COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central and Southern Ohio chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS), has announced its Fall conference titled Holy MACRA! It's Interoperate 2016!. It will be held on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati.
The conference will be a wide-ranging overview of key issues affecting healthcare IT in 2016.
Keynote sessions will focus on national and local public policy initiatives and on the hospital of the future.
Breakout sessions throughout the day will provide attendees with a full menu of topics, including system quality, analytics, information privacy, and project management.
The keynote speakers are Jeff Coughlin, the Senior Director of HIMSS Federal and State Affairs; and Jason Mortensen, Director of Global Healthcare Solutions for Cisco. The day will conclude with a panel discussion on MACRA and Payment Reform, featuring participants from the Ohio Health Information Partnership, the Health Services Advisory Group, Mercy Health, and Healthbridge.
Ajay Sharma, Program Chair for the chapter said, "Every year we try to strike a balance between the Healthcare provider and system solution vendors when we develop the program. This year though, our Taste of Healthcare conference in Cincinnati has seen an overwhelming response from our community Provider organizations to present on various topics of relevance for our Central & Southern Ohio HIMSS community."
Chapter President, Jeff Haas commented that, "We have Columbus, Dayton and host city Cincinnati represented for our event and have Keynotes from Cisco, talking about what's in store for us in 'the Hospital of the Future'; and HIMSS Regulatory Affairs, on the topic of MACRA. These are topics that are critical for our community to understand. We look forward to helping fill that need."
Those interested in attending can find additional information and on-line registration at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-southern-ohio-himss-fall-conference-2016-interoperate-2016-tickets-27011512160.
CSOHIMSS supports careers in healthcare information systems in Ohio. CSOHIMSS has representation from the provider, consultant and vendor healthcare industry segments and works to enhance communication and education among its over 1,100 local chapter members.
Additional information is available on the CSOHIMSS website at http://www.csohimss.org and via social media, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CSOHIMSS and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Csohimss.
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