Iowa HIMSS Chapter 2020 Vision Conference

Iowa Hospital Association Conference Center
100 East Grand Ave, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309


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Iowa HIMSS Chapter 2020 Vision Conference
Join us at the Iowa HIMSS 2020 Vision Conference as we discuss and learn from fellow industry leaders about the future of information and technology in healthcare! You will be able to earn continuing education credits and network with other healthcare professionals during this two-day education event. 

The Iowa Chapter Scholarship Fund is now available year-round to members seeking education in healthcare and healthcare information technology. This includes degree programs, technical schools and certification courses.As a special pre-conference session, Iowa HIMSS Chapter has partnered with ecFirst to offer a unique Cyber Security Certification Course. Register to learn from Ali Pabrai as he dives into the world of Cyber Security by clicking the graphic below! The cost of the course and exam is $595.00 per person - the scholarship for this class is $295.00 the balance will be $300.00 per participant. If you are interested in a scholarship to attend this outstanding Certification Opportunity, please click here to download the application.

The Iowa HIMSS Chapter 2020 Vision Conference will follow the certification course at 1:00pm – 5:00pm and on the following day, November 7th from 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Non-Member who register and pay for the Iowa HIMSS Fall conference will get a free membership to the Iowa HIMSS Chapter for a period of one-year - an Iowa HIMSS Chapter membership is a great tool for industry leaders

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM -- CCSA Certification Course | Presented by Ali Pabrai, ecFirst

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  -- Registration

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM -- Introductions & Meet the Board

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM -- Machine Learning at the Point-of-Care: Reclaiming Lost Opportunities for Value | Presented by Dr. John W. Cromwell, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM -- Round table Panel on 2020 Cybersecurity Challenges, Priorities & Best Practices | Moderated by Ali Pabrai, ecFirst with Michael DeGraff, Enterprise IT Security, The Joint Commission, Randy McNeely, Cyber Security Enterprises & Will Allen

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM -- BREAK

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM -- Getting It Done in Iowa: An Interactive Session | Presented by Adele Allison, DST Health Soultions

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM -- Reception at The Republic on Grand (401 E. Grand Ave., AC Lounge, Ground Floor ) | Sponsored by IPPathways


Thursday, November 7, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM -- Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM -- Predictions for Healthcare IT for 2020Presented by Dr. Chris Hobson, Orion Health

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM -- BREAK

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM -- Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Health IT- Perspectives of a Health System CIO | Presented by Lee Carmen

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM -- Lunch & Networking

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM -- Implementing machine learning prediction into real-time mobile health delivery in organ transplant | Presented by Eric Pahl, OmniLife

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM -- Iowa HIMSS Public Policy & Chapter Advocacy | Presented by Gerd Clabaugh and Bill Schoenenberger

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM -- BREAK

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM -- Dimensions Discovery DatalyticsPresented by John Richardson, IHA

3:30 PM -- Prize Drawing - Must be present to win!

Get to know your speakers HERE!

Anyone who pays registration fees and cannot attend the event may send a substitute. Cancellations prior to November 4 will be refunded the registration fee minus a $25 processing fee. If you do not cancel your registration, then you will be billed the registration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after November 4. To cancel or change reservation, please contact Caitlin Allison at or 615-432-5431.
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines
120 SW Water Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
$139 room rate
Complimentary Parking
Complimentarty WiFi
Room Block Here - Ask for the Iowa HIMSS Chapter Room Block
The Republic on Grand
401 E. Grand Ave. 
Des Moines, Iowa
AC Lounge - Ground Floor
November 6th 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM