Five Orion Health Executives and Partners to Present at HIMSS 2018 Conference
Interoperability, public cloud, health information exchange among session topics to be covered at HIT industry’s premier event
Scottsdale, Ariz. – January 9, 2018 – Orion Health, a leading provider of interoperability, population health management and precision medicine solutions, today announced that it will be represented in five speaking sessions at HIMSS18, the health information technology industry’s leading annual conference.
Executives from Orion Health and two partner organizations will share their expertise on a variety of topics, including improving quality outcomes through health information technology, achieving shared savings for accountable care organizations (ACOs), interoperability and health information exchange.
Scheduled to speak on behalf of Orion Health are Steve Crusenberry, SVP, SaaS Product and Cloud Operations, David Hay, M.D., product strategist, and Kevin Ross, Ph.D., research director of Precision Driven Health, a multi-million-dollar research partnership aimed at improving health outcomes through data science. Crusenberry will share best practices for cloud migration, Hay will discuss a FHIR-enabled ecosystem for health information sharing, while Ross will detail how healthcare organizations can empower data-driven health.
Additionally, two Orion Health customers—Innovation Care Partners and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre—will share accomplishments they have realized due to their implementations of Orion Health’s solutions. Executives from Innovation Care Partners, a clinically integrated network and ACO, will describe how the ACO has leveraged information technology to earn shared savings payments from Medicare for the last three years as a result of strong performance in quality and efficiency. Leaders of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a 1,300-bed, multisite facility, will conduct a HIMSS poster session about developing an electronic documentation system to better coordinate patient care across multiple locations.
“Orion Health is proud to showcase our technology and our customers’ impressive achievements during these five sessions at HIMSS18,” said Terry Macaleer, president, Orion Health, U.S. “We look forward to sharing real-world examples of how leading healthcare organizations can use new-generation information technology to empower caregivers in real time with the right information to deliver the best possible care.”
Details on the five speaking sessions led by Orion Health executives and partners are as follows:
Title: Planning Your Cloud Journey*
Speaker: Steve Crusenberry, SVP, SaaS Product and Cloud Operations, Orion Health
Date & Time: Monday, March 5, 2018; 9:45 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas – Wynn Hotel
*part of the HIMSS Cloud Computing Forum 2018, a pre-conference sponsored by AWS
Title: Empowering Data-Driven Health
Speaker: Kevin Ross, Ph.D., research director of Precision Driven Health, Orion Health
Date & Time: March 7, 2018; 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas – Venetian Convention Center, Palazzo D
Title: A FHIR-Enabled Ecosystem for Health Information Sharing
Speaker: David Hay, M.D., product strategist, Orion Health
Date & Time: March 8, 2018; 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas – Venetian Convention Center, Murano 3301
Title: Shared Savings Power Tools: An ACO-Focused App and Open HIE
Speakers: Faron Thompson, M.B.A., chief operating officer, Innovation Care Partners, and James Whitfill, M.D., chief medical officer, Innovation Care Partners
Date & Time: March 7, 2018; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas – Venetian Convention Center, Delfino 4004
Title: Electronic Documentation Design Through an Interprofessional Lens (Early Careerists poster session)
Speakers: Julie Waspe and Katherine Vandenbussche, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Date & Time: March 7, 2018; 10:45 am – 11:45 a.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas – Wynn Hotel
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