SCHIMSS Annual Conference (Greenville, SC) Wednesday April 17th, 2024

April 17, 2024 | Chapter Event




Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riveplace

250 Riverplace

Greenville, South Carolina 29610

United States


Date / Time

April 17 8:00am - 4:30pm



  • Provider Organization members – $75.00
  • Students – $50.00
  • Provider Organization non-members – $125.00
  • Individual Registration – $200.00



More information to come


Meet our Speakers

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Gerry Auger


Dr. Auger is passionate about information security, and he enjoys contributing to the development and maturation of organizational information security programs. Having worked within the information technology space since 2005 with a focus on information security and compliance in 2008, Dr. Auger takes a realistic approach to his work and has experience leveraging multiple privacy and risk management frameworks to assist organizations reduce risk and improve security with respect to quality, cost and schedule.

Dr. Auger earned his PhD in Cyber Operations from Dakota State University, Madison, SD in addition to a bevy of industry certifications including CISSP – (ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional 8/2009 | LIC#344804, HCISPP – (ISC)2 HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioners 7/2017 | LIC#344804, CISM – ISACA Certified Information Security Manager 9/2013 LIC# 1323801, CISA – ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor 6/2014 LIC# 14117435, ITIL Foundation – ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management 12/2017, Scrum Master – Scrum Alliance, 3/2012 | LIC# 183448, and two Master’s in relevant disciplines: M.S. Information Assurance (NSA Accredited) 2011 | Dakota State University, Madison, SD, and M.S. Computer Science 2008 | Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA.

He is an engineer with the ability to process technical content, understand its programmatic value and develop reports and briefings at the correct audience level with several published works including: Flashlight in a Dark Room: A Grounded Theory Study on Information Security Management at Small Healthcare Provider Organizations (2019) and Ignorance is Not a Defense: Using Cloud Software Securely (2017).




Rich Rogers (SVP & Chief Information Officer), Prisma Health – Greenville, S.C.

Rich Rogers is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Prisma Health, in Greenville, South Carolina.  Previously, he served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Greenville Health System since April 2012.  He is responsible for the planning, management of information technology, digital health, clinical informatics, enterprise analytics and clinical engineering.  Before that, Rogers spent nearly 17 years at Health First in Central Florida, 3 years at Lakeland Regional Health System in St. Joseph, Michigan, and 10 years with the IBM Corporation. Rich has been recognized as the “2019 South Carolina CIO of the Year,” and “2021 Orbie Charlotte Region CIO of the Year.” Rich holds an MBA from Pace University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from SUNY Oswego. He is an active member of the College of Health Information Management Executives and the Health Information Management Systems Society. He is married with 3 children.




WJWill Johnson (Chief Information Officer)Tidelands Health – Murrells Inlet, SC









Daniel Leonard (Vice President – Technical Services)Prisma Health – Greenville, S.C.

Daniel has served the community of South Carolina as a leader in healthcare technology for the past 14 years.  Application Developer and DBA by background, Daniel graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2004 with a bachelor’s in computer science and holds a master’s degree in Information Service Management from Walden University.  Integration and application development have been the cornerstones of his experience.  Healthcare Data and Analytics are his most passioned successes.  Daniel lives in the Simpsonville community of South Carolina with his wife Stephanie and four children (Hardin, Maple, Alder and Scarlett) tending to their many pets including a number of Beehives.








  • 7:30am - 8:00am - Registration
  • 8:00am - 9:00am - Vendor Booths
  • 9:00am - 9:15am - Welcome and Kickoff
  • 9:15am - 10:15am - Keynote
  • 10:15am - 10:30am - Break / Vendor Booths
  • 10;30am - 12:15pm - Sessions and Panels
  • 12:15pm - 1:45pm - Lunch & Networking & Vendor Booths
  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm - Sessions and Panels
  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm - Break / Vendor Booths
  • 3:15pm - 4:30pm - Sessions



More information to come