CHHS Hosts Health Systems Event, Sept 16, 2016

Posted July 25, 2016 | Atlanta, GA

Health Systems: The Next Generation

Healthcare Delivery and Operations 

The Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) recently hosted a 1-day event focused on improving health systems with leaders from across the fields of healthcare delivery and operations. The event included panel sessions on “Industry Trends in Healthcare Delivery," Educating the Next Generation in Health Systems” and "Alumni Response: What Should GT Do?", as well as presentations and posters on new research.

Friday, September 16th, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Technology Square Research Building (TSRB), 85 Fifth Street

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9:00 – 9:10   Welcome and introduction to IRCs and Coda Project (Video)

9:30 – 10:45   Panel 1: “Industry Trends in Healthcare Delivery” (Video)

  • Courtney Baechler, MD, Vice President, Penny George Institute for Health and Healing
  • Allana Cummings, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Becca Norris, VP, Strategic Business Initiatives, McKesson Health Systems, McKesson Corporation
  • Rhonda Scott, PhD, RN, NE-BC, NEA-BC, Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer/ Chief Nursing Officer, Grady Health System
  • *ModeratorMargaret Wagner Dahl, Associate Vice President for Health IT, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech

10:45 – 11:15   Break & Poster Session

11:15 – 12:15   CHHS Research Rapid-Fire Presentations (Video)

  • Turgay Ayer, PhD, George Family Foundation Assistant Professor of Predictive Health, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jon Duke, MD, Director of Health Data Informatics, College of Computing, School of Computational Science & Engineering; Principal Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Information & Cyber Sciences Directorate, Georgia Tech
  • Nicoleta Serban, PhD, Coca-Cola Associate Professor, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering; Co-founder and Co-director, Center for Health Analytics
  • Craig Zimring, PhD, Director, SimTigrate Design Lab; Professor, School of Architecture, Georgia Tech
  • *ModeratorEdwin Romeijn, PhDH. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair and Professor, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech
     

12:15 – 1:30   Lunch (across street at GA Tech Hotel Dining Room, 800 Spring Street)
 

1:30 – 2:45   Panel 2: “Educating the Next Generation in Health Systems (Video)

  • James (Jim) Curran, MD, MPH, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Thomas Grace, MPH, Associate Medical Center Director, Atlanta Veteran Affairs Medical Center
  • Amanda Mewborn, Executive Director, Project Management, Piedmont Hospital
  • Chesley Richards, MD, MPH, FACP, Deputy Director for Public Health Scientific Services; Director, Office of Public Health Scientific Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • *ModeratorBill Todd, Professor of the Practice, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech
     

2:45 – 3:45   Break & Poster Session
 

3:45 – 4:30   Panel 3: Alumni Answer “What Should GT Do?” (Video)

  • Kristin Goin, MSHS, Senior Improvement Consultant, Shepherd Center
  • Leanne Metcalf, PhD, Senior Director of Consultative Data Science, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (IL, TX, OK, NM, MT)
  • Michael Polak, Vice President for Product Management, Ingenious Med
  • *ModeratorJulie Swann, PhD, Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Professor, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech

4:30 – 5:30   Reception (with posters) *light refreshments at event venue

 
Event Organizers

Pinar Keskinocak, William W. George Chair, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering; ADVANCE Professor, College of Engineering; Co-director, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), Georgia Tech

Julie Swann, Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Professor, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering; Co-director, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS); Co-founder and Co-director, Center for Health Analytics, Georgia Tech

Paul Griffin, Research Director in Healthcare Delivery, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), Virginia C. and Joseph C. Mello Chair and Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech