2021 MN HIMSS & Minnesota e-Health Initiative Virtual Series

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THE VIRTUAL SERIES IS UNDERWAY!

Registration Still Open For Individual Sessions!

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this relevant series with healthcare leaders!

Join us for an exciting virtual conference series hosted by the Minnesota e-Health Initiative and Minnesota HIMSS!

We are convening a weekly 90-minute series, to occur mid-day over lunch once a week for four weeks in September and October. The series is organized around a series of timely, relevant, and thought-provoking questions which are designed to advance e-health thinking and work in Minnesota and beyond. Each session features national leaders, plus a combination of local Minnesota “responders” and facilitated conversations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE SERIES?

Clinicians, public health professionals, and researchers who want to optimize health IT in addition to care management to:
                   Identify and manage social determinants of health
                   Address health equity
                   Collaborate across sectors
Health leaders who want to learn insights from local and national perspectives and initiatives
Policymakers who want to understand how healthcare and public health impact their communities
Patients who want to understand how technology can help support their health
Technology experts and developers who want to stay attuned to market trends and demands

Stratis Health is proud to provide continuing medical education credit for physicians and advanced practice professionals for the MN HIMSS and Minnesota e-Health Initiative Conference, through their CME accreditation by the Minnesota Medical Association. Click below to learn more about program and accreditation specifics. 

Series CME Information

Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) through the joint sponsorship of Stratis Health and the MN HIMSS and Minnesota e-Health Initiative Conference. Stratis Health is accredited by the MMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Stratis Health designates this activity for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME certificates will be emailed after completion of these steps:

  1. An online evaluation survey will be emailed after the conference.
  2. Complete the survey, indicate only those keynotes/sessions you attended.
  3. Electronically sign and submit the survey.
  4. A CME certificate will be emailed to you from Stratis Health.

 

Speaker and Planning Committee Disclosure: To comply with MMA Standards for Commercial Support, Stratis Health requires presenters to disclose the existence of any significant financial interest or other relationships with companies whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation. Each presenter will submit a signed disclosure form prior to the conference. No presenter or planning committee member involved with the MN HIMSS and Minnesota e-Health Initiative Conference will have a financial relationship that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of their presentation; nor will any speaker discuss research or unlabeled uses of commercial products.

 

Continuing Education and Contact Hours for Nurses

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Office of Practice, Partnerships and Professional Development, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The MN HIMSS and Minnesota e-Health Initiative Conference is designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements for continuing education. It is the responsibility of the individual nurse to determine if the course fulfills that requirement.

Continuing Education Credits and Contact Hours for Other Health Professionals

The MN HIMSS and Minnesota e-Health Initiative Conference may meet continuing education requirements for your focus. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance following completion of a post-conference online evaluation survey. It is the responsibility of the individual to determine if the course fulfills that requirement.

PRESENTERS

Week Four Session

What’s next in digital transformation?  Will Google, Amazon, and Apple take over health care?

Tuesday, October 12th from 2:30-4:00pm CDT

Tressa Springmann, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, LifeBridge Health

Cynthia Perazzo, Executive Vice President, Practice Lead AVIA Center for Consumerism, West Region Client Engagement, AVIA Health

Tressa Springmann & Cynthia Perazzo

Tressa Springmann & Cynthia Perazzo

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, LifeBridge Health & Executive Vice President, Practice Lead AVIA Center for Consumerism, West Region Client Engagement, AVIA Health

Session Four Panelist & Emcee

Dennis Zuzek

Dennis Zuzek

Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, HealthPartners

Scott Feinberg, Emcee

Scott Feinberg, Emcee

MN HIMSS Board Member

Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., M.P.P.

National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Week One Session

What is the role of HIT as we come off a pandemic & a completely upended health care system?

Tuesday, September 21st from 12:00-1:30pm CDT

Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Session One Panelists & Moderator

Deepti Pandita, MD

Deepti Pandita, MD

Chief Health Information Officer, Hennepin Healthcare

Paul Kleeberg, MD, FAAFP, FHIMSS

Paul Kleeberg, MD, FAAFP, FHIMSS

Retired family physician and former Regional Medical Director, Aledade

Renee Frauendienst, RN, PHN, BSN

Renee Frauendienst, RN, PHN, BSN

Retired Public Health Director, Stearns County; current Vice-Chair, St. Cloud Hospital Board

Bobbie McAdam, Moderator

Bobbie McAdam, Moderator

Vice President, Enterprise Program Services, Medica

Week Two Session

Can HIT help improve health equity?  Does technology equalize or further exacerbate systemic racism?

Tuesday, September 28th from 12:00-1:30pm CDT

Umair Shah, M.D., M.P.H., Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health

Dr. Umair Shah

Dr. Umair Shah

Secretary of Health

Session Two Panelists & Moderator

Jan Malcolm

Jan Malcolm

Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health

Pleasant Radford Jr., MBA

Pleasant Radford Jr., MBA

Health Equity Officer, UCare

Rahshana Price-Isuk, MD

Rahshana Price-Isuk, MD

Director of Clinical Services, Northpoint Health & Wellness Center

Jennifer Lundblad, Ph.D., M.B.A, Moderator

Jennifer Lundblad, Ph.D., M.B.A, Moderator

President & CEO, Stratis Health

Session 2 is brought to you by Unite Us!

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Ed Marx & Cris Ross

Ed Marx & Cris Ross

Former CIO, University Hospitals Health Systems, Texas Health Resources, NYC Health + Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic & CIO, Mayo Clinic

Week Three Session

Why does my dog get better healthcare than I do?

Tuesday, October 5th from 12:00-1:30pm CDT

Ed Marx, Former CIO for University Hospitals Health Systems, Texas Health Resources, NYC Health + Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic

Cris Ross, Chief Information Officer, Mayo Clinic

Session Three Moderator

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Archelle Georgiou, MD

Chief Health Officer, Starkey Hearing Technologies

Archelle Georgiou is the Chief Health Officer for Starkey Hearing Technologies, a global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She is responsible for the company’s commitment to improve individuals’ overall wellness and quality of life through products that deliver better hearing. She develops and maintains strategic relationships within the medical community, oversees the Healthable features embedded in the company’s hearing aids, and brings hearing health to the forefront of overall health.

 

Session 3 is brought to you by DTA Healthcare Solutions!

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2021 Planning Committee 

Mark Benjamin, Stratis Health
Jennifer Fritz, MN Department of Health
Rebecca Gallik, Medtronic
Bert Hill, HIMSS Minnesota
Vitaly Herasevich, Mayo Clinic  
Bob Johnson, MN Department of Health

Rebecca Kohler, Hennepin Healthcare
Jennifer Lundblad, Stratis Health
Anne Schloegel, MN Department of Health
Sue Severson, Stratis Health
Karen Soderberg, MN Department of Health
Michael Zimmerman, Allina Health