2019 Teleconferences

Strategies and Technologies for Advancing Patient Engagement

January 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, and Adam Cherrington, Director of Patient Engagement Research, KLAS.  Patient engagement is as old as medicine, but the use of information technology to engage patients is […]

Demographics, Burnout, and Technology: From Frustration to Friend

January 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Tutty, PhD, VP Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability, American Medical Association.  The demographics of the United States are shifting as the population ages and the number of workers per […]

Driving EHR Adoption: Looking Beyond Go-Live for Long-term Success at Scripps

January 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shane Thielman, FACHE, AVP of Information Services, Joseph B. Stein, MD, FACC, Director of EHR, Scripps Health, and Bret Shillingstad, MD, CMIO of EHR Optimization Services, Nuance Communications.  Preparing members […]

Managing Cyber Threats and Protecting Patients: An HHS and Industry-led Response

January 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erik Decker, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine, and Julie Chua, Risk Management Branch Chief, HHS Office of Information Security.  Learn about mitigating common threats to […]

Diagnostic Errors and Health Informatics: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Paul Epner, CEO and Co-Founder, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.  Diagnostic Errors, i.e., failures to provide an accurate and timely explanation for a patient’s problem, are the most significant […]

Microhospitals: Alternative Strategies for Clinical Services Delivery at CHRISTUS

January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jennifer Varnadore, Administrator, CHRISTUS Bossier Emergency Hospital, Randy Osteen, VP Applications Services, and Dana Smelser, Director of Marketing and Communications, CHRISTUS Health.  As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, provider […]

Digital Patient Engagement at Partners

February 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director Innovation, Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs.  Evidence suggests that patients engaged in their own care have better clinical outcomes and lower total medical expenses. However, […]

2019 Quality Payment Program Final Rule from CMS

February 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors.  This session focuses on the 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule from CMS, and provides a high-level […]

Developing a Provider Efficiency Program at Beaumont

February 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Karie Lyon, VP Information Technology, Suzan Beydoun, MD, MSHI, Associate CMIO, and Cathy Shepherd, RN, MEd, Director Information Technology, Beaumont Health, share their journey on the development of a provider […]

Tackling Provider Directories: Sharing and Managing Change Across the Blockchain

February 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Gerry Lewis, Senior VP and CIO, Ascension and CEO, Ascension Technologies, and Lorraine Frias, Senior Director Strategic Initiatives, Optum.  Billions of dollars are spent annually on provider data management, yet […]

The Growth and Maintenance of a Population Health Strategy at Memorial Hermann

February 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ini Ekiko, VP Population Health and Ambulatory Services, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.  Memorial Hermann has implemented tools to facilitate tracking and completion of registry care gaps and accurate HCC (hierarchical […]

Cybersecurity Investment Strategy at Partners HealthCare

February 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jigar Kadakia, CISO/CPO, Partners HealthCare System.  Cybersecurity does not generate revenue, and this makes it difficult to assess how much money to allocate to a cybersecurity budget or predict the […]

Using AI to Improve Physician Documentation and Quality

February 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ehab Hanna, MD, MBA, CMIO, Universal Health Services, and Michael Clark, SVP & General Manager, Nuance Communications.  Through conversational AI-powered solutions at the point-of-care, providers at Universal Health Services (UHS) […]

The Future of Health: Technology Trends Transforming Healthcare

March 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Foley, Principal, Jason Wainstein, Principal, and David Betts, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The life sciences and health care industry is on the brink of large-scale disruption. The future will […]

Strategic Program Management at INTEGRIS: The IT Role as a Strategic Partner

March 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Pasquale, CIO, INTEGRIS Health.  How many projects in your portfolio require IT resources to succeed?  If your organization is like most, over 90% of the projects will require at […]

Medicare ACO in Adolescence: Six Years of MSSP Experience at AMITA Health

March 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Luke Hansen, MD, MHS, VP & CMO Population Health, AMITA Health.  Accountable Care Organizations represent the most widely adopted of Medicare’s alternative payment models. AMITA Health was an early entrant […]

Complex Care Planning Process at Mercy Health

March 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Olgren, MS, MMI, MD, FACEP, CMIO, and Diplomate in Clinical Informatics of the ABPM, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Campus, a member of Trinity Health.  Most healthcare workers feel patient […]

Extending Patient Care Through Voice Technology and AI

March 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

  Shara Cohen, JD, VP Customer Experience for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer.  Scaling reach and effectiveness of care management resources is a critical challenge for leading healthcare organizations as they […]

Telehealth Strategy at VCU Improves Productivity, Patient Experience and Bottom Line

March 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vimal Mishra, MD, MMCi, Medical Director Office of Telemedicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, ABPM Diplomate in Clinical Informatics, and David Collins, MHA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Practice Administrator Telemedicine, VCU Health.  Traditional […]

Understanding and Getting the Most out of Value-based Services

March 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Warren Whitford, Director of Value Based Care Research, and Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS.  The shift to value-based care is top of mind for many health systems. Market complexity and […]

Community Collaboration Address Social Determinants to Reduce Costs and Improve Health

March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Ropiecki, Executive Director, and Wayne Teris, MD, Medical Director, Care Compass Network.  Community Based Organizations provide valued services to our community members that contribute to health outcomes. These services […]

Understanding Cost and Efficacy of New Medication Therapies

March 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Deborah Pasko, PharmD, MHA, Director of Performance Center Optimization & Services, Omnicell. As inpatient drug spend continues to outpace payer reimbursement, health systems need to have better insight into the […]

The Future of Work in Healthcare

April 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jen Radin, Principal, Quinn Solomon, Principal, Debora Hays, Specialist Executive, and Colleen Bordeaux, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLC.  The future of work and the workforce is a topic at the World […]

Civica Rx at Intermountain

April 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Liljenquist, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare.  Shortages of essential generic medications are impacting patient care throughout the country.  Civica Rx is a not-for-profit generic drug company, organized by leading […]

Enhancing Nursing Mobility and Improving Care Team Communications with CareAware Connect

April 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Angela Kline-Couch, MBA-HC, MSN, BSN, RN, Director of Telemetry Services, Kassaundra McKnight-Young, BSN, RN, Senior Clinical Informaticist, and Breane Lucas, BSN, RN, Senior Clinical Informaticist, Truman Medical Centers.  Hospital leadership […]

CMS and ONC Proposed Rules on Interoperability, Patient Access, Information Blocking, and EHR Certification

April 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal Advisor, and Jason Fortin, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors.  This session focuses on two proposed rules recently published by the federal government:  Interoperability and Patient Access […]

Advocate Partnerships for Statewide Pediatric Care

April 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Farrell, President, and Frank Belmonte, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Advocate Children’s Hospital.  High quality pediatric care starts with sufficient volumes and breadth of services. In a contracting pediatric market, […]

Medication Therapy Management and CMS Standardized Format: Medicare Part D Co-design

April 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP, Executive Director, The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, and Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science University of Maryland School of […]

Creating and Running Innovation Centers: TechSpring at Baystate

May 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christian Lagier, Managing Director and Co-Founder, TechSpring – the Baystate Health Technology Innovation Center.  As regulatory and competitive pressures are dramatically increasing the pace of change in our industry, Christian […]

Clinical Guideline Recommendations you can Trust

May 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Janice Kaczmarek, EPC Program Manager & Director, ECRI Guidelines Trust, ECRI Institute. When the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) decided to stop funding the National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), […]

An Introduction to Emerging Healthcare Technologies

May 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Geoff Lougheed, Principal, Raj Mehta, Partner, and Chris Shudes, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Emerging technology trends can seem both elusive and ephemeral, but some become integral to business and IT […]

SMART on FHIR: Integrating HIE Data into EMR Workflow, Part III

May 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD, Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Indiana University, and Jason Schaffer, MD, IU Health. How do you integrate data from a community health […]

Insights for Unlocking the Potential of AI in Healthcare

May 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tushar Mehrotra, SVP Analytics, and Marc Paradis, VP and Dean of Data Science University, Optum.  Recent survey findings suggest increasing optimism that AI will transform healthcare while also yielding a […]

Continuing Care: It’s not just Post-acute Care

May 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Seth Nore, MBA, MHA, Clinical Applications Director, and John Jurchak, MSPT, Director of Performance Enhancement, Atrium Health. Atrium Health operates as a fully integrated system that is connecting and transforming […]

Recruitment Marketing in a Digital Age at Ascension

May 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Anne Pankonien, Senior Director Talent Acquisition, Promotions and Sourcing Strategy, and Lauren King, Regional Recruitment Director, Ascension.  People are talking … and texting, and tweeting and blogging. How do you […]

KLAS Interoperability and EHR Data Sharing Trends

May 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, Paul Warburton, EHR Analyst, and Tyson Blauer, Interoperability Analyst, KLAS.  Interoperability and EHR market share are still top of mind for HIT leaders across the country. […]

An EHR-Based Real-Time Analytics Program for Patient Safety Surveillance and Improvement

May 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Classen, MD, CMIO, Pascal Metrics, and Professor of Medicine, University of Utah.  Dr. Classen reviews the use of artificial intelligence at the bedside to improve the safety of care […]

Insourcing Ready-to-Administer Syringes with IV Robotics

May 30, 2019 at 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 […]

Value Based Care & Payment Transformation through Interoperability

June 4, 2019 at 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, […]

Improved Nursing Workflow through EHR Documentation Optimization

June 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rebecca Kohler, RN, MPH, 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 […]

GDPR: So You Think it Doesn’t Apply?

June 6, 2019 at 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 […]

Evolving your IT Strategy in the Digital Health Age

June 11, 2019 at 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 […]

The Innovation Process at John Muir

June 12, 2019 at 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 […]

Transforming Patient Access to Care

June 13, 2019 at 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, National VP Value Creation, UnitedHealthcare.  Einstein Health Network (EHN), was struggling […]

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery through EMR Integration

June 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stacey Johnston, MD, Associate CMIO for Hospitalist Informatics, and Megan Argabright, Clinical Informaticist, Baptist Health (Jacksonville FL).  Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based interdisciplinary care delivery model that […]

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

June 25, 2019 at 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 […]

Get SMART in the EHR Classroom

July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Paula Theriault, MBA, RN, VP, Regional Nursing Informatics Officer, Jim Belanger, MBA, Director Clinical Informatics, Northern Light Health.  In today’s business world, time is at a premium which is especially […]

Making Primary Care Primary at Centura: CMMI’s Vision for Healthcare Innovation, Part III

July 16, 2019 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.  With […]

New Visualization Techniques for Medication Adherence at Advocate Aurora

July 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Darcy Davis, PhD, Data Scientist, Advocate Aurora Health.  Medication adherence is a multi-faceted problem with varying intensity of health consequences but ultimately a high societal cost. In this complex space, […]

What Nurses Need: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Clinical Staff to Improve Patient Outcomes at CommonSpirit

July 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ann Shepard, RNC, MSN, VP & CNIO, CommonSpirit Health, Nancy Beale, MSN, RN-BC, President, Beale and Associates, LLC, and Anthony F. Oliva, DO, MMM, FACPE, VP & CMO, Nuance.  Nurses […]

Making the Right Choice: How to Rate Healthcare Apps

July 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Adam Landman, MD, CIO, David Levine, MD, Associate Physician, and David Bates, MD, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  There are several hundred thousand […]

Utilizing a Balanced Scorecard for Better BI at CHRISTUS

July 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dustin Drueckhammer, Manager Business Intelligence, and Cindy Neuenschwander, Senior Data Quality Specialist, CHRISTUS Health.  In today’s climate, Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Governance (DG) are pivotal aspects of a successful […]

Children’s Minnesota Community Connect: Linking Families, Resources and Care

July 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jessica Block, Manager Community Health Programs, and Pam Ross, JD, MHA, Director Community Health Programs, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota.  Increasingly, efforts to address the social determinants of health […]

Network Management: A Strategic Approach to Value-based Care

August 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Matthew Penziner, Executive Director, NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network.  For NYUPN, keeping costs down and quality high meant keeping more of its attributed patients seeing NYUPN physicians. To influence patients to […]

Elite Analytics Status at Rush

August 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bala Hota, MD, VP & Chief Analytics Officer, Rush University Medical Center.  Rush University System for Health achieved the 2018 HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity Stage 7, demonstrating an […]

TEFCA in a Nutshell Part II: Updated Proposed Rule and What It May Mean for Orgs and Providers

August 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Impact Advisors. This session examines the April 2019 update to the Draft Specifications for TEFCA – the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement.” This proposed rule […]

Innovative Technologies to Manage Social Determinants of Health at Advocate Physician Partners

August 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP, VP Population Health, and Mike Barbati, Med Ec & Innovations, Enterprise Population Health, Advocate Aurora Health.  There are many factors that impact a person’s health beyond […]

Predicting Congestive Heart Failure Using AI Techniques

August 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sunil Mallya, Principal Deep Learning Scientist, Amazon Web Services, and Marc Overhage, MD, VP Population Health Intelligence Strategy, Cerner.  Predicting the onset of a serious condition could be life changing. […]

Helping Care Teams Thrive Within their EHR at Centura

August 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Raymond, MHA, INF, BSN, RN, VP Information Technology, Centura Health, and Bret Shillingstad, MD, FACS, Executive Director & CMIO, EHR Optimization Services, Nuance.  To meet your care team needs […]

Seeing is Relieving: Digital Reality in Healthcare

September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eren Aksu, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Virtual and augmented reality, once considered a novelty for entertainment, has become one of the most effective emerging technologies for healthcare practitioners to improve […]

ED Pilot Project to Address Opioid Abuse and Suicide Prevention at Bon Secours Mercy Health

September 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Aliya Jones, MD, Chair, Department of Behavioral Health, Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, Allan Austin, Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant and Allen Tien, MD, MHS, President and Chief Science Officer, mdlogix.  […]

Thinking Like a Brand: How to Build Loyalty in the Age of Digital Disruption

September 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas Selva, MD, CMIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Amanda Hammel, SVP & CIO, Memorial Hermann Health System, and Dick Flanigan, SVP, Cerner.  In an age of consumerism, new market […]

Tech Planning for New State of the Art Hospital at Stanford

September 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Christian Lindmark, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Gary Fritz, VP & Chief of Applications, and Gautami (Tami) Shirhatti, Program Director, Stanford Health Care.  The new Stanford Hospital, opening in the […]

The Untapped Potential of AI in Understanding Patient/Member Experiences

September 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Sullivan, Innovation Lead, Optum.  Call center voice data is a largely untapped resource among many healthcare organizations today.  In this session, Tom discusses how emerging AI technologies are being […]

How Henry Ford Health System is Changing to Succeed in Direct-to-Employer Contracting

September 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Hawkins, FACHE, Senior VP Population Health, and Chelsea Pollet, Director Direct-to-Employer Relationships, Henry Ford Health System.  In January 2019, Henry Ford launched a new, direct contracting relationship with General […]

Tapping Into the Potential of Natural Language Processing in Healthcare

September 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wendy Chapman, PhD, Director of the Centre for Clinical and Public Health Informatics at the University of Melbourne, and Mike Dow, Senior Director of Data Science, Health Catalyst.  Gathering insight […]

Leveraging Analytics to Drive Greater Value from your EMR Platform

October 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Doty, Principal, Casey Graves, Principal, and Dan Kinsella, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Digitization of the electronic medical record from 2010 to the present was largely driven by economic […]

Applying AI Across Industries into Healthcare

October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kenneth Harper, VP and GM, Healthcare Virtual Assistants and Ambient Clinical Intelligence, Nuance Communications.  While healthcare has been slower to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) compared to other industries, AI is […]

Telehealth Services that Accelerate Program Maturity

October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jay Backstrom, VP and Telehealth Practice Leader, Impact Advisors.  While many organizations have implemented telehealth over the years, some are realizing significant success while others are failing with low adoption […]

Utilizing Social Determinants of Health at Centura

October 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood RN, BSN, MSN, CPC+/SIM Coordinator Mercy Primary Care, Katie Korte, Community Health Advocate, and Rodney Gardner, RN, Care Coordinator, Centura Health.  Looking at a patient’s “Social Determinants of […]

Recognizing How to Diagnose, Treat, and Prevent the Causes of Physician Burnout at Sharp Rees-Stealy

October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alissa Speziale, MD, FACG, Chief Wellness Officer, Elan Hekier, MD, CMIO, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, and Brent Steineckert, MD, Director – EHR, HIM, Patient Access, Sharp HealthCare.  Learn how Sharp […]

Changing Role of the CIO: How Successful IT Leaders are Leveraging IT innovation as Imperative to Growth

October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ken Lee, SVP & CIO, Centura Health, and Carol Chouinard, VP,  Optum Advisory Services.  Historically, CIOs were limited to operating back-office applications; these days, CIOs and IT leaders are being […]

Feeding the Precision Health Genetics Pipeline: Specimen Acquisition to Data Storage at UCLA

October 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christopher Denny, MD, UCLA Health.  The UCLA Institute of Precision Health is currently engaged in an effort to genotype 50,000 patients each year for the next three years.  To accrue […]

Regulating Opioid Use: Strategies for Safely Prescribing Opioids in Light of New Federal Mandates

October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vanessa Guzman, AVP, Quality Improvement, Montefiore Health System, and Bob Hussey, Business Consultant for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. In light of new federal mandates, Bob reviews strategies for safely […]

How AI is Transforming Care Delivery at Partners

October 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director Innovation, Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs.  AI has transformed most aspects of how we live today. Healthcare systems are beginning to realize this potential and […]

Clinical Process Improvement and Actionable EHRs

October 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Moran, MD, VP & Chief Medical Information Executive, Northwestern Medicine, Darby Dennis, RN, MS, VP Clinical Systems and Informatics, Houston Methodist, and Brita Hansen, MD, CMO, and Luis Saldaña, […]

Patient Engagement Platform at Memorial Sloan Kettering

October 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Pete Stetson, MD, MA, CHIO, Deputy Physician-in-Chief, and Kevin Shannon, Director – Solutions Architect, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  In 2015 MSK began a journey to build a robust, user-friendly […]

Agile Change Management at Banner

October 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sherri Hess, MS-IS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CNIO, and Jean Davis, MSN, MBA, HCM, RN, Senior Director Nursing Informatics, Banner Health.  Have you wondered how to use Agile methodology to improve […]

Opioid Abuse and Misuse: Pharmacy’s Role in Prevention, Monitoring and Management

November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Rebecca Chater, RPh, MPH, FAPhA, Director of Healthcare Strategy, Omnicell. In light of the scope of opioid abuse and misuse, this session explores the societal impact of opioid misuse, as […]

Today’s CMIO: Dreamer, Doer or Dinosaur?

November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

D. Matthew Sullivan, MD, Associate CMIO, Atrium Health, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive/Clinical Solutions Leader, Impact Advisors.  Please join in a discussion of how the role of the […]

DevSecOps at Spectrum

November 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sean Henkel, Director IS, and Barry D. Nowak, Senior Domain Architect, Spectrum Health.  In this discussion Barry and Sean share Spectrum Health’s 4-year DevSecOps journey.  The effort emerged in 2015 […]

Machine Learning Algorithms for Disease Detection: Implementing AI into Radiology Workflow

November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Warren B. Gefter, MD, Professor of Radiology, Penn Medicine, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO, Nuance.  With November being Lung Cancer Awareness month, Drs. Gefter and Boonn discuss Penn Medicine’s work […]

Improving Depression Screening in Primary Care with Health IT at UCLA

November 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jessica Jeffrey, MD, MPH, Associate Director, Clara Lin, MD, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Specialist and Physician Informaticist, and Rachel Linonis, MS, Director Digital Solutions, UCLA Division of Population Behavioral Health at the […]

Clinical Transformation through Care Team Communication

November 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Simmy King DNP, MS, MBA, RN-BC, NE-BC, Nursing Director: Clinical Information Systems & Professional Development, Matt MacVey, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, and Jeremy Davis, Senior Director & Application […]

Predictive Clinical Surveillance with AI

November 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jean-Claude Saghbini, Chief Technology Officer of Wolters Kluwer, Health. Real-time surveillance of rapidly deteriorating conditions is key to impacting quality and cost of care. In this session, Jean-Claude discusses how […]

IV Automation + Cloud Technology = Increased Patient Safety

December 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jeff Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, Director Pharmacy Support Services, MUSC Health, and Mark Neuenschwander, Founding Director, THRIV.  Manual IV compounding is fraught with patient safety risks. Studies show one in ten […]

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Demographics, Burnout, and Technology: From Frustration to Friend

January 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Tutty, PhD, VP Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability, American Medical Association.  The demographics of the United States are shifting as the population ages and the number...

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Driving EHR Adoption: Looking Beyond Go-Live for Long-term Success at Scripps

January 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Shane Thielman, FACHE, AVP of Information Services, Joseph B. Stein, MD, FACC, Director of EHR, Scripps Health, and Bret Shillingstad, MD, CMIO of EHR Optimization Services, Nuance Communications.  P...

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Diagnostic Errors and Health Informatics: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Paul Epner, CEO and Co-Founder, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.  Diagnostic Errors, i.e., failures to provide an accurate and timely explanation for a patient’s problem, are the most sign...

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Developing a Provider Efficiency Program at Beaumont

February 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Karie Lyon, VP Information Technology, Suzan Beydoun, MD, MSHI, Associate CMIO, and Cathy Shepherd, RN, MEd, Director Information Technology, Beaumont Health, share their journey on the development of...

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Using AI to Improve Physician Documentation and Quality

February 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ehab Hanna, MD, MBA, CMIO, Universal Health Services, and Michael Clark, SVP & General Manager, Nuance Communications.  Through conversational AI-powered solutions at the point-of-care, providers...

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Clinical Guideline Recommendations you can Trust

May 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Janice Kaczmarek, EPC Program Manager & Director, ECRI Guidelines Trust, ECRI Institute. When the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) decided to stop funding the National Guidelines ...

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Insights for Unlocking the Potential of AI in Healthcare

May 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tushar Mehrotra, SVP Analytics, and Marc Paradis, VP and Dean of Data Science University, Optum.  Recent survey findings suggest increasing optimism that AI will transform healthcare while also yield...

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An EHR-Based Real-Time Analytics Program for Patient Safety Surveillance and Improvement

May 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

David Classen, MD, CMIO, Pascal Metrics, and Professor of Medicine, University of Utah.  Dr. Classen reviews the use of artificial intelligence at the bedside to improve the safety of care

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Improved Nursing Workflow through EHR Documentation Optimization

June 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Rebecca Kohler, RN, MPH, Director Clinical Informatics, Hennepin Healthcare, Jennifer Aning, BSN, RN, Senior RN Clinical Informatics Analyst, Nikki Helle, BSN, RN, Senior RN Epic Application Analyst, ...

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery through EMR Integration

June 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Stacey Johnston, MD, Associate CMIO for Hospitalist Informatics, and Megan Argabright, Clinical Informaticist, Baptist Health (Jacksonville FL).  Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is an evidence...

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Get SMART in the EHR Classroom

July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Paula Theriault, MBA, RN, VP, Regional Nursing Informatics Officer, Jim Belanger, MBA, Director Clinical Informatics, Northern Light Health.  In today’s business world, time is at a premium which i...

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New Visualization Techniques for Medication Adherence at Advocate Aurora

July 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Darcy Davis, PhD, Data Scientist, Advocate Aurora Health.  Medication adherence is a multi-faceted problem with varying intensity of health consequences but ultimately a high societal cost. In this c...

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What Nurses Need: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Clinical Staff to Improve Patient Outcomes at CommonSpirit

July 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ann Shepard, RNC, MSN, VP & CNIO, CommonSpirit Health, Nancy Beale, MSN, RN-BC, President, Beale and Associates, LLC, and Anthony F. Oliva, DO, MMM, FACPE, VP & CMO, Nuance.  Nurses

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Making the Right Choice: How to Rate Healthcare Apps

July 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Adam Landman, MD, CIO, David Levine, MD, Associate Physician, and David Bates, MD, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  There are several hundred thous...

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Elite Analytics Status at Rush

August 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Bala Hota, MD, VP & Chief Analytics Officer, Rush University Medical Center.  Rush University System for Health achieved the 2018 HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity Stage 7, demonstratin...

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Predicting Congestive Heart Failure Using AI Techniques

August 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sunil Mallya, Principal Deep Learning Scientist, Amazon Web Services, and Marc Overhage, MD, VP Population Health Intelligence Strategy, Cerner.  Predicting the onset of a serious condition could be ...

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Helping Care Teams Thrive Within their EHR at Centura

August 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Raymond, MHA, INF, BSN, RN, VP Information Technology, Centura Health, and Bret Shillingstad, MD, FACS, Executive Director & CMIO, EHR Optimization Services, Nuance.  To meet your care team...

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Tech Planning for New State of the Art Hospital at Stanford

September 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Christian Lindmark, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Gary Fritz, VP & Chief of Applications, and Gautami (Tami) Shirhatti, Program Director, Stanford Health Care.  The new Stanford Hospital, op...

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Tapping Into the Potential of Natural Language Processing in Healthcare

September 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Wendy Chapman, PhD, Director of the Centre for Clinical and Public Health Informatics at the University of Melbourne, and Mike Dow, Senior Director of Data Science, Health Catalyst.  Gathering insigh...

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Leveraging Analytics to Drive Greater Value from your EMR Platform

October 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Brian Doty, Principal, Casey Graves, Principal, and Dan Kinsella, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Digitization of the electronic medical record from 2010 to the present was largely driv...

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Applying AI Across Industries into Healthcare

October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kenneth Harper, VP and GM, Healthcare Virtual Assistants and Ambient Clinical Intelligence, Nuance Communications.  While healthcare has been slower to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) compared to ...

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Recognizing How to Diagnose, Treat, and Prevent the Causes of Physician Burnout at Sharp Rees-Stealy

October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alissa Speziale, MD, FACG, Chief Wellness Officer, Elan Hekier, MD, CMIO, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, and Brent Steineckert, MD, Director – EHR, HIM, Patient Access, Sharp HealthCare.  Lea...

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Regulating Opioid Use: Strategies for Safely Prescribing Opioids in Light of New Federal Mandates

October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vanessa Guzman, AVP, Quality Improvement, Montefiore Health System, and Bob Hussey, Business Consultant for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. In light of new federal mandates, Bob reviews...

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Clinical Process Improvement and Actionable EHRs

October 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Moran, MD, VP & Chief Medical Information Executive, Northwestern Medicine, Darby Dennis, RN, MS, VP Clinical Systems and Informatics, Houston Methodist, and Brita Hansen, MD, CMO, and Luis Sa...

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Patient Engagement Platform at Memorial Sloan Kettering

October 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Pete Stetson, MD, MA, CHIO, Deputy Physician-in-Chief, and Kevin Shannon, Director – Solutions Architect, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  In 2015 MSK began a journey to build a robust,...

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Agile Change Management at Banner

October 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Sherri Hess, MS-IS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CNIO, and Jean Davis, MSN, MBA, HCM, RN, Senior Director Nursing Informatics, Banner Health.  Have you wondered how to use Agile methodology to improve

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Today’s CMIO: Dreamer, Doer or Dinosaur?

November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

D. Matthew Sullivan, MD, Associate CMIO, Atrium Health, and Angela R. Tiberio, MD, Physician Executive/Clinical Solutions Leader, Impact Advisors.  Please join in a discussion of how the role of the

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Machine Learning Algorithms for Disease Detection: Implementing AI into Radiology Workflow

November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Warren B. Gefter, MD, Professor of Radiology, Penn Medicine, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO, Nuance.  With November being Lung Cancer Awareness month, Drs. Gefter and Boonn discuss Penn Medicine’s wor...

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Clinical Transformation through Care Team Communication

November 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Simmy King DNP, MS, MBA, RN-BC, NE-BC, Nursing Director: Clinical Information Systems & Professional Development, Matt MacVey, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, and Jeremy Davis, Sen...

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Predictive Clinical Surveillance with AI

November 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jean-Claude Saghbini, Chief Technology Officer of Wolters Kluwer, Health. Real-time surveillance of rapidly deteriorating conditions is key to impacting quality and cost of care. In this session, Jean...

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Strategic Program Management at INTEGRIS: The IT Role as a Strategic Partner

March 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Mark Pasquale, CIO, INTEGRIS Health.  How many projects in your portfolio require IT resources to succeed?  If your organization is like most, over 90% of the projects will require at

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Managing Cyber Threats and Protecting Patients: An HHS and Industry-led Response

January 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Erik Decker, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine, and Julie Chua, Risk Management Branch Chief, HHS Office of Information Security.  Learn about mitigatin...

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Cybersecurity Investment Strategy at Partners HealthCare

February 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jigar Kadakia, CISO/CPO, Partners HealthCare System.  Cybersecurity does not generate revenue, and this makes it difficult to assess how much money to allocate to a cybersecurity budget or predict th...

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GDPR: So You Think it Doesn’t Apply?

June 6, 2019 at 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 Priv...

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TEFCA in a Nutshell Part II: Updated Proposed Rule and What It May Mean for Orgs and Providers

August 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Impact Advisors. This session examines the April 2019 update to the Draft Specifications for TEFCA – the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement.” This...

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DevSecOps at Spectrum

November 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Sean Henkel, Director IS, and Barry D. Nowak, Senior Domain Architect, Spectrum Health.  In this discussion Barry and Sean share Spectrum Health’s 4-year DevSecOps journey.  The effort emerged in ...

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Strategies and Technologies for Advancing Patient Engagement

January 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, and Adam Cherrington, Director of Patient Engagement Research, KLAS.  Patient engagement is as old as medicine, but the use of information technology to engage patients...

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Microhospitals: Alternative Strategies for Clinical Services Delivery at CHRISTUS

January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jennifer Varnadore, Administrator, CHRISTUS Bossier Emergency Hospital, Randy Osteen, VP Applications Services, and Dana Smelser, Director of Marketing and Communications, CHRISTUS Health.  As the he...

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Digital Patient Engagement at Partners

February 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director Innovation, Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs.  Evidence suggests that patients engaged in their own care have better clinical outcomes and lower total medical e...

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2019 Quality Payment Program Final Rule from CMS

February 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors.  This session focuses on the 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule from CMS, and provides a high-level

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The Growth and Maintenance of a Population Health Strategy at Memorial Hermann

February 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Ini Ekiko, VP Population Health and Ambulatory Services, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.  Memorial Hermann has implemented tools to facilitate tracking and completion of registry care gaps and ac...

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The Future of Health: Technology Trends Transforming Healthcare

March 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Tom Foley, Principal, Jason Wainstein, Principal, and David Betts, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  The life sciences and health care industry is on the brink of large-scale disruption. The futu...

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Medicare ACO in Adolescence: Six Years of MSSP Experience at AMITA Health

March 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Luke Hansen, MD, MHS, VP & CMO Population Health, AMITA Health.  Accountable Care Organizations represent the most widely adopted of Medicare’s alternative payment models. AMITA Health was an e...

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Complex Care Planning Process at Mercy Health

March 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Michael Olgren, MS, MMI, MD, FACEP, CMIO, and Diplomate in Clinical Informatics of the ABPM, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Campus, a member of Trinity Health.  Most healthcare workers feel patient

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Extending Patient Care Through Voice Technology and AI

March 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

  Shara Cohen, JD, VP Customer Experience for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer.  Scaling reach and effectiveness of care management resources is a critical challenge for leading healthcare...

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Telehealth Strategy at VCU Improves Productivity, Patient Experience and Bottom Line

March 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Vimal Mishra, MD, MMCi, Medical Director Office of Telemedicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, ABPM Diplomate in Clinical Informatics, and David Collins, MHA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Practice Administrator T...

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Understanding and Getting the Most out of Value-based Services

March 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Warren Whitford, Director of Value Based Care Research, and Colin Buckley, Senior Analyst, KLAS.  The shift to value-based care is top of mind for many health systems. Market complexity and

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Community Collaboration Address Social Determinants to Reduce Costs and Improve Health

March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Ropiecki, Executive Director, and Wayne Teris, MD, Medical Director, Care Compass Network.  Community Based Organizations provide valued services to our community members that contribute to heal...

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Understanding Cost and Efficacy of New Medication Therapies

March 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Deborah Pasko, PharmD, MHA, Director of Performance Center Optimization & Services, Omnicell. As inpatient drug spend continues to outpace payer reimbursement, health systems need to have better i...

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Civica Rx at Intermountain

April 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Liljenquist, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare.  Shortages of essential generic medications are impacting patient care throughout the country.  Civica Rx is a not-for-profit g...

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CMS and ONC Proposed Rules on Interoperability, Patient Access, Information Blocking, and EHR Certification

April 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal Advisor, and Jason Fortin, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors.  This session focuses on two proposed rules recently published by the federal government:  Interoperabilit...

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Advocate Partnerships for Statewide Pediatric Care

April 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mike Farrell, President, and Frank Belmonte, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Advocate Children’s Hospital.  High quality pediatric care starts with sufficient volumes and breadth of services. In a c...

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Medication Therapy Management and CMS Standardized Format: Medicare Part D Co-design

April 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP, Executive Director, The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, and Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science University of Maryland School of

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Creating and Running Innovation Centers: TechSpring at Baystate

May 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christian Lagier, Managing Director and Co-Founder, TechSpring – the Baystate Health Technology Innovation Center.  As regulatory and competitive pressures are dramatically increasing the pace of c...

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SMART on FHIR: Integrating HIE Data into EMR Workflow, Part III

May 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD, Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Indiana University, and Jason Schaffer, MD, IU Health. How do you integrate data from a co...

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Continuing Care: It’s not just Post-acute Care

May 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Seth Nore, MBA, MHA, Clinical Applications Director, and John Jurchak, MSPT, Director of Performance Enhancement, Atrium Health. Atrium Health operates as a fully integrated system that is connecting ...

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Insourcing Ready-to-Administer Syringes with IV Robotics

May 30, 2019 at 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 Ser...

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Value Based Care & Payment Transformation through Interoperability

June 4, 2019 at 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 ...

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Evolving your IT Strategy in the Digital Health Age

June 11, 2019 at 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...

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The Innovation Process at John Muir

June 12, 2019 at 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 exampl...

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

June 25, 2019 at 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 ...

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Making Primary Care Primary at Centura: CMMI’s Vision for Healthcare Innovation, Part III

July 16, 2019 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 Phys...

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Children’s Minnesota Community Connect: Linking Families, Resources and Care

July 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jessica Block, Manager Community Health Programs, and Pam Ross, JD, MHA, Director Community Health Programs, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota.  Increasingly, efforts to address the s...

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Network Management: A Strategic Approach to Value-based Care

August 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Matthew Penziner, Executive Director, NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network.  For NYUPN, keeping costs down and quality high meant keeping more of its attributed patients seeing NYUPN physicians. To in...

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Innovative Technologies to Manage Social Determinants of Health at Advocate Physician Partners

August 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP, VP Population Health, and Mike Barbati, Med Ec & Innovations, Enterprise Population Health, Advocate Aurora Health.  There are many factors that impact a person’s heal...

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Seeing is Relieving: Digital Reality in Healthcare

September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Eren Aksu, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.  Virtual and augmented reality, once considered a novelty for entertainment, has become one of the most effective emerging technologies for healthcare pr...

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ED Pilot Project to Address Opioid Abuse and Suicide Prevention at Bon Secours Mercy Health

September 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Aliya Jones, MD, Chair, Department of Behavioral Health, Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, Allan Austin, Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant and Allen Tien, MD, MHS, President and Chief ...

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Thinking Like a Brand: How to Build Loyalty in the Age of Digital Disruption

September 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Thomas Selva, MD, CMIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Amanda Hammel, SVP & CIO, Memorial Hermann Health System, and Dick Flanigan, SVP, Cerner.  In an age of consumerism, new market

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The Untapped Potential of AI in Understanding Patient/Member Experiences

September 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tom Sullivan, Innovation Lead, Optum.  Call center voice data is a largely untapped resource among many healthcare organizations today.  In this session, Tom discusses how emerging AI technologies a...

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How Henry Ford Health System is Changing to Succeed in Direct-to-Employer Contracting

September 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Susan Hawkins, FACHE, Senior VP Population Health, and Chelsea Pollet, Director Direct-to-Employer Relationships, Henry Ford Health System.  In January 2019, Henry Ford launched a new, direct contrac...

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Telehealth Services that Accelerate Program Maturity

October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Jay Backstrom, VP and Telehealth Practice Leader, Impact Advisors.  While many organizations have implemented telehealth over the years, some are realizing significant success while others are failin...

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Utilizing Social Determinants of Health at Centura

October 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Tamra Lavengood RN, BSN, MSN, CPC+/SIM Coordinator Mercy Primary Care, Katie Korte, Community Health Advocate, and Rodney Gardner, RN, Care Coordinator, Centura Health.  Looking at a patient’s R...

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Changing Role of the CIO: How Successful IT Leaders are Leveraging IT innovation as Imperative to Growth

October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Ken Lee, SVP & CIO, Centura Health, and Carol Chouinard, VP,  Optum Advisory Services.  Historically, CIOs were limited to operating back-office applications; these days, CIOs and IT leaders are...

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Feeding the Precision Health Genetics Pipeline: Specimen Acquisition to Data Storage at UCLA

October 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Christopher Denny, MD, UCLA Health.  The UCLA Institute of Precision Health is currently engaged in an effort to genotype 50,000 patients each year for the next three years.  To accrue

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How AI is Transforming Care Delivery at Partners

October 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director Innovation, Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs.  AI has transformed most aspects of how we live today. Healthcare systems are beginning to realize this potential ...

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Opioid Abuse and Misuse: Pharmacy’s Role in Prevention, Monitoring and Management

November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Rebecca Chater, RPh, MPH, FAPhA, Director of Healthcare Strategy, Omnicell. In light of the scope of opioid abuse and misuse, this session explores the societal impact of opioid misuse, as

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Improving Depression Screening in Primary Care with Health IT at UCLA

November 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jessica Jeffrey, MD, MPH, Associate Director, Clara Lin, MD, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Specialist and Physician Informaticist, and Rachel Linonis, MS, Director Digital Solutions, UCLA Division of P...

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IV Automation + Cloud Technology = Increased Patient Safety

December 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Jeff Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, Director Pharmacy Support Services, MUSC Health, and Mark Neuenschwander, Founding Director, THRIV.  Manual IV compounding is fraught with patient safety risks. Studies s...

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Upcoming Teleconferences

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 […]