Oct 9

MU, Tiger Institute present 18 sessions at CHC

10/9/13 | Create Innovations, Featured Posts, Newsroom

Employees from University of Missouri Health Care and the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation shared success stories during the annual Cerner Health Conference. The 2013 conference was held from Sunday, Oct. 6, to Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Kansas City, Missouri.The conference featured over 260 education sessions. MU and Tiger Institute employees were presenters or co-presenters for 16 education sessions and two additional sessions. Our speakers and the name of their presentations included:

  • “Data-driven Monthly Operational Reviews and Building the Scorecards to Drive Them,” by Mitch Wasden, EdD, chief executive officer and chief operating officer of University of Missouri Health Care; Jerry Griffin, principal business technology analyst; and Emma Coluccio-Ross, programmer and analyst specialist
  • “Power Session: Data First — A Path for Performance Improvement,” by Kristin Hahn-Cover, MD, chief quality officer of University of Missouri Health Care; and Karen Cabell, DO, chief medical information officer at Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont.
  • “CPOE: Keeping It Alive After Go Live,” by Bernard Eskridge, MD, associate professor of child health; Tina Myers, director of clinical information systems at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn.; and Elizabeth Adamson, MD, physician at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, Texas
  • “Engaging Patients in Smoking Cessation,” by Kevin Everett, PhD, associate professor of family and community medicine; and Clayton Hicklin, technical project manager
  • “Health Information Organization Data Sharing and Collaboration,” by Michael Seda, manager of IT application services; Mike Dittemore, executive director of Lewis and Clark Information Exchange; and Mark Jones, executive director of SMRTNet, based in Tahlequah, Okla.
  • “Different Approaches to Cerner Smart Room Status with Proven Results,” by Scott Skinner, project manager for IT networking; Mike Bragg, manager of clinical engineering for IT networking; and Jeff Dindak, ITWx client director in Naples, Fla.
  • “Managing Convergence of Biomed and IT,” by Bruce Wilson, business developer of DeviceWorks for Cerner Corporation
  • “Stages of Implementing PowerChart Oncology: An Orders Approach,” by Eris Zagar, APRN; Susan Thompson RN, Application Architect;  Brandi Lord, clinical application analyst and Tara Forbis, RN Ellis AIU
  • “Health Care IT Project Governance at the University of Missouri Health System,” by Clayton Hicklin, technical project manager, and Robin Jones, project manager for IT administration
  • “Restructuring the Support of FetaLink (and Other iBus applications): A Success Story,” by Benji Long, system administrator
  • “How You Can Attain HIMSS Stage 7: Recipes for Success from the Clinical and IT perspectives,” by Bryan Bliven, interim chief information officer at MU Health Care and executive director of the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation; Robin Jones, project manager; and Christopher Barron, pharmacy director at Fort HealthCare in Fort Atkinson, Wis.
  • “Specialty EMRs: A Practical Application of the Physician Experience Playbook Standards,” by Kurt Tarwater, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine; Scott Barger, system administrator architect; and Clayton Buckman, clinical application analyst
  • “Improving Clinical Workflow and Communication at the Nurses’ Station,” by Deb Pasch, executive director of University Hospital and chief nurse executive for MU Health Care; Tim Green, manager of IT InnovATE
  • “Improving Your Stock Options: Automating Ordering and Reporting of Vaccines for Children,” by Bernard Eskridge, MD, associate professor of child health
  • “Creating Effective Interdisciplinary Plans of Care (IPOC): From Design to Implementation,” by Carol Gambrill, RN, director of clinical informatics at MedStar Health in Washington, D.C.; Cameron Johnson, clinical application analyst; Gayle Holcomb, RN, director of performance improvement at MedStar Health in Washington, D.C.; and Stacy Skeens, RN, education nurse for University Hospital’s 5 West
  • “LIGHT2: Collaborating for Innovation in a Patient-centered Medical Home Model,” by Jerry Parker, PhD, associate dean for research at the MU School of Medicine and co-director of the MU Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
  • “Improving the Delivery of Care for a Population” was presented at the Truman Group meeting by Jerry Parker, PhD, associate dean for research and clinical professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, University of Missouri; Jeff Belden, MD, professor of clinical family and community medicine, University of Missouri; Bryan Bliven, interim CIO, MU Health Care and executive director, Tiger Institute
  • Gregory Brown, senior project leader,  presented at a Meaningful Use special interest group meeting.