Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM MST
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JW Marriott Camelback Inn & Conference Center 
5402 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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AZHIMSS - Event Leaders


     HIMSS Chapter of Arizona      Annual Health IT Summit

Join the HIMSS Chapter of Arizona for our Annual Health IT Summit at the beautiful JW Marriott Camelback Inn in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The Health IT Summit will feature 3 Keynote Speakers:

  • Opening Keynote: Anthony Dunnigan, Chief Medical Information Officer - Maricopa Integrated Health System, Keynote Topic: The Personal Health Record - Getting It in the Hands of Patients
  • Afternoon Keynote: Bill Gladwell, Mentalist & Entertainer
  • Closing Keynote: Hal Wolf, President and Chief Executive Officer – HIMSS, Keynote Topic: Advancement of Digital Health & Telemedicine Strategies

3 Education Tracks (featuring 3 sessions in each track)                                              Tracks are: 

  • Healthcare Informatics and Quality
  • The Use of Advanced Technology in Healthcare IT
  • Health IT Process, Change, and Strategy

This all day Health IT Summit will include: 

  • Breakfast, Snacks, Lunch, and Happy Hour
  • Opportunity to Learn from local Health IT Innovators


  • HIMSS Member: $175, Non-Member: $205 - Standard Registration (5/1 - 5/10) 

**Questions about this event or interested in sponsoring? Email arizona.info@himsschapter.org

Anthony Dunnigan, Chief Medical Information Officer of Maricopa Integrated Health System                                                                   Keynote: The Personal Health Record – Getting it in the Hands of Patients

Anthony Dunnigan, MD, MBI is currently the Chief Medical Information Officer of the Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS), the county health system of Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona.  He is also currently an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.  As the safety net hospital for Maricopa County for the past 140 years, MIHS is committed to delivering the highest quality medical care to those in need.  Anthony leads the staff that bridges the gap between technology and the care provided by mission-driven clinicians.  Prior to hiscurrent experience, Anthony was a Senior Advisor for the Veterans Health Administration, serving as clinical co-lead of the VistA Evolution program, delivering the next generation of health information technology to VA facilities.  He was also Director of Medical Informatics at Phoenix Indian Medical Center, and was responsible for designing and deploying the IHS-EHR throughout the flagship hospital of the Indian Health Service (IHS).  Anthony continues to practice Internal Medicine in a primary care academic setting at MIHS.  He has a medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland and was a proud Public Health Service Officer for 17 years.  He has a Masters in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.  He is double-boarded in Clinical Informatics and Internal Medicine.

Bill Gladwell, Mentalist & Entertainer

Bill has mastered the unique art of reading and influencing people, and he demonstrates his very particular set of skills in a thought-provoking performance. Bill has performed for audiences as small as 20 people and as large as 45,000. His typical show is 75 minutes in length, but it can be tailored from 20 to 90 minutes. Bill performs for local businesses as well as global companies such as Honda, Toyota, Time Warner, and Columbia Pictures. Bill is currently performing his stage show, "Two Thought Minimum", every week in Sedona, Arizona. Prior to opening in Sedona, Bill had the #1 show on Hilton Head Island performing seven nights every week for both locals and the many visitors who came to the island every year. Before Hilton Head Island, Bill had the #1 show out of 60+ shows in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area performing five nights every week.

Hal Wolf, President & Chief Executive Officer - HIMMS                             Keynote: Advancement of Digital Health & Telemedicine Strategies

Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS consists of HIMSS North America, HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; HIMSS Media, the diversified media and publishing division; PCHAlliance, the Personal Connected Health Alliance; and Health 2.0 the Digital Health Conference—all focused on better health through information technology. With nearly 35 years of experience, Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive with areas of expertise in mhealth, product development, integrated care models, marketing, distribution, information technology and innovation implementation. He has helped health systems and providers across the world with end-to-end operations, commissioning, data and architectural design. Before Joining HIMSS, Wolf served at The Chartis Group as Director; Practice Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy. As the key architect in the development of content, research and user interface for video on demand and broadband, Mr. Wolf is a pioneer in consumer engagement. He has contributed his unique approach and insights to the birth of the digital health era, combining the traditional enterprise strategy with an end-to-end organizational view while keeping the patient as the central focus.

Mr. Wolf also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. There he was responsible for the development and implementation of critical care delivery strategies, data management and governance, population care management environments and the implementation of unique innovations and large scale programs that impacted end-to-end operations. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Wolf worked as Vice President E-Business, Chief Information Officer for the Corporate Systems and Wholesale divisions of Qwest Communications/USWest. Previous endeavors include working internationally in the deployment of interactive television services in operations, content and business development; senior business management positions with Time Warner and MTV Networks; and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and ADVI, LLC.

Mr. Wolf is a former Vice-Chair of HIMSS Enterprise Board, a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. He is a visiting professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of South Denmark, the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark and Windsor University Odette School of Business, Canada. He also served as a board advisor for the Patient@Home European Union initiative that develops new products for home care while supporting the end-to-end acute care continuum.

Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University.