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Tracy L. Angelocci, MD
VP, Medical Informatics e-MDs

Discussion Topic:
The Verdict on Electronic Medical Records
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 10:30am

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Dr. Tracy L. Angelocci serves as the Vice-President of Medical Informatics and as the Clinical Applications Product Manager for e-MDs. A software vendor with products that include an electronic medical record and practice management applications, e-MDs offers a complete paperless solution for a medical practice. Dr. Angelocci directs the development of e-MDs' extensive medical content databases, such as clinical decision support tools, medications, and patient education materials. She also serves as a "domain expert", leading design efforts to ensure that applications serve the real-world needs of physicians and are intuitive to use. Her team includes other physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and a graphic artist.

Dr. Angelocci is dually board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Pediatrics. Prior to her current position, she served as Clinic Director for Northwest Diagnostic Family Medical Center in Cedar Park, Texas.

Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Texas at Austin. She graduated from the University of Texas at Houston Medical School in 1992. Due to academic excellence in medical school, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed a combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1996, and served as the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Chief Resident from 1995 to 1996.

Dr. Angelocci has achieved fellowship status in the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. Other professional affiliations include the American Medical Informatics Association and the Texas Medical Association.




Stephen Barrett, MD
Founder
Quackwatch.com

Discussion Topic:
Are Your Patients Surfing in Shark-Infested Waters?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 8:45am


Dr. Stephen Barrett, a retired psychiatrist from Allentown, PA, is a nationally renowned author, editor, and consumer advocate. Dr. Barrett is board chairman of Quackwatch, Inc., and vice president of the National Council Against Health Fraud. His 47 books include:

  • The Health Robbers: A Close Look at Quackery in America
  • Health Schemes, Scams, and Frauds, published by Consumer Reports Books, and
  • Five editions of the college textbook Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions.
U.S. News & World Reports magazine rated his Quackwatch Web site as one of the three best medical sites on the Internet; and Yahoo magazine rated it the "best health care watchdog" site. Next year, Dr. Barrett will receive the Distinguished Service to Health Education Award from the American Association for Health Education. http://www.quackwatch.com
http://www.chirobase.org
http://www.mlmwatch.org
http://www.nutriwatch.org



Peter Basch, M.D.
Medical Director, e-Health Initiatives
MedStar Health

Discussion Topic:
Should Physicians Exchange E-Mails with Patients?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 2:30pm

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David Chin
Principal in Charge

Discussion Topic:
A Strategic Road Map to the New World of E-Health & Consumer Empowerment
Monday, February 26, 2001 8:15am


Boston Health and Welfare Group of Global Healthcare Solutions PricewaterhouseCoopers Principal in Charge of the Boston Health and Welfare group of the Global Healthcare Solutions practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dr. Chin is a physician executive with more than 18 years of experience in managed care, hospital/physician network formation, and management of large medical group practices. His broad-based consulting responsibilities, combined with his medical and senior management experience, provide a unique set of skills suited to helping organizations successfully adapt to the changing health-care marketplace.

Dr. Chin has developed and implemented strategies for both teaching and community hospitals, particularly in the realms of managed care, physician integration, PHO/MSO development, utilization management under capitation, and strategic alliances and mergers with providers, purchasers, and insurers.

Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers Dr. Chin was president of Novalis, which developed multiple HMOs on a turnkey basis for insurers, hospital systems, and academic medical centers in Arkansas, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio.

Dr. Chin received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, his MBA from Stanford University, and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He was also a Robert Woods Johnson Clinical Scholar.




Anne Cummings, MD
Division of General Internal Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine

Discussion Topic:
Has Star Trek Arrived? Does the Palm-Top Work?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 1:15pm

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Brooks S. Edwards, M.D.
Oasis Medical Editor

Discussion Topic:
Mayo Clinic: A Strategy for Responding to the New Healthcare Consumer
Monday, February 26, 2001 9:00am

Presentation Not Available


Dr. Brooks S. Edwards, a board-certified cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is medical editor of the Mayo Health Oasis. During his 17 years at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Edwards has devoted special attention to the fields of heart transplantation and congestive heart failure. In addition to ongoing patient care, Dr. Edwards conducts research on the body's adaptation to transplantation, seeking answers to why some patients develop hypertension after a transplant and the effects of transplantation on cardiac function.

Dr. Edwards is an Associate Professor of Medicine, teaching students in Mayo Medical School and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He serves on the editorial boards of several professional publications and the American Heart Association-Minnesota Affiliate. Dr. Edwards was a contributor to Mayo Clinic Heart Book and The Total Heart CD-ROM, comprehensive consumer guides to cardiovascular health and heart diseases. Dr. Edwards has a long-standing interest in computer technologies in education and medicine. He was a founder and medical editor of the Mayo Online Health Network, the predecessor to the Mayo Health Oasis.

THE NEXT GENERATION
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., began publishing patient information, such as the Mayo Family Health Book, on CD-ROM in the early '90s. Then CD-ROM buyers started asking for updates. Mayo decided that the most efficient way to provide updates was as downloadable files on the Internet. "Originally, Oasis was designed to refresh CD-ROMS," says Edwards, "but CD-ROMs went by the wayside."

Now, Mayo produces its own content, which Edwards says is the most extensively reviewed content on any medical Web site. "Every single page of information is reviewed by at least three Mayo physicians," he states. "To my knowledge, we're the only ones who do that." Edwards readily admits that Mayo's site does not have lots of bells and whistles. But then Mayo Clinic is not a dot-com. It's a successful clinic geared to treating patients. "If you want glitz," he says, "go elsewhere. If you want accurate information from a physician-run site at a world-class medical center with a deep knowledge base, come to us."




Joyce Flory, Ph.D.
Consultant, Speaker
Communications for Business and Health

Optional Discussion Topic:
Introduction to Medicine on the Net
Sunday, February 25, 2001 1:00-5:00pm

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Dr. Flory has wide-ranging experience in public relations, finance, online services, and healthcare. While heading her own Chicago-based communications firm, she also is Creative Director for Alliances Interactive in Alexandria, Virginia. Previously, she was Director of Public Affairs at the American College of Healthcare Executives and Manager of Public Relations at MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois. She also served as Director of Professional Relations at the American Dental Assistants Association and has taught at the University of Minnesota and at Northwestern University. A prolific writer, she has authored or co-authored The Online Business Guide to Financial Services, The Online Guide to Personal Finance and Investing, The Online Business Atlas, The Online Guide to Healthcare Management and Medicine, and other titles.




William B. Hanlon, III
Shattuck Hammond Partners

Discussion Topic:
Alliances with Dot Com Companies: How to Avoid Sailing on the Titanic
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 4:30pm


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Ian V. Jones, M.D.
Sr. Vice President & Chief Quality Officer
Crozer-Keystone
Springfield, PA

Discussion Topic:
Crozer-Keystone: Key Success Factors in Linking with Physicians
Monday, February 26, 2001 4:15pm

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No Bio Currently Available




R. Emmet Kenney, MD
Internist

Discussion Topic:
Has Star Trek Arrived? Does the Palm-Top Work?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 1:15pm


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Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA


Discussion Topic:
The Verdict on Electronic Medical Records
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 10:45am

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Larry Kosinski, MD is a board certified Gastroenterologist and has been in the practice of Clinical Gastroenterology in Chicago since 1984. He is a member of a single specialty group. In addition, he has held numerous positions on his local hospital medical staffs and in the state and county medical societies. He was a director of the Crescent Counties Foundation for Medical Care when it was the Medicare PRO for the State of Illinois. His current activities involve medical informatics. Most recently, he started QualNet, Inc. in 1998; an Illinois company dedicated to the development of process management tools for physicians to use at the point of care. Their flagship product is a palm computing device that captures encounter data.




Patricia C. Kuszler, M.D., J.D.
University of Washington School of Law

Discussion Topic:
Should Physicians Exchange E-Mails with Patients?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 2:30pm


Patricia C. Kuszler is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Law. She joined the faculty of the School of Law at the University of Washington in 1994 to teach in and develop a health law program after practicing health law with Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C. Prior to pursuing a career in the law, she practiced emergency medicine in New York and Connecticut and later served as a medical director for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Connecticut. In addition to directing the School of Law's concentration track in health law, Professor Kuszler also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the the School of Medicine and in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine. She is actively involved as core faculty in and as Deputy Director of the University's new Public Health Genetics Program. She recently co-authored a casebook in health law, "The Law and American Health Care" (Aspen Law and Business, 1998). Professor Kuszler's teaching and research interests include the impact of law and regulation upon health care delivery, health care finance, emerging integrated delivery systems, health insurance fraud and abuse, research standards and misconduct, and legal, ethical and policy issues presented by genetic information and the biotechnology industry.




John R. Langefeld, M.D.
Medical Director
Bluegrass Family Health

Discussion Topic:
Has Star Trek Arrived? Does the Palm-Top Work?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 1:15pm

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CERTIFICATION
American Board of Family Practice, 1985, Recertified, 1994

LICENSURE
Kentucky Medical License (22950)
West Virginia Medical License (14578)
DEA Registration (AL2403929)
Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) - MROCC, 1993
Recertified 1997
Certificate of Completion - ACOEM "Core Curriculum in Occupational Medicine"




Daniel H. Litoff, M.D.
Harbor Medical Group

Discussion Topic:
An Updated Day in the Life of a "Wired" Internist: New Toys Since Our Last Outing
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 3:45pm

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Daniel Litoff is president of the Harbor Medical Group, a busy Internal Medicine group practice in downtown Chicago. He has faculty appointments at Northwestern University Medical School and The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He is an attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Illinois Masonic Hospital and Michael Reese Hospital. He is also medical staff Vice President at Michael Reese. In addition, Dr. Litoff acts as Medical Director at the Lincoln Park West Care Center, a private long-term care facility.

Dr. Litoff attended the SUNY-Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn, N.Y. graduating in 1983. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine/Primary Care at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago in 1986. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

His clinical interests include Geriatrics, Primary Care and HIV medicine. He uses hand-held and desktop computers, and the internet in his clinical work daily. He would like to help develop a practical hand-held electronic medical record for use in hospital, nursing home and office-based settings. He believes such innovations would free up time for his other pursuits which include transcontinental and international long-distance bicycling. Dr. Litoff lives in the northside of Chicago with his wife and 2 children.




Sandy Lutz


Discussion Topic:
A Strategic Road Map to the New World of E-Health & Consumer Empowerment
Monday, February 26, 2001 8:15am


Sandy Lutz is the associate director of research for PricewaterhouseCoopers' national healthcare practice. Sandy directs national and global research initiatives for the healthcare practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has written four books on the business of healthcare, co-authors E-ssentials, a bimonthly column on e-business trends for Healthplan magazine, and is editor of E-Health Quarterly, a new research publication from PwC's healthcare practice. Sandy directed a global team of researchers and consultants that produced in HealthCast 2010: Smaller World, Bigger Expectations. The report has been widely distributed in the U.S., Canada and Europe, and won a global Innovation Award from PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Lutz also consults with hospital systems and e-health clients on strategic planning, research and communications projects.




Richard D. Marks
Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine

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Richard D. Marks, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine, practices as a counselor and litigator in the area of information technology including computer, telecommunications, cyberspace and electronic commerce, media, First Amendment and intellectual property law. His experience includes:

  • negotiating, implementing and enforcing contracts for the outsourcing or acquisition of large computer and telecommunications systems (including health care, library, and publishing applications);
  • litigating on intellectual property, privacy, freedom of expression, free press, encryption and security issues relating to databases and computer networks;
  • advising on implementation of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, with emphasis on HIPAA's transaction, security, and privacy standards);
  • representing software and Internet site developers in negotiating online and network agreements;
  • advising on telecommunications, encryption, privacy and intellectual property legislation.
Mr. Marks litigates First Amendment, telecommunications and technology cases in trial and appellate courts across the country and is currently litigating U.S. government restrictions on encryption. He successfully tried the first case in history declaring part of the Communications Act unconstitutional, and in 1998, in the U.S. Supreme Court, he argued and won a landmark First Amendment-free press case dealing with televised political debates. Mr. Marks holds a B.A. with high honors from the University of Virginia (1966, Phi Beta Kappa) and a J.D. from Yale Law School (1969). He is Chair of the Computer Law Division of the American Bar Association's Section of Science and Technology, a Director of the Computer Law Association, and a member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists and of the American Law Institute. In 1971 he served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a Captain in Military Intelligence.

The author of many articles in a variety of legal publications, he is also a frequent speaker on computer acquisition, intellectual property, computer security, privacy, and related topics at legal education seminars around the country.



Philip Marshall, MD, MPH
Director of Consumer Health Record Products
WellMed, Inc.

Discussion Topic:
The Verdict on Electronic Medical Records
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 10:30am


Dr. Marshall is an expert in electronic medical records, medical vocabulary systems and consumer access to health information. As director of clinical products, Dr. Marshall oversees WellMed's Health Record and Child Record products, as well as the company's proprietary content indexing and personalization systems. Dr. Marshall created the Consumer Health Terminology Thesaurus (CHT Thesaurus) as a foundation for health information storage, management and personalization. Before joining WellMed, he worked on electronic medical record systems at MedicaLogic Inc. and Kaiser Permanente, where he was responsible for the largest study ever performed on the attitudes of medical providers toward electronic medical record systems. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and has residency training in general surgery as well as public health and preventive medicine.




James M. Moore
President & CEO
OSF Health Care System

Discussion Topic:
OSF: How is Technology Changing the Success Factors for Healthcare Organizations?
Monday, February 26, 2001 10:00am

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No Bio Currently Available




Lee N. Newcomer, M.D.
Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Vivius.com

Discussion Topic:
Defined Contribution Plans: Will Internet-Savvy Consumers By-Pass Insurers?
Monday, February 26, 2001 1:45pm

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Lee N. Newcomer, M.D. is executive vice president and chief medical officer for Vivius Inc. In this position, he will oversee physician and hospital relationships, and will be involved with strategic business development and product design.

Before joining Vivius earlier this year, Dr. Newcomer was senior vice president of health policy for UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka, Minn. During his nine years there, he developed clinical profiling tools that measured physician compliance with national standards of care, and created the nation's first coverage program for clinical trials.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1976, Dr. Newcomer took an internal medicine residency there, then completed a fellowship in medical oncology at Yale University in 1981. In 1990, he earned a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Newcomer practiced medical oncology for ten years in Minneapolis and Tulsa, Okla. After one year as the medical director for CIGNA Healthplan of Kansas City, he joined UnitedHealth Group. He is keenly interested in physician performance measurement and performance improvement. He has published numerous articles on medical policy in the medical literature and lay press, and is frequently cited in the press as a health policy expert.

Newcomer, who also has a master's degree in Health Administration, is on the board of HealthSystem Minnesota. Lee can be reached at lnewcomer@vivius.com.




Gregory Pecchia, DO


Discussion Topic:
The Verdict on Electronic Medical Records
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 10:30am


While most physician practices are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Internet correspondence with patients, a few have been pioneering the practice with admittedly mixed results. Gregory Pecchia, DO, with Family Practice Physicians Inc. of Orange, CA, has been corresponding via e-mail with his patients for five years. "With e-mail, patients are able to communicate their needs and questions within their own time and are not limited by the time constraints of an office visit or telephone call," he says.

Pecchia gets about 15 to 20 e-mails a day from patients who use the system to make requests for appointments, prescription refills, and general information. Corresponding by e-mail gives patients an opportunity to clearly state their needs, rather than relying on a staff member to transcribe their questions or concerns into a handwritten note, he adds.

However, Pecchia didn't initiate the process without drawbacks. When the practice was using paper records, the e-mail correspondence entailed extra work in printing out the correspondence and attaching it to the paper record. An integrated practice management situation solved the problem, he says.

Family Practice Physicians Inc., a four-physician practice in Orange, Calif., that's using practice management and medical records software from Alteer Corp., Irvine, Calif., uses high-speed DSL lines but also leases an ISDN connection as a backup, and could revert to a 56K dial-up connection if the ISDN line fails as well, says Gregory Pecchia, M.D., a family practitioner there.




Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH


Discussion Topic:
Making "Cyber-Patients" Partners in Their Own Care
Monday, February 26, 2001 3:30pm


Daniel Z. Sands, M.D., M.P.H., completed fellowships in clinical computing and general internal medicine before joining the faculty of both the Center for Clinical Computing and the Division of General Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital (now Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) and Harvard Medical School. He holds a bachelor's degree from Brown University, a medical degree from Ohio State University, and a master of public health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He has been with Beth Israel and the Center for Clinical Computing since 1991.

Dr. Sands, who is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, conducts research in various areas of clinical computing including decision support, electronic mail and patient-centered communication, computerized discharge planning, and electronic patient records. He is Director of Electronic Patient Records at the Center for Clinical Computing and manages the OMR, a point-of-care computer system used by 1000 clinicians in over 50 practices. He is also Clinical Director of Electronic Patient Records and Communication for CareGroup HealthCare System, an integrated delivery system based in Boston.

Dr. Sands is a board-certified internist with an active primary care practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He teaches medicine and clinical epidemiology to residents and medical students, directs the Douglas Porter Fellowship in Clinical Computing at Harvard Medical School, and is a nationally-recognized speaker and consultant in the area of clinical computing and patient and clinician empowerment through the use of computer technology.




Lawrence J. Scott
Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine

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Lawrence J. Scott is a partner in Davis Wright Tremaine's Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, North Carolina offices and is Partner-in-Charge of the Charlotte office.

Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine, Mr. Scott was with Coopers & Lybrand, a partner in a major Charlotte-based law firm, and served as general counsel of a publicly traded company. His practice focuses on advising start-up and established businesses in organizational, operational and transactional matters. His tax and corporate law expertise is very valuable in structuring and effecting acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. He is regularly involved with the organization of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, mergers and reorganizations of entities, and acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and entities. He has worked with clients from a wide range of businesses and industries including, among others, companies involved with communications, food services, healthcare, manufacturing, product distribution, publishing, real estate and transportation. His advice to healthcare clients covers eHealth strategies, structural and governance issues, health law regulatory matters, federal and state tax and financial and economic analysis.

Mr. Scott received his B.A. in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Furman University and his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the South Carolina Law Review. He is a member of the State Bars of North Carolina and South Carolina and is also a certified public accountant.




Edward H. Shortliffe, MD
Professor & Chair,
Department of Medical Informatics
Columbia University

Discussion Topic:
Are "Wired" Physicians Creating Value?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 8:05am

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Jacque Sokolov, MD
Jacque J. Sokolov, M.D. Chairman & Senior Partner Sokolov, Schwab & Bennett

Discussion Topic:
Healthcare Leadership Issues
"The Emergence & Differentiation of 'Consumer Driven' Health Plans"

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Jacque J. Sokolov, M.D. isChairman and Senior Partner of Sokolov, Schwab, Bennett, a national healthcare management consulting and development firm. In addition, Dr. Sokolovserves or has served as Chairman of Digital Health Development Corp.(DHD.com), Advanced Health Plans, Inc. and Coastal Physician Group (NYSE:DR). Dr. Sokolov, in association with Ted Schwab and Stephen Bennett,formed Sokolov, Schwab, Bennett, to develop, finance and implement advancedhealth systems that meet the needs of patients, payers and providers bydelivering superior evidence based quality care at the highest possible value.Over the past 15 years, the principals of Sokolov, Schwab, Bennett havedeveloped health systems for an extensive multiple-sponsor client list(including physician organizations, hospital systems, insurance companies,managed care organizations and health care system vendors) in over 150+ U.S.markets and in over 40 states.




Paul C. Tang, MD


Discussion Topic:
The Electronic Medical Record & E-Health: Extending the Point of Care Beyond the Exam Room
Monday, February 26, 2001 2:45pm


Dr. Paul C.Tang is medical director of clinical informatics at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and vice president of Epic Research Institute. He serves on the boards of the Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance (JHITA), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Computer-based Patient Record Institute (CPRI), and American College of Medical Informatics. Dr. Tang chairs the AMIA Public Policy committee, which has actively promoted the need for comprehensive federal legislation on the confidentiality of health information.

Paul Tang, MD, is Vice President of the Epic Research Institute and practices at Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Prior to joining Epic in 1998, he was Medical Director of Information Systems at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he managed the Davies Award-winning EpicCare® EMR implementation. He is Past Chair of the Computer-based Patient Record Institute, serves on national committees, and lectures extensively on electronic medical records. His current focus is increasing high-valued service to patients via Epic's MyChart! Web-based personal health record.




David Voran, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer
Health Midwest

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David Voran, MD is the Chief Medical Information Officer for Health Midwest, a 15 hospital network in the Kansas City area. He is also a Client Physician Executive for the Cerner Corporation. Prior to joining Cerner, Dr. Voran was the Executive Director of Information Technology at Kansas University where he was responsible for Computing, Telecommunications, Printing, Mail Room, Medical Informatics and Telemedicine. He continues to volunteer as a preceptor in Family Practice at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Voran earned his undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 1974 with his BA in Anthropology in 1974 and his A.A. in Respiratory Therapy in 1978. In 1988 he achieved his MD degree from the University of Kansas – School of Medicine and Post-Graduate degree from University of Kansas – Family Practice in 1991. David lectures at many conferences, written several publications and has an in-depth knowledge of using the Internet for medical practices.




Eric Weidman, MD
Family Practice

Discussion Topic:
Has Star Trek Arrived? Does the Palm-Top Work?
Tuesday, February 27, 2001 1:15pm


No Bio Currently Available




Michael B. Wood, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer

Discussion Topic:
Mayo Clinic: A Strategy for Responding to the New Healthcare Consumer
Monday, February 26, 2001 9:00am

Presentation Not Available


Michael B. Wood, MD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mayo Foundation, a position he was recently appointed to. Dr. Wood is also Professor and Consultant of Orthopedic Surgery at this institution. He received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College, a graduate degree from University of Minnesota, and his MD from McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Wood completed his residency at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and his microvascular and hand surgery fellowships at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He has served as President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.