The CHIME Innovation in Clinical Informatics program is a first of its kind, highly interactive discussion of what is new, cutting edge and transformative in the field of Clinical Informatics. The program is aimed at both Clinical Informatics Leaders as well as CIOs and other Digital Leaders looking to learn from their peers.
Participation is FREE and open to members of CHIME and CHIME Foundation representatives that are registered for Fall Forum.* (*A full Fall Forum registration is required to attend. Registration for this program is included in your Forum registration).
Introducing the faculty for the Innovation in Clinical Informatics program:
SVP, CIO at Seattle Childrens
Dr. Zafar Chaudry has been Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Seattle Children’s since November 06, 2017. He was promoted to Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Officer in 2021. Through his role, he provides vision and leadership for the development of technology initiatives and enterprise-wide information systems and services for Seattle Children’s. His goal is to enable clinicians with the best technology to deliver safe and excellent care to our patients.
VP of Innovation, KLAS
Taylor Davis recently became the President of KLAS Research (in October 2021). Before this role he was the founder of both KLAS consulting services and the KLAS Arch Collaborative. Taylor has played a leadership role in nearly all KLAS research lines, writing many KLAS reports over the years, running many KLAS Summits, and leading consulting engagements with over 250 provider and vendor executive leadership teams.
Chief Nursing & Performance Officer, Monument Health
Nicole Kerkenbush joined Monument Health (formerly Regional Health) in Rapid City, South Dakota in 2016, and is currently serving on the Executive Team in the role of Chief Nursing and Performance Officer.
Daniel Nigrin, MD
Chief Information Officer (CIO) at MaineHealth
Dan previously served as the SVP & CIO (and practicing pediatric endocrinologist) at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he was also Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. As a healthcare CIO for over two decades, he has been responsible for all IT systems at both of these large, multi-billion dollar provider organizations. As a practicing physician, medical informatics researcher, board-certified clinical informatician and IT executive, he is in a unique position to put into practice cutting edge digital technologies and ideas, bringing advances to patient care, quality, and research, while keeping in mind the needs of busy clinicians.
CEO of Divurgent
Edward Marx serves as Chief Executive Officer of Divurgent. Divurgent is a solutions provider focused on what matters most to our client partners. Divurgent disrupts the typical value equation by using data-infused, flexible, and scalable solutions that demonstrate and quantify value for our partners. Edward is active on Boards, writing books and speaks globally.
Theresa Meadows, CHCIO
Sr. VP/CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System
Theresa Meadows is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Cook Children’s Health Care System in Fort Worth, Texas. Cook Children’s is a national award-winning, not-for-profit, integrated pediatric health care system comprised of nine companies. She leads a team of 300 members covering areas such as infrastructure, applications, telecommunications, and program management. The IS team currently supports 140 project initiatives that include deploying business intelligence, advanced clinical systems, security and enterprise resource management. For has 20+ years she has lead efforts for incorporating information systems as a mechanism for facilitating process improvement, clinical quality, and efficiency.
CT Lin, MD
CMIO, University of Colorado Health
CT Lin, MD is CMIO at UCHealth, a 12-hospital, 800-clinic system in the Rocky Mountains. He helped UCHealth achieve HIMSS Stage 7 and CHIME Most Wired level 10. He is board-certified in internal medicine and clinical informatics and sees primary care internal medicine patients. He also facilitates workshops on physician wellness and physician-patient communication. His informatics work focuses on reducing the EHR burden, predictive analytics, and patient engagement and collaboration. He leads a team of 24 physician informaticians. “Our vision: We improve physician and team wellness and effectiveness by building extraordinary relationships and innovative tools.”
Stephanie Lahr, CMIO
CIO at Monument Health
Dr. Stephanie Lahr is the CIO and CMIO at Monument Health, based in Rapid City, South Dakota. She joined Monument Health in April 2016, as the CMIO as they began an organizational transformation through a systemwide EHR Unification.
Margaret Lozovatsky, MD
SVP & CHIEF HEALTH INFORMATICS OFFICER, NOVANT HEALTH DIGITAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Dr. Margaret Lozovatsky is Senior Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer for Novant Health Digital Products and Services. Dr. Lozovatsky is experienced in both pediatric medicine and clinical technology and is passionate about harnessing clinical technology to improve both patient care and the clinician experience.
George Reynolds, MD, CHCIO
Clinical Informatics Executive Advisor, CHIME
Dr. Reynolds retired in 2015 from Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, NE where he served as the CIO and CMIO. He now advises healthcare organizations on a range of Healthcare IT initiatives including analytics and data governance, population health management, patient and physician engagement and IT governance. He has a special interest in helping organizations develop efficient, lean project leadership and staffing.
*Subject to change.
Day 1: Sunday, November 6, 2022 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Welcome Remarks: Setting the Stage for Innovation in Clinical Informatics George Reynolds 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Keynote: Let’s Talk About Failure: The Iterative Nature of Innovation CT Lin 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Networking Break 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Fishbowl: Innovation in Patient Engagement & Activation Theresa Meadows, 7:00 am – 8:00 am Early Bird Reception Day 2: Monday, November 7, 2022 7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome Back Remarks George Reynolds 8:15 am – 9:00 am Keynote: Innovation Begins with a Great Problem Definition Ed Marx 9:00 am – 9:15 am Networking Break 9:15 am – 10:00 am Fishbowl: Innovation Outside the Hospital and Clinic Walls: Telehealth, Home Monitoring, Patient Reported Outcomes & the Hospital at Home Ed Marx, 10:00 am – 10:15 am Networking Break 10:15 am – 11:00 am Fishbowl: Innovation in Traditional Healthcare Settings: Turning Tradition on its Head 11:00 am – 11:45 am Open Discussion: Creating a Culture of Innovation Across the Enterprise 11:45 am – 12:45 pm Networking Lunch 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Keynote: Practical Innovation: Use the Culture to Change the Culture Margaret Lozovatsky 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Networking Break 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Fishbowl: Innovations that Reduce Burnout and Return Joy to Healthcare CT Lin, Taylor Davis, Dan Nigrin 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Networking Break 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Putting it All Together Exercise – Burnout Reduction Breakout? 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception and Dinner