Houston Chapter of HIMSS

July 27, 2018 Houston HIMSS Lunch and Learn – Epic Pediatric Redesign at Harris Health System

Fun, interactive session designed to take the audience on the journey towards providing a patient centric model of care through shared governance, empowerment and best practice journey towards a streamlined process/workflow and documentation.

Jennifer LaHue, MBA, RN
Director - Strategic Initiatives & Clinical Informatics - Ambulatory Care Services 
Harris Health System

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June 22, 2018 Houston HIMSS Lunch and Learn – Addressing Social Determinants to Impact Outcomes

Mary Piepenbrink, from Pieces Technologies presented on the importance or establishing a network to facilitate communications between community-based organizations and Health systems and how this contributed to better outcomes.

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Mary Piepenbrink, RN, BSN, MBA
Senior VP at Pieces Technologies


May 2018 Houston HIMSS Lunch and Learn – Change Management in Healthcare 2018

We had a great Lunch & Learn session on May 25th by Dr Robert Murphy, Associate Dean for Applied Informatics and Associate Professor at the UT Health School of Biomedical Informatics.  He presented “Herding Cats while Building Airplanes in the Sky – Change Management in Healthcare 2018”. 

There was plenty of good information and practical advice.  You can see all details by downloading a copy of the presentation:

Herding Cats while Building Airplanes in the Sky – Change Management in Healthcare 2018 presentation

If you want to learn more about Change Management, Dr Murphy teaches a course title “Change Management in Health Informatics”.  The course is offered by the School of Biomedical Informatics and is open to non-degree students.  For a course description, please follow this link: https://sbmi.uth.edu/current-students/catalog-of-courses/hi-6316.htm.