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Gold Sponsors

ELLKAY Healthcare Data Plumbers

Contact ELLKAY

ELLKAY is a recognized healthcare connectivity leader, providing solutions and services nationwide. With 18 years of industry experience, ELLKAY empowers hospitals and health systems, diagnostic laboratories, healthcare IT vendors, payers, and other healthcare organizations with cutting-edge technologies and solutions. With over 55,000 practices connected, ELLKAY’s system capability arsenal has grown to over 700+ EMR/PMS systems across 1,100+ versions.

Unite Us

Contact Unite Us

Our team standardizes how health and social care providers communicate and track outcomes together. We align all stakeholders from healthcare, government, and the community around a shared goal to improve health. Our proven infrastructure provides both a person-centered care coordination platform and a hands-on community engagement process; we work hand-in-hand with communities to ensure services are seamlessly delivered to the people who need them most.

Minnesota Department of Health

No matter who or where you are in Minnesota the Minnesota Department of Health works to protect, maintain & improve your health. Visit our web site for information and resources to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contact MN Department of Health

Bronze Sponsors

Great Plains Telehealth Resource & Assistance Center

gpTRAC is a federally designated telehealth resource center that serves a six-state area including Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. It provides guidance to healthcare providers and organizations just beginning their telehealth programs and those looking to add or expand telehealth-related services. 

Sponsor Contact: Mary DeVany

Audacious Inquiry 

Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology company providing connected healthcare solutions, is delivering an Encounter Alert Service (EAS) to help support interoperability across the care continuum in Minnesota. This real-time care coordination solution, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and initially focused on Medicaid beneficiaries, contributes toward more efficient transitions of care and reduced readmissions for individuals throughout the state.

Sponsor Contact: Nick Regier


Arvig offers high speed internet with the bandwidth and reliable speed to support your devices and keep you connected to family, school, work and life. We continue to expand, improve and invest in our network, with the intention of bringing our customers a better online experience.

Sponsor Contact: Katharine Brown 

University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics

The University of Minnesota’s Institute for Health Informatics leads the interprofessional discovery, application, and teaching of health information sciences to improve the health of individuals and communities.

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Sponsor Contact: Steve Johnson

Orion Health 

Orion Health is a leading technology company that develops software to support the delivery of optimized healthcare. With over 25 years’ experience, we provide flexible technology solutions that allow organizations to target the right patients, deliver the right care at the right place, supporting the management of individualized patient care.

Sponsor Contact: Kara Hill 


Trissential helps organizations gain sustainable competitive advantage in today’s fast-paced digital world. Our unique strategic capabilities allow us to deliver end-to-end quality solutions with leading edge expertise and best practices including:

Increasing the flow of customer value through Enterprise Agility | Delivering on your business commitments through Solution Delivery | Building quality into your organizational DNA through Continuous Quality

Check out the following to learn more about Trissential!

Sponsor Contact: April Weseloh 

Health Partners, Inc.

Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is dedicated to improving health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community, and provides a full-range of health care delivery and health plan services including insurance, administration and health and well-being programs. HealthPartners serves more than 1.8 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide. The care system includes more than 1,800 physicians, seven hospitals, 55 primary care clinics, 22 urgent care locations and numerous specialty practices in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. HealthPartners Clinic, Park Nicollet Clinic, Lakeview Health, Physicians Neck & Back Center, TRIA Orthopedic Center and virtuwell.com are all part of HealthPartners. In addition, HealthPartners Dental Group has more than 75 dentists and 23 dental clinics. HealthPartners also provides medical education and conducts research HealthPartners Institute. 

Sponsor Contact: Gina Hall 

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Bahama Consulting Corporation

BAHAMA Consulting was founded in 2002 with the purpose of becoming staffing and consulting experts that specialize in providing technology solutions to clients across various industries. To date, our niche has been in the IT and Healthcare space.

Since July 2002, BAHAMA has remained a family-led business. Even though BAHAMA has grown from humble beginnings to a national presence, the family aspect of our company is integral to who we are; we aim to make every client and employee feel like they are part of the family.

Sponsor Contact: Bert Hill



As part of the CPSI family of companies, Evident prepares our customers for the future of community healthcare by offering advanced EHR solutions, data analytics and a collaborative support model purpose-built for rural and community hospitals and physician practices.

Sponsor Contact:
Marg Louwagie

Windstream Enterprise

Windstream, is a provider of voice and data network communications (SDWAN, UCaaS, Internet, Broadband), and Managed Services (virtual servers, managed firewall, data storage, cloud-based voice, etc.), to Businesses.

Sponsor Contact: Jeff Horgan

Activate Care

Activate Care is a leading public health company offering technology and services to help communities address social determinants of health through whole person care and cross-sector data sharing collaboratives.

Sponsor Contact: Dan Kamyck 

About Fusion Learning Partners

From learning opportunities and events to organizational development and collaborative initiatives, Fusion exists to strengthen and transform the communities where we work, live, and thrive.

Because Innovation Begins with Learning.

2020 Steering Committee 

Bob Johnson
Karen Soderberg
Anne Schloegel
Todd Aldrich 
Michael Zimmerman 
Rebecca Gallik 
Melodie Neff 
Bert Hill 
Jennifer Lundblad