Plenary Sessions

Opening Keynote Address: The Race to Digital Health (Monday 9:00-9:30 am)
(Angela Yochem, Novant Health)

Lightning Talks (Monday 11:45 am – 12:20 pm).

Keynote Address: Digital Healthcare Transformation (Tuesday 9:00-9:30 am)
(Hector Rodriguez, Microsoft)

Closing Plenary on Disaster Preparedness: How HIEs Can Work Together in an Emergency (Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm)
(Yvonne Hughes, Coastal Connect HIE & Jason Buckner, NC HIEA)

Breakout Sessions

How to Win Patients with a Consumer-Grade Contact Center Experience (Monday 9:45-10:30 am)(Melissa Baker & Mike Wisz, Burwood Group)

Analyze This! Using Data Analytics Tools to Improve Quality of Patient Care, Assess Outcomes & Evaluate Utilization (Monday 9:45-10:30 am)
(Heidi Banks & Andrew Stirling, Duke Health)

Opioid Crisis and Potential Role of Cognitive Analytics (Monday 9:45-10:30 am)
(Mustafa Karakus, IBM Watson Health)

Learning Health System: Enlightenment for the Future (Monday 10:45-11:30 am)
(Holt Anderson, Learning Health Strategies & Ed Hammond, Duke Center for Health Informatics)

Behavioral Analytics Role in Assuring Data Security (Monday 10:45-11:30 am)
(David Holtzman, CynergisTek & Robert Lord, Protenus)

Telehealth Barriers & Facilitators in the Frontier (Monday 10:45-11:30 am)
(Saira Haque, RTI International)

One Patient, One Chart, One Imaging Record: A Journey to Simplification (Monday 1:45-2:30 pm)
(Bradley Cook, UNC Health Care)

The 21st Century Cures Act & the Future of Healthcare (Monday 1:45-2:30 pm)
(Carrie Nixon, Nixon Law Group)

Deciphering Reimbursement for Remote Patient Monitoring (Monday 1:45-2:30 pm)
(Bonnie Britton, Reconnect4Health)

Data Integration for the Next Frontier: Value-based Care (Monday 2:45-3:30 pm)
(Cory Bovair, Coastal Carolina HIE)

Third-Party Risk Management: Taking Privacy & Security Beyond the Four Walls (Monday 2:45-3:30 pm)(J. Scot Eibel, US Renal Care & Stephanie Crabb, Immersive)

EHR Vendor Market (Monday 2:45-3:30 pm)
(Bruce Eckert & Dennis Puls, KPMG)

Solving Legacy EMR Data Access with Interoperability (Monday 4:00-4:45 pm)
(Tom Wilson, Sentara Health)

People, Process & Technology: Integrated Approaches to Medical Device Cybersecurity (Monday 4:00-4:45 pm)
(Andrew Sweet, Nuvolo)

Patient Progression: A Hospital-Wide, Multi-Disciplinary, Data-Driven Approach (Monday 4:00-4:45 pm)(Nancia Odom, Duke Regional Hospital)

YPP Knowledge Session on Healthcare Affordability (Monday 5:00-5:30 pm)
(Americo Rodriguez, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC)

Opening Plenary Session (Tuesday 9:00-9:30 am)
(Hector Rodriguez, Microsoft)

Implementing Technical Security Is Not Enough to Adequately Protect PHI (Tuesday 9:45-10:30 am)(Gerard Scheitlin, RISQ Management)

20/20 Vision: Enabling Visual Analytics to Enhance Patient Experiences at the Duke Eye Center (Tuesday 9:45-10:30 am)
(Patti Gorgone & Pam Barth, Duke Health)

Blockchain in Healthcare: Is It Hype or Is It Real? (Tuesday 9:45-10:30 am)
(Hector Rodriguez, Microsoft)

Securing Sensitive Data while Transitioning to the Cloud (Tuesday 10:45-11:30 am)
(Katie Hadley, Atrium Health)

Transforming Validated Clinical Research into the New Cerner and EPIC App Stores (Tuesday 10:45-11:30 am)
(Iltifat Husain, Wake Forest School of Medicine)

Add Health Consumer Wearable Ancillary Study (Tuesday 10:45-11:30 am)
(Robert Furberg, RTI International)

Top Ten Tips for Securing Your Healthcare Enterprise Beyond HIPAA (Tuesday 11:45 am -12:30 pm)
(Jon Sternstein, Stern Security & Noah Dermer, InstaMed)

Reducing Financial Toxicity for Cancer Patients: Duke-Vivor Data Integration Project (Tuesday 11:45 am -12:30 pm)
(Miji Sofela, Duke Health & Benjamin Gagosian, Vivor)

Connecting Care Communities in a Value-based World (Tuesday 11:45 am -12:30 pm)
(Jason Buckner, NC HIEA & Aaron McKethan, NC DHHS)

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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