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This Week Health: Conference

This Week Health: Conference aims to propel healthcare forward by amplifying the voices of advancement and innovation in health technology.

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TownHall: The Importance of Front & Center Technology in Providing Care Where Patients Are

February 2: Today on TownHall, This Week Health’s very own Bill Russell speaks with Josh Builder, Chief Technology Officer at Signify Health about value-based care and providing care in the home. How does technology take on the challenge of the fragmented system used to provide value-based care? What ideas did Josh bring with him to Signify from his experience outside of the healthcare industry? What are the technology challenges in Signify’s mission to provide care everywhere/in the home?Register now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers. Only available LIVE!Subscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
February 2, 2023

Keynote: The J.P.Morgan Financial Outlook for Healthcare in 2023

January 27, 2023: What were the hot topics at J.P. Morgan 2023? Here to discuss is Rob DeMichiei, Board Director, Strategic Advisor and Former CFO. Advent, Baylor Scott & White, CommonSpirit and Ascension all shared their “structured cost reduction initiatives”. We’re talking reductions in the hundreds of millions of dollars. How do labor costs tie into this? Have we reached the peak? Whatever the case may be, premium pay is now an embedded cost that's not going away. Equity and inclusion and value-based care have also become an embedded discussion. How daunting is the complexity of healthcare today? Intermountain’s presentation on their 50 year journey from fee for service to value based care gives us a big clue.Key Points:Health-care pricing doesn't workThere’s an operational trend towards integrated call centersWalgreens and CVS both have strategies around significant acquisitions of physician groupsHealth CatalystRegister now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers. Only available LIVE!Subscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
January 27, 2023

Keynote: Fiscal Policy Trends Through the Eyes of a CTO for the US Government

January 20, 2023: What does the role of CTO for the federal government entail? This position provides a one-of-a-kind perspective on healthcare in the United States. Aneesh Chopra, previous holder of this position and current President of CareJourney, joins us to discuss fiscal policy, and how the C-suite might consolidate and build to scale. What are the tech trends and people trends for 2023? What’s going on in the markets, and how can CIOs grapple with growth and cost savings optimization?Key Points:CEOs are now looking for product development from their CIOInnovation is taking all the things that you have and doing something newWhat CIOs need to know and understand about bulk FHIRCareJourneyRegister now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers. Only available LIVE!Subscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
January 20, 2023

Enterprise Data Demands: Where Humans, Infrastructure and Data Collide

January 18, 2023: Tech debt is really hurting healthcare. How do we set the groundwork to consolidate and replace PACS systems into a complete enterprise imaging solution? Canon Medical provides healthcare systems meaningful data – helping to unlock, analyze and share information – which ultimately achieves the vision for better patient care. Larry Sitka, CSIO and Tim Dawson, CTO take us through their dynamic Enterprise Imaging solution which is solving interoperability and workflow gaps in imaging departments all over the world.Key Points:Application rationalization isn't a strategy anymore. It's a way of life. Everything will go to cloud eventually, as soon as we figure out the latency issuesWhen you design something from scratch to utilize new capabilities, you need to ensure that you have the ability to scaleVitrea Enterprise ImagingCanon MedicalRegister now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers. Only available LIVE!Subscribe: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
January 18, 2023

Keynote: How do we Restore Joy back into the Healthcare Workforce?

January 13, 2023: How do we restore joy back into the healthcare workforce? We assume that everybody is acting in the best interest of the patient but that is not always the case, unfortunately. And it creates inefficiencies across the system. How did Baptist Health, Jacksonville consolidate the EHR to maximize clinical efficiency? Aaron Miri, SVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer joins us to discuss application rationalization, workflow rationalization, process rationalization and the magic of automation. The name of the game? To free up our hardworking clinical staff so that they can practice at the top of their license. Key Points:Do not overlook staff burnoutOne of the things that drives clinicians crazy is prior authorizationIn consolidating the EHR you’re literally reinventing your clinical practices and your financial rev cycle practices simultaneouslyBaptist Health, JacksonvilleRegister now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers. Only available LIVE!Subscribe: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
January 13, 2023

The VMware Approach to Simplifying, Securing and Managing your Entire Environment

January 11, 2023: Move fast and be free in a multi-cloud world. How can you harness the power of multi-cloud to accelerate innovation and transform the way you do business? Whether you need help with security, modern apps, cloud or remote work, VMware can help. Raj Rana, Senior Director, Solutions Engineering - National Healthcare shares how to secure your infrastructure with multi-cloud edge to gain greater flexibility and control. And how to leverage your architecture to provide rapid recovery and resiliency. In healthcare today, a blueprint for creating an agile modern healthcare digital foundation without impacting the quality of care, is essential.Key Points:75% of attacks actually occur through lateral propagationAt face value, new operating models appear to be incremental innovation, but really it’s implementing pretty significant changes that still allow you to leverage that technologyPeople won't like you if they don't trust you. And that's a challenge that's very, very difficult to quantifyVMware
January 11, 2023

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Bill Russell

As Chief Information Officer for St. Joseph Health, a 16 hospital $6.5 billion health system, Bill rapidly accelerated the diffusion of new IT strategies and methods, while also enhancing organization stability and improved IT performance.

As the creator and host of This Week Health, he continues to foster the industry conversation around new technologies and methods in the pursuit of better care experiences and outcomes.

Bill currently acts as a digital coach and advisor to health system executives, startups, and service companies on the impact and application of digital strategies to healthcare.

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