Worldwide Lessons in Healthcare IT: International Hospital Leaders Share Strategies to Achieve Performance Excellence
An exclusive, live webinar from HealthWorks Collective Thursday September 6th, 9:30am EDT**
HealthWorks Collective is pleased to present this one-hour webinar, which will feature perspectives from chief information officers at leading hospitals in Germany, the United States and in Canada. The necessity to increase quality while driving down costs is universal across any country, and modern, enterprise-wide health IT solutions can connect more providers to vast stores of patient information and other data to aid critical decision-making. Panelists will share the lessons they have learned and the challenges they have addressed in achieving high levels of health IT adoption. The Webinar will include a live Q&A, join us live to participate.
**Please note that due to international scheduling the webinar will be recorded and available on-demand. Register for the live event to be notified when the repaly is available.
About the Panel:
Henning Schneider has been the head of the medical IT department at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) since 2008. In 2011 the UKE was rated as the first stage 7 hospital in Europe by HIMSS Analytics for its complete digital workflow. In February 2012, he took over the role as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the UKE. In 2005 he invented and established the Imaging Science Institute (www.isi-erlangen.de) which was a joint research center between Siemens and the University Hospital of Erlangen to improve and develop medical devices, IT systems and processes directly in a clinical environment.
Anne Trafford joined St. Michael’s Hospital, Ontario, Canada, as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in September 2005. As a member of the Senior Management Team, Ms. Trafford helps to define St. Michael’s information management strategy, and ensure the hospital is at the leading-edge of health-care information management to enhance the delivery of safe, quality patient care.The CIO portfolio at St. Michael’s Hospital encompasses the traditional Information Technology and Communication services as well as the Process Redesign Office, Patient Registration and Health Information Management.
Since joining MLH in 1995 as Assistant CIO, Karen Thomas has served on various major IS implementations and initiatives including patient, administrative and financial systems and the technology infrastructure to support these initiatives. She began her information technology career at Andersen Consulting; and later held a variety of IS management roles, including the Director of Patient and Physician Systems, at Hahnemann University Hospital. Thomas is a member of the Health Information Management System Society and the College of Health Information Management Executives. She received her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and Master of Health Administration from Duke University .
Dr. Overhage is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Siemens Healthcare. Prior to joining Siemens he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana Health Information Exchange and was Director of Medical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., and a Sam Regenstrief Professor of Medical Informatics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.Over the last decade, Dr Overhage has played a significant regional and national leadership role in advancing the policy, standards, financing and implementation of health information exchange.