Speakers

Christopher Campbell, MBA, CGEIT

Director of Cybersecurity & Compliance, Agio

Christopher has nearly 20 years of experience in information technology, compliance and security. He previously served as VP and Managing Consultant for Redspin. He earned his MBA from Mississippi State University

Tommy Ellis, MD

Tommy Ellis, MD

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, East Carolina University Physicians (ECUP)

Tommy also serves as Medical Director for the ECUP Firetower Clinic. He is Assistant Clinical Professor at the Brody School of Medicine, where he also earned his medical degree.  He is Board certified in Family Medicine and possess the Epic EHR certification for Physician Builder.

Jake Fochetta

Senior Consultant, ECG Management Consultants

Jake focuses on managing the implementation and optimization EHR and PM applications in complex organizations across a spectrum of clinical and revenue cycle platforms. He recently assisted Cone Health in planning and managing the implementation of e-Visits and live video visits. He earned his degree in Managerial Economics from Bentley University.

Ed Hammond, PhD

Ed Hammond, PhD

Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics

Ed also serves as Director of Applied Informatics Research at Duke Health Technology Solutions. He received his PhD from Duke University in 1967 and has served on the Duke faculty since then. He is Chair Emeritus of HL7 and serves on the NCHICA Board of Directors.

Clyde Hewitt

Clyde Hewitt

Vice President of Security Strategy, CynergisTek

Clyde brings more than thirty years of executive leadership experience in cybersecurity to his position with CynergisTek, where his many responsibilities include being the senior security advisor and client executive, thought leader and developer of strategic direction for information and cybersecurity services, nationwide business development lead for security services, and contributor to CynergisTek’s industry outreach and educational events.

David Holtzman, JD

David Holtzman, JD

VP, Privacy & Security Compliance Services, CynergisTek

David has over ten years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health information privacy and security compliance programs from both government and private sector positions. He earned his law degree at the Western New England College of Law and is admitted to practice law in New York and Illinois.

Yvonne Hughes, MPA

Yvonne Hughes, MPA

CEO, Coastal Carolinas HIE

Yvonne brings over 16 years of healthcare experience to Coastal Connect, which includes project management, team facilitation, strategic planning, grant writing and change management. She earned her MPA with a concentration in Nonprofit Management.

John Jenkins, MD

John Jenkins, MD

VP of Telehealth, Cone Health

John is a practicing primary care provider and serves as Executive Medical Director of the Primary Care Collaborative—a think tank for innovation in delivery, access, and sustainability for primary care. He has led the development of E-visits through MyChart and a regional telehealth platform. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Chuck Kesler, MBA

Chuck Kesler, MBA

Chief Information Security Officer, Duke Medicine

Chuck is responsible for establishing the enterprise-level strategy and coordinating operational efforts for information security across all Duke Medicine entities, including three major hospitals, the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and associated organizations. He has over 22 years of IT industry experience, and earned his MBA from NC State University.

Bobby Park, MD

Bobby Park, MD

Co-founder and Director of Virtual Health, RelyMD

Dr. Park received his medical degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and is board certified in emergency medicine. He has been practicing at WakeMed Health and Hospitals since 2003. Prior to this, he was a core faculty member at Duke University Medical Center where he was an attending emergency medicine physician.

Blix Rice, MBA

VP for Innovation & Transformation, Greenville Health System

Blix provides administrative leadership for population health management for the Care Coordination Institute.  He also serves as Administrator of Integrated Health Services, where he oversees multiple clinical integration initiatives, including the development of telehealth and senior care capabilities, and the coordination of GHS EMS support operations. He has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  He earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Vivian West, PhD, MBA

Vivian West, PhD, MBA

Associate Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics

Vivian is also a clinical associate at the Duke University School of Nursing. She previously served as the NLM Project Evaluation/Research Director at East Carolina University. She earned her MBA from Bryant University and PhD in Nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill.

There is no other place that you can hear the critical issues happening in the North Carolina healthcare and technology world like NCHICA’s annual conference. The quality of the programming is matched only by the quality of the conversations you can have with other attendees.

— 2013 Conference Attendee

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