The quality of speakers and content is excellent. Worth blocking time to attend. Look forward to future events.

Joel Munch, Contract CIO - Colorado Hospital Association

This was a well-organized event and a great opportunity to meet with and learn from CIOs with a variety of backgrounds.

Christopher Mumby, CIO - City of Lansing

One of the best forums. I’m attending every year.

Avi Ashkenazi, COO & CIO - BHU USA

A great value for your time. One of the best online events.

Satya Doddi, CTO - Doddi Information Tech, Inc.

When it comes to hosting events whether they be in person or virtual Premier Connects is best in class. The events are well organized, well moderated and contains relevant topics with impressive speakers.

George Reichert, CIO - Genworth Financial


11:00am – 1:30pm EST

Welcome & Introductions

  • Host
    Kim Ades, Founder & Co-Founder, Frame of Mind Coaching™ & The Journal That Talks Back™

Opening Keynote Consistent Growth in Times of Crisis: How To Lead Your IT Team Through Any Market Condition with Confidence, Conviction, and Impact

  • Moderator
    Kim Ades, Founder & Co-Founder, Frame of Mind Coaching™ & The Journal That Talks Back™
  • Panelist
    Lisa Dykstra, SVP & CIO, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Panelist
    Keith Perry, MBA, SVP & CIO, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Panelist
    Edward Lee, MD, Executive VP of IT & CIO, Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Federation, The Permanente Medical Group
IT Leadership has never been more demanding or more challenging.  COVID has pushed our Leaders to stretch not only their time and their problem-solving skills to accommodate a virtual working environment, but it has also forced them to step up to the plate and lead with more confidence, conviction, and impact amid all the ambiguity we are facing.

In this session we will explore:
·Strategies and specific technologies that IT Leaders are using to keep their team engaged and rowing in the same direction
·What makes it possible for some IT Leaders to soar even in these challenging times
·Industry data to help navigate roadblocks and make better decisions
·Perspective and lessons learned from your Industry peers facing similar challenges
·How to deal with the stress, tension with an overwhelming workload
·How to juggle excellent performance with a LIFE
·Resources that are being used to overcome some of the toughest obstacles

General Session The Role of the Healthcare CIO in Solving Their Company’s Carbon Zero Strategy

  • Presenter
    Andy Draper, CIO, Continental Division & Founder, HCA Healthcare & GreenCIO
Climate change is happening due to carbon emissions. Companies need a strategy to address it. Not surprisingly, like other major corporate initiatives, there is a significant role for CIOs. CIOs are unique leaders in presenting difficult technology problems to boards and their fellow CXOs. This presentation will be a CIO’s Climate Change 101 Strategy session defining the problem, the frameworks of healthcare systems as well the financial pressure. At the end of this session, you will be informed enough to have a brief conversation with your boards, CXOs and some inexpensive ideas to get started.

General Session Modernizing the Delivery of Healthcare with Chrome Enterprise

  • Presenter
    Manoj Kapoor, Healthcare Specialist, Google Chrome Enterprise
Cloud-powering practitioners and healthcare staff on the frontlines with cloud-native solutions frees up more of their time for patient care. Chrome OS provides fast access to information for practitioners, a better patient experience, and devices that are easy to manage and deploy. Learn more about how Chrome Enterprise can help you modernize the delivery of healthcare while integrating with your existing infrastructure.

General Session Best-In-Class Data Management for Quality Patient Care

  • Presenter
    Adam Turner, Cyber Resiliency Architect, Rubrik, Inc.
Ransomware attacks are not a matter of if, but when. Rubrik provides a simplified backup and recovery solution that is purpose-built for healthcare, delivering higher performance, cost efficiency, protection against ransomware and access to the public cloud.

General Session From HIPAA to HITRUST, Compliance is a MUST | Best Practices for Achieving Cost-Effective Compliance with Today’s Demanding Healthcare Regulations

  • Presenter
    Charles Denyer, Cyber and National Security Consultant, Charles Denyer
Organizations are spending an incredible amount of time and money on growing healthcare regulatory compliance mandates. From HIPAA to HITRUST - and many other healthcare related mandates - compliance is the new norm, but it can be costly and time-consuming, if not properly planned. What’s needed is a proven game plan for helping tame today’s healthcare compliance regulations in terms of time and money..

Topics covered include the following: (1). The New i1 HITRUST Validated Assessment. (2).Using SOC 2 for maximum compliance reporting for HIPAA and HITRUST. (3). Putting in place policies and procedures. (4). Continuous Monitoring. (5). Getting it right with the RFP process.

Closing Remarks

  • Host
    Kim Ades, Founder & Co-Founder, Frame of Mind Coaching™ & The Journal That Talks Back™

CIO Industry Forum | Healthcare


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