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World Usability Day Panel

  • Nov 14, 2013 · 5:45 PM
  • NetIQ

Health Records: Paper Rock Scissors
Panel Discussion

Networking:  5:45PM
Panel:  6:15PM

To celebrate the healthcare collaboration theme of World Usability Day 2013, we welcome a prestigious panel of healthcare and IT experts to present - and answer questions - about the user experience of electronic health records (EHR). We'll discuss the opportunities, challenges, and future of digital healthcare records. 

Who should attend?
* UX practitioners and students interested in learning more about the EHR industry
* UX people who want to network 
* Anyone interested in learning more about the UX environment in Houston

Our panel of experts:

Phil Beckett, PhD., is CTO with Greater Houston Healthconnect, the regional health information exchange for SE Texas. Phil takes a holistic and creative approach to find solutions in complex environments.  As a post-doctoral fellow, he was inspired to start his IT career writing interfaces to capture data electronically from monitoring systems that produced paper. He joined a startup, RosettaMed, as a developer for patient data capture applications with interfaces to electronic health records. He helped sell the company to Kryptiq Corporation, and worked there on secure clinical messaging before joining Baylor College of Medicine to lead their clinical information systems implementation. 

Kyle Bradley has more than 19 years’ experience as an IT and sales professional in the healthcare industry, 15 years of which has been directly related to the EHR industry.  He is currently the regional sales manager of Southeast Texas and Arkansas for Greenway Medical Technologies selling PrimeSuite EHR.  Before working for Greenway, Kyle was with Kryptiq Corporation for eight years, serving as the central U.S. Director of Sales.  Kyle was a software engineer for many years before moving into technical sales, and then into a sales role in 2007.

David Buck, M.D., M.P.H., is a Professor at Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Family & Community Medicine, and an Adjunct Professor at University of Texas School of Public Health – Houston: Management, Policy and Community Health Division. After working with Mother Teresa in India, he began working with the underserved, developing medical and dental clinics for the indigent population in Houston in 1984. In 1999, he founded Healthcare for the Homeless—Houston (HHH), where he is now President. He is also the founding Chair of Doctors for Change.  Recently, Dr. Buck represented HHH at the First Lady’s Luncheon hosted by the Congressional Club to honor First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington D.C.

Jenifer Jarriel is President and CEO of DePelchin Children’s Center, a non-profit organization focused on mental health, foster care, adoptions, and prevention services.  She has served in senior Information Technology leadership positions in several academic medical centers, including the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Hermann Hospital. She was a founding member of CHIME, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, where she was faculty in its CIO Boot Camp. 

Chris McConn is Vice President at Indigo Beam.  Chris McConn leads all account management, healthcare strategy, and the user experience practice and offerings for Indigo Beam. He has extensive experience building a healthcare solutions practice for Idea Integration; led business development for Idea Digital; and has delivered successful application development projects to clients like Global Healthcare Alliance, Harris Health System, and MHMRA Harris County.  

Alex Pastuszak, MD, is the Founder, President, and CEO of ConsultLink Inc.  Currently a chief resident in urology at Baylor College of Medicine, he is a successful clinical and biomedical researcher. Alex’s clinical experience and interest in the role of technology in clinical medicine have led him to identify numerous areas where a role for technology could enhance medical care, leading to the creation of ConsultLink. He conceived of and helped develop and build the “Vas Reverse” iPhone app to guide decision-making by patients seeking vasectomy reversal and urologic surgeons who perform these procedures. He continues to explore the optimization of technology’s role in clinical care.

Join us November 14 for a lively discussion!

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  • Siva T.

    It was good information sharing panel.

    November 16, 2013

  • Susan T.

    Thanks to everyone who braved the awful traffic. Great panel, excellent questions from the audience. Electronic health records will keep UX'ers busy for quite some time.

    November 15, 2013

  • Jon F.

    This was my first Meetup and I really enjoyed it. The panel was very informative and I have a much greater appreciation for the challenges faced by electronic health records solution providers and their users. So I learned some things.

    November 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first event

    November 14, 2013

    • Susan T.

      Excellent! Happy World Usability Day!

      November 14, 2013

  • Susan T.

    PARKING ON THURSDAY NIGHT The NetIQ building, 1233 West Loop South, is on the 610 feeder road heading north from San Felipe. Pass the NetIQ building and parking garage, and turn right immediately onto Post Oak Park Dr. The first entrance to the garage is a bank. Use the second entrance. You can enter the first floor lobby from the parking garage.

    Don't go too far in the parking garage, or you might wind up in the south building instead of the north. I won't tell you how I know that. See you Thursday!


    1 · November 12, 2013

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