CMIO Survival Guide: A Crash Course - The Business of Healthcare - Ojai 2018

Ojai, California
Monday, June 18, 2018

CMIO Survival Guide:  A Crash Course

The Business of Value Based Healthcare - Ojai 2018

Monday, June 18

8:30am Registration

9:00 – 9:15am Welcome and Introductions

Howard Landa, MD, VP of Clinical Informatics and EHR

Sutter Health, Vice Chairman, AMDIS

9:15 – 10:00am 
What’s in a Title: CMIO, CHIO or MD CIO

Pam Arlotto, Facilitator, President, Maestro Strategies

Panel: Howard Landa, MD, Luke Webster, MD, CMIO Consultant & Advisor & Toby Samo, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Excelicare

CMIO roles are rapidly evolving beyond the “physician in IT” to CMIO 2.0+ with responsibilities ranging from Health Informatics to Analytics to Population Health Management.  Learn critical success factors and the differences in a wide array of emerging titles.

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:00pm Journey to High Value Care

Pam Arlotto

Understand the emerging trends as health care organizations transition from volume to value, the emerging organization and operating models, and the role of the CMIO and Health Informatics in driving this change.  Explore new governance and decision-making approaches needed for future success.

11:00 – 12:00pm Designing the New Health Informatics Organization

Facilitator:  Pam Arlotto

Howard Landa, MD & Luke Webster, MD

Historically, many CMIOs have not had reporting relationships or budgetary authority.  Many health systems need to create new Health Informatics organizations to address clinical quality, patient experience and efficiency improvements.  In this session, learn to navigate the politics of consolidating informatics functions, obtaining a budget, defining roles and responsibilities, and collaborating with other parts of the organization to launch Health Informatics.

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch Presentation

Dr. First

1:00-1:15pm Break

1:15 – 3:00pm   Attendee-Designed Hot Topics

Howard Landa, MD, Facilitator

Attendees were asked to submit topics they want covered in break-out sessions. Conversations will focus on important issues, challenges and opportunities for the CMIO and may include:

Team Building

Understanding Budgeting Basics

Executive Presence and C-Suite Politics

Navigating the Transition from Clinical Peer to Leadership

Change Leadership

Personal Time Management

How to Say “No”

Understanding Traditional IT and Informatics Roles

Career Management

Understanding the Basics of Value Based Care

Digital Health

Balancing IT and Informatics
The new CHIO – Roles & Responsibilities

Organization Design
MACRA, MIPS, APMs & Other Incentive Programs
Managing Expectations
Funding Challenges and Cost Reduction
C-Suite Politics
Managing Vendors
Analytics and Enterprise Data Warehouses
CDS and Protocols
Collaborating with Quality & Performance Improvement

Population Health Management

Patient Engagement
Cyber Security
And other attendee-suggested topics

3:15 – 4:00pm The Care Management Platform

Facilitator:  Susan Irby, Managing Director of BI & Analytics

Luke Webster, MD & Toby Samo, MD

Population Health and value-based care will require advanced systems beyond the EHR.  Learn about the requirements and specifics for interoperability, analytics, care management and patient/consumer engagement.  Discuss the state of the industry and challenges faced by many health systems in developing this infrastructure to support employed and affiliated physicians in coordinating care and managing chronic disease. 

Tuesday, June 19

9:00 – 9:45am

Why Clinical Intelligence?

Facilitator:  Pam Arlotto,

Luke Webster, MD, Toby Samo, MD & Susan Irby

Explore the convergence of Informatics, IT, Quality and Analytics and understand why this is so important in the shift from volume to value.  Learn about insight-driven decision making and a methodology to gather the data you need, properly analyze information, and communicate findings to others

9:45 – 10:30am

Return on Investment on Health Informatics Projects

Facilitator:  Susan Irby

Luke Webster, MD, & Howard Landa, MD

As healthcare budgets get tighter, CMIOs will play a key role in delivering value and return on investment of key initiatives.  Understand measures used to calculate returns - ROI versus Net Present Value versus Internal Rate of Return.  Examine the relationship between risk, safety, quality and ROI, discuss the role of ROI analysis in project prioritization and more.

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45 – 11:45am Financial Reporting:

Why CMIOs Need to Understand this Stuff

Joseph Schneider, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern and Former Chief Health Information Officer

Learn about the components of managerial finance – everything from revenues to expenses and why this is important for a clinical leader to understand.  Review the relationships between strategic plans, annual operating and capital budgets, income statements, cash flows and balance sheets.

11:45 – 12:00am Closing Remarks & Awarding of Certificates

Howard Landa, MD, Vice-Chairman, AMDIS


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Payment may be made by credit card (VISA, MC, AMEX, DISCOVER) or organizational check.

    Payments made by check must be received no later than June 1, 2018.  Mail your check made out to:

    CMIO Advisors
    PO Box 767069
    Roswell, GA 30076

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