Upcoming Teleconferences

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

January 23 @ 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 of the Scripps care team to adopt and utilize their EHR effectively was a key driver behind the way Scripps approached go-live and enablement of […]

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

January 24 @ 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 the healthcare industry through a deep dive of the 405d cybersecurity guidance document. This guide (written for small-, medium- and large-sized organizations) posits a voluntary, […]

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

January 30 @ 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 patient safety issue today, causing more morbidity and mortality than all other patient safety problems combined.  Informatics will certainly have a significant role in improving […]

Microhospitals: Alternative Strategies for Clinical Services Delivery at CHRISTUS

January 31 @ 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 organizations are seeking lower-cost alternatives to providing traditional clinical services through creation of facilities that are scalable in design to provide high levels of care […]

Digital Patient Engagement at Partners

February 6 @ 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, engaging patients in meaningful ways requires high levels of coordination within care teams, along with the availability of well-designed, intelligent tools to offer to patients.  […]

2019 Quality Payment Program Final Rule from CMS

February 19 @ 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 overview of the significant components of the legislation, how they interrelate, and what providers and health care organizations need to know for 2019.  Highlights include […]

Developing a Provider Efficiency Program at Beaumont

February 20 @ 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 efficiency program for their ambulatory providers.  This program utilizes proficiency data from the electronic health record to identify providers who would benefit from on-site support […]

Tackling Provider Directories: Sharing and Managing Change Across the Blockchain

February 21 @ 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 provider directories often contain inaccuracies that dramatically increase the cost of care while reducing its quality. This session provides an overview of why Aetna, Ascension, […]

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

February 26 @ 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 condition category) coding, as well as the reporting, analyzing and visualization of data. With HealtheIntent serving as just one component of the solution, the population […]

Cybersecurity Investment Strategy at Partners HealthCare

February 27 @ 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 economic impact of a successful cyberattack or major breach; but it’s not impossible. In this session, Jigar explains that while there is no exact science […]

Using AI to Improve Physician Documentation and Quality

February 28 @ 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) are now able to capture documentation to create a complete picture of the patient story with specificity from diagnosis to treatment. In this session, Dr. […]

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

January 23 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Managing Cyber Threats and Protecting Patients: An HHS and Industry-led Response

January 24 @ 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 @ 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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Microhospitals: Alternative Strategies for Clinical Services Delivery at CHRISTUS

January 31 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 ov...

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

February 26 @ 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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