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The increasing importance of information technology in the healthcare industry makes your role as a Chief Information Officer essential to the delivery of successful healthcare. HIMSS07 meets your needs with educational sessions on the ROI of wireless systems, securing your data effectively, discovering the effectiveness of and EMR implementation at a large healthcare system 3 years later, and more.

CIS Strategy Guide: A Roadmap for CFOs & CIOs

Monday, February 26, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Aaron Crane, CPA
Dennis Sato, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
Education Session Number: 4

Topic Information:

Leadership and Communication - Primary Topic

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Description:
Collaboration within the executive team is critical in implementing a clinical information system. Barriers, successes and lessons learned are presented by the CFO and CIO of a 450-bed hospital.

Speaker Information:
Aaron Crane, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, Salem Hospital
Dennis Sato, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
VP & CIO, Salem Hospital

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Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Develop a plan to involve clinicians in the project
  • Compute the real value of a return on investment process
  • Identify cultural obstacles and overcome them
  • Relate the importance of leadership and communication in change management
  • Manage the important linkage between the clinical and financial systems supporting the business processes and project governance strategy

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Keep Data Safe & Secure!

Monday, February 26, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Robert Israel, MIS, MHCA
Education Session Number: 22

Topic Information:
IT Infrastructure and Architecture - Primary Topic

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Description:
Electronic theft of data is on the rise. Issues ranging from physical and electronic theft, to how you can keep your equipment and patient data protected are presented in the session.

Speaker Information:
Robert Israel, MIS, MHCA
Vice President and CIO, John C. Lincoln Health Network

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Analyze and control your desktop environment throughout your organization
  • Review and limit user access to peripherals while maintaining a standard and configuration for your environment through automation
  • Monitor what users are doing with data and track where it is being sent
  • Manage data security by removing the potential for data loss or theft

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CME (Continuing Medical Education)
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

An EMR-3 year after we went Live

Monday, February 26, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Tom Smith
Education Session Number: 40

Topic Information:
Clinical Informatics
Electronic Health Record - Primary Topic

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Description:
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare (ENH) installed a complete EMR in its three hospitals and more than 60 physician offices in 2003. While successful in 2003 in removing charts, ENH is now setting higher expectations for its EMR. Learn more about how ENH's EMR has positively effected its entire health system.

Speaker Information:
Tom Smith
CIO, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Examine how ENH implemented its EMR
  • Evaluate how expectations of clinicians changed over three years
  • Describe how ENH measures it outcomes: 1st year vs. 3rd year
  • Analyze the impact on IS staff three years after live

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

A Symbiotic Relationship-The CEO/CIO Partnership

Tuesday, February 27, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Herb Smaltz, PhD, FHIMSS, CHE
Fred Sanfilippo, MD, PhD
Education Session Number: 59

Topic Information:
Leadership and Communication
Business Management Systems - Primary Topic

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Description:
A CEO and CIO from a leading academic medical center present means for creating and sustaining solid executive partnerships to harness the value of IT within their organization.

Speaker Information:
Herb Smaltz, PhD, FHIMSS, CHE
CIO, Ohio State University Medical Center
Fred Sanfilippo, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences, Ohio State University Medical Center

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Identify the critical success factors in a successful CEO-CIO partnership/relationship
  • Differentiate CEOs needs from CIO needs
  • Determine what CIOs need from their CEOs
  • Demonstrate IT value delivery to the CEO and the other members of the senior executive leadership team

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Federal Public Policy vs. the CIO

Tuesday, February 27, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

David Roberts, FHIMSS
Education Session Number: 77

Topic Information:
Public Policy Initiatives - Primary Topic

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Description:
The focus of this session is on current federal public policy, the role the CIO plays in affecting change, and how the latest developments in HIT policy and how it effects CIO's.

Speaker Information:
David Roberts, FHIMSS
Vice President, Government Relations, HIMSS

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Analyze how policy changes approved in 2006 will affect the CIO in 2007
  • Evaluate the role the new 110th Congress will have in developing policy
  • Describe how the 110th Congress will handle HIT policy issues
  • Define what potential legislation and regulation may be proposed that could affect the CIO
  • Examine the role CIOs can play in influencing public policy

CEUs Information:
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Navigating the RHIO Universe -- Overcoming the Political and Technical Challenges

Tuesday, February 27, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Alberto Kywi
Education Session Number: 95

Topic Information:
Community Health Initiatives - Primary Topic

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Description:
In the last several years, RHIO have been forming around the country for the purpose of electronically sharing patient-specific information among healthcare institutions. Currently, legislators from both political parties and the White House have unified behind a vision of creating a national healthcare information technology network, with RHIOs as its backbone. Learn how to effectively manage the implementation of a RHIO project in your area.

Speaker Information:
Alberto Kywi
CIO, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Level:
Advanced

Objectives:

  • Increase their understanding of important issues for RHIOs
  • Learn how CDE and other pioneering RHIOs are addressing these challenges

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Communication is Also Key to Success

Wednesday, February 28, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Roger Neal
Education Session Number: 113

Topic Information:
Leadership and Communication - Primary Topic

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Description:
Join Duncan Regional Hospital's Chief Information Officer as he discusses how leadership and constant communication, in an ever-changing healthcare environment, is key to you and your organization's success and stability.

Speaker Information:
Roger Neal
Chief Information Officer, Duncan Regional Hospital

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Organize open and on-going dialogue with members of your facility's executive team
  • Manage a relationship with key people within the organization so that each has a respect and understanding of each other's role

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Realizing the Vision of a New Women's Hospital through Technology Innovation

Wednesday, February 28, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Tim Zoph
Education Session Number: 131

Topic Information:
IT Infrastructure and Architecture - Primary Topic

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Description:
In anticipation of Northwestern's New Prentice Women's Hospital opening in Fall 2007, the session will highlight the process and methodology applications for the design of the facility's wireless infrastructure, patient and caregiver communications, and patient safety systems. Results of recent pilot experiences will be shared along with resource planning and testing techniques leading to a successful hospital opening in the Fall.

Speaker Information:
Tim Zoph
Vice President and CIO, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Overview planning approach and methodology for implementing technology in new facilities
  • Understand specific leading edge technologies advancing patient care
  • Share approaches for assuring readiness of technology 'same day' opening of an advanced patient care facility

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353

Workin' on the Wild Side

Thursday, March 1, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Harry Lukens, BS, MS
Education Session Number: 150

Topic Information:
Leadership and Communication - Primary Topic

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Description:
Let's play the what if game. Hear how one hospital organized its most creative people into a technology think tank chartered to evaluate new technology as possible solutions to old problems.

Speaker Information:
Harry Lukens, BS, MS
Senior Vice President and CIO, Lehigh Valley Hospital & HealthNetwork

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Level:
Intermediate

Objectives:

  • Recognize that solutions can come from unlikely sources
  • Identify and harness people's creativity. Feed the idea beast
  • Design a blueprint for your own wild idea team

CEUs Information:
ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives )
CNE (Continuing Nurses Education )
CPHIMS (CPHIMS Certification)

Location:
Convention Center

Room:
353