Mid-Atlantic Virtual Summit

Monday, June 14, 2021 - Tuesday, June 15, 2021  

The Healthcare Innovation Summit Series highlight how healthcare delivery organizations continuously improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare by sharing best practices from organizations who are leading change by championing technology, innovation, and culture shifts in their institutions. For more than eleven years the Healthcare Innovation Summit Series has helped healthcare professionals connect with their peers to share stories about the people, process and technology changes that are being successfully championed in their own organizations.

Agenda

Monday, June 14, 2021
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Our two-part kick-off session is focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at UPMC, and the burgeoning health equity movement taking shape across all of US health care. Following our keynote presentation we will transition to a panel discussion.

 

Part 1 - A Conversation with UPMC About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion   |   9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
UPMC is committed to being on the cutting edge of health care delivery and their commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion are the same. Join us for a conversation about UPMC's current DEI efforts with Tina L. Nixon, MHA, CDE, Vice President Mission Effectiveness, Diversity & Inclusion, as we kick-off the 2021 Virtual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Innovation Summit.

Tina Nixon, MHA, CDE, UPMC Vice President Mission Effectiveness, Diversity & Inclusion, UPMC

Part 2 - Panel Discussion - Health Equity Takes Center Stage   |   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In the wake of the pandemic and racial justice movement of 2020, many health systems are developing strategies that advance policies and practices designed to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. In addition, Medicaid agencies are starting to include equity metrics in value-based purchasing contracts. You will learn from several health system executives who are leading efforts to reduce disparities and making health care more equitable for all.

The opening session includes the following speakers:

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM (EDT)

Industry partner spotlights feature engaging, passionate speakers whose talks expose new ideas in healthcare that are supported by concrete evidence and are relevant to current and future industry trends. Presentations will explore novel and counterintuitive approaches to solving the many complex problems facing our health system.



 

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM (EDT)

Industry partner spotlights feature engaging, passionate speakers whose talks expose new ideas in healthcare that are supported by concrete evidence and are relevant to current and future industry trends. Presentations will explore novel and counterintuitive approaches to solving the many complex problems facing our health system.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

 

Patient care organization leaders will share their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic-fueled shift to telehealth-based care delivery, and the major lessons learned so far, as hospitals, medical groups, and health systems continue to evolve the telehealth concept forward. As the crisis continues to unfold, how are HDOs planning for the mix of in person and virtual visits, and what factors are helping them determine where telehealth is most appropriate and most optimally deployed?

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

 

Part 1 - Choose Your Own Adventure Keynote with Penn Medicine   |   9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Join John Donohue, Vice President of Information Services, Enterprise Services at Penn Medicine for a fast-paced, choose your own adventure-style presentation. Attendees will be polled live to determine which topics John addresses in his keynote presentation.  Join us to see what topics you and your fellow participants choose for John to discuss. Will it be A, B, C, or some combination thereof?

  • Topic A: What the Penn Medicine IT team learned from the construction of a new patient tower in an urban setting
  • Topic B: How Penn Medicine is preparing to lead the IT workforce of the future
  • Topic C: How the Penn Medicine IT team helps improve access to the digital health services clinicians offer to patient

 

 

Part 2 - Panel Discussion - Making Sense of the Digital Solutions Available to Your Organization   |   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
John's presentation will be followed by an in-depth panel discussion on how health systems are evaluating the myriad of digital health solutions popping up in the marketplace. The conversation will cover how to make sense of all the vendors knocking at your door, what tools and solutions you should be investing in and more.

The opening session speaker line-up includes:

 

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM (EDT)

Industry partner spotlights feature engaging, passionate speakers whose talks expose new ideas in healthcare that are supported by concrete evidence and are relevant to current and future industry trends. Presentations will explore novel and counterintuitive approaches to solving the many complex problems facing our health system.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM (EDT)

Industry partner spotlights feature engaging, passionate speakers whose talks expose new ideas in healthcare that are supported by concrete evidence and are relevant to current and future industry trends. Presentations will explore novel and counterintuitive approaches to solving the many complex problems facing our health system.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

 

The analytics pathway is often described as moving upward in complexity from descriptive to diagnostic to predictive to prescriptive, with each step adding more complexity and business value. For health systems, it starts with building a team with the right mix of expertise, including data architects, operational champions, and subject matter experts. Panelists will discuss lessons learned creating the infrastructure to develop and deploy predictive analytics solutions in both clinical and business settings.

 

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