Prioritizing Healthcare Information Technology for an Unpredictable Tomorrow – From the East, South, West and everything in between!

November 12, 10:30am, EST - 5:30pm, EST



Event Location: This will be an interactive live event with a conference like atmosphere.  Information on how to connect to the conference will be sent out to attendees 3 days prior to the event.

Ticket Type


New England HIMSS Member

$                25.00

Other Chapter HIMSS Member

$                35.00

Non-Himss Member

$                50.00

Student Member

$                   5.00



Join the New England, Alabama, Mississippi, and Southern California Chapters of HIMSS as we transport you to a highly interactive, virtual environment for in-depth learning and networking opportunities. Prepare for a conference atmosphere that you can explore, complete with an auditorium, breakout sessions, keynotes, exhibit hall, challenges/games, and subject matter experts covering an array of topics related to emergency preparedness in healthcare. We invite you to experience this digital tradeshow with other HIMSS members from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast to the West Coast. And the best part is you can join the experience without leaving your home or office!

Exciting features you can expect from Prioritizing Healthcare Information Technology for an Unpredictable Tomorrow – From The East, South, West and everything in between:

• A variety of breakout sessions with live speaker Q&A

• Virtual Exhibit Hall with online HIMSS public, sponsor and leader chat capabilities

• Downloadable resources and swag

• Challenges and games to receive interaction points posted on a public leader board for prizes

• Virtual scavenger hunt for prizes

• Pre-conference networking reception

Join us to learn more from subject matter experts covering all the latest in health IT at a time of enormous transformation. Let us help you be socially connected while remaining physically distanced.  Our agenda will be live soon so be sure to check for more details!


Speaker Line Up and Agenda*





Ray Martinez
Service Now

COVID Application Tracking


Ryan Sommers
Epic Practice Director
Healthcare Triangle

Alex Atkinson
Principal Consultant
Healthcare Triangle

From Burnout to Engagement: A Community Hospital’s Story


Director of wRVU Analytics
MD Comp

Impact of 2021 Proposed wRVU and COnversion Factor Changes to Physician Compensation and Reimbursement


Matt Sullivan, MD
Assoc. CMIO
Atrium Health

Creating a new world for now and beyond lessons learned / Pros and Cons of Emerging Technologies in the Era of COVID-19


Pam Kubiatowski
Sr. Director Transformation Strategy

Enabling a New Way Forward for Healthcare Organizations


Dinesh Seemakurty
Founder and Chief Product Officer
Stasis Labs

Stasis Labs

Trends in Telehealth and the Remote Patient Monitoring Landscape


Steve Given, CRISC, CIOS
Director of Security Risk and Compliance Services

Cybersecurity Trends and Impact


Christian Abou-Jaoude
Keck Medicine of USC

Evolving through Chaos – Rapid improvement with a culture of change


Margaret Cook MBA, CMPE
Healthcare Advisor
Kassouf and Company

James Dicks CPA
Kassouf and Company

CARES Act Provider Relief Funds: Accepting, Organizing and Reporting


Michael Kanarellis
Principal, Healthcare IT Audit & Security Practice
Wolf & Company, P.C.

Utilizing the HITRUST CSF to meet your HIPAA Security Regulatory Requirements and improve your overall security posture.


Aivars Apsite
Healthcare Practice Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

EHR Operational Strategies: On-Prem, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, V Hosted - Which and Why?


Jennifer Sullivan, MD, MPH
Family and Social Services Administration State of Indiana

Human Services in the Time of COVID - driven by data to improve health


Dorthy Young, PhD, MHSA, CHP, CCSA
Chief Officer - Health Data, Operations and Research
Mississippi State Department of Health

Insight into the Technology and Data Solutions, Resources and Workforce Infrastructure the State of MS Employed to Respond to COVID-19 Public Health Pandemic


Charles Stellar
President and CEO
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange

What Drives Consensus Based Solutions to Improve Health Information Exchange


Marti Arvin
Executive Advisor

Information Blocking and Interoperability: The Compliance Date Has Passed, Are You Ready?


George Dealy
Vice President of Healthcare Solutions
Dimensional Insight

Julie Lamoureux
Senior Healthcare Consultant
Dimensional Insight

Using Data to Decode the Intersection of COVID-19, Census Data, and Social Determinants of Health


Additional Materials: 




Announcing Our Closing Keynote Speaker















Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond

Executive Director, Home Base, A Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program


Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond is the Executive Director for the Home Base Program, which is a partnership between the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Red Sox. Home Base has provided mental & brain health care and support for more than 20,000 Veterans and military families over the past decade and established the nation’s first private sector center of excellence for the invisible wounds of war.

General Hammond has advised President Obama’s Commission on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization & delivered remarks at the White House Veterans and Military Family Mental Health Conference. Hammond has advised President George W. Bush’s Warrior Wellness Alliance, Secretary Bob McDonald’s My VA Advisory Committee, Governor Mitt Romney’s Homeland Security Advisory Council, and Governor Charlie Baker’s Healthcare Transition Team & Veteran Advisory Council. A proven combat leader General Hammond simultaneously commanded two separate Battalions in Iraq, and as a General officer, he effectively led a multi-national NATO Task Force in Afghanistan. His military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit Medals one for combat service, the Bronze Star Medal, two Meritoriously Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medal one for Valor, two Valorous Unit Awards, the Combat Action Badge, the French Medal of National Defense, and the Bulgarian Medal of Mission Support.

General Hammond holds Degree’s from the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and has completed a National Security Fellowship at Harvard University.





*Stay tuned for future speaker announcements