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CHC16 Day 4

Published on 11/16/2016

Dr. David Feinberg, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, kicked off Day 4 of CHC sharing principles of Geisinger Health's ProvenExperience&trademark; portfolio, which places patient experience and satisfaction at the heart of the health system.

Feinberg shared how a person-centered approach can radically elevate the patient experience, advance organizations and revolutionize the health care industry.

Cerner Chairman, CEO and co-founder Neal Patterson made a surprise appearance to a standing ovation.

"I've got great news,"" Patterson said. "I'm getting stronger and getting better daily, which is a great place to be."

We had record attendance Tuesday with more than 1,700 visitors to the Value Stage. Last year, 1,700 attended the solutions gallery during the entire conference. Key topics included behavioral health, network and security, hospital operations and readmission prevention.

Wednesday was highlighted by 11 presentations on the Value Stage.

Augusta University Health highlighted how their NICU was made safer withhuman milk and formula management.

North York General Hospital spoke to the value of clinician engagement and workflow-oriented system design.

Cerner's code Learning Lab, running Tuesday through Thursday, included hands-on training and best practices for using APIs to develop pluggable content.

Lucia Savage, chief privacy officer for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, and Christine Bechtel, president and CEO of Bechtel Health, provided insight for empowering consumers in their health and care.

In a broad-reaching discussion, GenomeQuest CEO Richard Resnick provided insight on genomics and precision medicine. "When you sequence the genomes of patients with neurological disorders," Resnick said, "you change treatment in nearly half of cases."

We heard from Dr. Rishi Sikka, senior vice president of clinical operations at Advocate Health Care, and Jim Murry, chief information officer at Stony Brook University Hospital, regarding population health management, diversity of payment programs and care delivery models.

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