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Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

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 takes into account patient...

Design Changes Reduce Medication Errors at Sharp

Angie Mendoza, MS, BSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, Sr. System Analyst, Liz Kozub, MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN, CNRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and Mary Swift, Pharmacy Analyst, Sharp HealthCare. Angie, Liz and Mary detail how a project team approach was used to address design changes to support safe medication administration. Our nurses identified several factors leading to...

Enhanced use of EMRs at Ascension

Meena Iyer, MD, CMO, Dell Children’s Medical Center, Ascension Health.  Electronic medical record (EMR) use in healthcare has come a long way in today’s health systems.  There are several features in the EMR that make patient care easy, efficient and safe. One of the biggest accomplishments Dell Children’s has achieved in their EMR is “CORES,” a feature that helps...

Nnaemeka Okafor MD, MS

Nnaemeka Okafor MD, MS
Dr. Nnaemeka 'Emeka' Okafor serves as the Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer for Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) in Houston. He has been an informatics Physician executive with MHHS since 2014. Current duties include serving as a trusted problem-solving liaison for clinicians, health system executives, Information Technology (IT) staff, and IT vendors. He provides leadership for enterprise-wide Health Information Technology...

Rebecca W. Chater, RPh, MPH, FAPhA

Rebecca W. Chater, RPh, MPH, FAPhA
Rebecca Chater has been a career-long pioneer in innovative community-based clinical pharmacy practice. She earned both her B.S. in Pharmacy and Masters in Public Health from UNC-Chapel Hill. Chater is the Director of Healthcare Strategy with Omnicell, a healthcare technology company providing innovation to support safe and adherent medication use throughout the healthcare continuum. Throughout her career, Chater has championed...

Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS

Alan Landman, MD
As Brigham Health's Chief Information Officer, Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS, will be responsible for maintaining a focus on excellence while developing system-wide strategic IT initiatives, with the goal of evolving the next generation of information systems across the BH enterprise. Landman is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He joined BWH in 2010 as director of...

David W. Bates, MD, MSc

David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine at Partners HealthCare System
Dr. David Westfall Bates is the Medical Director of Clinical and Quality Analysis, Information Systems at Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Dr. Bates is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard...

Omnicell

Leading CEO's 2020 Vision for Healthcare POSTED APRIL 2016 Omnicell, a leader in medication management and patient safety solutions, engaged C-Suite Resources of Minneapolis to conduct a series of interviews of healthcare senior executives to gather insights that would be useful to Omnicell to support its strategic planning. The project included: Nineteen in-depth, one hour interviews of healthcare delivery organizations(free-standing hospitals,...

2002 Spring Conference

PRESENTATIONS Friday April 19 10:15-noon Trends and Issues facing CEOsIntroduction to Topic  Don Wegmiller Friday April 19 1:00-3:00 pm Clinical Transformation: Implementating and Optimizing Clinical TechnologiesIntroduction to Topic  Marvin Pember Saturday April 20 8:00-10:00 am Patient Safety Case StudiesCreating a Hospital Patient Safety Program  Tejal Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H. Using Computers to Prevent Errors in Medicine Gilad J. Kuperman, M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Transformation - Taking Healthcare to a New...

2003 Spring Conference

2003 Spring Conference Renovating Healthcare Delivery Thursday, April 3 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Executive Focus Sessions Nursing Focus: “Technology Essentials for Patient Care Leaders” Emily Welebob, RN, MS, Senior Manager, First Consulting Group, Baltimore, MD, Facilitator Dave Dimond, Vice President, First Consulting Group, Boston, MA, Contributor Jeanette Polaschek, RN, Director of Informatics, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, Contributor Christine Schifiliti, RN, MS, Corporate Manager, Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Systems, Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Boston, MA, Contributor GROUP BIOS Physician Focus: “Advancing Clinical Excellence:  Charting a Path” ...