Healthcare IT: Where is Healthcare Info Tech Headed Relative to Your Business?
**UPDATE** Bonus Presentation Added: Ray Pedden of the Center for Care Innovations (http://www.careinnovations.org/) [details below]
We normally have meetings the second Tuesday every other month. If you missed the November event, there are slides posted in the Files area of the Healthcare IT SIG Meetup under the "More" menu item. http://www.meetup.com/SVForum-HealthcareITSIG/files/
Ray Pedden, Strategy and Innovation Consultant, Center for Care Innovations
Ray has over twenty-five years of senior healthcare management experience. He has extensive operational management experience with academic and multi-specialty group practices, in developing physician-hospital joint venture organizations, information systems strategy and implementation, managed care, business operations, clinic operations and developing multi-specialty group practices.
Ray is the CEO for Heuristic Associates responsible for the design and implementation of methods and processes to better serve the underserved healthcare population. He is a faculty member of the High Performance Physician Institute. As a member of TTM Associates, he is responsible for the development of innovative strategies designed to enhance information systems adoption in physician practices. Previously, Ray worked at Health e Connex, Inc., a company focusing on providing necessary infrastructure to the health care industry; Imperial Technology Solutions, a division of the Imperial Bank; Camino Medical Group; Stanford University Clinic; Health Care Alternatives, Inc.; University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UCSD Medical Group. Ray has also served on the faculties of The University of North Dakota and the University of California, San Diego.
Ray’s professional achievements include winning the Modern Healthcare Innovation Award for the Memorial Care project in 1998 and Laureate status in the 2002 Computerworld Heroes in Healthcare for his case study on the e-health environment. He is a member of the Board of Visitors, Pepperdine University, Seaver College.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Engineering and Management from the United States Air Force Academy and his Masters of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of North Dakota.
"CCI is a vital source of ideas, best practices, and funding for California's health care safety net."
STANDARD HEALTHCARE IT SIG AGENDA:
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments
7:00 - 7:15 p.m. Announcements and Introductions
7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation and Discussion
8:30 - 8:45 p.m. Wrap-up / Networking