Tuesday, November 27, 2012 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Location Details: 

Best Western Ramkota Inn, Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notice

The third annual North Dakota HealthCare Information Management Systems Society e-Health Summit was held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. This summit is a joint effort involving:
  • North Dakota Information Technology Department
  • North Dakota Department of Human Services
  • State Health IT office
  • North Dakota/Minnesota Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT (REACH)

Keynote Speakers

John Halamka, MD, Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Paul Kleeberg, Clinical Director, North Dakota/Minnesota Regional Extension Assistance Center for Health Information Technology

Time Topic
7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Vendor Exhibits 7:30-8:00 am)
8:00 am Welcome  
  • Governor of the State of North Dakota, The Honorable Jack Dalrymple
  • Lynette Dickson - HITAC Vice-Chair and Associate Director, Center for Rural Health, UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND
8:15 am General Session   
  • Health Information Technology National Landscape (video conference) - John Halamka, MD, MS
9:20 am General Session - Panel Presentation
  • EHR Lessons Learned (Provider Panel)
10:00 am Break (Vendor Exhibits)
10:15 am General Session -Behavioral Health EHR - Veterans Administration - Harold D. Rosenheim, Ph.D
  • EHR Lessons Learned (Provider Panel)
11:30 am E-Prescribing and Prescription Monitoring Program
  • Shane Wendel, Board President, North Dakota Pharmacists Association; Mark Hardy, Assistant Executive Director, North Dakota Board of Pharmacy
12:00 pm Luncheon (Vendor Exhibits) Sponsored by Optum
12:30 pm State Immunization System
  • Mike Benz, Information Technology Coordinator, North Dakota Department of Health
1:15 pm General Session - EHR Implementation Issues for Rural and Other Providers
  • Paul Kleeberg, MD, FAAFP, FHIMSS
2:15 pm

General Session - HIMSS Update 

  • Ken Gilles, Associate CIO Essentia Health, ND Chapter HIMSS President

General Session - Healthcare Information Technology Landscape & State of the Union to Meaningful Use State 1 and 2

  • John P. Hoyt, HIMSS Analytics' Executive VP
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm

General Session - ND Health Information Network Update 

  •  Sheldon Wolf, ND State Health IT Director, ND Department of Information Technology, Bismarck, ND

General Session - Medicaid Health IT Update

  • Nancy Willis HITAC Executive Committee member and Deputy Director, ND DHS ITS, Medicaid Systems Operations and Health IT, Bismarck, ND
4:30 pm
Open Discussion