Upcoming Summits

SI 2020 CNIO Virtual Summit: Stories of How Nurse Innovations and Leadership Shine During a Pandemic

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

Attendance at the Summit is by invitation only. Contact us for more information. Please join us for the "SI 2020 CNIO Virtual Summit: Stories of How Nurse Innovations and Leadership Shine During a Pandemic", to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, September 30th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CT. This is an invitation-only event for executives who are accountable for nursing informatics leadership within thei...

SI 2020 CMIO Virtual Summit: Top of Mind Session

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

Attendance at the Summit is by invitation only. Contact us for more information. Please join us for the "SI 2020 CMIO Virtual Summit: Top of Mind Session", to be held via Zoom on Thursday, October 1st from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CT. This is an invitation-only event for executives who are accountable for medical informatics leadership within their healthcare system. We will be covering lessons learned...

SI 2020 Innovation Virtual Summit – Transforming the Way We Work: How Innovation Becomes the Next Normal

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CST

Attendance at the Summit is by invitation only. Contact us for more information. Please join us for the "SI 2020 Innovation Virtual Summit - Transforming the Way We Work: How Innovation Becomes the Next Normal", to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CT. This is an invitation-only event for executives who are accountable for Innovation within their healthcare syst...

Previous Summits

SI 2020 Analytics Virtual Summit: The New Standard for Analytics Value

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

Attendance at the Summit is by invitation only. Contact us for more information. Please join us for the "SI 2020 Analytics Virtual Summit: The New Standard for Analytics Value", to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, September 9th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CT. The Analytics Summit brings together senior executives such as Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Data Officers, SVPs and VPs in Healthcare Analytic...

SI 2019 CISO Summit – Cybersecurity Impact of Cloud/Virtual/Mobility

October 24, 2019 - October 25, 2019

The 2019 SI CISO Summit sponsored by Deloitte was held October 24 & 25. Co-hosts CHRISTUS VP and CISO Fernando Blanco and BayCare VP and CISO Thien Lam welcomed 21 chief cybersecurity officers and other healthcare IT security executives from across the country to the CISO Summit convened at the Hyatt Regency on the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Deloitte’s Raj Mehta kicked off the two-day...

SI 2019 CIO Summit – Enabling the Future: Self-Service, SaaS, Mobility, Cloud

October 23, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk

Is the future CIO the CEO─Chief Experience Officer─ or the CKO─Chief Keep-the-Lights-On Officer? How do consumers define High Availability? These and other topics were explored at the Scottsdale Institute’s 2019 CIO Summit sponsored by Impact Advisors, which convened 15 chief information officers (CIOs) and other IT executives from 14 health systems across the country October 23-24 in San ...

SI 2019 Analytics Summit: Driving Innovation and Transformation with Analytics

September 26, 2019 - September 27, 2019

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 Analytics Summit sponsored by Optum convened 21 leading analytics executives from 19 health systems across the country September 26-27 in Chicago. These executives gathered to explore “Driving Innovation and Transformation with Analytics,” to discuss how analytics investments help their organizations achieve strategic objectives. Read "Driving Innovation and Trans...

SI 2019 Innovation and Digital Health Summit – Launching New Business Models

September 25, 2019 - September 26, 2019

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 Innovation & Digital Health Summit sponsored by Cerner convened 23 innovation and digital health executives from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago September 25-26. These executives gathered to explore “Launching New Business Models,” with specific focus on how innovation and digital health are structured, emerging business models, inte...

SI 2019 CMIO Summit – Care Standardization: Why and How to Make this Work

September 19, 2019 - September 20, 2019

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 CNIO and CMIO Summits sponsored by LogicStream and Impact Advisors convened 19 Chief Nursing Information Officers and 18 Chief Medical Information Officers from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago September 18-20. These executives gathered to explore "Care Standardization: Why and How to Make this Work," with specific focus on reducing the cogni...

SI 2019 CNIO Summit – Care Standardization: Why and How to Make this Work

September 18, 2019 - September 19, 2019

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 CNIO and CMIO Summits sponsored by LogicStream and Impact Advisors convened 19 Chief Nursing Information Officers and 18 Chief Medical Information Officers from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago September 18-20. These executives gathered to explore "Care Standardization: Why and How to Make this Work," with specific focus on reducing the cogni...

SI 2018 Analytics Summit

October 25, 2018 - October 26, 2018

The Scottsdale Institute 2018 Analytics Summit convened thirteen healthcare analytics executives from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on October 25-26, 2018. These executives gathered to explore "Digital Health Data Strategy," with specific focus on consumer engagement in healthcare and understanding what types of analytics initiatives can influence consumer and patien...

SI 2018 Pop Health Summit

October 24, 2018 - October 25, 2018

The Scottsdale Institute 2018 Population Health Summit convened eleven population-health executives from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on October 24-25, 2018. These executives gathered to explore the "Consumer Activation/Engagement," with specific focus on the goals, strategies and success measures of consumer-engagement initiatives across marketing, patient experience...

SI 2018 CMIO Summit

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September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018

The Scottsdale Institute 2018 Chief Medical Information Officers Summit convened twelve CMIOs from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on September 27-28, 2018. These executives gathered to explore the "Clinical Practice of the Future," with specific focus on intelligent clinical decision support, how to organize informatics, components of the clinical practice of the future...

SI 2018 CISO Summit

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September 26, 2018 - September 27, 2018

The Scottsdale Institute 2018 Chief Information Security Officers Summit convened fifteen CISOs from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on September 26-27, 2018. These executives gathered to explore the "Cyber Risk Strategy for the Future," with specific focus on managing third-party risk, medical device security, recruiting and retaining personnel, and their role within th...

SI 2018 CIO Summit

June 6, 2018 - June 7, 2018

The Scottsdale Institute convened eight information technology executives in Chicago for the 2018 SI CIO Summit on June 6-7, 2018. Leaders gathered to share strategies, concerns and insights as we examined the Summit theme of “Innovation in Action,” with specific focus on technical innovations in healthcare, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). Attendees repres...

SI 2018 CNIO Summit

April 27, 2018 - April 28, 2018

"Managing Change and Optimizing Clinical Innovation" The Scottsdale Institute 2018 Chief Nursing Informatics Officers Spring Summit, sponsored by Wolters Kluwer during SI's 2018 Annual Conference, gathered eight CNIO thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Scottsdale April 27-28. They shared their thoughts about the CNIO's changing role, mentorship, proliferation of...

SI 2017 CMIO Fall Summit

October 26, 2017 - October 27, 2017

"The CMIO's Emerging Role in Enterprise Leadership" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Medical Information Officers Fall Summit brought together 17 CMIOs from prominent health systems across the country to Chicago. What resulted was a lively discussion about the emerging role of the CMIO as an enterprise-wide change agent, as a thought leader regarding EMR optimization and mastery, as a driver of...

SI 2017 Population Health Summit

October 25, 2017 - October 26, 2017

"Getting Pop Health Right" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Population Health Fall Summit brought together ten population-health thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country to Chicago. What resulted was a lively discussion about the challenges today's healthcare executives face having to manage various risk models while straddling traditional fee-for-service and value-based c...

SI 2017 CIO Fall Summit

October 19, 2017 - October 20, 2017

"The New World of Healthcare IT" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Information Officers Fall Summit brought together seven CIO (and a CISO) thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country to Chicago. What resulted was a lively discussion about the challenges today's healthcare CIOs face in their changing roles, IT integration and governance across the enterprise and measurin...

SI 2017 CISO Summit

October 18, 2017 - October 19, 2017

"Best Practice Standards in Cybersecurity Risk Management" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Information Security Officers Fall Summit brought together 13 CISOs from prominent health systems across the country to Chicago. What resulted was a lively discussion about perspectives, experiences and strategies to tie cybersecurity metrics into business impacts and business risk and to monitor and man...

SI 2017 Business Analytics Summit

October 4, 2017 - October 5, 2017

"Constructing an Analytics Strategy" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Business Analytics Fall Summit sponsored by Impact Advisors gathered 10 analytics thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago October 4-5. What resulted was a lively discussion about the challenges today's healthcare analytics executives face in data analytics structure and governance, delivery a...

SI 2017 CNIO Summit

June 9, 2017

"The Evolving Role of the CNIO" The Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Nursing Information Officers Summit was an opportunity for Scottsdale Institute member CNIOs to meet and share common issues and best practices. CONFERENCE DESIGN & OBJECTIVES: Discuss CNIO Roles and Reporting Relationships Identify CNIO Key Priorities for SI Members Identify Key Technology Enablers of Today's Nursing Practice...

SI 2017 CMIO Spring Summit

April 21, 2017

"Leadership, Influence and the Ever-Evolving Role of CMIOs" The annual Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Medical Information Officers Spring Summit sponsored by Hearst Health gathered 11 CMIO thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country at the SI Annual Conference in April. What resulted was a lively discussion about the evolving CMIO role, leadership strategies and career t...

SI 2017 CIO Spring Summit

April 21, 2017

"EHR Value Realization - Rx for Success" The annual Scottsdale Institute 2017 Chief Information Officers Spring Summit sponsored by Impact Advisors gathered 13 CIO thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country at the SI Annual Conference in April. What resulted was a lively discussion about the challenges today's healthcare CIOs face in deriving value from EHRs. Read EHR Va...

SI 2016 CIO/CISO Summit

October 28, 2016

"Cybersecurity as a 'Team Sport': Governance, Organization, Strategy and Tactics" The 2016 Scottsdale Institute Chief Information Officer/Chief Information Security Officer Summit sponsored by Impact Advisors gathered thirteen CIO and CISO thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago to share best practices and lessons learned regarding information-security progr...

SI 2016 CIO Fall Summit

October 14, 2016

"Achieving Value-Based Payment Success: Implications for IT and the CIO" The 2016 Scottsdale Institute Chief Information Officer Fall Summit sponsored by Impact Advisors gathered nine CIO thought leaders from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on October 14, 2016. What resulted was a lively discussion about the challenges today's healthcare CIOs are facing as the scales tip...

SI 2016 Chief Data & Analytics Officer Summit

October 6, 2016

"Population Health: Organizational and Data Governance, and Analytics Strategies" The Scottsdale Institute 2016 Chief Data & Analytics Officers Summit sponsored by Health Catalyst gathered CDOs from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on Oct. 6, 2016 to share best practices and lessons learned regarding population health, as well as underlying data and analytics strategi...

SI 2016 CMIO/CHIO Summit

September 30, 2016

"Managing Clinical Decision Support and Improving Workflow" The Scottsdale Institute and Deloitte co-sponsored a Summit of Chief Medical Information Officers (CMIOs) and Chief Health Information Officers (CHIOs) from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago on September 30, 2016 to share best practices and lessons learned regarding clinical decision support (CDS) and improving cl...

SI 2016 CIO Spring Summit

April 22, 2016

"Creating Clinically Integrated Networks" Fourteen CIOs from leading health health systems convened in April 2016 during SI's Annual Conference to tackle the issue of clinically integrated networks. READ THE REPORT, Creating Clinically Integrated Networks: Challenges, Successes, Lessons Learned, from the summit, which was supported by Impact Advisors. See the Press Release From Healthcare Infor...

SI 2015 CIO Fall Summit

September 25, 2015

"The New World of the Health System CIO: Consumers, Consolidation and Crooks" CIOs from eight leading healthcare organizations convened in September 2015 for the annual Scottsdale Institute Fall CIO Summit. The resulting report, The New World of the Health System CIO: Consumers, Consolidation and Crooks, highlights many of the key challenges faced by today's healthcare CIOs and suggests some key ...

SI 2015 CIO Spring Summit

May 1, 2015

"Healthcare IT Optimization" Health Data Management publishes a SLIDESHOW with seven takeaways from the summit. CIOs of thirteen leading healthcare organizations convened in April 2015 during the annual Scottsdale Institute Spring Conference to discuss Healthcare IT Optimization. Read the report that highlights challenges faced by CIOs related to optimization and suggests strategies to maxi...

SI 2014 CIO Summit

October 26, 2014

"Information Requirements for the Competitive Healthcare Marketplace" Convened by Scottsdale Institute and sponsored by Impact Advisors, a blue-ribbon panel of SI member CIOs shared key insights regarding top challenges in today's competitive healthcare marketplace and the strategies they're employing to help their organizations succeed. The CIOs' facilities together represent $50 billion in ann...

SI 2013 CIO Summit

November 22, 2013

"Managing Costs and Maximizing Value: Strategies From a CIO Summit" Convened by the Scottsdale Institute and sponsored by Impact Advisors, a blue-ribbon panel of healthcare CIOs recently shared top strategies for managing IT cost and maximizing IT value at a CIO Summit in Chicago. The CIOs' facilities together represent $35 billion in annual net patient revenue and a total of 225 hospitals and 2...

About Summits

SI Summits are intimate, typically title-specific, gatherings of executives consisting of an introductory afternoon discussion, reception and dinner followed by a morning-after deep discussion and wrap-up of key insights. Each Summit produces a report on the discussion and its conclusions, published after review by every participant.

In the Press

SI 2018 Analytics Summit

Leventhal, Rajiv. "Digital Health and Data Analytics: Two Industry Execs Pull Back the Curtains". Healthcare Innovation April 3, 2019

SI 2017 CIO Spring Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2017 CMIO Spring Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2016 CIO/CISO Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2016 CIO Fall Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2016 Chief Data and Analytics Officers Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2016 CMIO/CHIO Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2016 CIO Spring Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics", part two of two

SI 2016 CIO Spring Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics", part one of two

SI 2015 CIO Fall Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics", part two of two

SI 2015 CIO Fall Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics", part one of two

SI 2015 CIO Spring Summit

Report from "Health Data Management"

SI 2015 CIO Spring Summit

Report from "Modern Healthcare"

SI 2014 CIO Summit

Report from "Healthcare Informatics"

SI 2013 CIO Summit

Report from "Becker's Health IT and CIO Report"