Top 5 videos from HIMSS17

Top 5 videos from HIMSS17

Physician's IT Symposium at HIMSS17 to focus on interoperability, cybersecurity, precision medicine

The pre-conference daylong event also includes sessions on the science of behavior change and preparing for the next horizon of technology, policy, and care delivery. 
By Jack McCarthy
12:09 PM
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Now that the majority of clinicians and doctors are using electronic health records and other software tools, the next stage is to tap into all the data currently being collected and learn from it to better understand disease and improve care and outcomes.

To that end, the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician’s Executive IT Symposium: Unlocking Value and Embracing Change taking place on Feb. 19, 2017 at HIMSS17 will examine the tools needed to drive healthcare organizations toward the next phase of health technology and medical informatics.  

Topics at the day-long pre-conference symposium include regulatory issues, data security, interoperability, emerging sources of data, patient engagement, personalized medicine and an expert look into the future of healthcare.

Symposium sessions include:

A Changing Healthcare Landscape. As care delivery moves forward in a period of tremendous change, it is important to look back at our path and reflect on how to better affect the future.
Speaker: Dales Sanders, Senior Vice President, Health Catalyst.
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

The Science Behind Motivating Change. This session will share the science behind behavior change and provide physicians with tools to help create an impactful patient engagement strategy.
Speaker: Kyra Bobinet, MD, CEO, EngagedIN.
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Impact of Interoperability on Patient Populations. The health of a population can be affected both positively and negatively by an HIE’s efforts to move data from point A to B. Hear how organizations are improving the health of populations as the result of a HIEs.
Speakers: Micky Tripathi, CEO, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, and Larry Garber, MD, Medical Director for Informatics, Reliant Medical Group.
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Putting CMIOs at the Center of Cybersecurity. What does the CMIO need to know in today’s security environment and what is on the horizon? This session will explore the evolving role of the CMIO related to cybersecurity.
Speakers: Daniel Nigrin, MD, CIO, Boston Children’s Hospital
Kevin Johnson, CEO, Secure Ideas.
Time: 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Precision Medicine: A New Era of Medicine. Hear from organizations that are working to make precision medicine and pharmacogenomics programs part of their standard of care as they share the goals of their programs and what lessons can be learned.
Speakers: Peter Hulick, MD, Medical Director, Center for Personalized Medicine at Northshore University Health System
Vinod Ravi, MD, Clinical Director, Translational Research Accelerator, Dept. of Genomics, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Time: 2:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Preparing for the Next Horizon of Healthcare. Led by physicians who are directly engaged with the care of patients in rapidly changing hospitals and practices, this session will feature a frank discussion about the impact of legislation, regulation, and technology on the care delivery system.
Speaker: Peter Basch, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Health.
Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

The AMDIS/HIMSS Physician’s Executive IT Symposium: Unlocking Value and Embracing Change is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center. Cost: $335.

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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