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3:59 AM Eastern Time
Registration & Continential Breakfast Opens for Participants of Closed-Door Roundtable
8:00 AM Eastern Time
Invitation-Only C-Suite Breakfast Roundtable Sponsored by:
Mobile Health Solutions and Cloud Based Systems that Deliver Meaningful Patient Engagement

Mobile health technology (mHealth) and cloud based systems are rapidly changing the way physicians monitor and communicate with patients. In this informal breakfast roundtable participants discuss:
  • Virtual Collaboration & Patient Monitoring - How are physicians using mobile technology to monitor remotely and deliver care to patients? How are patients using apps to manage conditions and communicate with physicians?
  • Patient Education - How can apps be used for preventative care and education? We know about the quantified self-movement - what about for chronically ill patients?
  • Business Collaboration/Partnerships to accelerate innovation - How do you make them happen even if you are a smaller/less resourced health system?
  • Cloud based systems that enable secure mobility and facilitate physician and patient adoption

Azeem Mohamed

CTO, HP Software Alliances and Channel
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Registration & Continental Breakfast Opens for General Delegation
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Welcome from Information Management Network (IMN)
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Welcome from Conference Co-Chairs

Sameer Badlani

Chief Health Information Officer
Intermountain Healthcare

Mohan Putcha

Chief Technology Officer
University of Chicago Medical Center and Biological Sciences
9:00 AM Eastern Time
Crossing the Chasm - Moving From Data Capture to Meaningful Improvements in Patient Care and Clinical Efficiency
Knee deep in the implementation of an EHR system it can be easy to forget the end goal. In this session, learn what is necessary to realize the vision of improved quality, safety and efficiency, engaged patients and families, improved care coordination, better public and population health, all the while ensuring the privacy and security of personal health information.
  • Achieving broad based EHR implementation, physician adoption, and system interoperability
  • The use of cloud based software and systems to control costs, improve scalability and create a secure environment for patient and physician collaboration
  • Building or securing the analytic infrastructure to make use of the data in a meaningful way
  • As we move towards a value based system how will technology enable health systems/clinicians to practice effective population health management?

Michael Millenson

Health Quality Advisors

Fred Rachman

Chief Executive Officer
Alliance of Chicago

Rasu Shrestha

Vice President, Medical Information Technology, Medical Director, Interoperability and Imaging Informatics
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

William Hudson

Senior Business Strategist
3:59 AM Eastern Time
The Silver Lining - What Cloud Based Services Mean for Collaboration, System Evolution and Population Health Management

The Healthcare System IT department can be one of a constant state of catch-up or you can try to get ahead. Meeting new regulatory requirements, evolving business needs and benefiting from the latest technology means the CIOs job is never done. In such a fast moving environment, how can a CIO stay ahead of the ever increasing and changing demands. In this panel, experts discuss resource management and how cloud based services can ease the constant churn in the IT department and help a health system be ready to deal with changing demands of patients and regulators.

  • Can cloud based services help avoid costly software upgrades and associated costs training physicians to use updated systems?
  • Can cloud based systems provide an easy framework for patient engagement and population health management?
  • How can systems bridge the gap between cloud based academic or industry research and clinical practice?
  • Technologies expected to emerge within the next five years, and how can you best prepare for eventual adoption?
  • Look to the future What should every CIO prepare for now and how can cloud based systems help?

Ralph Reyes

Chief Executive Officer & President, HCSage Consulting, Senior Advisor
AHA Healthcare Solutions, An American Hospital Association Company

Scott Holbrook

Strategic Advisor
Health Catalyst

Dan Gonos

Chief Technologist/HP Fellow

Robert Grossman

Chief Research Informatics Officer, Division of Biological Sciences
University of Chicago

David Goldsteen

Chief Executive Officer
VigiLanz Corporation
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Networking Break Courtesy of:

Concurrent Sessions: Choose Track A or Track B
Track A: Data Driven Care Management Predictive Analytics & Data Driven Clinical Decision Making
Track B: Integrated and Interoperable Systems for Integrated Delivery
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Big Data - What is the Big Deal in Healthcare?
Big Data is a big buzzword that means different things to different people. The most accepted definition is that Big Data is a tool that enables complex analysis of vast volumes of a variety of data sources at a high velocity. Hence the three Vs coined by IBM are volume, variety and velocity. No doubt these vs exist in healthcare but some question if the industry is really ready for Big Data. In this session, expert discuss:
  • The promise versus the problems of Big Data applications in healthcare
  • Real applications of Big Data in healthcare currently being implemented
  • How their organizations are looking at Big Data and when and how they are using it

Gordon Heinrich

Executive Director - Big Data Analytics
Sandlot Solutions

Gary Fingerhut

Acting Executive Director and General Manager, IT Commercialization
Cleveland Clinic

John Chelico

Chief Medical Informatics Officer
North Shore University Hospital & Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Sameer Badlani

Chief Health Information Officer
Intermountain Healthcare
3:59 AM Eastern Time
ACOs the Evolving Healthcare Delivery Payment Models Impact on Clinical and Administrative Systems

The total of approved ACOs is now over 250. At their core, ACOs depend on clinical integration, care management and financial risk management for success. By linking provider reimbursement to quality metrics and cost control, ACOs are incentivized to provide quality care for less. In this session youll hear from leading ACO IT experts on how they are:

  • Implementing EHR that supports clinical integration
  • Using data management tools to improve clinical decision making
  • Depending on HIE for a better picture of the health of their populations
  • Opportunities and challenges with clinical and financial system integration

Anupam Goel

Vice President, Clinical Information
Advocate Health Care
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Leveraging Analytics in Every Day Clinical Operations

It is hard enough to get physicians to use EHR systems, some argue that adding a layer of analytical tools over the EHR will be too much. However if your system isnt using the data you are collecting then where is the return on implementing these multi-million dollars systems? In this session, one hospital details their experience integrating an analytic suite into everyday clinical operations.

  • Project ownership and working with other key stakeholders
  • Make the business case for predictive analytics
  • Identify high impact areas for research and projects
  • Set up the infrastructure to ensure clean quality data collection
  • Measure success and evaluate impact on outcomes

Steven Merahn

Senior Vice President, Clinical Programs
ActiveHealth Management

Nancy Garrett

Chief Analytics Officer
Hennepin County Medical Center

James Gaston

Senior Director, Clinical & Business Intelligence
HIMSS Analytics

Alan Snell

Chief Medical Informatics Officer
St. Vincent Health
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Real-Time Clinical Data: How Cloud-Based Dynamic Clinical Monitoring Improves Patient Safety, Care and Effectiveness

Hospital adoption of electronic health record systems has tripled since 2009 bringing with it a revolution in dynamic data and medical informatics. Real-time access of patient demographics, pharmaceutical orders, lab and microbiology values, among other real-time inputs, significantly increase patient safety, quality care and cost effectiveness. In this case study, leading visionary clinicians share the impact they are making on the front lines of real-time health care today, and the successful results theyve generated by reducing adverse drug events and health care acquired infections; improvements in core measure compliance; and cost effective antibiotic utilization.

- Connecting with the cloud to drive agilityand flexibility
- ROI scenarios with rapid payback
- Real-time patient care through dynamic data
- Automated workflows to enhance patient care and responsiveness

David Goldsteen

Chief Executive Officer
VigiLanz Corporation

John Russillo

Clinical Pharmacy Manager
John Muir Health
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Luncheon Sponsored by:
The Three Biggest Mistakes Health Systems Make when they Move to the Cloud

Keynote Speaker:
Scott Miller, Director of Data Center/Cloud Practice, WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY [ BIO ]

General Session
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Public Versus Private HIE – Determine the Value for your Health System and your Patients

According to the Chilmark Research report in May 2012, the bulk of health information exchange growth is now in privately sponsored, enterprise health information exchanges. In the push to meet meaningful requirements, some hospitals are finding it faster and quicker to go the private route, others are using a hybrid approach. In this session, HIE experts discuss the benefits and the options available to health systems in the Mid-West.

  • Understand where have HIEs been successful and why and how this should inform your health systems strategy
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of private run HIEs versus the traditional public/private exchanges
  • Choose the right systems and connect with the best vendors for your needs
  • Generate value from EHR data in the absence of system wide interoperability

Rod Piechowski

Senior Director, Health Information Systems

Raul Recarey

Executive Director
Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority

Harold Apple

Chief Executive Officer and President
Indiana Health Information Exchange

Charles Cox

Director, MetroChicago HIE
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC)

Marc Beasley

Director, MobileMD
Concurrent Sessions: Choose Track A or Track B
Track A: Analytics & Data Driven Clinical Decision Making
Track B: IT Investments Driving Clinical and Operational Efficiency
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Case Study – Next Generation HIE and Analytics – Making Organization Level Population Health Management Achievable
Analytics are being used for a number of quality and efficiency improvement efforts--from reducing readmissions to treating patients at risk for stroke and cardiac arrest quickly and efficiently to reducing wait times, diversions and boarding in the emergency department. However, recent advances in information technology have accelerated significantly the benefits of HIE + analytics.

As a matter of necessity, ACOs around the country are launching with the technology in place to give physicians the ability to enjoy improved workflow, better access to information for improved coordination of individual patient care and tools for monitoring outcomes and population health management. In this case study, one nationally recognized ACOs discusses how theyve significantly improve outcomes and clinician satisfaction.
  • Give physicians more complete medical histories and the tools they need to improve care
  • Improve administrative workflow and clinician-to-patient communication, which leads to improved disease management and patient satisfaction
  • Support the coordination of individual patient care and monitors outcomes for overall population health management

Thomas Deas, Jr.

Gastroenterologist / Chief Medical Officer
North Texas Specialty Physicians / Sandlot Solutions

Joseph Casper

Chief Executive Officer
Sandlot Solutions
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Using Cloud Based Systems For Clinical and Non-Clinical Operations
In 2012, MarketsandMarkets reported that the healthcare cloud market would hit the $5 billion mark by 2017. Yet the industrys journey to the cloud has been slower than anticipated. Regulatory, security, and privacy concerns have been blamed, while others site the focus on MU requirements. In this session, experts discuss what health systems are using the cloud for including pharmacy and imaging use, physician order entry, EHR, claims management, cycle management, and billing. In addition, experts discuss hybrid and private clouds that deal with compliance and security concerns.
  • Employing cloud-related technologies like virtualization, storage
  • Exploration of novel platforms for clinical software enabled by emerging cloud technologies
  • Addressing security and compliance concerns for hybrid and public cloud based solutions

Scott Miller

Director, Business Development of Virtualization
World Wide Technology, Inc.

Jack Pressman

Director, Strategic Planning, Dev. DC, Cloud Computing
Netrix, LLC

Keith Toussaint

Executive Director, Business Development, Global Business Solutions
Mayo Clinic

R. Chris Christy

Principal Healthcare
SAP Americas, Inc.
General Session
3:00 PM Eastern Time
Closing the Loop in Healthcare Analytics - Correlating Clinical and Administrative Systems with Research Efforts to Deliver Clinical Efficiency in Real Time

Up until now, health system analytics have provided a rear view mirror perspective on clinical and financial hospital operations while researchers use electronic health record data as a discovery tool. Now the capabilities are there to use analytics to improve care management, speed clinical advancements, and improve health system efficiency with advanced learnings that connect operational, clinical and research information, allowing for powerful analytics. In this session, experts discuss how health system executives can partner with their research organization to deliver better patient care.

In this session, youll hear from experts in the process of running small pilots and organization wide projects that:

  • Leverage data warehousing to perform advances predictive analytics to deliver operational insights
  • How to integrate diverse data (genomic, clinical, operational), from multiple sources, in a meaningful way
  • Preparing data to be used for research, including de-identification; quality improvement, personalized medicine
  • Break existing boundaries and address concerns about privacy and security

Mark Braunstein

Professor of the Practice, School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing, Associate Director for Health Systems, Institute for People and Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology

John Sharp

Manager, Research Informatics
Cleveland Clinic

Abel Kho

Co-Executive Director of CHITREC, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Medical Informatics Program
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mohan Putcha

Chief Technology Officer
University of Chicago Medical Center and Biological Sciences
3:59 AM Eastern Time
Networking Break Courtesy of:

4:00 PM Eastern Time
Putting New Technology and Data Initiatives into Auto Pilot
Provider organizations have invested significant resources into starting technology and data initiatives, such as EHR Meaningful Use. However, when new initiatives come along, such as ICD-10 transformation, often the same staff and resources allocated to run an existing initiative must be drawn upon to start new initiatives. Its key to learn how to put the organizations existing initiatives into "auto pilot" such that fewer staff and resources are needed to maintain existing initiatives than were needed when first implemented. Transforming staffing, processes, and tools to achieve auto-pilot mode frees up resources for other urgent priorities. The panel shares how they planned and executed the transition of their strategic technology and data initiatives from initial implementation into efficient parts of on-going operations.
  • Understand best practices towards re-balancing staff, tools, and resources to put data initiatives into auto pilot
  • Learn how organizational and environmental factors should influence choice of which best practices to apply
  • Exchange experiences and ideas with hands-on panelists who have led Meaningful Use, ICD-10, clinical integration, and other strategic initiatives from start to integration into regular operations

Thomas Lee

Founder and CEO
SA Ignite

Imran Khan

Manager - EHR, Meaningful Use and Patient-Centered Medical Home
Advocate Health Care

Terri Jacobsen

Senior Director, Corporate Administration
Cadence Health

Anibal Perez

Managing Consultant
Cumberland Consulting

Katie LeMoyne

ICD-10 Program Manager
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Shannon Sims

Associate CMIO and Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Health Systems Management
Rush University Medical Center
5:00 PM Eastern Time
Networking Cocktail Reception with:

6:00 PM Eastern Time
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    We use the personal data you provide us and which we collect from you to inform you about similar products and services which we provide. We may send you marketing communications that are sponsored by our partners and which are targeted to your interests based on information you have provided us such as job title, employer and/or industry. If you have consented to receive information from other Euromoney group companies, we may share your personal data with these companies so that they can fulfil your request to receive marketing materials in accordance with your preferences. We will not share your personal data with any third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent.

    Each of the Euromoney group companies that may contact you is a data controller in relation to the personal data that you have agreed to share with them. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the individual company, or us – using the contact details set out in the “Who We Are” section.

    You can opt out from receiving such materials at any time.

    The personal data we may use for advertising and marketing purposes includes your name, email address, job title, phone number, company name/employer, geo location, postal address and data collected using cookies and other similar technology (Please read our separate Cookies Policy to find out more about which cookies we use, how they work and how you can control your cookie options).

    Marketing materials are sent electronically, by post and we may occasionally call you.

  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • Lead Generation and Scoring

    We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.

    We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.

  • Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback

    We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.

  • Public forums, message boards and blogs

    Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.

  • Business or Asset Sale

    If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.

    If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.

  • Additional Third Party Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:

    • To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
    • Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
    • If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
  • Email Tracking

    We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).

International Transfers

Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.

We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.

Retention Periods

We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:

  • Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
  • The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
  • Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
  • Legal and regulatory requirements.

We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

Your Rights

You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:

  • Access & Portability

    You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.

    You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.

    If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.

  • Rectification, Restriction, Objection

    You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.

  • How to Exercise Your Rights

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
    8 Bouverie Street
    London, EC4Y 8AX
    United Kingdom


    Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form

    We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.

    Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.

Protecting Your Data

Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.

Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.

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