2018 Previous Teleconferences

Once More, With Feeling: Emotional Design

January 15, 2018 @ 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 feelings in mind? Paul discusses the principles of emotional design, both from his own experiences and learning at Nintendo, Ion Storm and Disney, as well […]

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

January 17, 2018 @ 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 to develop a scorecard to arm healthcare leadership with the ability to strategically design and implement patient portals that patients will use (i.e., technology acceptance). […]

Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

January 18, 2018 @ 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 in the American healthcare system. But the need to “broaden that impact” has led professionals to consider a more holistic approach to decision support that […]

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

January 23, 2018 @ 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 in the U.S. She discusses the policy context and how federal policy efforts have sought to intervene to promote health information exchange. Despite substantial resources […]

Patient Centered Data Home – Connecting Data Across State Lines

January 24, 2018 @ 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 method of exchanging patient data among health information exchanges (HIEs) to access real-time information across state and regional lines and the care continuum. It puts […]

CMIO and CNIO Partnering for Clinical Transformation at HonorHealth

January 30, 2018 @ 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 its strategic vision through Clinical Transformation. Dr. Mary Ann Turley, as CMIO and Kris Gillen, as CNIO are both operational by background and serve as […]

Optimizing the EHR to Prevent Burnout and Obtain Better Outcomes

January 31, 2018 @ 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 to value-based care, it becomes even more critical to effectively harness the full functionality available in an EHR in ways that support enhanced clinical decision-making […]

2018 and Beyond – Technology Trends Transforming the Journey of Healthcare

February 6, 2018 @ 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 shaping the industry such as the affordability crisis, shifting demographics, government influence, and the growing impact of consumerism. While technologies such as mobile, APIs, native […]

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

February 13, 2018 @ 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 Department! Several years ago, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) committed to establishing a dedicated, fully-staffed and system-wide Clinical Informatics Department. As healthcare informatics/technology now enters […]

Change Management at Houston Methodist

February 15, 2018 @ 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 technology. To be successful, embed a robust change management strategy into your change. This session chronicles the development and deployment of an executive-sponsored IT change […]

EMR Optimization Across All Sites of Care at IU Health

February 19, 2018 @ 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 clinics, including the most comprehensive academic health center in the state, and is one of the busiest hospital systems in the U.S. While a single […]

Benefits and Risks of Sharing Notes in Mental/Behavioral Health

February 21, 2018 @ 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 healthcare provider’s notes directly available online to patients through a secure portal. Four years ago, nearly all of the outpatient clinical social workers and psychiatry […]

Reducing Medical Device Cybersecurity Risks at Mayo

February 28, 2018 @ 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. To reduce the risk, healthcare delivery organizations need to have a formalized risk-based process to assess and manage their medical devices. Kevin discusses frequently seen […]

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

March 14, 2018 @ 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, health systems across the country are already grappling with the constraints of fewer people to defend and protect crucial hospital and patient data. To that […]

Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

March 15, 2018 @ 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 changes. While there are tools and capabilities, most of the change is cultural. Dr. Bulger describes how Geisinger is aiming to change the way they […]

Utilizing HealtheIntent for Population Health at Banner

March 19, 2018 @ 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 presentation focuses on preserving the value of data as it moves across many end points in a clinically integrated model of care, including both affiliated […]

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

March 20, 2018 @ 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 their research results, recently published in Health Affairs, regarding the significant administrative workload that clinicians face in the practice of medicine today (Tai-Seale, et al, […]

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

March 21, 2018 @ 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 for privacy and security practices. These organizations will need to think beyond the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other US regulations. The GDPR […]

Augmenting the Provider’s Experience with Artificial Intelligence

March 27, 2018 @ 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 a provider’s ability to capture patient stories and improve care. Nuance shares case studies and insights from applications of AI-supported virtual assistants, imaging algorithms, and […]

Free Natural Language Processing Tool for Clinicians and Researchers

March 28, 2018 @ 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 electronic medical records is “locked” in narrative documents, such as provider notes, radiology reports, etc. Natural language processing (NLP) technology can be used to extract […]

Quest Diagnostics Improves Quality while Managing Patient Costs

March 29, 2018 @ 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 leveraging the same consumer behaviors they employ when making other major purchase decisions, fueling the rise of consumerism in health care. As consumers, patients are […]

Analytics to Drive Population Health Management

April 3, 2018 @ 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 to get information and derive insights. While the volume of data has grown exponentially in recent years, the availability and access to that data has […]

Digital Health: The Journey to Consumer Centricity

April 4, 2018 @ 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 of new data, transforming our healthcare delivery system towards a new patient-centered and modern services industry. Although “digital” is still emerging in healthcare, we can […]

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

April 5, 2018 @ 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 increase in the number of healthcare organizations joining forces to provide integrated and standardized clinical care along the continuum. As a result, the demand for […]

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

April 10, 2018 @ 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 is essential for organizations to have a strong learning program that fosters EMR mastery. A continuous EMR learning program requires you to evolve from the […]

Transforming Primary Care from the Frontline at Cedars-Sinai

April 11, 2018 @ 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 point where our ambulatory medical group primary care doctors were increasingly dissatisfied with work. In response, the Network launched Practice Transformation, a lean-based redesign of […]

Patient Portal Success at Virginia Mason

April 18, 2018 @ 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 the last several years. To date, half of current patients have active portal accounts. Join Dr. Jim Bender in a discussion that reviews the history […]

What Drives Clinician Satisfaction with EMRs

April 19, 2018 @ 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 for revolutionizing the practice of medicine, wouldn’t that be an indication that the EMR was a success? But that is not happening. KLAS shares research […]

Blockchain Technology at Saint Lukes Health Network, Part II

May 1, 2018 @ 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 practical uses of blockchain technology in the healthcare industry. Use cases, challenges, next steps, blockchain vendors generating buzz in the industry, and blockchain forums will […]

Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 2, 2018 @ 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. If used properly, tele-ICU can enable a healthcare organization to garner significant clinical and financial benefits. Dr. Ries and Cindy discuss how tele-ICU has enabled […]

AI in Action at Partners HealthCare

May 3, 2018 @ 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 a new and expanded use of AI-powered solutions. With AI, hospital groups can augment clinical expertise with deep-learning algorithms trained to prioritize patients with life-threatening […]

Virtual Health: Creating an Enterprise Program for the Future

May 9, 2018 @ 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 a means for health care organizations to differentiate themselves. Urvi, Minakshi, Tim and Ken explore the imperative of Virtual Health and discuss benefits they’ve seen […]

Universal EMR Consent Form at Northwestern

May 10, 2018 @ 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 care, information exchange and data analytics, the ability to use and share patient care information is critical. Healthcare providers, however, continue to face challenges presented […]

Building a Healthcare Data Science Strategy at UVA Health

May 15, 2018 @ 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 leverage. Doing this requires not only strategic alignment of data science with overall health system strategy, but also workflow alignment with caregivers whose actions ultimately […]

Current Trends and New Tactics for Better Patient Engagement

May 17, 2018 @ 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 visions and experimentation exist, but there is a lack of consensus regarding end goals, and pathways are unclear.  Colin discusses the most recent strategies and […]

Using Predictive Analytics to Reduce Heart Failure Hospitalizations at Advocate Aurora

May 21, 2018 @ 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 right patients for an intervention. Advocate Healthcare leveraged its extensive data platform to create predictive models that identify patients who are at elevated risk […]

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

May 22, 2018 @ 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 the organization to be analyzed in near real-time for data discovery, performance tracking and advanced analysis. These decisions and insights aim to improve the quality […]

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

May 31, 2018 @ 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, Centura Health chose to deploy digital patient engagement tools in a way that would provide valuable feedback from their consumers and the market to confidently […]

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

June 5, 2018 @ 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 operations if compromised. This process has traditionally been subjective (relying heavily on interviews) and extremely broadly scoped since PHI is everywhere. Eric and Josh discuss […]

Lean Thinking and the Virginia Mason Production System

June 6, 2018 @ 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 glycemic control for diabetic patients. Dr. Aaronson describes efforts underway at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) Hospital to use lean methodology as incorporated into the […]

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

June 12, 2018 @ 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) and provide a high-level look at how it may affect HIEs and interoperability going forward. They also review the Principles for the new Trusted Exchange […]

Predictive Analytics at OSF

June 19, 2018 @ 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 or buy services as needed? How do you find and retain talent? Can an internal team really produce enough value to make it worth the […]

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

June 27, 2018 @ 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 a strategy for integrating clinical and financial operations for high-reliability care that involves structuring teams at both the system and service line levels, interdisciplinary teams […]

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

June 28, 2018 @ 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 51 Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in the country. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, THN represents more than 1200 affiliated physicians and covers nearly […]

ONC Talks About What is Next for TEFCA

July 11, 2018 @ 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 agreement to address policies and practices between health information networks nationally. On January 5, ONC released a draft Trusted Exchange Framework (TEF) for public comment. In […]

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

July 12, 2018 @ 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. But it has to be the right technology, designed for an aging population, not just what technologists and app developers think people want. Social robots, […]

Data and Analytics at Ascension

July 17, 2018 @ 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 and types vary. Addressing this challenge requires that organizations eliminate such variation by using mature analytics to inform workforce skill development, which in turn supports […]

EMRs and Beyond: Current Trends and Future Tech

July 19, 2018 @ 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 for a new EMR, with 1 – 200 bed hospitals accounting for the vast majority (80%) of these decisions. And looking beyond EMRs, providers are […]

Rush Optimizes the EHR for Improved Productivity and Documentation Quality

July 25, 2018 @ 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 and CMIO – EHR Optimization Service, Nuance Healthcare.  By helping physicians advance the utilization of available functionality and providing specialty specific workflows and tools, Rush […]

Spectrum Takes on the Future of Healthcare with MedNow

July 31, 2018 @ 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 and much more about the willingness to evolve an industry to focus on consumers about their health care needs – engaging with them at the […]

New Technology Options for EHR Desktop Delivery at Sentara

August 1, 2018 @ 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. There are now several supported options that can successfully accomplish this task, each with its own trade-offs relative to cost, ease of implementation, established user […]

Technical Lab for Medical Interoperability

August 2, 2018 @ 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 with a vision to accelerate the seamless exchange of information to improve healthcare for all. They discuss how this approach, modeled after other industry centralized […]

Centralized Scheduling Center to Improve Patient Access at Sutter

August 7, 2018 @ 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 in healthcare than ever before. Today’s patients want consistent and seamless care when it is convenient for them, which may or may not be the […]

ACT Learning Network at Cincinnati Childrens

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

Robert Kahn, MD, Physician Leader, Community and Population Health, and Andy Beck, MD, Associate Professor & Attending Pediatrician, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Drs. Kahn and Beck describe their experience working to help make Cincinnati’s 66,000 children the healthiest in the nation through strong community partnerships. They discuss the use of the community-wide All Children Thrive […]

Next Generation Interoperability

August 14, 2018 @ 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 the ability to both advance and disrupt how healthcare plans and providers interact with their employees, partners and customers. Incorporating these technologies can enhance the […]

Interoperability at Ascension

August 15, 2018 @ 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 to traditional standards is a must when accounting for the flexibility necessary to tackle large, heterogeneous ecosystems. As the market continues to grow in population […]

IT-Enabled Strategies to Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

August 16, 2018 @ 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 after overdosing on opioids. As opioid management has become a focus of federal and state governments, the pressure to control overprescribing, as well as patient […]

Data Science Applied to EMR Data

August 20, 2018 @ 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 and data science capabilities, describes how data science can be used to improve quality and safety and reduce unnecessary and costly utilization of services in […]

CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health, Part II

August 21, 2018 @ 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 landscape is changing in Primary Care, evidenced by CMS’s expansion of the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative to CPC+. Learn the factors that contributed to the […]

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

August 23, 2018 @ 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 Order Entry across the entire health system. Over the years, with the help of the clinical decision support alerts, they have been able to positively […]

Business Relationship Management Journey at Henry Ford Health System

August 28, 2018 @ 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 be a liaison between Corporate IT and their customers across the health system. Much like patients can struggle with engaging the wide array of clinical […]

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

August 29, 2018 @ 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 Advisory Services and Stanson Healthcare to design and execute an observational study to show that embedding care standards effectively within the provider workflow is at […]

CMS Draft Specifications for 2019 QPP and IPPS Final Rule

September 4, 2018 @ 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 the 2019 IPPS Final Rule, providing a high-level look at both pieces of legislation, how they interrelate, and what providers and healthcare organizations need to […]

Update on MACRA and VBC Regulations and Social Determinants of Health

September 11, 2018 @ 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 connect the dots between regulation and value-based care. Join Anne and Brian to receive a view from the market on emerging VBC payment models, the […]

Open Source Clinical Data Search Engine – EMERSE at Michigan Medicine

September 12, 2018 @ 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 Michigan. Often the most detailed clinical data are trapped within the free text clinical notes, and these data are needed when the structured/coded data are […]

Remote Care Monitoring to Improve Consumer Engagement at Ascension

September 13, 2018 @ 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 while focusing on personalized risk using patient and provider friendly solutions for remote monitoring. Carrie reviews Ascension’s early successes using tried and true solutions in […]

Clinical Decision Support at Methodist Le Bonheur

September 17, 2018 @ 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 this topic. Included in the discussion will be Methodist Le Bonheur’s efforts to reduce alert fatigue while increasing the effectiveness of clinical alerts.

Addressing the Current Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges and Threat Landscape

September 19, 2018 @ 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. In this session, Mac discusses how healthcare got to where it is in terms of privacy and security, why it is NOT just an IT […]

Excellent Culture Leads to an Excellent Implementation at Centura

September 20, 2018 @ 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 shares Centura Health’s “secret sauce” to deliberately creating a culture of excellence to complete an Epic Implementation for its 17-hospital system in 18 months – […]

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

September 25, 2018 @ 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 Scientific Officer at Geisinger Health System. At Geisinger, the goal is Caring – for the people and communities we serve to improve health. Precision Medicine […]

Best Practices for Orchestrating Bundled Payments

September 26, 2018 @ 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 programs, and the key components to implementation success, performance management and the technology holding it all together. Learn how bundled payments help Cleveland Clinic accomplish […]

Developing a Robust Clinical Decision Support Analytics Portfolio at THR

September 27, 2018 @ 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 in improving measurement of the end user impact of various clinical decision support (CDS) interventions including alerts and order sets, and the effectiveness and value […]

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

October 2, 2018 @ 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 for higher quality and safer care has been a focus for more than 40 years in the US. The Institute of Medicine report in 2001 […]

Strong Beginnings Program at Spectrum Reduces Infant Mortality

October 4, 2018 @ 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 and Latin families during pregnancy and early childhood and to eliminate racial disparities in birth outcomes in Kent County, Michigan. The program provides in-home family […]

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

October 9, 2018 @ 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 functionality from the major cloud ERP vendors continues to evolve, health systems are increasingly moving towards the cloud along with other digital technologies to transform […]

Analytic Driven Personalized Healthcare at Intermountain

October 12, 2018 @ 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 call to hear how dozens of healthcare systems across more than 60 clinical use cases are already achieving unprecedented results in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, […]

Leading an IT Organization in an Evolving Marketplace

October 15, 2018 @ 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 to the latest technological innovations and demonstrate strong business acumen. To foster collaborative relationships in HIT, leaders must work together to create an aligned infrastructure […]

Improving Population Health Outreach by Engaging Patients

October 16, 2018 @ 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) is the ambulatory division of Franciscan Alliance, a faith-based healthcare organization owned and operated by the Sisters of St. Francis which includes 14 hospitals and […]

Medical Device Security and Security Services

October 18, 2018 @ 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, and how has that changed, what strategies are being deployed regarding Cyber security, particularly medical device security? Join Dan and Colin as they discuss these […]

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

October 23, 2018 @ 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 hardwiring evidence-based practices into their clinical processes across all 14 of its hospitals using Clinical Process Improvement (CPI) methodologies. This talk discusses why CPI is […]

Streamlining Clinical Effectiveness at Ascension

October 30, 2018 @ 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 system-level effort to narrow clinical variation, align platforms with evidence-based medicine and best practices, and streamline monthly tracking of performance. These efforts have been aligned […]

Data and Analytics Initiatives Drive Quality of Care and Saves Millions

October 31, 2018 @ 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 South Carolina, has competed successfully with larger, integrated groups in the new arena of value-based care. Palmetto PCP leaders believe that their No. 1 competitive […]

Precision Medicine: Understanding the Technology Landscape

November 1, 2018 @ 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 outcomes, precision medicine is a growing area of interest for many provider organizations. Those looking to develop a precision medicine program can find it confusing […]

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

November 6, 2018 @ 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 findings are common and while most are benign, others represent early treatable forms of cancer. The management of incidental findings has historically been a source […]

Culinary Medicine at Spectrum Health

November 7, 2018 @ 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 University’s Health Meets Food to teach culinary medicine to medical residents, clinicians, and patients. Dr. Harlan discusses the Health Meets Food curriculum and approach and […]

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

November 8, 2018 @ 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 personal digital assistants more than ever before, but with much better results. Christine and Ravi share how Ascension is using personal digital assistants to help […]

Aligning the Digital Customer Experience with Business Objectives

November 13, 2018 @ 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 while simultaneously meeting their business objectives. As organizations explore various digital tools and technologies to meet these expectations, they are faced with questions like whether […]

Strategic Initiative Office at Intermountain

November 15, 2018 @ 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 and implementing key system-wide strategic initiatives, and is expected to generate a 10X return in the investment in the team each year. In this presentation, […]

Pharmacy Dashboards and Scorecards at Adventist Health West

November 19, 2018 @ 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 and scorecards to help with operational and strategic actions/decisions that support reporting to senior executives and monitoring operations and initiatives. Terry discusses what reporting they […]

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

November 28, 2018 @ 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 year due to medical errors. The Leapfrog Group founders partnered with the Business Roundtable, leading researchers and academics, and top quality and patient safety experts […]

Population Health Outcomes, Medication Adherence, and Pharmacy Management Services

November 29, 2018 @ 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 to Measure the Impact of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Services (STOMPP) on Medication Non-Adherence: Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes. The study compared the impact of various […]

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

December 4, 2018 @ 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 convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and West Central Florida regions. They were facing a challenge common to most, if not all providers, which was […]

Combating the Opioid Crisis using Clinical Decision Support at Atrium Health

December 10, 2018 @ 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 for opioid abuse. The alerts might include a history of prior opioid overdose, or whether he or she had tested positive for marijuana or cocaine […]

Utilizing AI in the Clinical Workflow at Rush

December 12, 2018 @ 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 of the first medical centers to adopt AI-powered virtual assistant solutions as a stepping stone toward ambient clinical intelligence. Hear how virtual assistants listen to, […]

Best Practices to Identify and Control Drug Shortages

December 13, 2018 @ 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, Director Pharmacy Practice and Quality at American Society of Hospital Pharmacists (ASHP), and Patrick Yoder, PharmD, CEO, LogicStream Health. Healthcare leadership is increasingly focused on […]

2018 by Topic

Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

January 18, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 th...

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Augmenting the Provider’s Experience with Artificial Intelligence

March 27, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 for re...

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AI in Action at Partners HealthCare

May 3, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 shares ...

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

September 25, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 ye...

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Combating the Opioid Crisis using Clinical Decision Support at Atrium Health

December 10, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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, health ...

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

March 21, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 agr...

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New Technology Options for EHR Desktop Delivery at Sentara

August 1, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 of...

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

April 5, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 the last several ...

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Clinical and Financial Benefits of Tele-ICU at Advocate

May 2, 2018 @ 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. If used pro...

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Virtual Health: Creating an Enterprise Program for the Future

May 9, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 visions and e...

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

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

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

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CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative at Centura Health, Part II

August 21, 2018 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 to Measur...

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

December 4, 2018 @ 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 convenient locati...

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Utilizing AI in the Clinical Workflow at Rush

December 12, 2018 @ 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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Upcoming Teleconferences

Insourcing Ready-to-Administer Syringes with IV Robotics

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kevin N. Hansen, PharmD, MS, BCPS, Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.  The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) indicate that whenever possible, medications are to be dispensed in the most ready-to-administer (RTA) forms available from the manufacturer or in pharmacy-repackaged unit dose. […]

Value Based Care & Payment Transformation through Interoperability

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tony Jurek, Managing Director, Anne Phelps, Principal, and Mark Bethke, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Despite the political rhetoric and public doubt surrounding the viability of the value-based care model, the industry continues to mature and evolve this model of healthcare delivery.  The next wave of meaningful use funding, CMS Innovation programming for value driven […]

Improved Nursing Workflow through EHR Documentation Optimization

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rebecca Kohler, Director Clinical Informatics, Hennepin Healthcare, Jennifer Aning, BSN, RN, Senior RN Clinical Informatics Analyst, Nikki Helle, BSN, RN, Senior RN Epic Application Analyst, UnityPoint Health, and Brita Hansen, CMO, LogicStream Health. While a primary responsibility of nursing is compassionate, knowledgeable, and effective delivery of care, today’s nurse is challenged with managing much more […]

GDPR: So You Think it Doesn’t Apply?

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Dresen, FACHE, FHIMSS, CISSP, CISM, Senior VP & CTO/CISO, Leah Voigt, JD, MPH, Chief Privacy & Research Integrity Officer, Spectrum Health System, Christy Wheaton, Chief Information Privacy & Security Officer, and Liz Callahan-Morris, Deputy General Counsel, Henry Ford Health System. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for almost […]

Evolving your IT Strategy in the Digital Health Age

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Elizabeth Pearlman, VP Software Applications and Operations, Hospital for Specialty Surgery (HSS), and Liam Bouchier, Principal, Impact Advisors, discuss how organizations can prepare for and ensure a traditional IT strategy is aligned with and enabling the Digital future in a highly competitive urban marketplace. They share their views of what it takes from both the […]

The Innovation Process at John Muir

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jon Russell, SVP and CIO, John Muir Health.  Jon provides an overview of John Muir Health’s journey from innovation to transformation, including a description of their internal processes and examples of how John Muir is engaging in the Bay area’s health tech startup and operational innovation environment to drive organization strategy, develop creative partnerships with […]

Transforming Patient Access to Care

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Jaspan, DO, FACOOG, Chair, Access Governance Committee and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Einstein Healthcare Network, and James Farley, Senior Vice President, Optum.  Einstein Health Network (EHN), was struggling with recurring and growing financial losses, both in their medical group and at their hospital. Wait times in the medical network were extremely long – up […]

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery through EMR Integration

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stacey Johnston, MD, Associate CMIO for Hospitalist Informatics, and Megan Argabright, Clinical Informaticist, Baptist Health.  Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based interdisciplinary care delivery model that focuses on quickly moving the evidence developed from surgical research to bedside patient care, making a more immediate positive impact on patient recovery. Designed to reduce perioperative […]

Utilizing a Balanced Scorecard for Better BI at CHRISTUS

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dustin Drueckhammer, Manager Business Intelligence, and Cindy Neuenschwander, Data Governance Lead, CHRISTUS Health.  In today’s climate, Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Governance (DG) are pivotal aspects of a successful heath system. The capability to produce actionable governed data enables an organization to ensure that high data quality and integrity exists throughout the complete lifecycle of […]

Population Health Strategy & Technology in the Shift to Value-Based Care

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vanessa Guzman, AVP, Quality Improvement, Montefiore Health System, and Shara L. Cohen, JD, VP, Customer Experience for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health.  Vanessa and Shara describe the strategy used by Montefiore Health System to implement value-based care model activities, understanding that patients’ health extends well-beyond healthcare settings. The model promotes accountability for performance through contractual […]