MI HIMSS Chapter - More Summer News
We hope that you are enjoying the summer across the state!
1. MI HIMSS Bylaws Change – Cast your vote!
Michigan HIMSS Chapter Board has recommended that we change our Chapter Bylaws to increase the number of “Members At Large” from 6 to 10 members. Increasing the number of board members will enable the board to provide additional opportunities in support of education and programs for our membership. Changes to our Bylaws require a membership vote.
Please click on this link to cast your vote. Your vote is very important. Vote by Friday, July 27, 2018, to this change in the Chapter bylaws.
A. The Michigan Chapter of HIMSS in collaboration with the Great Lakes Chapter of ACHE (GLACHE) have joined together for this half day event.
Date/Time: Friday, 07/20/2018, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holland Hospital, Conference rooms A & B, 602 Michigan Ave., Holland, MI, 49423
For More Details: Visit the event web site.
Non-Member, GLACHE, Program Registration: $95.00 (includes Executive Luncheon and Educational Session)
Student Program Registration: $25.00 (includes Executive Luncheon and Educational Session)
9:00 AM Registration and Networking
10:00 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator: Rob Schwartz, Assistant Vice President of IT and Quality, Holland Hospital
Tom Bres, Chief Information Officer, Sparrow Health System
Doug Dietzman, Executive Director, Great Lakes Health Connect
Dave Morin, Manager, Information Systems, Lakeland Hospital
11:30 AM Networking break and transition to lunch
12:00 PM Executive Luncheon - Governance and Decision Making
1:00 PM Adjournment
Jason R. Joseph, MBA, Senior Vice President, Information Services, Spectrum Health Delivery Systems
Jason Joseph is senior vice president, information services, of Spectrum Health, with responsibility for the Delivery System. Spectrum Health is a $5 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in West Michigan. In his role, Jason has strategic and operational responsibility for information technology services, applications, health information management (HIM) operations, biomedical equipment, and portfolio management services. Jason’s focus is on ensuring Spectrum Health is leading the nation in its use and application of information and technology across all of its service lines and functions, including 12 hospitals, a multispecialty medical group with more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice providers, and a variety of ambulatory, post-acute, and ancillary health care services.
B. Michigan Chapter of HIMSS Annual Event – One Day - October 18, 2018
Date/Time: Thursday, October 18, 2018 / 8:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI
Registration: Register today (Event includes continental breakfast, lunch and networking reception)
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast with Vendors
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 am Session 1 Title/Topic: Healthcare disruption - What is healthcare disruption, how is it identified, impact
10:00– 10:45 am Session 2 Title/Topic: Healthcare disruptors consumer lead: Current programs impacting consumers and providers acting as disruptors of healthcare.
10:45 – 11:15 am Break with vendors
11:15 – 12:30 pm Session 3 Title/Topic: Healthcare disruptors provider lead. Discussion of the Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan what does this mean, how will this impact healthcare. Speaker: Dave Morin
12:30– 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:15pm Session 4 Panel Title/Topic: Question for consideration: In an effort to provide high quality, cost efficient care with improved outcomes for Michigan citizens, it is necessary that all Michigan providers and plans are aligned. Currently there are disconnects among payers, physicians and provider settings that create challenges in achieving these desired outcomes. What do you think is the biggest challenge preventing the forward movement towards alignment of these outcomes? If we could make one change to meet these goals what would that change be?
Panelists: Thomas L. Simmer, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blus Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and Sam Watson, MSA, CPPS, Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality and Executive Director, Michigan Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center. Moderator: To be announced
2:15 – 3:30 pm Session 5 Title/Topic: Preparing for changes in healthcare [How to plan for and meet the challenges of healthcare disruption]
3:30 – 3:45 pm Event Conclusion
3:45 – 5:30pm Networking Reception with Sponsors
More details to follow about this one day event with educational sessions and networking opportunities.
We would like to thank our Chapter Sponsors who make this and other events possible through their generous support. For more information about Sponsorship opportunities, contact Mary Anne Ford.
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