Title of Paper

Connected Health ̶ Connected Communities

Session Type

Keynote

Topic

Communication and Relationship-centered Healthcare

Location

Auditorium

Start Date

30-10-2015 11:10 AM

End Date

30-10-2015 12:00 PM

Abstract

Bio: Doug Dietzman, executive director for Great Lakes Health Connect, has more than 25 years of experience in information technology leadership focused primarily in the healthcare and health insurance markets. Dietzman has overall responsibility for GLHC’s business and technical operations and achieving the organization’s mission on behalf of citizens and healthcare communities across the state. Great Lakes Health Connect is Michigan’s largest health information organization. Its service area spans the entire lower peninsula of Michigan and currently covers more than 82 percent of the licensed acute care beds in the state through its participating hospitals. In addition, more than 3,000 community provider and social service locations across the state are connected to the company using one or more of its solutions. Dietzman has a Bachelor of Science in business management from Biola University and in 2011 was named a Thought Leader in Healthcare by Business Review West Michigan.

Abstract: Healthcare continues to change at an incredible pace both inside organizations and between them as the national priority to improve care quality and efficiency as well as the overall health of populations intensifies. This evolving connected health environment in Southwest Michigan and beyond requires connected communities based on an intelligent network that brings together consumers, providers and all healthcare stakeholders in new ways.

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Oct 30th, 11:10 AM Oct 30th, 12:00 PM

Connected Health ̶ Connected Communities

Auditorium

Bio: Doug Dietzman, executive director for Great Lakes Health Connect, has more than 25 years of experience in information technology leadership focused primarily in the healthcare and health insurance markets. Dietzman has overall responsibility for GLHC’s business and technical operations and achieving the organization’s mission on behalf of citizens and healthcare communities across the state. Great Lakes Health Connect is Michigan’s largest health information organization. Its service area spans the entire lower peninsula of Michigan and currently covers more than 82 percent of the licensed acute care beds in the state through its participating hospitals. In addition, more than 3,000 community provider and social service locations across the state are connected to the company using one or more of its solutions. Dietzman has a Bachelor of Science in business management from Biola University and in 2011 was named a Thought Leader in Healthcare by Business Review West Michigan.

Abstract: Healthcare continues to change at an incredible pace both inside organizations and between them as the national priority to improve care quality and efficiency as well as the overall health of populations intensifies. This evolving connected health environment in Southwest Michigan and beyond requires connected communities based on an intelligent network that brings together consumers, providers and all healthcare stakeholders in new ways.