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Latin America Summit

12:30pm - 5:00pm Tuesday, February 12
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
Extra Fee


Professional development, an essential key to advancing value-based care
Through a mix of presentations and interactive panel discussions, featuring international thought-leadership and best practices, the Latin America Summit will propose two perspectives on the key role of digital health professional development in advancing health systems’ transformation and making a shift toward value-based care.

This summit is presented in Spanish

12:30pm 1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm – 1:10pm  Hal Wolf, HIMSS CEO

1:10pm – 2:45pm Part 1 - Getting workforces ready for value-based care

Learning objectives:

·        Assess workforce readiness for value-based care and address specific needs for professional development

·        Align workforce development strategies with the key objective to deliver value-based care


Gaston Gabin, Innovation Manager, Hospital Austral, Argentina


Hernan Navas, CMIO, Hospital Finochietto, Argentina


Alfredo Almerares, Faculty Member, Universidad Tecnológica de Chile, INACAP and Physician Executive, InterSystems, Chile


Nilka Cruz Ayala, IT Manager, Hospital Auxilio Mutuo, Puerto Rico


Q&A - Diego Waksman, CIO, Hospital Aleman, Argentina, Moderator


Round Table: Improving the Quality of Health Care through Clinical Interoperability (2:45pm – 3:15pm)

  • Sergio Wagner, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder at Health Gorilla (moderator)
  • Javier Jimenez, Director of the Puerto Rico Primary Care Association Network
  • Vince Vivas, Director of Innovation at Grupo Angeles Servicios de Salud
  • Daniza Morales Berrios, Chief Information Officer at Sistema de Salud Menonita

3:15pm – 3:45pm Refreshment break


3:45pm – 5:00pm Part 2 – Focusing the digital health transformation on value-based care

Learning objectives:

·        Design strategies that place value-based care at the core of digital transformations

·        Align stakeholders’ incentives to focus on delivering value

Leonidas Rosas, General Manager, Clinica Alemana Osorno, Chile

Cristobal Carvajal, CMIO, Tisal/Banmedica Group, Chile

Diego Waksman, CIO, Hospital Aleman, Argentina

Q&A (4:30pm – 5:00pm) Laura Arboleda, Healthcare Industry Manager - Latin America, Hyland, Colombia/USA, Moderator

This session is part of a special program called HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition International Delegation. Extra fees and separate registration is required.

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