Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM PDT
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DoubleTree Hilton - Holladay Ballroom 
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232

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Debbie Leahy 
Oregon Chapter of HIMSS 
          Oregon Chapter of HIMSS 2019 Annual Conference  

Embracing Disruption:
Creating the Future of Health IT

Join over 250 healthcare and IT professionals from across Southwest Washington and Oregon on June 6th for the annual Oregon Chapter of HIMSS Conference. 

This year's conference will feature:

Keynote Presentation: "It Might Get Loud: continuity, privacy, and data management in the age of voice and messaging" presented by Dr. Matt Cybulsky, MA, MBA, MSHA, Ph.D. 
In this session, Dr. Cybulsky will discuss how the rise of voicefirst technology (e.g., Alexa, Google Home, Pullstring) and third party communication tools are changing the way practitioners communicate with one another, patients, and the EHR. He will cover the emergence and adoption of voicefirst, mobile, text messaging technologies, and the promise and challenges of these tools relating to care delivery, privacy and data management. He will also address the modern application of such tools as the EHR transforms from workflow engine to data exchange engine. Dr. Cybulsky is the founder of IONIA, a healthcare consultancy addressing strategic, operational, and innovative care delivery initiatives supported by behavioral science methods, lean management approaches, and technology applications.

"State of the State of HIT: Transformation 2.0 and Social Determinants of Health" presented by: Susan Otter, Director of Health IT at Oregon Health Authority; Nicole Friedman, Practice Director of Continuum, Complex and Community Care at Northwest Permanente; Greg Van Pelt, President, Oregon Health Leadership Council.

Open Discussion Session. Topics: Analytics, Informatics, End User Experience, Interoperability/HIE, Population Health, Technologies (FHIR/Blockchain/AI), Virtual Care, Security/Risk Management.

Short Talks Session (Ted-style) featuring the "Importance of Data Visualization in Healthcare" by Charles Hu; "Digital Disruption Comes to Healthcare" by David "Bo" Bove; "Data Analytics to Improve Continuum of Care" by Binitha Surendran; and "The Loss of Trust in Healthcare" by Mark Shatsky.

Population Health - Evaluating Risk with AI presented by Amit Shah, MD, CMO, CareOregon and Debra Read, Senior Evaluation Associate/Data Scientist, CareOregon.

The Future of Telehealth and Virtual Care with Dr Dave Boston, OCHIN; Melinda Fulmer, OCHIN; and Julia Millard, BrightMD.

Modern Security Threats and How Business Leaders Can Help with Jeff Bird, CISO, PeaceHealth and Steve Person, CISO, Cambia.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Fact or Fiction? Learn lessons from three healthcare leaders: Dave Strickland, KP; Maili Boynay, Legacy Health; and Valerie Fong, Providence St. Joseph Health. Moderated by Laureen O'Brien.
This conference continues to be a preeminent opportunity for professional development and reconnecting with colleagues. Don't miss it!
  • Who Should Attend:  Health Industry IT Professionals, Security, Risk Management and Compliance Officers, Informaticists, Program/Project Directors and Managers, Data Scientists, System Analysts, CEOs, CFOs, Marketing, Patient Experience and, Operations Leaders and others interested in clinical and business technologies and services.
  • Sponsorship:  The conference will include an exhibitor hall and networking opportunities during check-in, breaks, lunch, and an evening reception.  Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available.  Please contact Rex Eads or additional sponsorship information.
  • Obtain CE Hours:  This event is approved for 6 hours in continuing education (CE) hours towards the requirements of the Certified Professional Healthcare Information Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).
  • Scholarships Available:  The Oregon HIMSS Scholarship Program  provides 32 event scholarships for a mix of health IT students, military veterans and individuals interested in career growth and professional development.  To apply for an event scholarship complete the short application.  For more information contact Scott Zacks. 
REGISTRATION:  Register today to ensure your attendance, previous conferences have sold out weeks ahead of the event. 
  • Registration includes lunch and a networking reception with appetizers served. 
  • Fees: HIMSS Member $115, Non-Member $165, Student HIMSS Member with valid ID $30, and Student Non-Member $60. 
  • For registration savings, verify if your organization is an affiliate member or become a member today 
FREE PARKING at the DoubleTree during the Annual Conference.
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Thank you to our Sponsors for their generous support!