DIGITAL PERSONAL CONNECTED HEALTH

HIMSS18 Annual Conference
Wynn Las Vegas
Mar. 5, 2018

Schedule

7:45am - 8:15am
Breakfast
Alsace

Breakfast will be served in the ballroom so make sure to stop by the sponsor tables. Breakfast is sponsored by Nokia, Qualcomm LIfe and Salesforce.

8:15am - 8:35am
Welcome Remarks
Alsace

Jonah
Comstock
Editor
MobiHealthNews
Joseph
Kvedar
Vice President, Connected Health
Partners HealthCare

8:35am - 9:05am

Opening Keynote

Driving Health Care Innovations Using Strategies from other Industries
Alsace

Over 90% of successful companies started out in a direction different from what later defined their success. Beyond health care, the field of innovation has shifted from idea generation to rapid cycle empirical testing. Yet in health care, we often scale new process or technical solutions too quickly, without recognizing the disciplinary steps required to make new approaches useful and valuable. Consequently, many of the best lessons in health care innovation derive from other industries such as retail, entertainment, travel.

In this keynote, Dr. David Asch, Executive Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Innovation and co-founder of VAL Health, will present evidence on the deployment, testing, and refinement of new technologies into the clinical enterprise of a large health system. 

Key discussion points:

  • Understand disciplinary approaches to innovation.
  • Become familiar with evidence-based applications to develop and test new approaches in health care settings.
  • Examine case studies from other industries that can be translated to health care.
David
Asch
Executive Director
Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation

9:05am - 9:45am

Leadership Panel

The Digital Doctor & the Future of Healthcare
Alsace

One of the few constants in life is change, and nowhere is that more true than healthcare. Patient loads are larger. New digital channels bustle with information and compete for doctors’ attention. New technological innovations launch on a weekly basis, or so it seems. Patients are becoming ever more empowered, attending consultations with their own biometric data in hand, and breakthrough technologies in artificial intelligence and virtual reality are major disruptive forces.

In this opening leadership panel, our expert speakers discuss how healthcare organizations are:

  • Implementing and enabling these new technologies.
  • Uncovering and addressing the associated opportunities and barriers.
  • Assessing what must be done to help physicians and other clinicians adapt to this evolving healthcare paradigm.
Drew
Schiller
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Validic
Jonah
Comstock
Editor
MobiHealthNews
Luis
Castillo
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ensocare
Reena
Sanger
Head of Digital and Connected Health
ipsos Healthcare
Joseph
Kvedar
Vice President, Connected Health
Partners HealthCare

9:45am - 10:10am
Networking Break
Alsace

Take this opportunity to mingle with your peers in a relaxed setting to build relationships and establish future partnerships. Coffee will be served in the ballroom area so make sure to stop by our sponsor tables. Networking break sponsored by Ensocare and Validic.

10:10am - 10:40am

Strategy: Beyond Efficiency

Innovating Primary Care for a New Future
Alsace

In this session, Carolinas HealthCare System will review its journey to create a transformative and innovative model of primary care - one built on value, consumerism, team-based care and thoughtful digital strategy. Importantly, the discussion will address the clinical, operational and business challenges of disruptive innovation within a healthcare organization.

As an example, this session will share key design lessons from Carolinas' Proactive Health practice, which has achieved 80+ percent blood pressure control in 250+ previously uncontrolled hypertensive patients.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand disruptive innovation and emergent strategy in an incumbent healthcare enterprise.
  • Hear about lessons learned from real-world deployment of continuous, collaborative care and personal digital health.
  • Key takeaways from 5 years of person-centered design experience in primary care connected health.

As this session will demonstrate, the continuous learning of an agile, emergent strategy approach goes hand in hand with the outcomes produced by technology solutions.

Ann-Somers
Hogg
Director of Innovation
Carolinas HealthCare System
Gregory
Weidner
Medical Director
Primary Care Innovation and Proactive Health at Atrium Health

10:40am - 11:00am

Three Use Cases

USE CASE 1: Go Mobile and Modernize Clinical Communication and Collaboration
Alsace

In this session, attendees will learn how NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital modernized its clinical collaboration and communication strategy with an enterprise wide mobile platform. The organization moved its clinicians and staff to a smartphone platform, reducing pager and phone use, and streamlining workflows, resulting in better patient care and greater efficiency.

In this case study, the speaker will explain the process - from identifying pain points, to purchasing the initial 10,000 iPhones to training staff for a pilot in advance of the full rollout. NewYork-Presbyterian now has more than 11,000 active users on the platform - with continued demand from its network hospitals and departments to be on-boarded. Adoption and usage data, which is track monthly, is steady and growing, confirming the benefits of the system.

Key takeaways:

  • Strategies to assess your hospital’s current clinical communications and workflows to determine gaps and issues.
  • How to identify the best platform to meet your organization’s needs and leverage existing technology investments.  
  • Strategies for getting users on-boarded, trained, and excited to move to mobile.
Rosemary
Ventura
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

11:00am - 11:15am
Lessons Learned in the World of PGHD
Alsace

Consumer wearables and remote patient monitoring once seemed to be on opposite sides of the health tech spectrum. But in the last few years, these two distinct areas have finally begun to merge.  The result? Patients can now access easy-to-use and sleek medical grade devices while clinicians gain reliable patient-generated health data and subsequent analytical insights.
 

However this transformation didn’t come easily. Join Nokia’s Head of Healthcare Products, Nicolas Schmidt, as he discusses the lessons learned along the way and how the future of digital health is being shaped right now by innovative providers across the globe.

Nicolas
Schmidt
Head of Healthcare Products
Nokia

11:15am - 11:35am
USE CASE 2: Deploy Tablets - Not Additional FTEs - at Every Patient Bedside
Alsace

Caring for sick children - especially those with serious medical issues - takes a special kind of sensitivity and engagement. Anything a hospital can do to keep kids entertained and positively engaged can have a real impact on their attitude and recovery.

In this session, attendees will learn how Phoenix Children’s Hospital deploys digital technology to deliver better experiences for patients, families, and nurses. Tablets help connect patients with the outside world during what can be an emotional and challenging time. And for nurses, a mobile app improves their efficiency and accuracy. Additionally, integration with the EHR means zero additional work for nursing or IT to set up new patients with the devices.

In this session, will discover how Phoenix Childrens:

  • Reduced costs by 90 percent and improved engagement and morale for patients and parents.
  • Increased productivity and accuracy for nursing staff with a mobile care app.
  • Provided better security with unified endpoint management.
David
Higginson
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Phoenix Children's Hospital

11:35am - 11:50am
Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics and the Emergence of Intelligent Care
Alsace

Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics in healthcare are shaping a new era in the practice of medicine. Dr. Mault will be sharing the details of this strategy and early examples. 

Key takeaways:

  • Predictive analytics applied to real-time streaming data from bedside monitors and wearable sensors will power Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)
  • SaMD will improve the care of patients in every clinical setting by providing insights that result in faster, more accurate diagnostic interpretations and treatment decisions specific to each individual patient. 
  • Early data from AI/PA/SaMD showing dramatic improvements in outcomes and reduce costs
James
Mault
Chief Medical Officer and SVP
Qualcomm Life

11:50am - 12:10pm
USE CASE 3: Virtual Visits Increase Patient Evaluations, Reduce Preventable ED Visits
Alsace

In selecting a new telemedicine platform, Kaiser Permanente Northwest had a key goal in mind: to increase the number of home health evaluations conducted remotely each month and, in doing so, improve the frequency and quality of patient care.

The platform Kaiser ultimately chose did just that. Under its old system, a supervising nurse saw 25 home health patients per month via remote consults with traveling field staff. With the new platform, one supervising nurse now manages 84 patient evaluations per month, and with the hiring of two additional supervising nurses, more than 250 home health patient evaluations are conducted each month via remote consults.

In this session, Kaiser will discuss what platform features it considers critical to telemedicine success, and how those features enhance clinician workflow and improve care and outcomes.

Angela
Higashi
Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Kaiser Permanente, Continuing Care Services

12:10pm - 12:40pm

Washington Update

The Latest on Connected Health, Telehealth, 21st Century Cures Act and More
Alsace

Digital health policy advanced by leaps and bounds in the last year, even amidst all the chaos of Washington, DC. This session will cover the new Medicare reimbursement policies and how remote monitoring is now covered; efforts underway to enable widespread health information interoperability, and the digital modernization introduced by the 21st Century Cures Act.   

Come join us to learn how federal health policy is enabling, supporting, and providing reimbursement for digital medicine!

Jody
Hoffman
Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Wexler Walker

12:40pm - 1:00pm

Networking with Speakers

SpeakerHub
Alsace

One of the best ways learn is to network with your peers. This session provides an opportunity for attendees to meet with morning speakers and dive deeper into specific topics.

Here's how it works:

Speakers from the morning sessions will be stationed at different tables in the room. Attendees can circulate and speak one-on-one or in groups with individual speakers.

Network, share and learn in this interactive environment.

Jody
Hoffman
Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Wexler Walker
Ann-Somers
Hogg
Director of Innovation
Carolinas HealthCare System
David
Higginson
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Rosemary
Ventura
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
David
Asch
Executive Director
Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
Gregory
Weidner
Medical Director
Primary Care Innovation and Proactive Health at Atrium Health
Angela
Higashi
Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Kaiser Permanente, Continuing Care Services

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
Alsace

Take this opportunity to mingle with your peers in a relaxed setting to build relationships and establish future partnerships. Coffee will be served in the exhibit area so make sure to stop by our sponsor tables.

2:00pm - 2:25pm

Afternoon Keynote

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love My Robot Doctor
Alsace

As design harnesses digital, materials and networking technologies, a very new health experience is just over the horizon. Proactive, lifestyle design, tracking real-time health data, non-invasive tools and custom “just for you” treatments based on your actual genome, are here.

These are all real technologies, being used by ordinary people. Together they are leading us to “stage zero” detection and treatment that has the potential to double or better the lifespan of every first-world citizen and this is all the product of technology and design.

This session will highlight to the macro factors shaping these realities, along with an in-depth exploration of the various impacts of and opportunities for design.

Key takeaways:

  • Explore how smart phones are opening access to primary care.
  • Re-envision the way patients interact with clinicians, pharmacy, the healthcare system, and each other.
  • The need and impact of one human, one health record.
Juhan
Sonin
Lecturer, Design and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:25pm - 2:40pm
The Future of Healthcare: A Unified Patient Platform
Alsace

In a world of increasingly complex care including connected devices, value-based reimbursement, and integrated systems, healthcare and life sciences organizations are managing unprecedented amounts of data. Learn how healthcare and life science organizations use a unified platform to turn insights into actions, scale teams, expand services and serve more populations.

Joshua
Newman
Chief Medical Officer
Salesforce

2:40pm - 3:05pm

Innovation & Care

Leveraging Mobile Data and Machine Learning to Improve Care
Alsace

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated neurodegenerative illness that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

Over time, discrete lesions develop that disrupt neural communication and provoke a wide array of symptoms. How lesions develop, what determines their severity or location, what symptoms arise, and how severe or enduring these symptoms become depends on an interplay between genetic susceptibilities, environmental factors, biorhythms, and even emotional states.

Such diversity in disease behavior makes each person’s illness unique and difficult to treat. That’s where machine learning can help.

In this session, attendees will learn how Duke University's MS Mosaic Study combines mobile devices and user-generated data, machine learning, and participatory medicine to understand multiple sclerosis, augment patient-provider communication, and influence clinical decision support.

The presentation will conclude with a discussion of the study's overcome and existing pain points and future directions, including challenges/solutions to data security, EHR integration, and participant engagement.

Key takeaways:

  • MS is an exceptionally complex condition, making it an effective use case for machine learning in healthcare.
  • Mobile data collection and machine learning can be use to facilitate research and to augment care.
  • Barriers remain to seamless implementation, but they are not insurmountable.
Lee
Hartsell
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of MS and Neuroimmunology
Duke University School of Medicine

3:05pm - 3:30pm

Designing Success

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference
Alsace

Digital health has the capability to change healthcare in a variety of ways. From clinical care decisions to being able to remotely check on patients in rural settings with chronic conditions, but the challenge remains in how to get both clinicians and patients to interact with the digital device or dashboard.

Amy Schwartz, Human Centric Design Thought Leader at Battelle, will discuss the importance of design in healthcare and how small changes can make a big difference in the use, application and placement of digital and personal connected, so instead of an outlier in healthcare, digital devices become as commonplace as stethoscopes.

Key takeaways:

  • While function matters, design is important for patient and doctor buy in.
  • Small differences make a world of difference in digital health applications.
  • Healthcare needs to pay attention to patients to learn what works and what doesn’t.
Amy
Schwartz
Human Centric Design Thought Leader
Battelle

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Addressing Social Determinants

Solving Population Health - One Person at a Time
Alsace

America spends an estimated $3 trillion on health outcomes, yet the health of its population ranks below other developed countries. A growing chorus of experts now conclude that the poor quality of health in America isn’t due to healthcare expense, but social determinants - the social, economic and environmental factors  among individuals and communities.

Where we are born, live, work and grow impacts our health. But it’s only a part of the equation. Distribution of money, resources and power have an additional correlation. Without these factors taken into consideration and incorporated into the healthcare approaches, technologies and models of the future, healthcare delivery risks ineffectiveness.

This presentation will discuss the role that social determinants of health will have on population health, and how technology and innovation can help customize care to enable healthier lives regardless of circumstance and drive better patient outcomes. 

Vik
Bakhru
Chief Operating Officer
ConsejoSano

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Success in a Value-Based World

My Doc Paid Me to Do It: Incentives as a Better Route to Adherence
Alsace

Successful care delivery today and in the future depends on patient behavior outside the four walls of the clinic or hospital. It’s not enough to remotely monitor patients and connect to their data: providers and payers must close the loop and influence patient behaviors.

Unfortunately, particularly in the case of chronic disease—patient adherence to treatment is far too low, averaging 50-60% in most populations.  It doesn’t have to be.

A new approach has shown impressive results: behavioral economists have demonstrated success at changing a vast array of patient health behaviors (taking medications, performing physical activity, reducing smoking, remote monitoring, etc.).

In our opening session, Dr. David Asch demonstrated how behavioral economics and can be used to drive clinician and staff engagement with new technologies.

In this session, attendees will learn how the same approach can improving patient adherence, and secure a healthcare organization’s ability to thrive under value-based care.

Key takeaways:

  • Successful healthcare delivery is rapidly requiring patient engagement outside the four walls of clinics and hospitals.
  • Providers and payers have lacked the capabilities and mindset necessary for reliably influencing patient behavior.
  • Behavioral economics is a powerful framework for influencing behavior and improving health outcomes.
Jill
Carroll
IT Project Manager
Mount Sinai Health System

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Closing Remarks

The Road Forward & Key Takeaways
Alsace

Host Joe Kvedar wraps up the day, recapping the key insights, best practices, lessons learned, and sending attendees home with takeaways to take their own digital and personal connected health initiatives to the next level.

Joseph
Kvedar
Vice President, Connected Health
Partners HealthCare

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