Clinical Informatics Leadership Boot Camp – Digital | Opens April 1, 2021
The Clinical Informatics Leadership Boot Camp – Digital is an intensive education program offered by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and taught by a faculty of healthcare thought leaders.
Combining presentations, small group discussions, case studies and interactive problem solving, participants learn the real-world skills necessary to become a successful digital health leader. CHIME is committed to giving every attendee a meaningful executive level experience throughout the course to maximize participation. Attendance in the Clinical Informatics Leadership Boot Camp – Digital ranges from 15-25 participants as well as 6 faculty members.
Current executive experience in clinical informatics as a CMIO, CHIO, CNIO, Director of Clinical Informatics or in an assistant role to one of these positions.
This program is ONLY available for Provider Attendees and Confirmed Sponsors.
Education waivers are available – click HERE to learn more!
Dr. Shannon Dean is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She practices as a pediatric hospitalist at UW’s American Family Children’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital pediatric unit.
As Chief Medical Information Officer for UW Health, Dr. Dean provides strategic and clinical leadership in the use of health information technology to support the tripartite mission of excellent clinical care, research and education. In her role, she works directly with operational and clinical leaders to identify opportunities for using health information technology to support clinical and educational priorities.
Prior to assuming her current role in December 2014, Dr. Dean served as Medical Director of Inpatient Informatics for UW Health for five years and as the pediatric physician champion for the Epic implementation from 2007 to 2009.
A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Dean earned her medical degree at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in 2002, then completed her residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Dean completed the UW Health Physician Leadership Development Program and is also Board Certified in Clinical Informatics. She is currently enrolled in the Masters in Medical Management program through Carnegie Mellon University with anticipated degree in May 2021. She serves as Treasurer of the Board for the Ronald McDonald House Dane County chapter and member of the Program Committee for the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.
Working at Stanford Medicine for over 30 years, Lisa has spent the last 20 years in Information Services (IS) specializing in the implementation and optimization of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), collaborating with Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) talented group of Clinical Informaticists, implementing 4 different vendor EMRs across Stanford Medicine. SCH’s most recent EMR implementation resulted in the organization attaining HIMSS Stage 7 of the EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings. With the partnership between Lisa’s clinical application teams and the Clinical Informatics group, SCH was awarded the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award for the use of EMR data to improve quality and outcomes, enhance patient safety, and decrease costs.
Lisa started her career at Stanford in nursing and worked her way up the nursing ranks from a Staff Nurse, to a Nurse Educator, to a Nurse Manager. She also spent two semesters on the faculty of the University of San Francisco School of Nursing as a clinical instructor for junior year students medical/surgical clinical rotation. Understanding the immense value of sharing with others, Lisa frequently gives talks locally and nationally on EMR implementations & optimization, lean in healthcare, process improvement and innovation, and IS strategic planning. In recognition of her leadership expertise & contributions, Lisa was awarded her organization’s Excellence in Leadership Award and this past year she was thrilled to be an honoree at the YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Awards. In 2019 she was named as one of Becker’s Hospital Review 102 Women to Know in Healthcare IT and in 2020 was named one of the 100 Hospital & Health Systems CIOs to Know and a Women to Watch in Health IT.
In her current role as Vice President and Associate Chief Information Officer Lisa leads a team of over 130 staff and consultants managing all clinical and revenue cycle applications for the organization, IS imaging services, the Project Management Office, as well as Clinical Technology and Biomedical Engineering. Lisa also serves as on the board of Women in Healthcare Information Technology (WHIT) which is a volunteer organization dedicated to developing talent and supporting tomorrow’s female leaders in healthcare IT. As part of her role on the WHIT board, Lisa also is the Program Director for WHIT’s Mentorship Program designed to connect experienced healthcare IT leaders with women seeking career guidance, coaching and advancement. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of San Francisco (USF) and her Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is so excited to be a part of the faculty for CHIME’s Clinical Informatics Leadership Boot Camp and looks forward to sharing with and learning from all the participants.
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.”
Theresa Meadows, MS, RN, CHCIO, FHIMSS is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Cook Children’s Health Care System. Cook Children’s Health Care System, based in Fort Worth, TX, is a national award-winning, not-for-profit, integrated pediatric health care system comprised of nine companies. She leads a team of 200 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, and enterprise resource management.
Ms. Meadows has led the organization through extensive improvements and modernization. In 2012, the organization received recognition as one of the “Most Improved Hospitals” as part of the Healthcare’s Most Wired™ award program and recognized as one of the “Information Week 500 innovators.” In 2013 and 2014, Cook Children’s received Healthcare’s Most Wired™ designation. Cook Children’s was recognized by Computerworld’s Honors program for their state-of-the-art distributed antenna system implementation. In addition, Ms. Meadows was also named one of Computerworld’s “Premier 100 IT Leaders” for 2013. Ms. Meadows’ department has been recognized as one of the “Best Hospital IT Departments to Work” by Healthcare IT News in 2013.
Ms. Meadows has 20 years of experience leading efforts for incorporating information systems as a mechanism for facilitating process improvement and efficiency. Prior to joining Cook, Theresa was a Director for Ascension Health Information Services. In that role she leads the strategic direction for clinical information solutions that cross care settings for 10 facilities within Ascension Health.
Ms. Meadows currently serves on the NetApp Healthcare Advisory Board and is a member of the McKesson Innovation Leadership Council. She served as chair for the North Texas Healthcare Information and Quality Collaborative (NTHIQC). Ms. Meadows has published several articles and her organization was the first to participate in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) case study publications on their successful implementation of bar-coded medication verification.
Ms. Meadows has a master’s degree in healthcare informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an active member of the Children’s Hospital Association CIO Council; is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS); is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is an active member of the CHIME. Ms. Meadows is a graduate of the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™ and is a credentialed by CHIME as a Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO).
Brian D. Patty, MD
With over 20 years of experience in healthcare informatics, Patty is currently VP of Clinical Information Systems and Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at Rush University MedicalCenter where he oversees the optimization of Epic and related clinical and revenue cycle applications. He is charged with setting the strategic vision for clinical care and population heath from an IT perspective. He chairs the Clinical Communication Steering Committee, the Telemedicine and Patient Technologies Steering Committee and the Clinical Informatics Committee. Patty also oversees a team of six associate CMIOs responsible for innovation and optimization across the continuum of care. He was named asone of 30 leading CMIO Experts by Health Data Management magazine in June of 2016.Prior to coming to Rush in March of 2015 he served for 10 years as VP and CMIO at the HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minn. As the CMIO at HealthEast he was responsible for championing clinical
applications and the use of technology to serve patients and improve the quality of care, leading computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and electronic health record (EHR) implementations system wide. His final project at HealthEast was as the executive lead for the “Big Bang” implementation of Epic’s entire suite of clinical and revenue cycle applications across the four hospitals and 31 clinics of the HealthEast Care System.Patty’s long-standing quest to promote quality improvement through evidence-based medicine led to an Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) Award in 2005 for his success in a CPOE implementation at a community hospital and ultimately to his role as the CMIO for HealthEast. In 2011 Patty received another AMDIS award for his championing the EHR’s role in the quality improvement efforts at HealthEast. He was also named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Clinical Informaticists in that same year. And most recently was the winner of the 2012 Healthcare Informatics/AMDIS IT Innovation Advocate Award.
George Reynolds, MD, CHCIO, FCHIME – Program Director and Faculty
Retired CIO & CMIO, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center – Omaha
Dr. Reynolds retired in 2015 from Children’s Hospital & 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.George is board certified in Clinical Informatics, Pediatric Critical Care and General Pediatrics. Prior to his transition to the CIO role, he directed the PICUs at Children’s and the Nebraska Medical Center. He also holds a master’s degree in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He has been recognized as Healthcare Informatics’ Innovator of the year for Children’s Analytics program, as well as the AMDISAward in Applied Medical Informatics. Modern Healthcare named him one of the 25 top Clinical Informaticists and Becker’s Healthcare included him in their 25 CMIOs to know list