Middle Management - Information Technology

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VALUE-BASED CARE: Enhancing care delivery with VDI on Enterprise Cloud

February 22, 2017 — 01:00PM EST - 02:00PM EST

Join Lenovo and Nutanix for a HIMSS17 Lunch & Learn

Presented By
Dan Cowan
Director, Healthcare Alliances, Nutanix

John Reeves
HIT Solutions Architect

Ajay Dholakia
Senior Technical Solutions Architect

In today’s value-based care (VBC) environment, VDI* propels positive experiences for patients, clinicians and IT staff. See how healthcare providers are applying the latest advances in VDI technology to achieve patient care and revenue goals. And discover how healthcare IT teams are moving those VDI solutions to an Enterprise Cloud platform to deliver reliable, consistent user experiences to clinicians and patients across multiple sites.

Learn how to leverage an Enterprise Cloud platform from Lenovo, the leader in server reliability, and Nutanix, a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems, to:

  1. Enhance patient care with improved data access and HIPAA compliance
  2. Deliver consistent user experience leading to increased clinical worker productivity
  3. Improve agility including adds/moves/changes and asset tracking Lenovo HX platform solutions, powered by Nutanix

*VDI - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, PACS - Picture Archiving and Communication System

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Making the Most of your Workforce in the Back Office

February 22, 2017 — 08:00AM EST - 09:00AM EST

Join NICE for a HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

Presented by:
David Geffen
Back Office Solutions Director, NICE

Two questions any claims back office manager should be asking.

  1. How many employees do you (really) need?
  2. How many of them are working (and how many are working properly)?

Now imagine you could answer both questions.

Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Enabling Precision Medicine Through NGS-based Screening and Diagnostic Testing

February 20, 2017 — 11:15AM EST - 12:15PM EST

Join Intel for a HIMSS17 Lunch & Learn

 Presented by:

Ramon Felciano, CTO and Vice President, Technology and Global Strategy

Global Manager, Clinical Testing Solutions, QIAGEN Bioinformatics


Kristina Kermanshahche, Global Director of Life Sciences, Intel

Are you interested in NGS-based genetic testing across a range of cancer, hereditary, and rare diseases?

Learn how a leading academic hospital used a robust informatics platform to accelerate the deployment of validated precision medicine capabilities from sample to insight.

QIAGEN provides an instrument-, platform-, assay- and pipeline-agnostic solution, that enables health care providers to scale sequencing, analysis, interpretation and reporting of screening, diagnostic and monitoring test offerings, fully integrated with hospital information systems.

Join the discussion on the importance of cost-effective and automated approaches for scaling an organizational capacity for analysis, classification and clinical reporting of relevant variants for delivery to physician providers.

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Operationalizing Analytics - The Closed Loop

February 20, 2017 — 07:15AM EST - 08:15AM EST

Join Qlik Healthcare for a HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

Presented by:
Eric Pennington
Healthcare Strategy & Solutions, Qlik Healthcare

Grab your breakfast and first cup of coffee with us Monday, February 20th at 7:15 a.m. Governed, clean data and meaningful analytics are only a part of an organization's successful
analytics journey. Adoption, along with data-driven clinical and business decisions is an integral, and often evasive component.

Join the Qlik Healthcare Team along with panel of respected industry champions as we explore how analytics can be presented at the point of end-user decision making to increase adoption and ultimately drive analytics value.

Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Welcome / Opening Remarks

February 20, 2017 — 06:00PM EST - 07:30PM EST
Bayhill 17 | Hyatt Regency Hotel

Join Quest Diagnostics for an Exclusive HIMSS17 Reception

Presented by:
Lidia Fonseca
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Quest Diagnostics

Lidia will say a few words about how Quest Diagnostics is advancing its range of technology solutions to support and improve both the clinical workflow and operational decision making for customers.

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

Transforming to Cloud-Based Healthcare Applications with SD-WAN

February 21, 2017 — 08:00AM EST - 09:00AM EST

Join Viptela for a HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

Presented By
Eric Lester
Director of Network Services, Acadia Healthcare

Healthcare service providers face major hurdles with their network infrastructure to deliver innovative cloud-based patient services. 15+ years of status quo has created a rigid infrastructure that cannot support modern cloud-based in-clinic services.

Learn how a large behavioral health clinic organization is leading this change with Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN). The implementation of SD-WAN across all clinics has empowered this lean IT organization to:

  • Migrate to cloud-based healthcare applications
  • Ensure 100% network uptime of patient and administrative services
  • Transition to Hybrid WAN for Active/Active utilization and application based path selection
  • Achieve zero-touch IT capability while migrating the clinic footprint to the cloud
  • Rapidly enable services like guest WiFi, and cloud-based VoIP and medicinal dispensing 

The future of clinical healthcare makes SD-WAN an essential building block.

Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Value-Based Care, Enterprise Imaging and the Future of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

February 22, 2017 — 11:15AM EST - 12:15PM EST

Join FUJIFILM for a HIMSS17 Lunch & Learn

Presented by:

James Whitfill, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Scottsdale Health Partners


George Shih, MD


MD.ai, Deep Learning Platform


Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for

Informatics in the Department of Radiology

Weill Cornell Medical College


Chair: David Wild

Director of Marketing, Medical Informatics

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.


During this educational session, participants will explore the impact of value-based care, enterprise imaging, and how the emergence of artificial intelligence and deep learning will shape the delivery of care in the future.

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Driving Patient Safety With Smart Pump-EMR Interoperability -“Lessons Learned”

February 21, 2017 — 03:30PM EST - 04:30PM EST

Join BD for an Exclusive HIMSS17 Afternoon Break

Speaker Panel
Sarah Giga, MS,
Manager, Clinical Integration, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Jennifer Biltoft, PharmD, BCPS
System Clinical Pharmacy Manager, SCL Health

Jamie Schmidl, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Project Coordinator/IS Liaison, Interim Director Nursing Operations, TriHealth

Panel moderated by:  Dan Pettus, Vice President Medication Management IT Solutions

Join us for a panel discussion about key lessons learned and benefits of implementing Alaris™ smart pump-EMR interoperability. Smart pump-EMR interoperability is rapidly becoming the new standard of care since it can help eliminate process gaps that have the potential to impact patient safety. Whether your organization is just beginning the journey or is well on the path to infusion interoperability, this session will provide valuable guidance.

Key topics: Project goals, Implementation approach and lessons learned, Quantified results and benefits, Interactive Q & A

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Using the cloud to improve security in healthcare

February 20, 2017 — 01:00PM EST - 02:00PM EST

Join Amazon Web Services for a HIMSS17 Lunch and Learn

Presented By:
Todd Brock
Cloud Enterprise Architect

Oxana Pickeral
Global Healthcare Segment Leader

Laurie Tanton-White
Chief Security Officer, Infor

IT security is a top-of-mind concern for many of those working in Healthcare, because Healthcare organizations that suffer security breaches face loss of reputation or even costly fines. Migrating data and applications to the cloud is one way that healthcare organizations can improve their security posture. By adopting cloud-based infrastructure, healthcare organizations can take advantage of technology built for some of the world’s most security-sensitive organizations.

In this presentation, hear about the security features built in to the AWS Cloud, and how Information is leveraging those features in the Infor CloudSuite to improve security of its deployments within Healthcare organizations around the country.

Learn more about: How to handle increasing security threats in Healthcare Moving applications from on premise to the cloud as a strategy “Cloud as a secure environment”, The challenges of hiring, training and retaining security professionals, The advantage of Information applications advanced security capabilities.

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Learn how San Francisco Health Plan uses Boomi to get real-time insights into healthcare data

February 22, 2017 — 08:00AM EST - 09:00AM EST

Join Dell Boomi for an Exclusive HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

Speaker Panel
Sunny Cooper
Chief Information Officer
San Francisco Health Plan

Van Wong
Director of ITS Business Systems Integration
San Francisco Health Plan

Sandeep Deokule

Founder & CEO


Join Boomi for an exclusive Breakfast Briefing. Learn how San Francisco Health Plan and DevCool integrated X12 & HL7 data across hospitals, payers, and vendors to get real-time insights using an innovative dashboard and powerful analytics through HiPaaS (Healthcare Integration Platform as a Service).

Come enjoy a sit down breakfast where you can network with your peers and learn more about this unique integration case study. To discover how Boomi can help with your integration needs and to see an innovative IoT demo, come see us at Booth 7461.

Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Get your head in the cloud at the RingCentral VIP cocktail reception

February 21, 2017 — 06:00PM EST - 07:30PM EST
Hyatt Regency Hotel Orlando
Celebration Room 8

Kick off your evening at an exclusive HIMSS17 VIP Customized Cocktail Reception hosted by RingCentral

Presented by:
Ring Central

Join 100 of your colleagues for tasty cocktails, delicious bites, and great networking opportunities. You’ll have the chance to mix and mingle with RingCentral experts to explore how it’s reliable, secure, and cost-effective cloud communications solutions can help your organization deliver better healthcare


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