Colorado Spring Conference

March 1 - 2, 2023 | Chapter Event

Join the HIMSS Colorado Chapter for their 2023 Spring Conference!


Times listed are in Central Time

Wednesday March 1st - Informatics Focus

  • 0845: Registration and Check-In/Continental Breakfast
  • 0940: Welcome- Jon Lowe, MS, RN-BC, Informatics Chair of Colorado HIMSS, Clinical Informaticist Sr. at Centura Health
  • 0945-1030: Benjamin Cooperman - MS, Director of High Reliability, MD Anderson Cancer Center presents on E-iatrogenic Harm
  • 1045-1130: CT Lin - MD; CMIO, UCHealth, Professor CU Anschutz; Physician, Internal Medicine, presents Big Data and AI in Healthcare: Vision Statement
  • 1145-1230: Matthew DeCamp - MD, PhD, Associate Professor CU Anschutz Center for Bioethics and Humanities and Division of General Internal Medicine, presents Embedded Ethics for Artificial Intelligence
  • 1230-1330: Lunch
  • 1330-1415: Mustafa Ozkaynak - PhD, FHIMSS, Associate Professor CU Anschutz College of Nursing presents Workflow Informed Clinical Decision Support
  • 1430-1515: James Calanni - JD, MBA, Director of Compliance Security and Solutions Delivery, NinePatch, Inc. presents Consent or Not Consent - That is the Question

Thursday, March 2nd - Hot Topics in Health IT

  • 0930: Registration and Check-In
  • 945-1000: Welcome - Breanna Wong, MS, MBA - Programs Chair of Colorado HIMSS, Sr. Manager of DAX Product Strategy at Microsoft + Nuance
  • 1000-1045: MariJo Rugh - BA, MS, VP, IT and CIO UCHealth Affiliates, President Elect of Colorado HIMSS, presents on Retaining Your Workforce and Improving their Experience
  • 1100-1145: Matt Haynes - MPP, MA, Special Finance Projects Manager, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) presents Delivery System Transformation is all about Making Connections: The Hospital Transformation Program (HTP) and using workflows, health information, data, and data sharing to advance clinical care, operations, collaboration, and community value.
  • 1145-1230: Sanjeev Sah - BS, CISO, Nancy Yates - CNIO, and Dr. Val McKinnis - CMIO, Centura Health present Hospital of the Future
  • 1230-1315: Lunch
  • 1315-1400: Andy Draper - PhD, CIO, HCA presents Health System IT Leaders Influence on Emissions Reduction and Resilience
  • 1415-1500: Michael Jefferies - MBA, FHIMSS, FCHIME; CIO, Boulder Community Health presents Scrappy, Heroic, and Possibly Crazy: The State of the Community Hospital
  • 1500-1540: Health System Executive Panel
  • 1540-1545: Closing Comments - Sarah Sample- Reif, President of Colorado HIMSS, Chief Strategy Officer of Healthcare at Zivaro
  • 1545-1730: Happy Hour