Healthcare IT: Technology Innovations, New Trends, And The Impact On Patient Care
A discussion with several of the Commonwealth’s most Visionary Strategic Leaders in the Healthcare and Information Technology Industry.
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Networking 5:15 pm – Program – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Hilton Garden Inn at Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia
Seats are limited, so register now, and you won’t forget later.
An exploration of emerging trends and technologies in healthcare and the possibilities they present in helping organizations enhance operational performance to deliver the highest level of patient care. Our panel of industry executives presents a unique perspective on today’s healthcare challenges, optimizing clinical productivity and financial performance, ultimately leading to improved quality, safety, and patient outcomes.
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
The Association of Information Technology Professionals ( www.aitp.org ) was founded in 1951 to provide learning and growth opportunities to data processing managers and staff through networking, chapter activities, conferences, seminars, special interest groups, and several other benefits. Today, AITP offers industry leadership and opportunities for professional development and personal growth to its 7,000 professional and student members in 140 professional and 250 student chapters.
The Richmond Chapter (www.aitprich.org) provides the local presence and meeting forum to deliver the most tangible benefits associated with AITP. Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month (except December).
You may also join the AITP LinkedIn Group to keep informed about programs and other networking opportunities.
- Tom Pagano – HCA Healthcare Capital Division, CIO – Information and Technology Services
Tom is an experienced executive with 27 years in the Information Technology sector. He has been with HCA since August 2010 where he has direct responsibility for Capital Division Information Technology & Services for HCA Healthcare campuses in Virginia (Northern, Central, and Southwest), Kentucky, Indiana, and New Hampshire. HCA Capital has approximately 18 acute care facilities. Tom has a reputation for providing strategic solutions that address business and clinical needs, while working collaboratively at all levels of the organization. He also has an extensive Government and Non-profit background of 12 years and 15 years of healthcare experience as Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has functioned as a CIO in four U.S. based healthcare systems: a community hospital, two fully integrated multi-state healthcare delivery systems, and an academic safety net hospital.
- Rich Pollack – VCU Health Systems,VP & CIO
Since 2005, Rich has provided strategically focused innovative IT solutions in support of VCU’s business, clinical and research needs. His primary responsibilities include setting the vision for IT, supported by effective strategic and tactical plans that define the best practice use of IT in support of patient care and operational excellence. Rich oversees all IT operational, service and project activities. Rich has a proven record of successfully implementing ERP, clinical systems and electronic medical records systems and was the recipient of the CIO100 award for 2008 (CIO Magazine) and Top 25 IT Managers 2010 (Information Management). His accomplishments include ongoing successful installation of the Cerner EMR with 100% CPOE in the inpatient setting with successful achievement of MU Stage 1; comprehensive deployment of wireless infrastructure throughout the hospital and clinics, selection and initiation of a new hospital billing system (IDX HPA) and ERP system (Lawson).
- Robin Ratchford – Bon Secours, VP Enterprise Application Services
Robin has more than 10years of experience in the Healthcare Information Technology industry. He has been with Bon Secours since August of 2001 and is responsible for coordination of design, use, and maximization of software applications nationally across the Bon Secours Enterprise. Robin works with senior management in strategic planning activities surrounding enterprise application solutions to ensure customer satisfaction, better patient care, and ROI. Formerly, Robin was the Director of Enterprise Application Services and Director of ERP Application Services where he was responsible for coordinating the I.S. technical installation of Lawson ERP application within Bon Secours Health System.
- Bert Reese – Sentara Healthm, SVP & CIO