Join us in Asheville for a luncheon and to learn from engaging presenters on how to utilize social determinants of health to maintain and improve the continuum of care.
Date: Friday, November 8
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, networking reception follows
Place: The Crest Center & Pavilion, 30 Ben Lippen School Road, Asheville, NC 28806
Directions: The Crest Center & Pavilion
Cost: Members: $35 ($45 after Oct. 25) | Non-members: $60 ($70 after Oct. 25)
1:00 – 2:00 pm
The Answer is “Yes.” What’s the question?
William M. Satterwhite, III, JD, MD
Chief Wellness Officer
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Join Dr. Satterwhite for a humorous look at how status quo systems, including those in the IT department, pushed back against our innovation in creating an onsite, value-based service for a large employer. The session will hit the highlights in improved care for the employees and lowered costs for the employer. Plus, learn about a new digital platform and its anticipated role in the value space.
As its first chief wellness officer, William Satterwhite, III, JD, MD, is one of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s leaders in redesigning health care to be more proactive about health rather than reactive about disease. He develops value-based, customized integrated solutions for self-funded employers—including medical center employees—designed to positively impact their overall wellbeing in convenient, cost- and health-effective ways. This includes mobile and onsite clinical practitioners performing a variety of preventative and wellness services and programming, as well as sick visits, chronic condition monitoring, worksite injury, and occupational medicine services. Dr. Satterwhite uses his health law expertise to design solutions that comply with the myriad legal requirements that encase the delivery of healthcare. He is responsible for the departments of Corporate Health, Executive Health, Occupational Medicine, and Action Health (internal wellness).
2:15 – 3:00 pm
Enabling Healthcare IT from the Wrist to the Cloud: Lenovo Solutions for Health and Life Sciences
Ajay Dholakia, Ph.D., Lenovo
The emergence of technologies like Big Data and AI is increasing the focus on Health IT across the entire care value chain—acute, ambulatory, remote patient care. This presentation will provide an overview of these tech trends and include examples of solutions deployed at a range of healthcare facilities, including a few innovations under development at Lenovo Data Center Group.
Ajay Dholakia, Ph.D., is a principal engineer, senior solution architect, and chief technologist for Software, Solutions and Networking Development within Lenovo Data Center Group. In this role, he leads customer solutions in the areas of AI, Big Data, analytics, and cloud computing, and drives new projects using IoT and blockchain. Ajay holds more than 50 patents and has authored over 50 technical publications, including the book Introduction to Convolutional Codes with Applications. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
3:15 – 4:00 pm
Cybersecurity 101: Protecting Your Practice in an Evolving Threat Landscape
Brett Yarrington, Electronic Office
The threat landscape for healthcare organizations is constantly evolving. Security breaches occur at an alarming rate and are often part of the 24-hour news cycle. But as a healthcare leader, how do you know your organization is properly protected? How does the rise of cloud computing affect your security posture? Join this session to learn how to protect your organization from cyber threats today and in the future.
Brett Yarrington is executive director of Client Services at Electronic Office. He uses his mix of experience, professional leadership, and business strategy to assist healthcare organizations in maximizing the effectiveness and reliability of technology. For the past 15 years, Brett has consulted with numerous medical practices throughout the Southeast on technology planning, security strategy, and data governance.