Monday, September 16
7:30 am-4:30 pmRegistration Desk Open
7:30-8:30 amContinental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 amOpening Keynote Address on Transforming Health Care: Better, Simpler, More Affordable Dr. Von Nguyen (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC)
9:30-9:45 amNetworking Break
9:45-10:30 amTrack 1
Towards 2030: How to Transform Your Organization into a Connected Enterprise to Deliver Patient-Centered Care Michael Kirby (KPMG)

Track 2
Knowledge Management in Healthcare Analytics Greg Nelson (Vidant Health)

Track 3
Digital Transformation Journey: Where Are You? Cheryl Rodenfels (Nutanix)
10:30-10:45 amNetworking Break
10:45-11:30 amTrack 1
Medigate Session

Track 2
Patient Outreach & Care Gap Closure: Observational Analysis of a Digital Health Engagement Program Jiaqi Huang (Lumeris)

Track 3
Creating a Regional Learning Health System & Integrating Precision Health Holt Anderson (Learning Health Strategies) & Sara Imhof (NC Biotechnology Center)
11:30-11:40Networking Break
11:40-1:00 pmCIO Reverse Pitch Neal Chalwa (WakeMed), Donnette Herring (Vidant Health) & Joe Norris (New Hanover Regional Medical Center)
1:00-2:00 pmLunch
2:00-2:45 pmTrack 1
Developing a Data Strategy for Health Care Organizations: Techniques & Tips for Improved Performance & Better Patient Outcomes Gerhard Pilcher (Elder Research)

Track 2
Who's Holding Your PHI? A Strategic Plan to Take Control of Your Security Risk Management Gerry Blass (ComplyAssistant) & Mike Chirico (New Bridge Medical Center)

Track 3
Connecting the Clinical and Community Networks through NCCARE360 Georgina Dukes (Unite Us) & Laura Marx (United Way of NC)
2:45-3:00 pmNetworking Break
3:00-3:45 pmTrack 1
EFIcacious: Electronic Fraility Index for Clinical Care in Older Adults Nicholas Pajewski & Kathryn Callahan (Wake Forest School of Medicine)

Track 2
Got Workflow? Growing & Maintaining an Effective Compliance Program Elizabeth Hunt (Southeastern Health) & Lisa Fiene (FairWarning)

Track 3
Using Telepsychiatry to Reduce Emergency Department's Length of Stay & Enhancing Value Sy Saeed (East Carolina University)
3:45-4:00 pmNetworking Break
4:00-4:45 pmTrack 1
Data Strategy & Analytics Beyond the EHR Shawn Sutherland (Information Builders)

Track 2
Provider Informatics Team: An Essential Strategy to Enhance Physician Well-being Shadi Hijawi (CaroMont Health)

Track 3
The Reviews Are In: Implementing an Action Plan after a Consumer Usability Review Charlie Gaddy & Amy Partilla (Atrium Health)
4:45-6:00 pmNetworking Reception
Tuesday, September 17
7:30 am-3:00 pmRegistration Desk Open
7:30-8:30 amContinental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 amOpening Keynote on Value-based Care and Population Health: How to Develop Programs to Care for All Dr. Richard Lord (Wake Forest Baptist Health)
9:30-9:45 amNetworking Break
9:45-10:30 amTrack 1
COMPASS-CP: An Interoperable SMART on FHIR Application to Generate Care Plans Mysha Sissine & Umit Topaloglu (Wake Forest Baptist Health)

Track 2
Beyond California: State Standards for Data Privacy & Cybersecurity David Holtzman (CynergisTek) & Hugh Harris (NC Dept. of Justice)

Track 3
Current State of Healthcare Data & Analytics: People, Processes & Technologies Lee Pierce (Sirius Healthcare)
10:30-11:00 amNetworking Break
11:00-11:45 amTrack 1
Hacking Human Nature Peter Clark (Proofpoint)

Track 2
Probabilistic Data Integration to Supplement EMR Patient Mortality Status Peter Leese (UNC Health Care)

Track 3
Healthcare Resilience: New Models for a Changing Environment Angie Santiago (tw-Security)
11:45 am - noonNetworking Break
12:00-12:50 pmLightning Talk
12:50-1:45 pmLunch
1:45-2:30 pmTrack 1
Delivering Patient-Centric Care with Intelligence Mary Beth Moore (White Hawk Advocacy)

Track 2
Using NC HIE Services for Population Health Management Harriett Burns (Piedmont Health Services)

Track 3
Practical A/B Testing for Improving Health System Operations Joseph Lucas (Lumeris)
2:30-2:45 pmNetworking Break
2:45-3:30 pmClosing Plenary on NCCARE360: Lessons Learned from Early Adopters Anne Thomas (Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation) & Laura Marx (United Way of NC)
3:30 pmAdjourn

This was my first visit and I know I will be coming back for future conferences. Great facility, engaging sessions/speakers, great vendor participation and the food was delicious. A really great and enjoyable time.

— 2017 Conference Attendee


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