Thursday, April 04, 2013

2013 Annual HIMSS NYS Conference: Health IT - When Disaster Strikes

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2013 Annual HIMSS NYS Conference
Health IT - When Disaster Strikes

Register Today!

Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Location: Lighthouse International, 111 E 59th St (between Park & Lexington), New York, NY 10022

The annual HIMSS New York State conference is one of the premier gatherings for those interested in health information technology in our state. This year's focus will be the role of Health IT in disaster preparation. New for this year are separate afternoon tracks for nurses, pharmacists, and physicians.

Register today!

8–9 AM Continental Breakfast/Registration

9–9:15 AM Welcome/Intro: Joe Wagner, President, HIMSS New York State Chapter

9:15-10:15 AM Keynote Speaker: Dave Whitlinger, Executive Director, New York eHealth Collaborative

10:15-11:45 AM Panel Discussion: Moderator: Anthony Ferrante; Bert Robles, CIO, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation; James Song, Vice President, IT Infrastructure Engineering & Operations for NYU Langone Medical Center; Kristen Myers, Mt. Sinai; Sam Benson, Assistant Operations Section Chief for DR-4085 New York (Hurricane Sandy)

11:45–1:30 PM Lunch/Vendor Fair

Breakout sessions:

Central Park Room: Physician Track
  • 1:30-2:30 PM: Hurricane Sandy
  • Moderator: Wen Dombrowski, MD; Brooklyn - Lisa Eng, DO, President of the Medical Society of the County of Kings; Addabbo Family Health Center - Jinpin Ying, PhD, CIO of Addabbo Family Health Center; Langone NYU Medical Center - Sheryl Bushman, MD, CMIO, NYU Langone Medical Center; Perspective from a Small Practice - Sal Volpe, MD, Private practice, Staten Island

  • 2:30-3:30 PM: Meaningful Use
  • Moderator: Sal Volpe, MD; Our Medicaid Audit - Jitendra Barmecha, MD, St. Barnabas Hospital; e-Measures - Alice Loveys, MD, IT Practice Consulting; Patient Engagement: Isn't There an App for That? - Ken Ong, MD, MPH, CMIO, New York Hospital Queens

  • 3:30 - 4:30 PM: Controversies in Health I.T. - Open Discussion Moderator: Ken Ong, MD, MPH

Bryant Park Room: Pharmacy Track
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM: NYSDA response to physical loss - Deb Weisfuse

  • 2:30 – 3:30 PM: Utilizing Normal Business Processes to Enhance Situational Awareness in Disaster - Erin Mullin

  • 3:30 – 4:30 PM: Pharmacy Engagement: Lessons Learned from Sandy - Vibhuti Arya

Battery Park Room: Technology Track
  • 1:30 – 2:30 PM HealthIx: After Disaster Strikes - Tom Check, CIO, HealthIX

  • 2:30 – 3:30 PM HIE’S as a driver for growth: Dr. Dan Newman

  • 3:30 - 4:30 PM: How a NY Firm Went to the Cloud to Recover from Hurricane Sandy - Shelagh Montgomery, EVP Strategic Client Management, QTS and Aditya Joglekar, Director of Cloud Services, QTS
Please join us for a day of education followed by a relaxing reception to end the day.

Registration fees:
  • Student $25
  • HIMSS-Member $175
  • Co-Sponsor $175
  • Non-HIMSS Member $200

Register today!

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