Iowa HiMSS April Meeting 2017

April 25, 8:00am, CDT - 5:00pm, CDT

Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd.

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Iowa Hall rooms Iowa AB



Join us as several of our Iowa Health Organizations share their experiences with Healthcare Facility expansions, building and remodeling and their processes for incorporating Healthcare Technology into their overall approach. The session will include presentations by several organizations, followed by a panel discussion.


Ron Kloewer, Montgomery County Memorial Hospital

  • Healthcare Facility Design with HIT in Mind

Steve Hamilton, IT Manager, Teresa Lane, Production Support Manager, Denise Grafft, Assistant Director of Clinical Applications, and Karmen Dillon, University of Iowa/Children’s Hospital

  • Technology Overview of the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital

Mike Sharp, VP of Planning/Construction, Rob Frieden, VP of Information Services, Dave Leslie, IT Technical Architect, Genesis Health System

  • Genesis Health System Campus Optimization and Hospital Tower Construction

Ron Kloewer, Steve Hamilton, Teresa Lane, Denise Grafft, Mike Sharp, Rob Frieden, and Dave Leslie

  • Panel Discussion
  • Facilitated by: Karmen Dillon, University of Iowa and Shirley Gusta, Genesis Health System

Hotels in the area:
Hotel Kirkwood
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Rate: $119 +tax
Ask for HiMSS Iowa Chapter room block

If ticket sales have ended and you still wish to register, please contact Shirley Gusta ( and she will work with you to help you get you registered. 

Dont miss out on our April HiMSS Social Event the night before held at the Hotel Kirkwood Atrium/Patio. Please register to RSVP.

Please join us for our April Chapter Meeting sponsored by LightEdge, Commvault, Connection, and Leidos.