Greater KC HIMSS Workforce Summit

October 17, 8:00am, CDT - 12:15pm, CDT

Johnson County Community College   

Don't miss out on our Workforce Summit.  This event is to discuss the challenges and issues that is impacting healthcare workforce as a whole.


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The healthcare IT (HCIT) space is dynamic and ever-changing, and organizations all over the region are focused on attracting and retaining their top talent for the long-term success of their business. Come hear from local leaders in the industry as they address their everyday resourcing challenges, needs, and knowledge gaps with their peers.

8:00 – 8:15


8:15 – 9:00

“Big Opportunities in KC HCIT”

Ashley Prahler, Account Manager, TEKsystems

9:00 – 9:15

“JCCC’s TAACCCT grant – “Accelerated, Collaborative Technology Training Services”

Gretchen Sherk, TAACCCT Grant Program Director, Johnson County Community College

9:15 – 9:30


9:30 – 10:15

“Reversing the Search”

Courtney Roberts, Senior Talent Recruiter, Children’s Mercy Hospital

10:15 – 10:30


10:30 – 11:00

"Sourcing the Fit"

Ashely Surratt, Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist, University of Kansas Health System

11:00 –12: 00

Q & A of Local Hospital CIO’s and Director’s on Talent Acquisition and Retention

Jacquie Morgan, Managing Partner, Balancepoint

Cindi Carter, Director of Information Security, Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas City

Chuck Willis, Asst Director of Data Management, University of Kansas Health System

Peggy Donovan, Director of Applications and Informatics, North Kansas City Hospital