MEET THE SPEAKER: Jon Elion, MD, Founder and CEO Chartwise

Health Information Management, Innovation and Leadership in the Modern Era

By Jon Elion, MD, Founder and CEO Chartwise 

The rapid changes in Healthcare Information Technology present many new challenges to the HIM professional.  We are faced with an onslaught of technology advances to understand and apply, while finding ourselves drowning in data, yet thirsty for knowledge.  My keynote presentation at the […]

MEET THE SPEAKER: Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Why Should HIM Care?

By Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA

It seems like every week brings a new newspaper article, journal article, or press release related to the expected impact of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) in health care.  On March 22, 2018, Daniel Faggella, writing for the website techemergence.com (https://www.techemergence.com/machine-learning-healthcare-applications/), enumerated […]

MEET THE SPEAKER: Sandy Macica

Sandy Macica, MS, RHIA, CCS

Sandy Macica is Director of Educational Content for Libman Education. Sandy plays a critical role in ensuring the relevance and quality of online courses to maintain Libman Education’s commitment to provide timely and accurate information to our customers. 

Sandy brings a diversity of experience to the development of online education for hospital coders. Believing that coding […]

March 20th, 2018|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Linda Sanches

Linda Sanches

Linda Sanches is a Senior Advisor for Health Information Privacy in the Office for Civil Rights within the federal Department of Health and Human Services. She leads the HIPAA privacy and security audit program mandated by the HITECH Act. She also created and implemented other HITECH related efforts, such as the training of state attorneys general on HIPAA […]

January 23rd, 2018|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Jeffrey Gold

Jeffrey Gold

After working as an employed physician for 8 years, Dr. Gold began to get increasingly frustrated with the bureaucracy of medicine that resulted in less of his time spent on caring for his patients. In 2014, Dr. Gold began to hear about a movement in the Primary Care world of medicine called Direct Primary Care (DPC). This model […]

January 23rd, 2018|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Kevin J. Pawl, MS, FACMPE

Using Data to Improve Patient Access and Your Bottom Line
By Kevin J. Pawl, MS, FACMPE
Senior Director of Patient Access, Boston Children’s Hospital

At Boston Children’s Hospital we have long been known for the care we provide, world-renown providers, top academic departments and innovative care models. When a patient enters our system, this high level of care is expected. In this […]

January 2nd, 2018|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Amy L. Derlink, RHIA, CHA

Rocky Roads: Patient Right of Access/ Compliant and Patient Centered ROI

By Amy L. Derlink, RHIA, CHA

With the OCR issued FAQs on patient HIPAA rights to access PHI being out now for over a year, I know many of you are feeling more confident than ever on how to handle these pesky third party requestors who demand records under the […]

November 14th, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Dena M. Castricone

Data Breaches Most Expensive For Health Care Industry but Precautionary Measures Can Keep Costs Down

By Dena M. Castricone

Due to the sensitive nature of the information and the fact that it is more valuable to criminals on the dark web, health care providers can take steps to prepare for a data breach, which can reduce the risk of a breach […]

November 7th, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: John H. Rogers, CISSP

Taking Control of Insider Threats
By John H. Rogers, CISSP

When we think of cyber threats and cyber-attacks, most of us associate these things with outsiders, external forces with no connection to us other than through a criminal act. However, according to statistics, a high percentage of cybersecurity related events are the result of insider actions. The insider threat is one […]

November 7th, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Adam Delmolino

MEET THE SPEAKER

Adam Delmolino, Director, State Government Advocacy, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

Adam Delmolino is the Director of State Government Advocacy for the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA). In this capacity, Adam tracks, analyzes, and advocates on any legislation regarding hospitals and the health care industry, with a particular emphasis on healthcare payment & delivery reform, telemedicine coverage, pharmacy practices, […]

October 31st, 2017|Meet The Speaker|