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2023 Fall Conferences

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2023 Spring Conference

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Social Drivers of Health

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Prevention, Detection & Recovery


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Health (IN)Equity & Chronic Kidney Disease

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Social Drivers of Health

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Sourcing Solutions & Saving Babies

HIMSS_CentralSouthernOhioChapter- Ethel Massing Parkview Health (1).pdf (3.93 MB)

The Great Patient Disconnect

Afternoon keynote The Great Patient Disconnect __ Aditya and Stacy Co-Keynote __ CSO HIMSS

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2022 Fall Conference

CEU Form Reimagine the Future of Healthcare (IT) in Ohio

Michael Blumental, Chief Operating Officer, Hyro.AI

Implementing Electronic Safety Checks- Strategies for Engaging Clinicians - Rebecca Whit, Clinical Applications Consultant, Health System Informatics & Beth Campbell- Smit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 

Imagining the Future of IT Security- Fred Bishop, UC Health & Apolonio "Apps" Garcia President & CEO Healthguard 

Writing the Recipe for Precision Medicine: Integration with Invitae Labs & Gia Chatbot- Dawana Melford, Steve Frigon, The Christ Hospital 

Has the Future of Healthcare arrived? If so, where will we go next?- Dr. Riz Pasha, CMIO, Nuance 

Social Eclipse of the Heart- Addressing Social Determinants Impacting Care Coordination while Changing the Status Quo- Scott Mash & Cathy Costello, Clinisync 

I've been Dreaming of a Cloud like you" A customer's journey to the Public Cloud - Rick Bryant, Veritas 

Afternoon keynote: Reimagining the Future of Healthcare- Dr. Lyle Berkowitz, Chief Executive Office, Keycare 

Reimaginging the Future of Healthcare (IT) in Ohio - JD Whitlock, CIO Dayton Children's Hospital, Matt Eversole CIO Bon Secours Mercy Health; Paul Grone The Christ Hospital 



2022 Spring Conference Data Driven Digital Transformation: Utopia or Reality?

CEU Form Data Driven Digital Transformation

Enabling Nurses through Automation and Artificial Intelligence to Address the Shortage - Vikas Ghayal, FACHE, Chief Strategy Officer, Artsight 

Never Let a Good Crisis go to Waste Transforming Hospital Capacity Data during a pandemic - Tyler French, AVP Professional Services, UC Health 

Reimagine Healthcare Delivery: Creating a Connected Path Forward - Wendy Cofran, Digital Strategy Officer, Jeremy Racine, Healthcare Director, Pat Tyler, MD at Slalom Consulting 

Streaming Analytics to Augment Realtime Decision Making in Healthcare - Anita George, Director of Healthcae & Life Sciences, Tibco 

Data Driven Health Systems - J.D. Whitlock, CIO, Dayton Children's Hospital 

How a National Pandemic Accelerated Digital Healthcare - Rick Bryant, Veritas 

The Problem with Operational Analytics in Healthcare- Mufaddal Frosh, Director- Data Solutions Center, TriHealth; Mixit Sheth, Sr. Data Scientist, TriHealth; Julie Van Curen, Director Infusion Services, TriHealth 

Afternoon Keynote: How Ambient Tech is Transforming the Physician- Patient Experience - Dr. Riz Pasha, Chief Medial Information Officer, Nuance 

Panel: Data Driven Digital Transformation: Utopia or Reality? - Ed Marx, CEO of Divurgent, Jay Brown, Chief Information Officer, UC Health; Mikki Clancy, Chief Digital Officer, Premier Health; J.D. Whitlock, CIO Dayton Children's Hospital; Riz Pasha, Chief Medical Information Officer, Nuance 

Spring Conference Presentation 2022 



2021 Fall Conference The Digital Front Door 

CEU Form The Digital Front Door



2021 Virtual Fall Conference Sessions

Virtual Fall Conference 2021 CEU Form

Conference Opening & Hal Wolfe

Morning Keynote: "Why does my dog get better healthcare than I do?" - Ed Marx, Chief Digital Officer, Tech Mahindra & Cris Ross, Chief Information Officer, Mayo Clinic 

Strategies on Virtual Health Deployment & Advancement- Maria Brancazio, MS, RHIA, Manager, Health Systems Infomatics, The Ohio University Wexner Medical Center 

Cyber Security Panel- Chris Kuhl, Chief Information Secuirty Officer, Dayton Children's Hospital; Steven Ramirez, Chief Information Security Officer, UofL; Greg Peebles, Chief Information Security Officer, St. Elizabeth Healthcare; Moderator: Fred Bishop, Information Security Officer, UC Health

Afternoon Keynote: Interoperability in October 2022: All EHI In Real Time?- JD Whitlock, CIO, Dayton Children's Hospital

Closing Thanks



2021 Virtual Spring Conference Sessions & Advocacy

Virtual Spring Conference 2021 CEU Form

Conference Opening & Welcome 

Combating Clinician Burnout in Era of Digital Healthcare - Kathryn Howe, Healthcare Digital Transformation, Industry Advisor; Dr. Allyson Mayo, DBG, MS Behavioral Health (Cisco)

OSUCCC Center for Cancer Health Equity using Health Informatics to address Cancer Disparities- Chasity Washington, MPH; Director, Ohio State University, Center for Cancer Health Equity

Virtual Care and Connected Medical Device Security for the Future- Troy Ament, Field CISO (Fortinet)

Government Affairs and Advocacy in the Pandemic Era: OHIO Advocacy 101 & HIMSS Priorities Post COVID- Representative Emilia Sykes, Minority Leader, Ohio House of Representatives; Lawrence Voyten, RN, BSN, MBA, Advocacy Chair, NOHIMSS; Alan Lerer, MPH, CAHIMS, HIMSS Government Affairs; Valerie Rogers, HIMSS Government Affairs 

Making the Pivot to Standardized Patient Work Information- Genny luensman, PhD, NIOSH; Eileen Storey, MD, MPH; Barbara Wallace, MS; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) 

Updox: Thriving during the Pandemic & Beyond- Cathy Kuhn, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA, Director Voice of the Customer; Troy Beros, Director, Sales and Account Management, Hospitals & Health Systems; Brian Mitchell, Senior Director, Information Technology, OSU Physicians; Stephanie Owens, Credentialing & Compliance Officer, Memorial Medical Group 

Public Health Panel- Greg Kesterman, Hamilton Count Health Commissioner; Melba Moore, Cincinnati Health Commissioner; Julianne Nesbit, Clermont County Health Commissioner; Nathan Huskey, Chief Information Officer, Ohio Department of Health

All Recordings 



2020 Virtual Fall Conference Sessions

Virtual Fall Conference 2020 CEU Form

Day 1 Conference Opening & Welcome 

Five Predictions for the Future of Healthcare & Presentation - Cathy Kuhn, PharmD, Director, Strategy Consulting (updox) 

Using Passive network monitors for real-time visibility and security management of medical devices & Presentation- Stephanie Domas, Executive Vice-President (MedSec) 

Digital Transformation and Security- The Post COVID Leadership Challenge & Presentation- Richard Staynings & Dr. Abed (University of Denver)

How COVID- 19 Changed Telehealth: An Oncologist Perspective & Presentation- Samantha Jaglowski, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Clinical & Research Informatics (The Ohio State University, James Cancer Hospital)

Telehealth 2.0: Time to Rethink Traditional Care Models & Presentation- Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD, MBA, MPE, DFAACAP, Medical Director. Tele/Virtual Health, Behavioral Health (Nationwide Children's Hospital) 

Keynote: Healthcare Executives Guide to Ransomeware & Presentation- Troy Ament, Chief Information Security Officer, CSO HIMSS Platinum Sponsor (Fortinet)

Day 2 Welcome Session & Presentation

Keynote & Presentation- Justin Gernot, VP Healthbox ( a HIMSS Solution)

Telehealth Panel & Presentation- Robb Stillman, Dori Klemanski, Alex Pohlman, Abigail Market, Melissa Harper

COVID-19's Impact on Medication Access & Presentation- Melissa Weant, Senior Manager, Provider Analytics (CoverMyMeds)

Rapid Implementation of Telehealth & Presentation- Brian Mitchell, CPHIMS, CHCIO, Director Information Technology & Brooke Bellamy, MBOE, SSBC, Senior Director, Patient Access (The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center)

Memoirs of CNIO during a Pandemic & Presentation- Sherri Hess, CNIO, Banner Health & Sharon Kirby, MS, RN-BC, CNIO, Mayo Clinic 

CIO Panel & Presentations- Alex Vaillancourt, Craig Richardville, Gary Ginter, Andy Leman

All Recordings 




2020 Virtual Spring Conference Sessions

Virtual Spring Conference 2020 CEU Form

How to conduct a patient visit electronically. Using telehealth to speed diagnosis and control exposure - Scott Mash & Cathy Costello

Digital Transformation - Is Your Data House In Order? - Goverdhan Pallerla

Provider Education to Improve Efficiency Where to Focus - Lauren Griessmeyer

COVID-19 May Have Just Saved US Healthcare - Richard Staynings and Michael Archuleta

COVID Made Me Do It: An Agile Approach - Andy Burns and Andrew Nixon

Optimizing Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring in the Evolving COVID19 Environment - Virginia (Ginny) Gleason

FY2019 Hospital IPS Proposed Rule Overview - Scott Mash & Cathy Costello

Protect Yourself and Your Patients During the Pandemic - Matt Collins

Strategies for the Future of Healthcare After COVID19 - Justin Gernot

A Model for Digital Transformation - Ed Marx

Digital Health Transformation Panel Virtual Spring 2020 - Ed Marx & Justin Gernot




2019 Fall Conference: Clinical and Operational Data Driven Innovation

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9:00 a.m. - Morning Keynote - Making Innovation Accountable Actionable and Real: Justin Gernot, Vice President, Healthbox

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. - Track 1 Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. - Track 2 Sessions:

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. - Afternoon Keynote - Roles for Institutions and Entrepreneurs to Advance Innovation Pete O’Neill, Executive Director of Innovation for The Cleveland Clinic

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Panel Session 

  • Moderator Alex Vaillancourt, CIO The Health Collaborative
  • Panelist - Justin Gernot, VP, Healthbox
  • Panelist - Bryan Remke, AVP - IT UC Health
  • Panelist - J.D. Whitlock, CIO Dayton Children's Hospital
  • Panelist - Pete O’Neill, Executive Director of Innovation for the Cleveland Clinic 
2019 Spring Conference - AI, Blockchain & Care: The Future ABC's of Healthcare



7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast and Sponsor Setup, Opening from Program Chair and Chapter President - Announcements, CSO HIMSS Scholarship Awards

9:00 a.m. - Morning Keynote: "AI in Healthcare: Evolution of Practice" - Dr. Tina Moen, Senior Deputy Chief Health Officer & Chief Pharmacy Officer, IBM Watson Health

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Track Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm: Track Sessions

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Afternoon Keynote: Voices of Innovation - Fulfilling the Promise of Information Technology in HealthcareEd Marx, CIO, The Cleveland Clinic

2:00 – 3:00 pm: Panel Discussion: The ABC's of Healthcare with Blockchain. The Reality Today and How to Make it Work For You TomorrowMitch Parker, Executive Director, Information Security & Compliance, IU Health & David Houlding, Principal Healthcare Lead, Microsoft Corporation

3:00 - 3:30 pm: Prize drawings and wrap up - David Duggan & Alex Vaillancourt

Speaker Bios   

Session Overviews             

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2019 OHIT Day: Blockchain use for Healthcare in Ohio & Senate Bill 220, Ohio 132nd General Assembly

2019 OHIT Day: CEU Form



2018 Fall Conference: The Future of the Healthcare C-Suite - September 28, 2018

Fall 2018 Agenda 

Fall 2018 CEU Form

Morning Keynote: The Hitchiker's Guide to Pop Health - Ray Herschman, VP, Population Health, Cerner

Track Sessions: 

Track Sessions: 

  • A Case Study on Technology Joey Cox, Director of IT, Central Ohio Primary Care

  • Past, Present and Future of the CMIO and CNO: Andy Spooner, MD, MS, Chief Medical Information Officer and Professor, Biomedical Informatics & Terri Price, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer and Assistant Vice President, Information Services, Cincinnati Children's 

  • Country HIT: Randy McCleese, CHIME CIO of the Year 2017

  • CISCO Whisper Suite  - Platinum Sponsor Executive Suite

Cisco Sponsored Keynote Presentation - Health 2.X: Days of Future Past: Dr. David Butler, Founder/CEO of Calyx Partners, LLC 

CIO Panel "The Future of the Healthcare CIO"

  • Jay Brown, CIO, UC Health
  • JD Whitlock, CIO, Dayton Children's Hospital
  • Gary Ginter, CIO, Premier Health
  • Alex Rodriguez, CIO, St. Elizabeth
  • Andy Lehman - CIO, Kettering Health Network
  • Moderator: Barbara Casey, Senior Director Healthcare Practice, CISCO 


2018 Spring Conference: Connected Health Ohio (May 11, 2018)

Spring 2018 CEU Form

Spring 2018 Agenda


2017 Fall Conference: Interoperability, The Holy Grail of Healthcare (Oct 13, 2017)

October 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (Oct 11, 2017)

September 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (Sept 13, 2017)

August 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (August 9, 2017)

July 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (July 12, 2017)

June 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (June 14, 2017)

CSO HIMSS 2017 Spring Conference (May 12, 2017) - "The Zen of Healthcare Disruption"

May 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (May 10, 2017)

April 2017 Lunch & Learn Webinar (April 12, 2017)

November 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (November 9, 2016)

2016 Fall Conference (October 28, 2016) 

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October 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (October 12,2016)

September 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (September 14,2016)

August 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (August 10,2016)

July 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (July 13,2016)

June 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar(June 8, 2016)

2016 Spring Conference (May 20, 2016)

May 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar(May 11, 2016)

April 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (April 13, 2016)

March 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (March 9, 2016)

February 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (February 10, 2016)

January 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar (January 13, 2016)

December 2015 Lunch & Learn Webinar (December 9, 2015)

November 2015 Lunch & Learn Webinar (November 18, 2015)

2015 Fall Conference (October 23, 2015)

October 2015 Lunch & Learn Webinar (October 14, 2015)

2015 All Members Meeting/Webinar (September 30, 2015)

2015 Spring Conference (May 15, 2015)

HIMSS15 Chapter Luncheon (April 14, 2015)

2014 Fall Conference (October 24, 2014)

HIT Policy Summit (September, 2014)

Webinar Co-Sponsored with CliniSync (September 11, 2014)

2014 Spring Conference (June 19, 2014)

2013 Fall Conference (October 18, 2013)

2013 Spring Conference (May 17, 2013)

2011 Fall Conference (October 21, 2011)

2011 Spring Conference (May 13, 2011)

2010 Fall Conference (October 15, 2010)

2009 Spring Conference (May 8, 2009)

2008 Fall Conference (November 7, 2008)