Iowa HIMSS 2023 Fall Conference – IT's About Time

November 8 - 9, 2023

Information technology (IT) has profoundly changed healthcare. It’s just the beginning of how IT systems are enhancing healthcare delivery in the 21st Century. We will see you in Amana, Iowa November 8th and 9th as we take a step back in history to explore the lessons and technology of the past. We will also be exploring technology that is at the forefront of integrating compassionate patient care into the digital revolution.

Iowa HIMSS Chapter wants to motivate, network, and educate strategies of how IT will remain key to making high-quality healthcare more affordable and accessible. As you network with IT professionals, clinicians, educators, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical and insurance providers along with other medical industry stakeholders, learn how you will:

  • Advance leadership
  • Coordinate care delivery and care teams
  • Optimize electronic medical records
  • Gain strategic insight from industry innovators
  • Gain a competitive advantage

What’s next in Healthcare IT? Join us!
Date: November 8 and 9, 2023
Location: Hotel Millwright, Amana Iowa

Agenda At-A-Glance

Wednesday November 8th
9:00 – 10:00 Registration & Mingling
10:00 –10:30 President’s Welcome
Tom Feldman, Iowa HIMSS Board President
10:30 – 12:00 Keynote Address: Health Equity & Patient Safety- Mastering Time
Dr. Knitasha Washington
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch & Networking
12:45 – 1:15 How to Handle a Breach
Jim Buchenberger & Emily Luther, Breach Secure Now
1:15 – 1:45 Cybersecurity Priorities for Healthcare Organizations
Ben Hall, Heartland Business Systems
1:45 – 2:15 Using Technology for Time Management
Dr. JD Tyler, Just Ask Evie
2:15 – 2:30 Break and Vendor/Sponsor Visit
2:30 – 3:00 Healthcare IT: Satisfying Needs or Providing Luxury?
Kurt Telep, Nutanix
3:00 – 4:00 Changes in Change - Violence in Healthcare
Brian Deeter - CEO Mary Greely
4:00 – 6:00 “Through the Decades” Reception | Millwright Hotel
  Time to Network, Celebrate, Relax and Enjoy while raising $ for Scholarships!
Thursday November 9th
8:00 – 8:45 Registration & Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 Getting to Know Iowa HIMSS
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Address: Hybrid and Remote Teams – Time to Enhance Workforce Flexibility
Dr Jennifer Nahrgang
10:00 – 10:30 Audiology Telehealth and Throwback Thursday- Secrest 1883 Octagonal Barn of Iowa
Dr. Richard Tyler
10:30 – 10:45 Break and Vendor/Sponsor Visit
10:45 – 11:15 Accelerating Into The Future- HL7 FHIR Solutions Contributing to Healthcare Data Sharing
Becky Metzger, Telligen
11:15 – 12:00 Time and AI Wait for No One: The Fast Changing Landscape of AI in Healthcare
David Frerichs, CEO, Starling AI
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch & Networking
1:00 – 1:15 Long Term Thinking - Advocacy in Healthcare
Presented by Susan Buchaman and Trent Lienau, Iowa HIMSS Advocacy and HIE Co-Chairs
1:15 – 1:45

Prior Authorizations- Solutions
Presented by Rayne Premo, Iowa Speciality Hospital and Martha McNulty, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

1:45 - 2:00 Break and Vendor/Sponsor Visit
2:00 – 2:30 What Keeps You Up At Night?  Attendees Share Their Success
Presented by Amber Pergande, Iowa Speciality Hospital
2:30 – 3:30 Interoperability- Through the Years and Into The Future
Presented by Jim Hood, COO CyncHealth Iowa and Ron Kloewer, CEO Montgomery County Hospital
3:30 PM Q&A, Closing Remarks and Prize Drawings – Must be Present to Win!

Hotel Information:
Block of Rooms Available at Hotel Millwright
800 48th Ave
Amana, IA 52203
***Mention Iowa HIMSS for conference rate****

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Cancellation Policy: If notified of a cancellation prior to October 20th, a full refund minus a 6% administrative fee will be issued. No refund will be issued if you cancel after October 20th.

The 2023 HIMSS Iowa Fall Conference audience includes health information and technology stakeholders, stakeholder groups, and those that contribute to the healthcare ecosystem with titles that include, but are not limited to, the following: • Advocacy Groups Focused on Patient, Family Member, or Caregiver • Allied Health Professional • CEO/COO • Chief Data Officer • Chief Digital Officer/Chief Digital Health Officer • Chief Quality Officer and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer • CIO/CTO/CTIO/Senior IT • CISO/CSO • Clinical Engineering Professional • Clinical Informaticist • CMIO/CMO • CNIO/CNO • Clinical Technologist • Consultant • CFO/VP Finance/Compliance Officer • Consumer Advocate Groups • Data Scientist • Early Careerist • First Time Attendee • Government or Public Policy Professional • Healthcare Financial/Administrative Professional • Investor, Entrepreneur, Start Up Leader/Strategist • IT Professional • Information Management Professional • Life Sciences Professional • Management Engineering or Process Improvement Professional • Military Health Professional • Nurse or Nurse Practitioner • Payer • Pharmacy Professional • Physician or Physician’s Assistant • Population Health Management Professional • Project Manager • Programmers/Developers • Professor/Academician • Public Health Practitioner • Quality Professional • Research and Development Professional • Student • Supply Chain Management Professionals/Clinicians

For more information on the speakers, session outlines, and objectives, Click Here.

Nursing Credits:  Contact hours will be granted by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing (IBN Approved Provider #34). Participants must attend the entire program to receive full credit. Questions concerning nursing credits should be directed to the Nursing Clinical Education Center at (319) 356-1238.

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