KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forty-one Cerner EHR client speakers across 28 organizations will present as part of 26 education sessions and four nursing informatics pre-conference symposium sessions during HIMSS15, April 12-16, in Chicago.
Clients will present on topics that cover a range of health care information technology themes, including health information exchange, provider and patient engagement, population health, and interoperability.
In addition, Cerner senior vice president of medical informatics, Dr. David McCallie, Jr., will join Intermountain Healthcare's Stan Huff for a presentation titled Extending the EHR Platform with Open Apps and Services. Cerner and Intermountain Healthcare recently announced its iCentra implementation at two Intermountain Healthcare hospitals and 24 clinics across northern Utah.
Education sessions are selected through a peer-reviewed process. The sessions involve attendees in intimate discussions and settings designed to encourage faculty–attendee interactions.
More than 300 education programs, including keynotes, thought leadership sessions, roundtable discussions and e-sessions, plus preconference symposia and workshops, are scheduled during the five-day conference.
A full view of HIMSS15 Cerner-related education sessions are below. Please visit himssconference.org/education for more information and details.
|Session Title||Speaker||Speaker Organization|
|A National Pediatric Health Information Network||Wes Wright||Seattle Children's Hospital|
|Advancing Telemedicine through an Adoption Model||Natasa Sokolovich||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|
|Aligning IT Operations with Functional HIM Requirements||Judith Gash||CentraState Healthcare System|
|Suzanne Layne||Main Line Health System|
|Applying Analytics to Population Health Management||Kori Krueger||Marshfield Clinic|
|Kate Konitzer||Marshfield Clinic|
|Avoiding Near-Miss Medication Order Safety Incidents||Jonathan Bickel||Boston Children's Hospital|
|Beyond the Hype: Achieving True Semantic Interoperability||Ranga Chandra Gudivada||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|
|Rasu Shrestha||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|
|Case Study: Improving Clinical Communications & Workflow+||Breen Feistel||Palomar Health|
|Meghan Jaremczuk||Palomar Health|
|Clinical Integration and the Continuum of Care+||Ellen Harper||Cerner Corporation|
|Data-Enabled Strategic Resource Allocation in ACOs||Rishi Sikka||Advocate Health Care|
|Tina Esposito||Advocate Health Care|
|Davies Award Case Study: The Role of Nursing Informatics in Advancing Quality Care+||KC Lorfting||Truman Medical Center|
|Engaging Patients Online in Rural Wisconsin - A 10-Year Journey||Edna DeVries||Marshfield Clinic|
|Rohini Hebbar||Marshfield Clinic|
|Enterprise Collaboration for Patient On Boarding||Wes Tidwell||Memorial Hermann Healthcare System|
|Extending the EHR Platform with Open Apps and Services||Stanley Huff||Intermountain Healthcare|
|David McCallie||Cerner Corporation|
|Healthcare in the Cloud: Solutions for Transformation||Carol Jones||Billings Clinic|
|Health Systems Define Employees as First At-Risk Population||Ralph Lawson||Baptist Health South Florida|
|How to Get User Community and Technology Ready for ICD-10||Jennifer Lewis||Temple University Health System|
|Improved Patient Engagement, Lower Readmissions with mHealth||Thompson Boyd||Hahnemann University Hospital|
|Richard Imbimbo||Hahnemann University Hospital|
|IT Internships and the ROI and Recruitment that Drives Theme||Andrew Grimm||IU Health La Porte Hospital|
|Model of Care for Observation Patients - A Growing Population||Mary Ellen Bucco||Banner Health|
|Diannette Figueroa||Banner Health|
|Opening Our Notes and Our Data+||Jen Walker||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|
|Marcie Brostoff||Boston Children's Hospital|
|Portfolio Management in a Complex Hospital Environment||Rance Clouser||Advocate Health Care|
|Preparing for Population Health: The Mission Experience||Eileen Lipham||Mission Health System|
|Robert Fields||Mission Health System|
|Seven Opportunities for Stronger Information Governance||Maria Muscarella||Newark Beth Israel Medical Center|
|Social Service Integration Strategy for Medicare Patients||Arumani Manisundaram||Adventist HealthCare|
|Ten for Patient Safety: Healthcare Optimization in Ontario||Robin Walker||London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph's Health Care London|
|Glen Kearns||London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph's Health Care London|
|The Power of Hyperspecialization in Denial Management||Adam Gobin||Emory Healthcare|
|Transforming Process Improvement through RTLS Data||Sarah Kadish||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Uncharted Meaningful Use Territory: Patient Portal Rollout||Steve Margolis||Adventist Health|
|Using Data Analytics for Improving Productivity and Revenue||Richard Nagengast||Northwestern Memorial Hospital|
|Using Perioperative Analytics to Reach the Triple Arm||Lori Beucler||Susquehanna Health|
|Shailesh Patel||Susquehanna Health|
|* Sessions subject to change. Sessions are based on primary EHR vendor by CDR in HIMSS Analytics|
|+ Denotes nursing informatics pre-conference symposium sessions|
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