Seminars and Forums: Spring 2016

Wednesday Forums provide an opportunity for discussion with an external healthcare speaker. Wednesday Forums are usually scheduled for each Wednesday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm during the Spring and Fall semesters. Wednesday Forum participation is required of all residential HMI students. Plan work and study schedules accordingly.

  • January 27, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Bill Schneider, Area Director, vRad
    Topic: Provider Price and Quality Index: Concept presentation and interactive session
  • February 3, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Tim Green and Emma Coluccio-Ross, Tiger Institute
    Topic: Analytics, Research Data and Processing ; Enterprise Data Warehousing
  • February 10, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Tim Kephart, Nueterra
    Topic: Orthopaedic Payment Bundling
  • February 17, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Dr. Jon Heidt, Asst. Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Quality Improvement, MUHC
    Topic: Management of Hospital Emergency Services
  • February 24, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: S261, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Scott Street, CEO, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital
    Topic: Operational Issues and Challenges
  • March 9, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Josh King, Director Health Information Management, Lutheran Senior Services
    Topic: Information Issues and Challenges in the Senior Care Environment
  • March 23, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Theresa Roark,Senior VP for Research, Data & Information Services at MO Hospital Association
    Topic: Hospital Industry Data Institute (HIDI)
  • April 6, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Gaspare Calvaruso, CEO Capital Region Medical Center
    Topic: Healthcare Issues in a Competitive Market
  • April 13, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Les Jebson, Director of Surgical Services, SIU School of Medicine
    Topic: Managing Merged Hospital Cultures in the Delivery of Surgical Services
  • April 20, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Terri Benskin, Manager Coding and Data Management MUHC
    Topic: ICD 10 update and role of coding in billing and information systems
  • April 27, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Rick Sommer, Executive in Residence HMI
    Topic: HMI 8689 Administrative Internship (First Year students only)
  • May 4, 2016: Wednesday Forum (Room: M437, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Andrew LoveWell, Chargemaster Pricing Analyst, MUHC
    Topic: Pricing of Hospital Services