(SPONSORED) Shareefa Alabdulmunem, Head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital, and Christina Caraballo, Senior Healthcare Strategist at Get Real Health, each reflect upon what it means to receive the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.


  Nominations now open for the 2018 HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards due by Monday, August 28, 2017 11:59 p.m. CT. Submit your nomination today!


Zeeshan Syed, Director of the Clinical Inference and Algorithms Program at Stanford Healthcare, presents the differences between AI and machine learning and discusses current applications of each technology in healthcare.

Cheryl Reinking, CNO at El Camino Hospital, discusses how data analytics assisted their efforts to curb a rising trend in patient falls.

M.K. Palmore, FBI assistant special agent in charge of San Francisco's Cyber Branch, also describes a fast-evolving threat landscape, explains cyber criminals' focus on ROI and discusses the emerging security trends that concern him the most.

 

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Data security professionals may not always be the most natural communicators, but they should learn to be if they want to achieve their mission, says Terry Ziemniak, chief information security officer at Carolinas HealthCare System.

Ed Ricks, VP and CIO at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, outlines current initiatives for his organization around data analytics, population health management and health IT security.

 

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(SPONSORED) Justin Barnes interviews CEO of eHealth Services Group Denise Hines, addressing the hot topics of discussion at HIMSS17 including Women in Health IT, workforce diversity and the future of health IT policy and technologies.

Bill Hoberecht and Ann Wells, MD, of Kaiser Permanente Colorado, discuss lessons learned after two decades of population health management. They describe best practices and optimal IT strategies to improve patient outcomes.

Karen Guice, former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, advises women in health IT to see opportunity in the face of bad experiences and risk taking.


  Nominations now open for the 2018 HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards due by Monday, August 28, 2017 11:59 p.m. CT. Submit your nomination today!


Indranil Bardhan, professor of information systems, University of Texas Dallas, discusses his project to measure the relative performance of ACOs, and offers his thoughts on how ACOs can best use health IT for care coordination.