TRANSITIONING TO SMART CARE—Challenges, Strategies, and Solutions

Pre-Conference Event,  October 31, 2019

  •  5:30 to 6:15 p.m.—Networking Hour (Hors d’oeuvres), Fetzer Center Lobby
  •  6:30 to 7:30 p.m.—Special Presentation, Putney Auditorium 
    Joseph Tan, Ph.D., Professor, McMaster University

Program Schedule on November 1, 2019

  • 7:50 to 8 a.m.—Opening Announcement, Kirsch Auditorium
    Bernard Han, Ph.D., and Muhammad Razi, Ph.D., Conference Chairs, ICHITA 2019
  • 8 to 8:15 a.m.—Welcome Messages, Kirsch Auditorium
    Satish Deshpande, Ph.D., Dean, Haworth College of Business, Western Michigan University
    Edward Montgomery, Ph.D., President, Western Michigan University
  • 8:20 to 9:05 a.m.—Keynote Presentation, Smart Care—Challenges, Kirsch Auditorium
    Ash Goel, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Bronson Healthcare
  • 9:10 to 9:55 a.m.—Keynote Presentation, Smart Care—Strategies, Kirsch Auditorium
    Doug Dietzman, Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Health Connect
  • 10 to 10:25 a.m.—Coffee Break and Networking, Fetzer Center Lobby
  • 10:25 to 11:10 a.m.—Keynote Presentation, Smart Care—Privacy and Security, Kirsch Auditorium
    Larry Yob, Senior Director of Information Security, Ascension Technologies
  • 11:15 a.m. to Noon—Keynote Presentations, Smart Care—Resolutions
    • Theresa Beckie, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Professor, Colleges of Nursing and Medicine, University of South Florida, Putney Lecture Hall
    • Rebecca Laborde, Ph.D., Global Lead Product Strategist for Healthcare and Precision Medicine, Oracle Healthcare, Kirsch Auditorium
  • Noon to 1:15 p.m.—Luncheon, Ballroom
    Health Analytics Best Practices Presentation
    Kirtis Carpenter, Solution Architect, BlueGranite 
  • 1:20 to 2:05 p.m.—Special Presentations, Smart Care—Resolutions
    • William Crane, Founder and CEO, IndustryStar Solutions, Kirsch Auditorium
    • James Jastifer, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery, Ascension Borgess, Putney Lecture Hall 
  • 2:10 to 3 p.m.—Healthcare and Medical Research Presentations, Varied Locations
    Multi-track Presentations: Applied, Theoretical and Student Research
  • 3 to 3:25 p.m.—Coffee Break and Networking, Fetzer Center Lobby
  • 3:25 to 4:10 p.m.—Keynote Presentation, Smart Care—Future Care, Kirsch Auditorium
    Jason Joseph, Chief Information Officer, Spectrum Health
  • 4:15 to 5:15 p.m.—Plenary Session, Smart CareIssues and Directions, Kirsch Auditorium
    Moderator: Joseph Tan, Ph.D., Professor, McMaster University
    Robert Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Co-Chair, Biomedical Informatics,  Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine 
    Ken Buechele, Vice President of Information Technology, Bronson Healthcare
    Ron Cisler, Ph.D., Dean, WMU College of Health and Human Services
    Jim Keller, Chief Information Officer, West Michigan and New York, Ascension Borgess
  • 5:15 to 5:30 p.m.Raffle and Closing Remarks, Kirsch Auditorium 
    Mike Tarn, Ph.D., Chair, WMU Department of Business Information Systems