Building the Future of Health Together

In today’s world you can’t do anything without the involvement of technology. The same goes for Health…

Keynote Speakers

Hal Wolf

Harold (Hal) F. Wolf III

President & CEO, HIMSS


David Michael

Medical Director, ECU Health Lifestyle Medicine Clinic


Time Slot Room A Room B Room C
Day One – Monday, October 2, 2023
8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 Kick-off and Welcome
Leslie Cothren, President NCHIMSS
9:15 – 10:15 Keynote “Promoting Health: Lifestyle Medicine and the Quadruple Aim”
Dr. David Michael, Lifestyle Medicine Clinic
10:30 – 11:15 The State of Healthcare Cyber Attacks: Understanding Risks to Drive Improved Protections

Chad Holmes, Cynerio

[Technical Track – Cybersecurity, IoT, Ransomware]

How Using Tools Provides Clinicians the Ability to Assess Healthcare Inequity

Andrew Stirling and
Patti Gorgone, Duke Health

[Clinical Track – Analytics, Healthcare Disparities]

Preparing the Healthcare Workforce for Artificial Intelligence

Allyson Russell and
Greg Kuhnen, UNC Health

[Business Track – Artificial Intelligence (AI), Workforce, Healthcare Transformation]

11:30 – 12:15 How to use Relations and Reporting to bring Data Literacy to your Customers. The UNC Rev Cycle Model for Analytics

David Jinorio Swanson and
Jason Hester, UNC Healthcare

[Business Track – Analytics, Data Literacy, Revenue Cycle]

Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Workflows

Marina Yacoub and
Kristle Green, Duke University

[Clinical Track – Artificial Intelligence (AI), Efficiency Enhancement, Patient Experience]

Creating Traveler Standard Work to Promote Cost Reduction

Casey Williams and
Alex Jofriet, Duke University Hospital

[Business Track – Workforce, Cost containment]

12:15 – 13:30 Lunch – Chapter Meeting
13:30 – 14:15 Leveraging Technological Tools to Lower the Cost of Care in Value-Based Care Models

Dr. Siu Tong, Cary Medical Management and
Christie Burris, NC Health Information Exchange Authority

[Technical Track]

AI Governance in a Patient Care Setting: An Approach for Clinical and IT Leaders

Eric Poon, Duke Health

[Clinical Track – Artificial Intelligence (AI), Patient Safety]


The Five Pillars: Applying the National Cyber Strategy to Modern Healthcare

Don Kelly, Fortified Health Security

[Technical Track]

14:30 – 15:15 Connecting Patients to Behavioral Health Care: Population Health Surveillance using Digital Mental Health Tools in Value Based Care

Colleen Russell, Alera Health

[Technical: Population Health, Digital Tools, Value-Based Care]

Leveraging Advanced Mapping Capabilities for Better Patient Cohorting

Dr. Matt Cardwell, Intelligent Medical Objects and
Dr. Mo Shahsahebi, Duke Cancer Institute

[Clinical Track – Analytics]

Emerging Leaders Panel

Blake Jones, iMethods
Katie Seidler, Cone Health
Rashaud Senior, MD, MMCi, Avance Care
Moderator: Christopher Kunney, Divurgent

15:15 – 15:45 Break – Vendors
15:45 – 16:30 New Healthcare Technologies Are Helping to Drive Patient Outcomes, but They Are No Panacea

Richard Staynings, Cylera

[Technical Track: Artificial intelligence, Patient Safety. Cybersecurity]

Engaging a HCS in AI Transformation

Rachini Moosavi, UNC Health

[Business Track – Artificial Intelligence (AI), Healthcare Transformation]

17:00 – 19:00 Reception
Day Two – Tuesday, October 3, 2023
8:00 – 8:45 Advocacy Breakfast
Financial Landscape of North Carolina Hospitals
Jeffrey Weegar, North Carolina Healthcare Association
9:00 – 10:15 AI in Healthcare: Practical Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Mina Boazak, Animo Sano Psychiatry
10:30 – 11:15 Cybersecurity Workgroup presents:
Cyber Insurance Prerequisites: Are You Ready?
Moderator: Jeff Chesebro, Palo Alto Networks
Panelists: Dee Young, UNC Health
C. Lucas Beal, Hutchison PLCC
Evan Taylor, NFP
Informatics Workgroup presents:

Accelerating Research and Discovery
Through Data Partnership
Tracey Hughes, Duke
Jonathan Bell, MD, nference

DEI Workgroup presents:
I3: Innovation, Inclusion, and Impact
Shareese Maynard, NostraData Medical
Janae Sharp, Sharp Index
11:30 – 12:15 Harnessing Digital Transformation in Preventive Healthcare: The Why and How of Personalized Wellness Prescription

Mike Rucker, Ph.D., Active Wellness

[Clinical Track – preventive healthcare, digital transformation, personalized wellness]

Health Analytics Maturity & Adoption in a Rapidly Changing Landscape

Jeff Fuller, Divurgent

[Business Track – Analytics, Data Innovation, Data Governance]

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch and Closing Keynote

Hal Wolf, HIMSS

13:15 – 13:30 Conference Closing & Prize Giveaways

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