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2018 Minnesota HIMSS Annual Spring Conference
Event : 
Special Occasion
May 22, 2018 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Archelle Georgiou, MD
Program Description: 

On Tuesday May 22, 2018 the Minnesota State Chapter of HIMSS will be hosting our Annual Spring Conference at the DoubleTree Park Place Minneapolis. This year’s theme is A State of Collaborative Care. The goal of this conference is to allow healthcare IT professionals to come together and share exciting innovations in technology that are improving collaboration and patient care.

This year’s conference will have four tracks:
1. Analytics
2. Healthcare Information Exchange
3. Population Health Management
4. Education

We expect a wide variety of health professionals to be attending each of these tracks. Previous MN HIMSS conferences have hosted approximately 300 attendees from the following groups:

CEO’s, CIO’s, CNO’s, CFO’s
Physicians and practice management clinicians
Nurses, pharmacists, clinical technicians and technologists
Information Technology professionals
Management engineers
Clinical and biomedical engineers
Clinical informatics professionals
Public Health professionals
Hospital and clinic IT business professionals
Health plan representatives & employers
Managers in hospitals, clinics and public health organizations
Healthcare attorneys
Students and other healthcare professionals

Special Instructions: 


Tuesday May 22, 2018
7:00 – 8:00am | Registration/Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30am | Welcome, Introduction and Sponsor Recognition
8:30 – 10:00am | Morning Keynote speaker
#It's Time: To Expand "Coordinated Care"

10:00 – 10:20am | Break
10:20 – 11:20am | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)

Analytics Track
“Information and Knowledge Management”
Abdul Bengali, Emeritus CIO, Mayo Clinic
HIE Track
“The Health Information Exchange Panel”

Melinda Hanson, MPH – Moderator, Minnesota Department of Health
William Muenchow – Panelist, Executive Director, Southern Prairie Community Care
Charles Peterson – Panelist, CEO/President, The Koble Group
John Whitington – Panelist, CIO, South Country Health Alliance
Population Health Track
“Finding Value in Preventable Event Data”

Gordon Moore, MD, Senior Medical Director, 3M
Education Track
Master of Healthcare Administration

Dr. Jean Abraham, Director, U of MN MHA Program
11:20 – 12:15pm | Vendor Solutions demos

*Presentations to be announced soon
12:15pm – 1:15pm | Lunch
1:15 – 2:15pm | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)

Analytics Track
“Trends in Healthcare Analytics”

Aaron Moore, Data and Analytics Brand Specialist, Sirius Computer Solutions
HIE Track
“Designing Outpatient Clinical Decision Systems”

JoAnn Sperl-Hillen, MD, Sr. Research Investigator, HealthPartners Institute
Deepa Appana, Sr. Manager Research Dev. & App Design, HealthPartners Institute
Population Health Track
“Identifying Homelessness Through Data”

Andrew Kooyer, Data Warehouse Manager, Hennepin County Medical Center
Alexander Knutson, Clinical Informaticist, Hennepin County Medical Center
Education Track
Data Science and Health Data Analytics

Dr. Bhabani Misra, Associate Dean, University of St. Thomas
2:15 – 2:40pm | Break
2:40 – 3:40pm | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)

Analytics Track
“Preparing for Nursing Handoffs: Standardizing the Nursing Brain”

Lily Tunby, Clinical Informaticist, Hennepin County Medical Center
HIE Track
“Interoperability: How APIs can Tranform HIE”

Dave Levin, MD, CMO, Sansoro Health
Population Health Track
“Change Management Playbook: Leading Change in Healthcare”

Michelle Gishkowsky, Lead Systems Analyst, Mayo Clinic
Education Track
Medical Industry Leadership Institute

Dr. Michael Finch, Adjunct Associate Professor, U of MN Carlson School of Business
3:40 – 5:00pm | Wrap-up, Networking, and Social Time



Speaker(s) Bios: 

Dr. Archelle Georgiou is a physician, “recovering” healthcare industry executive, health reporter, and author. But colleagues think of her as a lightning rod for change. Between 1995 and 2007, she was a senior executive and Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare where she dismantled the company’s bureaucratic policies that hassled patients and physicians. Since 2008, Archelle has served as a senior advisor to untraditional healthcare companies that range from education and analytics to financial services, real estate and mining – because she believes that healthcare innovation will come from cross-industry collaboration. 

Archelle is adjunct faculty at the University of Minnesota's School of Management and is and Executive in Residence and Industry Advisor for the school’s Medical Industry Leadership Institute. She has covered over 1000 medical topics as the on-air health expert for KSTP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul with a weekly segment that encourages viewers to overcome the power imbalance with their doctors and advocate for themselves. In February 2017, she published her first book, “Health Care Choices: 5 Steps to Getting the Medical Care You Want and Need” (Rowman & Littlefield). Dr. Georgiou graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was board-certified in Internal Medicine before pivoting her career to managed care in order to have a broader impact on the healthcare system. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota