan Bradham, MBA, Executive Director Quality Improvement & Care Coordination, and Ashton Glasgow, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto Primary Care Physicians. Palmetto Primary Care Ph...

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Culinary Medicine at Spectrum Health

November 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Leanne Mauriello, PhD, Director, Behavioral Science & Lifestyle Management, Spectrum Health, and Tim Harlan, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical Services at Tulane University School of Medicine. Spec...

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Personal Digital Assistants: Using Electronics to Improve Quality of Life for Seniors at Ascension

November 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Christine Way, Senior Director Experience Products, and Ravi Kosaraju, Director Ascension Technologies, Ascension Health. Saturday Night Live’s many-times-viewed skit about seniors using Amazon...

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Aligning the Digital Customer Experience with Business Objectives

November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Betts, Principal, Josh Nelson, Principal, and Quinn Solomon, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Healthcare organizations are working to meet and exceed the expectations of their increasingly d...

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Pharmacy Dashboards and Scorecards at Adventist Health West

November 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Terence (“Terry”) Webb, PharmD, MBA, VP Pharmacy Services, Adventist Health West. Data can be assembled in different ways to become actionable information, and Adventist Health uses a vari...

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Population Health Outcomes, Medication Adherence, and Pharmacy Management Services

November 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sharrel Pinto, BS Pharm, DMM, MS, PhD, Hoch Family Endowed Professor for Community Pharmacy Practice, South Dakota State University. Dr. Pinto shares the results of the STOMPP study, a Study

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The Baycare Story: Empowering Patients Post-discharge to Improve Care Transitions

December 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Amy Cain, MSN, RN, Director of Quality East Region, BayCare Health System. BayCare connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other

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Utilizing AI in the Clinical Workflow at Rush

December 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shafiq Rab, MD, MPH, FCHIME, CHCIO, Senior VP and CIO, Rush University Medical Center, and Kali Durgampudi, VP Innovation, Mobile Architecture and R&D, Nuance. Rush University Medical Center is on...

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WEBINAR | Next Generation EHR Investment and Value Realization

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

Preston Raulerson, VP, Optum Advisory Services. The role of the EHR has shifted from digitized medical records to a mission critical tool in care delivery, impacting clinical quality, patient outcomes, […]

WEBINAR | Innovations in Clinical Data Semantic Interoperability at Mass General Brigham

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

Pam May, MPH, CPHIE, Corporate Manager; Bill O’Neill, Senior Project Specialist, Mass General Brigham; Bonnie Bruner, RN, Client Success Manager, Clinical Architecture.  Pam, Bill, and Bonnie describe their approach to […]

WEBINAR | Diversifying Payment Models and Paving a Path to Value-Based Care

November 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kevin Seabaugh, Vice President & Health Network General Manager, Cerner. Prior to COVID-19, health systems were already facing substantial financial challenges. The pandemic amplified these issues, illustrating how sensitive the current […]