DIGITAL PERSONAL CONNECTED HEALTH

Orlando, FL
Feb. 19-20, 2017

Ed Martinez

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Miami Children's Health System

Prior to joining Miami Children’s Hospital, Mr. Martinez was the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute in Tampa, FL. Mr. Martinez has 25 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and has served in different leadership positions at community centers and hospitals throughout the country.

Mr. Martinez has helped develop national healthcare IT standards and has raised industry awareness of real business issues surrounding data collaboration within healthcare settings. In 2005, Governor Jeb Bush presented to Mr. Martinez, IT Florida’s “IT Leader of the Year” Award for the State of Florida. In 2012, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives awarded Mr. Martinez “Innovator of the Year” for his eHealth Initiative, and on April 11, 2013, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presented Mr. Martinez with the “Technology Leaders of the Year Award” for the Telehealth Project at Miami Children’s Hospital.

February 19, 2017
9:30am - 10:10am
Plaza International G-H Ballroom

A key goal for Digital and Personal Connected Health @ HIMSS17 is to bypass the hype and explore how healthcare organizations are using digital tools as part of a strategy to truly meet business and clinical goals – to improve care, reduce costs, and engage patients.

In this session, our expert panelists will discuss just that, including how smart phones, apps, wearable sensors, remote patient monitoring, and other digital tools are being used to, among other things, increase access to healthcare services, meet the expectations of different consumer/patient groups, and provide operational efficiencies (for example, adding services without adding staff).

What business models work? Which ones don’t and why? How do you measure ROI? What are the regulatory and reimbursement challenges that impact success?

Digital and connected health in not an end in itself. It’s a strategic ingredient in addressing and succeeding with big themes like pop health and interoperability – themes being explored throughout the HIMSS17 annual conference. This session will examine this connection with practical real-life examples and insights.

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