2017 Texas Regional HIMSS Conference

Agenda

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  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
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    Sessions

    7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Registration and Breakfast
    Exhibit Hall BC
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    8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Virtual Care in Texas: The Power to Change the Health of Children
    Exhibit Hall A
    "In 2015, Children’s Health, Dallas introduced Children’s Virtual Visit and transitioned the program in 2016 to Family Health Virtual Visit to offer expanded care to the entire family. As telehealth regulatory policy continues to change in Texas, this session offers a case study of how to navigate the legislation landscape and set up an effective program to deliver virtual care to your patients."
    Keynote Speaker:
     Optional  Closed 
    9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Networking Break and Exhibit Hall
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
    10:30 AM  -  11:20 AM
    "Patient Path: Mobile for Wayfinding, Patient Engagement and More"
    Grand A-B
    "This presentation will explore the various applications of location services in a healthcare setting, with a specific focus on marketing automation, wayfinding & asset tracking. Find out how leveraging app insights to improve the patient experience can affect a hospital’s bottom line. Also see how hospitals can expand their apps with new capabilities in the next five years."
    Speakers:
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    10:30 AM  -  11:20 AM
    “Impact of MACRA Legislation on Physician Use of an EMR – A Case Study”
    Grand E-F
    "This session will focus on current MACRA, MIPS, and APM legislation, and its impact on physician use of an EMR. A case study will provide an in-depth review on how an EMR is used to track quality indicators, along with various physician practice issues related to measuring, reporting, and use of standard quality metrics. Key practice “interventions” to improve use of the EMR related to chronic d"
     Optional  Closed 
    10:30 AM  -  11:20 AM
    Constructing Requirements: Improving Success of HIT Projects
    Grand C-D
    "Stop gathering requirements! Contrary to common expression, requirements for successful implementation of health information systems are not gathered, they are learned. Requirements are knowledge constructed through collaboration among stakeholders. Using real-world projects, this session identifies challenges encountered when eliciting requirements and describes an approach to address them."
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    10:30 AM  -  11:20 AM
    Surveillance and Early Detection: How Continuous Vital Sign Monitoring Improves Safety
    Exhibit Hall A
    "The presenters will review a study conducted to assess the impact of continuous vital sign monitoring, workflow redesign, and HIT integration on efficiency and patient outcomes, in non-critical care units. Efficiency was measured through time/motion studies and analysis of alarm rates etc."
     Optional  Closed 
    11:20 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Lunch
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
    12:30 PM  -  1:20 PM
    Healthcare Consumerism: Applying Retail Lessons to Healthcare
    Grand E-F
    "As healthcare takes on a consumer focus, providers must evolve or risk losing business. Patients are shouldering a larger share of out-of-pocket expenses, and are now putting on their retail hats and shopping for greater value in their healthcare services. This session will offer strategies for providers to adopt a retail mindset to prevent patients from choosing the competition."
    Speakers:
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    12:30 PM  -  1:20 PM
    Providing Personalized Care to the Elderly for Better Outcomes
    Exhibit Hall A
    "Medi-Code presentation will discuss the business processes, methodology and technology used to deliver chronic care to the elderly patient population. It will delineate the challenges – compliance, enrollment, retention, and care coordination. It’ll compare the care quality and health outcomes produced by our program with the control group, identifying and measuring distinct, verifiable benefits"
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    12:30 PM  -  1:20 PM
    The Promise of Predictive Analytics: Can We Really Get to Zero?
    Grand A-B
    "In this session, we will discuss the promises and implications of using predictive analytics in improving the health of our patients. We'll explore the lessons learned in making predictive analytics part of the clinical care process, describe best practices in gaining buy-in, and the results of a real world implementation on a high-performance organization."
    Speakers:
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    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Clinical Documentation Improvement with Automated Event Detection
    Exhibit Hall A
    "Errors in clinical documentation puts patients and revenues at risk. For example, just 1 day of errant charges per patient for mechanical ventilation puts an estimated $3.5 billion at risk per year nationally. We present a novel method for automatic event detection that provides timely, accurate reporting on patients across a hospital for care quality and billing."
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    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Healthcare Ignores Cyber Intelligence - A Fresh Approach to a Complex Challenge
    Grand C-D
    "In this presentation, the evidence will illustrate that the healthcare institutions are ignoring high level intelligence and affecting where they focus their defenses. From the breaches over the past two years, there are definite hints of a pattern that emerge and offer a sense of where healthcare facilities should focus the analysis of intelligence, planning and overall strategy."
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    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    Leaping Tall Buildings in a Single Bound: Its Patient Navigation!
    Grand A-B
    This presentation will focus on how empowering your staff and patients using updated modeling and patient population analytics can immediately impact your outcomes. Several current healthcare models will be reviewed along with the integration of current technology to assist providers and patients in managing chronic diseases. Activites to maximize wellness adoption will also be discussed.
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    1:30 PM  -  2:20 PM
    ROI for primary care: Building the IT-enabled dream team
    Grand E-F
    "Primary care is a key component of success in the New Health Economy, and can even generate a return. But to do this , providers must dramatically broaden their care teams, relying more on technology and less on primary care physicians, and design programs to truly serve consumers' medical, social, behavioral needs and preferences."
    Speakers:
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    2:20 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Networking Break and Exhibit Hall
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
    3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM
    "HIEs offer vital support to spur providers on to MACRA, MIPS and APM success"
    Exhibit Hall A
    "As the industry moves towards MACRA, MIPS and APMs, many providers are struggling to understand and operationalize them within care settings. HIEs can offer a wealth of support from the data needed to deliver better care transitions to quality reporting to meet MIPS and APM requirements and beyond. Attendees will explore how three regional HIEs successfully support providers."
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    3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM
    Don't yell FHIR in a hospital... yet
    Grand C-D
    This session walks you through the current technical and industry challenges facing the new Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) standard. Attendees will learn how the standard evolved and will get a pragmatic look at where it is going.
    Speakers:
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    3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM
    EMR Governance for Enhanced Analytics at the Point of Care
    Grand E-F
    Closing the loop for patient care/population health analytics at the point of service generally requires a level of agreement as to how/where information is documented in the patient record. Across practices/clinics using a common EMR this can be enhanced through shared governance. This presentation will discuss formation and evolution of a clinical governance which helps achieve these goals.
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    3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM
    Improving Patient Experience and Care Coordination through Enhanced Patient Access
    Grand A-B
    "Patient referrals are often a piece of paper with a specialist’s name and phone number on them, which leaves patients with the burden of navigating the referral and coordinating their own care. This session will present novel ways to centralize referral management to improve the patient experience, reduce appointment wait times, and fully leverage the clinical expertise within a network."
    Speakers:
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    4:00 PM  -  4:50 PM
    A Survey of RTLS Technology Healthcare
    Grand C-D
    "Real-time location services (RTLS) technologies have been around for years. Its uses cases in healthcare are abundant and relating to asset/inventory mgmt, environmental monitoring, patient tracking. Specifically, the patient experience is something all healthcare orgs are trying hard to improve. Come learn about RTLS technology and the innovative uses case from hospitals across the country"
    Speakers:
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    4:00 PM  -  4:50 PM
    ACO Use of Remote Real-Time Blood Glucose Monitoring to Improve Control and Reduce Healthcare Costs
    Grand A-B
    "Amarillo Legacy Medical ACO describes the concept and initial utilization of the Accu-Chek Connect remote blood glucose monitoring system in a high-risk population to improve diabetes control, reduce the frequency of adverse events, and reduce patient costs."
     Optional  Closed 
    4:00 PM  -  4:50 PM
    An Innovative Real-time Predictive Model for Identifying Clinically Deteriorating Hospital Patients
    Exhibit Hall A
    "We describe the development, implementation, and validation of an automated, real-time model (Pieces Early Warning System™) for predicting the risk of cardiopulmonary arrests outside the intensive care unit (ICU) or unplanned ICU transfers. The new model outperforms the modified early warning system (MEWS) and unaided clinician observation leading to improved care quality and patient safety."
     Optional  Closed 
    4:00 PM  -  4:50 PM
    Uncovering Value in Healthcare Data & Improving Patient Outcomes with IBM Watson
    Grand E-F
    "Using evidence to make clinical decisions is arguably the most important caveat to the transformation of healthcare in the post Affordable Care Act healthcare landscape. However, the majority of data in a patient’s medical record is unstructured and “invisible” to traditional analytics solutions. Learn how IBM Watson can extract data and gain insights to make evidence-based clinical decisions."
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    5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Networking Social
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
  • Friday, May 26, 2017
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    Sessions

    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Registration and Breakfast
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Meeting the Standards and Requirements of MACRA and MIPS
    Exhibit Hall A
    The four categories of MIPS are reviewed and are contrasted with SETMA's(www.setma.com) four standards of care enunciated in 2000. Using SETMA's 2014 and 2015. The presentation explains and illustrates the 'composite performance score' and reviews a real-time example of CMS’ Quality Review and Utilization of Resource Utilization (QRUR) showing how that information is used to improve performance.
    Keynote Speaker:
     Optional  Closed 
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Networking Break and Exhibit Hall
    Exhibit Hall BC
     Optional  Closed 
    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    "A Realtime, Automated Morbidity Prediction Model Improves Pediatrics Asthma Care Processes/Outcomes
    Grand A-B
    "We will describe the incorporation, within the pediatrics asthma care pathway, of an automated, real-time model for predicting the risk of asthma-related emergency department (ED) and/or hospital admissions. Improvements in provider performance, patient health, and healthcare costs that resulted from integrating such advanced predictive analytics into the medical care plan will be demonstrated."
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    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    Healthcare Cybersecurity Outlook: Mitigating Risk of Business Disruption
    Grand C-D
    "2016 cyberattacks targeted at provider organizations proved they have the capability to disrupt operations for prolonged periods of time. These attacks cost money to the institutions affected, disrupted their ability to treat and serve patients and resulted in reputational harm. We will discuss the future of cybersecurity in healthcare and share tips for mitigating risk of business disruption."
     Optional  Closed 
    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    Integrating Clinical Analytics Into Your Continuum of Care
    Exhibit Hall A
    "The shift from volume to value-based care has realigned the priorities of clinicians and providers. Real-time delivery of clinical data and analytics will improve the quality of care and cut costs. By streamlining workflow, clinicians can identify and address gaps in care, quality, risk, and utilization. This presentation will address two case studies – sepsis management and readmission risk."
    Speakers:
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    10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM
    Natural Language Processing for Extracting Clinical Quality Measures
    Grand E-F
    "With the progress of the Meaningful Use and MACRA, healthcare providers are required to collect and report growing number of clinical quality measures to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Since the required data are often embedded in unstructured free text, natural language processing tools are gaining popularity in contrast to medical chart reviews by human experts."
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    11:00 AM  -  11:50 AM
    Blockchain Technology in Healthcare: Rewards and Risks of Early Adoption
    Grand C-D
    "We will explore the current landscape of blockchain technology, the pros and cons of use cases within the financial services sector and how they may apply to healthcare, and discuss multiple examples of where this technology can markedly improve the security of patient information and provide superior audit controls for better use within population health and informatics initiatives."
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    11:00 AM  -  11:50 AM
    How far would people go to get medical care?
    Grand E-F
    The value and insights that geospatial analytics could bring to the healthcare industry has no limits. We analyzed ten years of hospital inpatient discharge data from the Texas DSHS using household approximate location to resolve how far would people go to get medical care. Using risk mapping modelling we propose an explanation for the clustering behavior for patients’ hospital preferences.
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    11:00 AM  -  11:50 AM
    Powering Low-cost Virtual Visits and Telehealth platforms Using Skype for Business
    Grand A-B
    "Tenet and NTT DATA are piloting a new project that will allow physicians in the Tenet system to easily provide telehealth services to their patients. The pilot will include a web site where patients can login and request a telehealth consultation, either with their own doctor or with another doctor in the Tenet system."
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    11:00 AM  -  11:50 AM
    The 7 Stages of Value-Based Reimbursement
    Exhibit Hall A
    "In this effort to meet the healthcare needs of an aging population, providers are being forced to move away from traditional fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement into Value-based Reimbursement (VBR). One of the major challenges for healthcare providers is a lack of knowledge on what technologies are required. This session will provide insight on the 7 Stages of VBR technologies."
     Optional  Closed 
    12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Closing Session
    Exhibit Hall A
    Passing of the Torch; Door Prizes
     Optional  Closed 
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