2021 Previous Teleconferences and Webinars

Understanding the CMS Prior Authorization Rule – Reducing Provider and Patient Burden

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Viet Nguyen, MD, Technical Director for the HL7® Da Vinci Project, Stratametrics; and Rajesh Godavarthi, AVP, Technology and Interoperability, MCG Health.  CMS recently issued a rule to standardize the electronic exchange of healthcare data for prior authorization.  Although the rule is now on a temporary administrative hold, it is expected to be enacted soon.  The […]

WEBINAR | Virtual Advanced Care & Analytics Partnership at OSF

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mark Hohulin, MBA, SVP, Healthcare Analytics, and Jennifer Junis, RN, MSN, SVP, OSF OnCall, OSF Healthcare System. OSF Healthcare’s Virtual Advanced Care manages those at the highest risk for hospital or emergency care by offering chronically ill patients daily virtual care from a team of clinicians. Participants use at-home monitoring equipment to report vital signs […]

Increasing Flexibility, Engagement and Collaboration with Virtual Work at Providence

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

Greg Till, EVP & Chief People Officer, and Denise Bowen, Chief of Staff – HR, Providence. Over the past year, Providence has implemented a modern, flexible, collaborative workplace strategy, enabling over 20,000 employees to work virtually, from the location of their choice. What was initiated out of primary concern for employee well-being has accelerated an […]

WEBINAR | Bellwether Market Phoenix: Working Smarter – Redefining Payment Platforms & Partnerships

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

Consolidating the Phoenix healthcare market has engendered creative solutions around simplified patient payment options and price transparency - and the partnership between Blue Cross of Arizona, the Dignity Health Arizona division of CommonSpirit, HonorHealth and OODA Health has uniquely changed the paradigm between payers, patients and providers […]

Less Classroom “Training,” More Learning at Froedtert

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Stephanie Lenzner, VP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin; Tom Burton, Co-Founder; Jill Terry, Chief Learning Officer; and Eric Denna, SVP, Health Catalyst.  Learn how health systems such as Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin are leveraging the latest learning science to significantly improve the analytics and improvement […]

WEBINAR | Creative Responses to COVID-19:  Automatic Vaccination Billing, Drive Up Antibody Infusions and EMR Interoperability

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

David Pape, VP, Technology, Palomar Health; Kurt Romeiser, Senior Clinical Informaticist, Tiger Institute Health Alliance; Prudence Myers, MHA, CPhT, Sr. Decision Support Analyst, University Physicians Revenue Integrity, Plan Administration, University of Missouri Health Care; and Dick Flanigan, MBA, FACHE, SVP,  Cerner. Healthcare organizations are finding creative ways to handle COVID-19 surges and vaccinate members of […]

The Joy of Practicing Medicine at Providence

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

B.J. Moore, EVP & CIO, Providence, and Diana Nole, EVP & General Manager, Healthcare Division, Nuance Communications.  To create a better patient experience and ease clinician burden, Providence and Nuance will discuss AI-powered solutions to assist with clinician-patient documentation and reduce digital friction across the health system.  B.J. and Diana discuss the partnerships and innovations […]

A Self-Assessment Tool for Achieving the Autonomous Pharmacy at Baptist Health

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Nilesh Desai, MBA, BS, RPh, CPPS, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Baptist Health, and Ken Perez, VP, Healthcare Policy and Government Affairs, Omnicell. Overreliance on manual processes and siloed technology in pharmacy operations are among the biggest challenges facing health systems today. Furthermore, there are no standardized benchmarks available to guide pharmacy leaders in their quest to […]

Healthcare AI/ML Confidential Computing Platform

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

Mary Beth Chalk, Business Development, Center for Digital Health Innovation, UCSF Innovation Ventures. Cyberattacks on healthcare data are a clear and present danger resulting in constricted access to high fidelity clinical data. At the same time, healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms utilized in care delivery must access this type of data to ensure the algorithms […]

Payer and Provider Data Interoperability via the Epic Payer Platform

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

Spencer Collins, AVP of Application Services, NorthShore University Health System (“NorthShore”).  As part of NorthShore’s continued effort to drive operational efficiencies, the Epic Payer Platform was identified as a turnkey interoperability solution linking payer and provider data via a clinical data exchange.  The prevalence of “manual” data-sharing activities between payers and providers is clearly representative of a legacy process […]

Reducing Physician and Nursing Documentation During Disaster at Northwestern Medicine

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

Thomas Moran, MD, VP & CMIE, and Lea Ann Arnold, DNP, RN, Director Nursing Informatics, Northwestern Medicine. Join this teleconference to hear how Drs. Moran and Arnold created a single Disaster Navigator for nurses to cover admission through discharge, as well as reducing documentation for physicians and APPs through streamlined note templates. Other steps taken […]

Data-Driven Analytics Transformation at Edward-Elmhurst Health

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Raj Iyer, MBA, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Edward-Elmhurst Health, and Ben Wolfe, PMP, Principal, Impact Advisors. Raj and Ben share the vision, roadmap, recent results, and lessons learned from Edward-Elmhurst Health’s “Data-Driven” journey. Highlights include EEH’s plan to optimize the foundational culture, talent and tools that enable the organization to make better and more […]

WEBINAR | Bellwether Market Minneapolis: Sparking Change – A Mutually Beneficial “Virtual P&L” Model

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

Minneapolis has long been a “bellwether market” when it comes to managed care, and the creative partnership between Blue Cross MN and North Memorial Health CEOs is no exception. Most recently, they’ve collaborated to align incentives and shared governance to keep patients healthy, provide more home-based services and reduce overall healthcare […]

Workforce Management Solutions at SCL Health 

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

Charles Phanumphai, Applications Manager, SCL Health.  SCL Health’s KAT (Kronos Access Tool) was developed between HRIS (HR Information Systems), Workforce Management Solutions (Kronos team), and Integration teams utilizing the InterSystems IRIS for Health platform. The application saves the HR department hundreds of hours each month by applying changes across position codes in bulk and allows […]

Telehealth Data Model at Intermountain

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Brian Wayling, MBA, Executive Director Development & Technology, Intermountain Healthcare Telehealth Services. Intermountain has always been a leader in using data to develop healthcare standards, monitor variance and improve processes to ensure clinical and operational results. This approach has been applied to Telehealth Services consistently over the years to measure success for each program and […]

Streamlining Operations with AI at Tampa General Hospital

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

Scott Arnold, EVP & CIO, and Peter Chang, MD, VP Care Transitions and CMIO, Tampa General Hospital. Join Scott and Dr. Chang for Tampa General Hospital’s journey through the ideation and implementation of a command center.   They discuss why it was conceived, who was a part of the decision to implement a command center, the processes […]

UH4YOU: Building Resilience During COVID-19 and Beyond at University Hospitals

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Francoise Adan, MD, ABIHM, Director of Connor Integrative Health Network, University Hospitals. Burnout and compassion fatigue are serious concerns for caregivers across the healthcare industry and we are seeing their effects now more than ever before. To respond to the additional professional and personal stressors, losses, and challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, University Hospitals […]

COVID-19 Seropositivity and Asymptomatic Rates in Healthcare Workers at Beaumont

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

Hans Keil, MBA, SVP & CIO, and Matthew Sims, MD, PhD, Director of Infectious Disease Research, Beaumont Health.  Beaumont Health conducted a major study of over 20,000 employees during the height of last spring’s COVID-19 surge, leveraging their IT and Lab teams, to understand the risk of exposure for frontline healthcare workers.  Determining infection rate […]

Leveraging the Power of Crowds: How Brigham and Women’s Innovation Hub is taking Aim at Everyday Problems

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

Santosh Mohan, MMCi, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Managing Director, Digital Health Innovation; Caroline Coy, MPH, Manager, Strategy Implementation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Callie Patel, MBA, Director, Healthbox. Healthcare delivery is too often saddled with cumbersome, redundant, and inefficient activities. While home to some of the world’s most innovative science, medicine and digital health technology, Brigham Health, […]

Predictive Models, Bias, Health Equity, and COVID-19

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Michael Pencina, PhD, Vice Dean for Data Science and IT & Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine. Modern health systems stand to derive substantial benefit from employing algorithm-based clinical decision support (ABCDS) tools. However, adoption has been slow and recent high profile failures have raised concerns about bias and inequity, lack […]

COVID-19 Immunity Research at Mass General Brigham

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

Duane Wesemann, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It is relatively well-known that the immune system produces antibodies in response to COVID-19 infection, but how long these antibody responses last continues to be unclear, and the heterogeneity of immune responses to COVID-19 makes it difficult to […]

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Reducing Physician and Nursing Documentation During Disaster at Northwestern Medicine

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

Thomas Moran, MD, VP & CMIE, and Lea Ann Arnold, DNP, RN, Director Nursing Informatics, Northwestern Medicine. Join this teleconference to hear how Drs. Moran and Arnold created a single Disaster ...

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Payer and Provider Data Interoperability via the Epic Payer Platform

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

Spencer Collins, AVP of Application Services, NorthShore University Health System (“NorthShore”).  As part of NorthShore’s continued effort to drive operational efficiencies, the Epic Payer Pla...

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The Joy of Practicing Medicine at Providence

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

B.J. Moore, EVP & CIO, Providence, and Diana Nole, EVP & General Manager, Healthcare Division, Nuance Communications.  To create a better patient experience and ease clinician burden, Provide...

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COVID-19 Immunity Research at Mass General Brigham

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

Duane Wesemann, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It is relatively well-known that the immune system produces antib...

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Leveraging the Power of Crowds: How Brigham and Women’s Innovation Hub is taking Aim at Everyday Problems

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

Santosh Mohan, MMCi, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Managing Director, Digital Health Innovation; Caroline Coy, MPH, Manager, Strategy Implementation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Callie Patel, MBA, Director,...

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COVID-19 Seropositivity and Asymptomatic Rates in Healthcare Workers at Beaumont

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

Hans Keil, MBA, SVP & CIO, and Matthew Sims, MD, PhD, Director of Infectious Disease Research, Beaumont Health.  Beaumont Health conducted a major study of over 20,000 employees during the height...

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UH4YOU: Building Resilience During COVID-19 and Beyond at University Hospitals

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Francoise Adan, MD, ABIHM, Director of Connor Integrative Health Network, University Hospitals. Burnout and compassion fatigue are serious concerns for caregivers across the healthcare industry and we...

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Reducing Physician and Nursing Documentation During Disaster at Northwestern Medicine

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

Thomas Moran, MD, VP & CMIE, and Lea Ann Arnold, DNP, RN, Director Nursing Informatics, Northwestern Medicine. Join this teleconference to hear how Drs. Moran and Arnold created a single Disaster ...

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WEBINAR | Home Hospital Innovation at Mass General

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

Jared Conley, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Director, Healthcare Transformation Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital.  Advancements in healthcare technology and science are disrupting the paradisgm for the ...

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Healthcare AI/ML Confidential Computing Platform

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

Mary Beth Chalk, Business Development, Center for Digital Health Innovation, UCSF Innovation Ventures. Cyberattacks on healthcare data are a clear and present danger resulting in constricted access to...

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Understanding and Successfully Combating Security Threats

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Gaydos, VP Product Management, Optum, and Mike Rogers, Director of Cybersecurity, Optum Technology. As healthcare organizations continue to barrel toward modernization, cyber-attacks will only c...

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Developing Future Ready IT Leaders

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Arnold, EVP & CIO, Tampa General Hospital, and Judy Kirby, CEO, Kirby Partners.  Health systems are morphing into technology companies who deliver healthcare.  With this major change in mindset, CIOs and the leaders who support them are now at the forefront of every critical decision made in their organization.  Scott and Judy share insights, […]

WEBINAR | Home Hospital Innovation at Mass General

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

Jared Conley, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Director, Healthcare Transformation Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital.  Advancements in healthcare technology and science are disrupting the paradisgm for the most expensive hotel in town—the hospital.  Further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians, entrepreneurs, and policymakers are re-thinking how to enable the home as a key site of acute healthcare […]

Stabilizing the Medication Supply Chain Using Robotic-and-Labor Subscription Model

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

Joseph DiCubellis, RPh, Senior Director of Pharmacy Services, and Yevgeniya Kogan, PharmD, Sterile Compounding Operations Manager, University of Maryland Medical Center. Many health systems rely on 503B pharmacies to provide the vast majority of their pre-mixed, compounded sterile products (CSP). But the 503B supply chain has become unpredictable, fraught with product shortages, price fluctuations, and […]

WEBINAR | Can “Not for Profit” Health Systems Create Successful Digital Health Start-Ups?

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

Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Health System, and Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, EVP & Chief Clinical Officer, Providence.  Health systems are looking to diversify revenue sources as wages rise faster than patient care reimbursement.  In response, many health systems launched or contributed to venture funds, which flooded the digital [...]

WEBINAR | The Current State of Interoperability

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

Ruben J. Nazario, MD, MBA, Principal, Clinical Informatics, Elsevier. The pandemic has accentuated many gaps in our health system and the need to facilitate information exchange in a secure fashion among health systems. This webinar takes a look at current standards for information exchange and interoperability (for example, FHIR), the value-add to health systems that […]

Understanding and Successfully Combating Security Threats

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Scott Gaydos, VP Product Management, Optum, and Mike Rogers, Director of Cybersecurity, Optum Technology. As healthcare organizations continue to barrel toward modernization, cyber-attacks will only continue to rise. Web-based solutions, complex environments, large volumes of data, and a shortage of specialized security staff have all contributed to a perfect storm of cybersecurity challenges. For healthcare […]

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June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Digital Front Door at SCL Health

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Mona Baset, VP, Digital Services, and Terri Casterton, VP, Innovation and Virtual Health, SCL Health. Details forthcoming.

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WEBINAR | Inclusion: Making it Real – Are you Ready?

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Audra Bohannon, Senior Client Partner and Norm Miles, Senior Principal at Korn Ferry.  You know you need to do something. Not sure what to do. What are the critical requirements one must embrace if they are serious and ready to create a culture of inclusion? This webinar addresses the most significant diversity-related challenges research has identified that [...]

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WEBINAR | Inclusion: Making it Real – Deliver on It

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Audra Bohannon, Senior Client Partner and Norm Miles, Senior Principal at Korn Ferry. What is required of the individual, management and leadership to create cultures of inclusion?  What does it mean to share responsibility to address the ills of exclusion and embrace conscious inclusion?  Recognize how unconscious bias shows up and equip participants with [...]

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WEBINAR | Inclusion: Making it Real – Get it to Stick

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Audra Bohannon, Senior Client Partner and Norm Miles, Senior Principal at Korn Ferry.  This session focuses on accountability and sustainability. How do you hold the individual and organization accountable to create sustainable change? What are consistent actions that demonstrate that inclusion is a strategic driver of the organization? The ability to [...]

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December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST