Delaware Valley Chapter of HIMSS

…leading the HIT conversation in the Delaware Valley

Dear Members,

We invite you to share your knowledge and expertise as we Call for Presentations for the 10th Annual Conference in Atlantic City, our premier educational and networking event, sponsored jointly by the New Jersey and Delaware Valley HIMSS chapters. This year marks a milestone anniversary, “Celebrating 10 Years of HIT Collaboration, Leadership & Learning”. To help us celebrate, please take this opportunity to submit a proposal for presentation, guidelines are below.


Conference Dates: October 4 – 6th, 2017

Conference Location: Harrah’s Resort Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

Presentation Details:

· Submit presentation proposals by June 30, 2017

· Submit via the online form:

· Speakers will be notified of selection by August 4, 2017


Requested Presentation Tracks (Select one)

We expect that the conference will have five topical learning tracks. We have added examples of suggested subject matter descriptions applicable for each track:

1. Quality Management, Population Health, Big Data & Analytics
Track Focus Measuring and Management Solutions: Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence, Risk Stratification, Registries, Data Sources, Decision Support, Performance Management and Longitudinal Records.

2. Provider Care Coordination, Technologies & Strategies

Track Focus Provider to Provider Solutions: Technology enabled Models of care, Health Coach & Navigators, Practice Transformation Network, Care Management, Referral Management, Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Homes, New Care Models, EHRs and HIEs.

3. Consumerism/Patient Engagement Solutions, Technologies & Strategies
Track Focus Provider to/from Patient Solutions: Patient Experience, Portal, mHealth, Telemedicine, Home Medical Devices, Health & Digital Literacy, Gamification, Telehealth, Wearables, Chronic Disease Management

4. Privacy, Security Solutions & Cyber Threat Management Systems & Strategies

Track Focus: Compliance and HIPAA regulations, securing patient information, combating cybersecurity threats and emerging technologies to enhance an organization security profile.

5. Emerging Care Delivery Technology Solutions & Strategies
Track Focus: Advocacy & Policies, Bundling/Strategic partnerships w/tech alignment, MIPS, MACRA, Pay-for-Performance Models, End-of-Life Care, Biotech Innovations



Submit via the online form: by June 30, 2017

(Please note, no email submissions will be accepted.)

Speakers will be notified of selection by August 4, 2017

Thank you for your interest in presenting at this year’s annual joint conference!


This year's exciting Winter Symposium, "Digital Health and Innovation", was held on Januarty 18, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pa. at the Chemical Heritage Foundation! The annual event featured compelling Keynotes and Track speakers, who shared their insight, knowledge on the impacts of innovation on healthcare in this digital health world. Thanks to speakers, presenters, sponsors and attendees who made this event an outstanding success!

Photo #1: Randall Gaboriault, CIO and SVP, Innovation and Strategic Development, Christiana Care - Morning Keynote Speaker with Andy Farella, President DVHIMSS
Photo #2: Andy Farella, President DVHIMSS, with Lauren S. Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAFP, Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation, Pennsylvania Department of Health - Afternoon Keynote Speaker

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Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the DVHIMSS/HLNDV Holiday Networking Event at Lo Spiedo on December 7th. The speakers were great and provided informative and timely information about Healthcare Information Exchanges and thier impact on the latest Digital Health technologies we are facing in healthcare. Hope everyone has a great Holiday and we hope to see you at the DVHIMSS Winter Symposium on January 18th! 


Rep. Matt Baker Awarded the 2016 National State Official Year Award from HIMSS
On October 24, 2016, Representative Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter, PA) received the National 2016 State Official of the Year Award from HIMSS at the Pennsylvania State Capitol. 
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We are Proud to Recognize and Thank Our Annual Sponsors:

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DVHIMSS 2016-2017 Board Members and Committee Chairs

Front Row: Tim Schoener. Martin Lupanksinetti, Andy Farrella, Lori Yackanicz, Vince Frangiosa    Second Row: Debbie Yogel, Nancy Chapman, Allison Cocco, Sara Eberle, Lynne McCone, Suzanne Gack  3rd Row: Baber Ghauri M.D., Thompson Boyd III, M.D., Bruce Marcolongo, Pete Mercuri