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Thursday, September 21

Friday, September 22

Satruday, September 23


Thursday, September 21

TRACK A - Keynotes & Health IT
TRACK B - Health IT
TRACK C - Health IT
TRACK D - Health IT
TRACK E - Revenue Cycle
TRACK F - Revenue Cycle
TRACK G - Revenue Cycle
TRACK H - Revenue Cycle
TRACK I - Thought Leadership

8:00-8:35 AM

A. KEYNOTE

8:40-9:20 AM

A. The Return on Investment in Data Analytics and Health IT
B. IT, Security, Ransomware and More
C. Breach Readiness - How Do You Rank?
D. HIT Security & Privacy: Best Practices and Key Issues
E. Integrating Hospital and Physician Revenue Cycle Operations
F. Managed Care Contracting, Value Based Contracting and More
G. Best Practices — Denials, Patients Clearance and More
H. Best Practices for the Revenue Cycle
I. How Consumer Engagement Can Help Drive Efficient Consumer Collections for Providers
J. Supply Chain

9:40-10:20 AM

A. Keynote Panel

10:25-11:05 AM

A. Making IT Work with Health System Priorities
B. Key Thoughts on Interoperability and Related Issues
C. The Promise of Predictive Analytics Realized
D. Improving Patient Satisfaction and Service Quality Through Healthcare IT Delivery
E. Revenue Cycle, Payor Contracting and Data Analytics
F. Reducing Payor Denials
G. Delivering a Great Patient Experience in the Revenue Cycle
H. Innovation and Technology
I. The Future of Cyber Security
J. Supply Chain

11:10-11:45 AM

A. Semi - Keynote
B. Semi - Keynote

12:50-1:30 PM

A. Population Health, Data Analysis and the Impact on Services
B. The Best Uses of HIT Today and the Use of Predictive Analytics
C. Mobile Health, Innovation and Digital Transformation from Patient to CEO: The Best Ideas Today
D. Solution Implementations, Lessons Learned, Patient Payment Integration and Patient Centered Processes in the Revenue Cycle
E. Reserved
F. CDI and the Revenue Cycle
G. Standardizing Revenue Cycle at 129 Hospitals
H. EHR Consolidation, Streamlining and Making EHR Useful
I. Revenue Cycle Management in Changing Times 2017

1:35-2:15 PM

A. What Does it Mean to be a Great CIO/The Evolving Role of the CIO
B. Reserved
C. Women’s Leadership and Diversity Issues in Health and Healthcare IT
D. Population Health, Analytics and Bundled Payments
E. Strategies for Payer and Provider Partnerships in a Value-Based Reimbursement Environment
F. Denials, Management, Charge Capturing and Revenue Cycle
G. Out-of-Network: The Hidden Opportunity to Significantly Increase Profits
H. Hospital Performance as Impacted by the Use/ Implementation of HIT: The Impact on Process and Financial Outcomes
I. Rounding Like You Mean it


2:20-2:55 PM

A. TBD
B. Cyber and IT Security Today: The Best Approaches and Ideas
C. Mobile Device Connectivity: Empowering the Patient and  Transforming Healthcare Through Mobile Device Strategies
D. Reserved
E. Reducing Bad Debt and Improving Efficiency in the Revenue Cycle: A Lean Approach
F. Write-off Reduction in Hospital Procedural Areas
G. Enterprise Strategy to Change Healthcare via Data Science: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Case Study
H. The CPT Code of Hammurabai
I. Key Legal and Contract Issues in HIPAA, Health IT and EMR

3:00-4:00 PM

A. Keynote


Friday, September 22

TRACK A - Keynotes & Health IT
TRACK B - Health IT
TRACK C - Health IT
TRACK D - Health IT
TRACK E - Revenue Cycle
TRACK F - Revenue Cycle
TRACK G - Revenue Cycle
TRACK H - Revenue Cycle
TRACK I - Thought Leadership


8:00-8:35 AM

A. Keynote

8:40-9:20 AM

A. Keynote Panel

9:25-10:05 AM

A. Data Governance vs. Information Governance: A Becker’s Boxing Match
B. CIOs Are Not Head Geeks Anymore
C. The Role of IT in Driving Innovation and the Evolving Healthcare Landscape
D. The Biggest RCM Challenges
E. The Revenue Cycle From Managed Care Contracting to Collections
F. An Organized Delivery System
G. Nurturing Talent: Lessons from High-Performing IT Organizations
H. Reserved
I. Real Time Analytics to Improve Operational Efficiency and Clinical Care

10:30-11:05 AM

A. Keynote 

12:50-1:30 PM

A. Reserved
B. Aligning Imaging IT Investments to your Organization’s Strategic Plans and Goals
C. Epic EHR
D. Addressing High Deductible Patient Plans, Consumerism, and the Evolving Role of Patients Becoming Payers
E. How is the Revenue Cycle Performing?
F. Achieving Operational Excellence In Behavioral Health Services
G. Informatics, Analytics, Clinical Efficiency: Integrating the Trifecta on your Path to Population Health Superiority
H. Using Incentive Plans to Improve Revenue Cycle Results
I. Aligning IT with Business Goals: Dealing with Practical Challenges

1:35-2:15 PM

A. Unifying Real-time Mobile Rounds with Follow-up Care Calls to Improve Patient Experience and Outcomes
B. Phoenix Children’s Hospital: Operating Lean: Bringing down the costs of IT in a growing organization
C. Getting the Most Out of Cerner EHR
D. Where are Leading Health Systems Placing Bets on Digital Technology?
E. Improving Cash Flow with Upfront Collections
F. Aligning the Hospital and Practice With RCM Functions
G. Capitalizing on the Consumerization of Healthcare: Harnessing the Power of Health IT Platform Technology
H. Guide to Perfect Achievable Risk Adjustment Factor: Natural Language Processing, Estimating Perfect Risk Adjustment Factor, Aligned Provider Incentives
I. Healthcare Infrastructure for Financially Sustainable Clinical Genomics

2:30-3:10 PM

A. HIT - Ensuring ROI, Improving Physician Satisfaction and More
B. Reserved
C. HIT, Patient Identity Management, Challenges Facing Community Hospitals and Strategic Plan Development
D. Revenue Cycle Solutions and Trends
E. Revenue Cycle Optimization: Tools and Strategies for Success
F. Retail Pricing Program
G. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare for 2017
H. AR Day Reduction Strategies for Hospital Outpatient Services
I. An Executive View of the Structured Problem Solving Roadmap (SPSR)

3:15-3:55 PM

A. Getting to the Bottom Line: Investing in Data Analytics to Reduce Operational Costs
B. Predictive Analytics: A Realworld HIE Experience Transforming Itself
C. Reserved
D. Innovation and Improved Revenue Cycle
E. Market vs. Medicine
F. Integrating Revenue Cycle Processes into the EMR
G. Improving Service Quality and Patient Satisfaction Through IT
H. Reserved
I. Innovation in Emergency Departments / How Do EDs Prepare for Value based Care
J. Creating a Learning Health System: Translating Research into the Standard of Care

4:00-4:45 PM

A. Keynote


Saturday, September 23

TRACK A - Keynotes & Health IT
TRACK B - Health IT
TRACK C - Health IT
TRACK D - Revenue Cycle
TRACK E - Revenue Cycle
TRACK F - Revenue Cycle
TRACK G - Thought Leadership
TRACK H - Blockchain
TRACK I - Value Based Care/Population Health

8:00-8:40 AM

A. Keynote

8:45-9:25 AM

A. Improving OR Utilization with Cloud-Based Analytics
B. How Will Software Engineering Impact the Future of Health IT?
C. Competing on Healthcare Analytics
D. Revenue Cycle Transformation During a Revenue Cycle System Implementation
E. Provider View: Partnering on Revenue Cycle Technology and Operation Standardization with Outsourcers
F. Reserved
G. Leading High Reliability Organizations in Healthcare
H. Understanding Blockchain and Its Impact on Healthcare
I. Value Based / Population Health

9:30-10:10 AM

A. Cyber Crime
B. Interdisciplinary Approach to Structuring Information Security
C. The Job Market in Health IT
D. The Yin and Yang of Finance and Clinical Operations: Competing Forces or Harmonious Partners? Two Perspectives on Achieving Financial, Patient and Provider Value Concurrently in a Changing Business
E. TBD
F. Claim Status Innovations: Appeal faster, work smarter
G. Leading to Zero: The Key Role of Leadership in the Journey to High Reliability
H. Perspectives on Blockchain in Healthcare
I. Value Based / Population Health

10:15-10:55 AM

A. Alternative Payment Models and Analytics
B. Driving Patient Acquisition Through Digital Access
C. Managing IT Projects using Lean Six Sigma
D. Creating a Virtual Framework for the Revenue Cycle
E. Reserved
F. New World of Healthcare 2017: The Top 5 Challenges of Health Care Leaders in the Industry
G. MACRA Learnings: A Mid-Year Report
H. Practical Uses and Thoughts on BlockChain in Healthcare
I. Moving Care Management to the Primary Care Setting with the Right Technology to Support it

11:00-11:35 AM

A. Creating Culture of Safety
B. Bridging the Gap Between Raw Data, Research, Analytics and Treatments
C. Key Tools to Combat Data Breaches and Loss
D. Healthcare Revenue Cycle: The Challenge to Profitability
E. The Next Wave of Revenue Cycle Automation: Robotic Process Automation. Is Your Healthcare Organization Ready?
F. Be an Inspirational Leader: Engage, Inspire, Empower
G. Elevating Nursing Leadership at the Bedside
H. Is BlockChain for Real? When Will it become the Status Quo?

 

11:40-12:15 PM

A. Driving Value in Precision Medicine with Health IT
B. Leveraging Predictive Analytics Throughout the Entire Revenue Cycle
C. Zero Incident Enterprise Infrastructure: Key to Digital Transformation
D. TBD
E. The Effects of an Electronic Hourly Rounding Tool on Nurses’ Steps
F. Winning the Outsourcing Battle: Creating and Preserving Value
G. Grief in the Workplace