Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems

a unit of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)

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Opening Keynote Address: "Innovations in Healthcare IT: Leading Change in Clinical Practice"

Gail Latimer, VP & Chief Nursing Officer, Siemens Health Services

  • This address focuses on the evolution of healthcare IT to address clinical practice. Where it is today, how it is evolving to meet changing requirements and the challenges that lie ahead as we look to accelerate innovation and new knowledge in the health care industry



CIHDS Directions on Research, Education, and Outreach

Harriet Black Nembhard, PhD, Professor of Industrial Engineering, CIHDS Director and Co-Founder
Chris DeFlitch, MD, CMIO Penn State Hershey, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, CIHDS Co-Founder

  • This presentation includes a summary of prior funding work, themes that have developed over the past four years and aims for today's workshop.



Delivery to Discovery: Operational Perspectives

Charlene Underwood, MBA, FHIMSS, Siemens Healthcare

  • Next Stages of Meaningful Use



Pat Bricker, MBA, Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute

  • Redesigning Primary Care: Primary Care Transformation Based on the
    Patient Centered Medical Home



Laura J. Wood, MS, RN, Vice President, Clinical Solutions Siemens Healthcare

  • Four Steps to Promote Medication Safety During Care Transitions



Andrew Bloschichak, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Central Markets, Highmark

  • Data to Knowledge to Decisions



Robert Letzeisen, Verizon and Rover Collaboration

  • Health Information Infrastructure:
    Enhancing HIT Usability and Interoperability Doing What You Already Do, Whatever it is



Discovery to Delivery: Research Perspectives

Jessica Mittler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration, PSU.

  • Organizational characteristics and implementation of quality improvement initiatives: The case of the patient-centered medical home. Dr. Mittler requested we do no publish her presentation. She can be reached directly for any futher information.



Madhu Reddy, PhD, Assoc. Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, PSU

  • The Changing Nature of Clinical Decision Support & the Infrastructure Needed to Support It



Aaron Knudson, DO, Post Graduate Year IV
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

  • Inpatient Acuity Scoring System



Erika Poole, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, PSU

  • The Wellness Technology Revolution: Perspectives on Technologies & Wellness



Condrad Tucker, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP), PSU

  • Sensor Devices For Medical Knowledge Discovery



CIHDS Partnerships for Research, Education & Outreach

Diane Brannon, PhD, Professor of Health Policy and Administration and CIHDS Co-Founder

  • How your membership and partnership with CIHDS are leveraged to create new opportunities including scholarships, internships, and capstone projects that advance healthcare delivery in field sites.



Closing Keynote Address "Key Principles in the Healthcare System of the Future"

Gerard Grundler, CPHIMS, PMP, Managing Principal, Healthcare CIO, Verizon Business

  • Key Principles of the Healthcare Systems of the Future



Poster Session Information

Moderator: Deb Medeiros, PhD, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, CIHDS Co-Founder
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This workshop was sponsored by Siemens Medical Solutions, a platinum member of CIHDS.