Contributed by Lee Kim, Esq.

President-Elect of WPHIMSS


Please join the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and guests for our annual Summer Healthcare & Technology Round Table on Thursday, September 20 at the DoubleTree in Monroeville, PA.  See address and directions below.

The Summer Round Table includes a keynote speaker, a panel discussion, dinner and professional networking.

Program Schedule:

3:00 p.m.  Event Check-In and Networking

4:00 p.m.  Welcome Members and Guests

4:30 p.m.  Pennsylvania Healthcare IT Update: Robert Torres, State Health Information Technology Coordinator Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative

5:15 p.m. Dinner

6:00 p.m. Technology Round Table Panelist Introductions

6:10 p.m.  Panelist Review of ACO in Healthcare Reform

7:00 p.m. Technology Round Table Panel Discussion and Q&A

Panel Participants:

Tom Johnson, MBA, CPA, Chief Information Officer
DuBois Regional Medical Center

Michael A. Cassidy, JD, CHC, shareholder and director of Tucker Arensberg, P.C. and Chair of the Health Law Practice Group

Dr. Robert Mirsky, Chief Medical Officer, HealthAmerica

Keith T. Kanel, MD, MHCM, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative

Michael D. Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM, Senior Medical Director, Senior Medical Director of Health and Productivity, UPMC Health Plan and WorkPartners

8:00 p.m. Refreshments and Networking

Registration Information:

– WPHIMSS Members $55, Non-Members $75, Students $35

Registration link and additional information:

After your registration is complete, please take the time to provide questions for our panel members to answer during the Technology Round Table Discussion and Q&A. The link will be provided after you register.