Spring Conference 2014 Agenda
Driving Value thru Health Information Technology
UHIMSS - UHE Spring Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah
May 21, 2014
Rice Eccles Tower
University of Utah Campus
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch and Vendor Fair
1:30 – 2:15 National Perspective on ONC Initiatives - Pragmatism, Policy &
David Muntz, CHCIO, FCHIME, LCHIME, FHIMSS, Oct 2013 GetWell Network
Senior Vice President and CIO, Prior Principal Deputy National Coordinator
and Chief of Staff at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health
InformationTechnology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in
Washington D.C. 2012-2013
2:15 – 3:15 HIPAA Security Compliance Panel
3:15 – 3:30 Break and Vendor Fair
3:30 – 4:15 Solving comples healthcare challenges in a rapidly changing industry
Rich McKeown J.D., CEO Leavitt Partners, former Chief of Staff U.S. Dept
of Health and Human Services
4:15 – 4:30 Raffle & Conference Wrap-up
UHIMSS and ACHE would like to thank the following sponsors for making this Conference possible:
Known for its market-leading coding solutions and ICD-10 expertise, 3M Health Information Systems delivers innovative software and consulting services that raise the bar for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted coding, and document management. With a robust healthcare data dictionary and terminology services to support the expansion and accuracy of EHRs and 28 years of healthcare experience, 3M is the choice for organizations wanting to improve quality and financial performance.
The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) is a nonprofit coalition of healthcare providers, payers, state government and other stakeholders that have come together to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality and access for the community by enabling providers, payers and patients to exchange information electronically. UHIN focuses on creating secure electronic information exchange solutions that work for the entire healthcare community, from single-provider practices to large integrated healthcare systems. For more information, visit www.uhin.org.
University of Utah Health Care is the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system, combining excellence in patient care, the latest in medical research, and teaching to provide leading-edge medicine in a caring and personal setting. The system provides care for Utahns and residents of five surrounding states in a referral area encompassing more than 10 percent of the continental United States. Whether it’s for routine care or highly specialized treatment in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, radiology, fertility, cardiology, genetic-related diseases, organ transplant, or many other areas of medicine, University of Utah Health Care offers the latest technology and advancements, including some services available nowhere else in the region.
Delta Healthcare Consulting Group provides process improvement support and “right size staffing” to hospitals using Lean technology. DHCG consultants have been engaged at over 114 hospitals in 26 states and the District of Columbia. The average ROI on a Delta engagement averages 8:1. Most of our clients have been Magnet-designated facilities. Our consultants have specialized in Diagnostic Imaging, In-patient Nursing (including Labor and Delivery and the Emergency department) and others.
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. Visit informationbuilders.com and follow @infobldrs on Twitter.
The Healthcare industry is changing daily with the help of the latest and greatest technology. At ISC, our Go Beyond Cloud platform is changing the way Healthcare professionals look at Unified Communications. In the healthcare field we realize effective and timely communications are critical to the success of the field making our product and performance paramount to the success of our customer. Go Beyond is more than just a tagline; it’s the way we do business at ISC. For more information about ISC please visit www.isccorp.net
LANDESK Software is a leading provider of systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, and IT service management solutions for desktops, servers and mobile devices across the enterprise. LANDESK enables IT to deliver business value by gaining control of end-user computing with a single console, light infrastructure, and ITIL solutions that deliver significant ROI for thousands of customers worldwide. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with offices located in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, and can be found at www.landesk.com.
Orca Health creates innovative solutions to problems with patient education, interaction and engagement in healthcare. We make doctor-patient communication more efficient, organized, and effective. We focus on bridging the gap between the patient and the provider, enabling people to make better decisions about their health and improve the outcome of their care. Our apps have helped the doctors save substantial amounts of time, improve the satisfaction of their patients, and increase their patient retention.
ROI Solutions is the award winning partner of Fortune 500 businesses around the world. Headquartered in Utah, we feature full service, HIPAA Compliant, Contact Center Outsourcing. With changes in healthcare driving lower reimbursements, we understand this brings the challenge to differentiate your services while needing to reduce costs. So whether your goal be cost savings, improving customer satisfaction, handling missed appointments, or creating redundancy, we are the right choice for you. Providing complete transparency, honesty and integrity in all of our dealings, we assure your complete satisfaction.
Novarad is a leading provider of PACS and RIS to the healthcare community since 1990 with over 850 installations worldwide. Novarad leads the industry with products proven to increase radiology efficiency at the best value. Complete with advanced features, Novarad products are user-friendly, top rated and come with lifetime upgrades and the best support in the business. Your images and reports are available anytime, anywhere with Novarad’s full diagnostic viewer.
Sotera Wireless, Inc. introduces the ViSi Mobile® System, a platform for comprehensive vital signs monitoring designed to keep clinicians connected to their patients, whether in or out of bed, or while in transport “monitoring in motion.” Sotera’s mission is to improve patient safety by empowering clinicians to detect signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting and enable early intervention and rapid response, all without limiting the patient’s freedom of movement.
When it comes to managing your IT workforce, we offer solutions that can scale according to your needs. TEKsystems provides technical staff augmentation and direct placement services, as well as full management of outsourced projects, technical education services, and comprehensive workforce management solutions. Our services are segmented to focus on distinct aspects of technology including: applications, infrastructure, and communications.
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management (EIM) software that helps organizations of all sizes manage, secure and leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data center or in the cloud. OpenText Information Exchange is a set of solutions within EIM that facilitate efficient, secure, and compliant exchange of information inside and outside organizations. These solutions help integrate systems and processes to improve efficiency and decrease security risk.
ViaWest is the leading colocation provider in North America focused on security and reliability. With the first Tier IV design certified data center in North America, and 27 data centers nationwide, ViaWest allows companies in heavily regulated industries to take advantage of colocation and cloud services. Our KINECTed Health Cloud provides a platform built on HIMSS-GIP (Good Informatics Practices) framework allowing us to seamlessly integrate your requirements for governance, risk and compliance into our healthcare grade environment. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter. Or contact us directly with questions.
VigiLanz provides real time clinical decision support for inpatient and outpatient Infection Control, Pharmacy and Quality programs. Its rapidly deployed Infection Control Module™ provides ICP’s with expedited NHSN submission and HAI tracking, robust analysis, reports, and antimicrobial stewardship features, resulting in the optimization of clinical outcomes and enhanced clinical efficiencies.