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MaHIMA Virtual March Education Session - AI/NLP and Virtual Care
Friday, March 11, 2022, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Webinar - Live

MaHIMA March Virtual Education Session - AI/NLP and Virtual Care

This session will occur on Friday, March 11, 2022 from 11am to 1pm EST.  The presentation handouts will be distributed before the session in advance and the CEUs will be distributed after the session. 
NOTE:  This session will earn 2 CEUs for Informatics, Analytics and Data Use.

Session 1: AI/ML/NLP - What Does this Alphabet Soup Mean to Healthcare

Friday, March 11, 2022 11:00am - 12:00pm EST

Joe Grinstead, Principal, Information Technology, Divurgent.

With over 30 years of Healthcare IT experience, Joe has a broad background including working for healthcare organizations as well as services and technology organizations.  For the last several years, Joe has been focused on leveraging the public cloud and its various technology such as AI/ML and NLP to help healthcare organizations be more effective and efficient.

Summary:  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and it's related disciplines Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are emerging as key technologies.  In this session, we'll talk about what these disciplines are and how they can be leveraged in healthcare.  Additionally, we'll discuss some interesting ethical considerations for using AI/ML and NLP.


  • *What AI/ML and NLP are.
  • *Where AI/NL and NLP are being used today - including by you, whether you know it or not.
  • *How AI/NL and NLP can be leveraged for healthcare
  • *Some ethical considerations of AI/ML and NLP

This session will receive a total of 1 CEU for Informatics, Analytics and Data Use

Session 2: Virtual Care at Mass General Brigham

Friday, March 11, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Cheng Bin Zhang, Director, External Virtual Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Cheng is a Digital Health enthusiast and change agent. As the Director of External Virtual Care, he is leading the effort in developing digital offerings to support Brigham Health and its partner organizations.

Elizabeth Audette, Manager of Provider Workflow Optimization Virtual Care Team at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Liz has worked in healthcare for over 16 years and is excited by recent and future innovations within virtual care.  As Manager of Workflow Optimization, Liz manages the full scope of virtual care process improvement for ambulatory, inpatient, and external programs.

Review virtual care platforms, implementation, and compliance approach in a large academic health system.


  • *Understand the scope and scale of virtual care in the U.S. during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • *Characterize patient and provider factors associated with use of virtual care, including health equity and access disparities
  • *Consider the “right amount” of virtual care in practice
  • *Review provider guidance and advice for high-quality virtual care
  • *Review MGB virtual care compliance approach

This session will receive a total of 1 CEU for Informatics, Analytics and Data Use

Pricing for this virtual education session - for a total of 2 CEUs
50.00 for Members;
75.00 for Nonmembers;
35.00 Emeritus and
25.00 Student

Group Pricing Discounts are available; Contact Elisa Pelchat for discount code at [email protected].  NOTE:  All attendees would need to register for the event with the assigned code.  Group invoicing can be provided upon request.

2-10 attendees - 15% off
11-20 attendees - 20% off
21+ attendees -  25% off

Registration can be found here.

Contact: Elisa Pelchat