Can’t miss sessions at HIMSS14

With more than 300 education sessions to choose from, it’ll be impossible to see it all at HIMSS14. To maximize your time at the show, the Health Imaging editorial team selected what we think will be some of the top sessions for our audience. Be sure to make time for these great presentations:

Implementation Strategies to Enable Enterprise Imaging in the EMR

February 24 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET | Room 304E

Speaker Information:
Dean Balog - Project Manager, Cleveland Clinic
Louis M. Lannum - Director, Enterprise Imaging, Cleveland Clinic

This session will highlight the implementation of enterprise imaging at Cleveland Clinic, while discussing how to meet the clinical and technical challenges involved.


Pushing the Boundaries of Semantic Interoperability Across Payer-Provider Networks

February 25 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ET | Room 300

Speaker Information:
Rasu Shrestha, MBA, MD - Vice President of Medical Information Technology/Medical Director, Interoperability & Imaging Informatics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Ranga Chandra, PhD - Manager, Enterprise Vocabulary Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Learn about the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s plans to achieve interoperability and map all discreet clinical data to a standard set of reference terminologies.


Integrating Medical Imaging into the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization

February 25 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Room 307A

Speaker Information:
Ted Kremer - Executive Director, Rochester RHIO

Hear from the executive director of Rochester RHIO about how the organization was able to implement diagnostic-quality image exchange and how such access can help solve patient care challenges.


Change Your HIE Sustainability Plan: Reacting to ACOs, MU2, Growth

February 26 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET | Room 307A

Speaker Information:
John P. Kansky, FHIMSS, MSE, MBA, CPHIMS - Executive Director, Indiana Health Information Exchange

With health information exchange, sustainability is key, and this session will focus on both performance and business issues, as well as discuss best practices for connecting stakeholders.


Imaging Informatics: Transition from the Radiology Department to the Enterprise

February 26 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Room 207C

Speaker Information:
James Whitfill, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Scottsdale Health Partners

Imaging informatics has grown beyond radiology and now includes systems across the enterprise. This session will discuss what that transition means for IT processes and service management.