HIMSS18 International Conference

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 8:00am - 5:30pm

Location: Wynn Las Vegas, Lafite 6
Fee: $350

On Wednesday 7 March, global thought leaders are invited to gather in an international environment for the launch of the HIMSS International Conference. This full day programme is an unmatchable opportunity for high level delegates to learn about the latest international activities and initiatives in healthcare information and technology. All HIMSS International regions will participate in the programme, including: Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Middle East. All HIMSS18 delegates, from the US and beyond, are invited to join this exclusive gathering, which will be followed by a networking reception.

8:00 am – 8:30 amCheck-in and Coffee
8:30 am – 9:30 amOpening Keynote
Moderator: Richard Corbridge, CIO, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Opening address: Hal Wolf, CEO, HIMSS, US

Panel discussion: Landscape, Challenges and Opportunities: An Outlook for Digital Health around the World
Monique Mrazek, Senior Investment Officer, IFC (Emerging Market/investor POV), US
Unity Stoakes, President, Startup Health (Grassroots Innovation/Start-ups), US
Shareefa Alabdulmonem, eServices Head, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Saudi Arabia (MEast POV)
Raphael Gordilho, MD, Co-Founder @ Live Healthcare, Sao Paolo, Brazil
9:30 am – 9:35 amSession Transition
9:35 am – 10:35 amSession 1: Promoting Consumer and Patient Engagement
Moderator: Elena Sini, CIO,IRCCS Istituto Clinico, Humanitas, Italy

No Patient Left Behind
Victoria Betton, Founder and Managing Director, mHabitat, UK

Accelerating Health with People Power
Cheryl McCullagh, Director of Clinical Integration, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Australia

Patient Engagement/Telemedicine
Leonard Witkamp, Professor, Telemedicine Department of Clinical Informatics, Faculty of Medi- cine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, NL

Canada’s third wave of healthcare – digitally-enabled, consumer-centric, innovative, system-disruptive
Dave Wattling, Vice President, Telus, Canada
10:35 am – 11:00 amNetworking/Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pmSession 2: Data Driven Clinical and Business Decisions
Moderator: Philippe Kolh, Professor, Univ. de Liège, CIO, CHU de Liège Governing Council member, HIMSS US, Belgium

The forces unlocking insights from HC data (and some that restrain it)
Paddy Padmanabhan, CEO, Damo Consulting Inc, IL, US

Advanced Machine Learning to Prevent Catastrophic Prescription-Related Medication Errors
Dr. Gidi Stein, Physician and CEO Medaware, Israel

Implementation of Real-Time Laboratory-Based Influenza Surveillance System
Dr. Phunlerd Piyaraj, Assistant Professor, Bangkok, Thailand

Enabling Advanced EHR Data Analytics with Clinical Terminology
Don Sweete, CEO, SNOMED Int’l, Canada
12:00 pm – 12:05 pmSession Transition
12:05 pm – 1:00 pmSession 3: Cybersecurity: Understanding and Mitigating Risks
Moderator: Mark Davies, Chief Medical Officer, HIMSS UK
John Sutherland, CIO, Ramsay Health, Australia
Morten Elbaek Petersen, Director, Sundhed.dk (Danish eHealth Portal), Denmark
Dr. SaIf Abed, Clinician, Abed Graham Healthcare Strategies, UK
Rachel Dunscombe, Director of Digital and CEO, Salford Royal Group, UK
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmNetworking Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmSession 4: Toward Value-Based Care
Moderator: Afzal Chaudry, Consultant Nephrologist, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Associate Lecturer, BSc MA PhD MBCS FHEA FRCP FAcadMEd admissions, UK

Shaping the subconscious mind of Healthcare organizations
Werner Leodolter, Professor and Author, Austria

From Walking to Flying a Jet in the Middle East
Jane Griffiths, CNIO, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai

IT tools supporting transition of Moscow public health care to value-based model
Vladimir Zelensky, Director, Moscow State Medical Insurance Fund, Russia
3:00 pm – 3:25 pmNetworking Coffee Break
3:25 pm - 4:25 pmSession 5: From Genomics to Precision Health
Moderator: Erik Jylling, MD, MPM, Executive vice president Danish Regions, Denmark

The New Health Paradigm
Bogi Eliasen, Health Specialist, Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, Denmark
Kate Birch, Data & Technology Program Manager, Melbourne Genomics, Australia
Gert Sorensen, Director, Danish National Genome Center, Denmark
4:25 pm - 5:30 pmClosing Keynote

Closing Keynote and Concluding Remarks
Kathrine Myrhe, CEO, Norway Health Tech

International Collaboration for the advancement of eHealth
Rachelle Blake, (PA – Physician Assistant) Project Coordinator, EU*US eHealth Work, CEO and Managing Director, Omni Micro Systems-Omni Med Solutions GmbH, Germany

Global Outlook & Closing Remarks
Dr. Manish Kohli, Chair of HIMSS Board of Directors, US
5:30 pm – 7:00 pmInternational Reception (Additional fee required)
Welcome remarks: Hal Wolf, CEO, HIMSS, US

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