January 19, 2017
Heart of America HIMSS presents: HIT in KC
Johnson County Community College
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm – CapFed Rooms
Networking event follwoing the event – 5-7 at Barley’s Brewhouse (119th & Quivira)
HIT Insight Conference – Starting off 2017 by bringing together a collection of acclaimed speakers and industry visionaries to share what is happening right here in the Heart of America.
Andrea Hall, Director of Clinical Informatics, Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Andrea will provide state, federal, legislative and regulatory updates as related to healthcare.
Dennis Ridenour, President, BioKansas - Connecting the bioscience community to encourage and enable the successful attraction, creation, commercialization, and growth of bioscience technologies, products, and services in Kansas.
Aaron Deacon, Managing Director, KC Digital Drive –Kansas City launched its smart city initiative, a collaboration with Cisco, Sprint and Think Big Partners. Aaron will share updates on how the smart city/connected health applications can potentially improve health outcomes within a geographically-defined neighborhood or campus. There are a number of local and national efforts underway which make this an opportune time for discussion and brainstorming.
Martie Ross, Principal, PYA - Martie’s expert insights draw upon a two-decade career as a practicing healthcare transactional and regulatory attorney, before becoming a trusted business advisor specializing in new payment and delivery systems and public payer initiatives. She is an oft-in-demand speaker and industry thought leader. Martie will provide insights and define the key “knowns” and “unknowns” of the future of the ACA and help lend clarity to this current state of flux and potential impacts.
Dr. Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD. Director of the Developmental Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Core Laboratory and the Fungal Genomics Laboratory for the Children’s Mercy Hospital. - Dr. Abdel-Rahman will share her remarkable evidence medicine application that provides guidance and research data for pediatric Bone Marrow Cancer Patients. She will share her 4 year journey on her trials and tribulations of delivering an application and traversing the landscape.