Top 5 videos from HIMSS17

Top 5 videos from HIMSS17

A guide to population health at HIMSS17

Everything you need to know about population health happenings, including an all-day symposium, the new knowledge center, expert speakers and education sessions at this year’s conference.
By Jessica Davis
05:22 PM
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When HIMSS17 kicks off on February 19 in Orlando, attendees should expect population health to be front and center.

For starters, you’ll find the newly created Population Care Management Knowledge Center, located in Booth 6179, Hall D at the Orange County Convention Center. The exhibit will educate visitors on the successful methods needed to implement a care coordination and management program.

HIMSS17 will also host dozens of educational sessions focusing on population health tactics and techniques.

Here they are:

Population Care Management Symposium: Clinical and Business Intelligence Road to Value-Based Care Success
Starting HIMSS17 as part of the pre-education day, this daylong forum will focus on the transition into value-based care and the changes that need to take place in order for organizations to find success. Attendees will learn how clinical and business intelligence combined with data strategies can support population health management challenges. Symposium highlights: How Well Do You Know Your Patient’s Health Risk and How To Manage It?; Do You Know What it Really Costs to Deliver Care? How to Optimize Value & Outcomes; and Building an Effective Dashboard: What Does the Customer Want? What can Clinical and Business Intelligence Provide?

Speakers include: Stan Huff, MD, CMIO, Intermountain Healthcare
Gowtham Rao, MD, CMIO Bluecross BlueShield of South Carolina
Charles Boicey, Clearsense CIO
When: February 19, 8AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Room 311A

Care Coordination Transformation: Road to Population Health
Executives from John Muir Health and The Chartis Group will discuss how John Muir’s care coordination transformation project - using actionable data integrated within the EHR - redefined the organization’s workflows, reduced data duplication and increased efficiencies to connect patients to the right provider.
Speakers: Christy Kaplan, vice president of care coordination and integration at John Muir Health
Susan Tolin, ​manager at Chartis Group
When: Feb. 21, 1 PM
Where: Room 304A

A Universal Operating Model for Population Health Management
Population health implementation and daily operations are a work in progress. The CMO of US Medical Management, will discuss how a Triple-Aim operating model combined with process design, engineering, human factors and management can create a successful population health infrastructure.
Speakers: Steven Merahn, MD, Chief Medical Officer, US Medical Management
When: Feb. 20, 12 PM
Where: Room 303A

Using Data Science to Influence Population Health
This session is designed to help nurses understand how use and analyze large data sets to improve patient outcomes.
Speaker: Karen Monsen, associate professor of the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing
When: February 19, 10:45 AM
Where: Hall F3

IT-Enabling Population Health: A Journey, Not a Destination
Providence Health & Services used population health and informatics to address the growing revenue tied to at-risk contracts and manage population health data coordination. Attendees will learn the importance of governance structure and current state assessments to support population health management.
Speakers: Lisa Rawlins, vice president, Providence St. Joseph Health
Randy Thomas, managing director of value realization solutions, Encore
When: February 22, 1PM
Where: Room 331A

Using EHRs and Case Management to Improve Patient Care and Population Health
SwedishAmerican Medical Group executives will talk about how clinical data analytics helped improve care from chronically-ill patients over the course of four years and prevented hospitalizations in high-risk patients.
Speakers: Thomas Schiller, president, SwedishAmerican Medical Group
Jennifer Kuroda, quality improvement manager, SwedishAmerican Medical Group
When: February 22, 4PM
Where: Room 331A

The Impact of Interoperability on Patient Populations
Attendees will learn about the benefits and challenges of interoperability on population health and some of the barriers to effective Health Information Exchanges, which are crucial for interoperability and more relevant and cost-effective care for patient populations.
Speakers: Micky Tripathi, CEO, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative
Larry Garber, MD, medical director for informatics, Reliant Medical Group
When: February 19, 10:45 AM
Where: Regency Ballroom R

Developing a ‘Need-Based’ Population Management System
Doylestown Health executives will talk about their organization’s use of existing talent and resources for the development of a successful population analytics infrastructure - in use for five years.
Speakers: Richard Lang, CIO, Doylestown Health
Tim Hediger, director of data analytics, Doylestown Health
When: February 21, 2:30PM
Where: Room 207C

Improving Outcomes, Efficiencies and Engagement with PGHD
Attendees will learn how patient-generated health data is critical as the healthcare industry shifts into value-based care. The speakers will highlight how to successfully navigate new patient and provider demands, regulations and shift into new payment models.
Speakers: Jodi Daniel, partner at Crowell & Moring
Drew Schiller, Validic co-founder, CEO
When: February 21, 11:30AM
Where:  Room 307A

Using Social Determinants of Health to Power Risk Contracts
Executives from UMass Memorial Health System and Mediquire will discuss how both providers and payers can use an analytical companion diagnostic integrated with social determinants to generate more personalized care.
Speakers: Jennifer Daley, MD, former COO of UMass Memorial Health System
Klaus Koenigshausen, CEO, Mediquire
When: February 20, 10:30AM
Where: Room 207C

This article is part of our ongoing coverage of HIMSS17. Visit Destination HIMSS17 for previews, reporting live from the show floor and after the conference.

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