Join PwC at HIMSS '15 in Chicago, IL April 12-16, 2015

We have assembled a series of dynamic educational sessions and networking opportunities for leaders in the health information technology space. To learn more about these programs please speak to your PwC contact or email Jamay Beebe at

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How To Get Your User Community and Technology Ready for ICD-10

Join us on Thursday, April 16 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room S100A

Presenters: Anwesha Dutta, Director, PwC, co-presenting with Jennifer Lewis, Director of Revenue Cycle IT at Temple University Health System.

Discussion around key learnings to ensure IT and operational readiness for ICD-10, while adequately educating various stakeholders across the care continuum. The session will focus on the following key areas: Learn more

  • Understanding the methodology used by a large multi-hospital health system to prepare for ICD-10: people, process, technology
  • Establishing enterprise wide IT and operational readiness workgroups to address key technical and workflow risks
  • Modifying workflows and educating impacted staff based on roles, including community physicians and staff
  • Understanding IT testing roadmap including multi-entity, best-of-breed strategy aligned with payer testing and crosswalk tool implementation

Harnessing the Science of Behavior Change in Digital Health to Achieve Healthier Outcomes

Join us on Monday, April 13 11:30pm - 12:30pm in room S103

Presenter: Paul D’Alessandro, Principal, PwC.

Between a third and half of healthcare costs arise from unhealthy behaviors. Digital health solutions hold promise to be the most effective means ever devised to enable healthy living, but they must incorporate behavior change principles to achieve this potential. We'll share successful approaches, best practices and case studies: Learn more

  • Explain how to design a digital health program by applying the five pillars of behavior change to achieve specific healthy outcomes
  • Describe best practices in designing incentive programs and personalizing digital health solutions to users

PwC educational sessions

These sessions are complimentary; however, they require special registration.
Please contact Jamay Beebe for information.

  • Is your Revenue Cycle Ready for the New Health Economy?
    Monday, April 13 from 12:30 - 1:30p.m. Learn more

  • Presented by Lindsey Jarrell, Principal, PwC and Nikki Parham, Principal, PwC.
  • Mitigating EHR Transformation Risks.
    Monday, April 13 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Learn more

  • Presented by Jeff Hoover, Partner, PwC, Jerod Holloway, Director, PwC Semhal Araya, Director, PwC and Arvind Kumar, Principal, PwC.
  • Healthcare in the Cyber Cross hairs: Be prepared for cyber threats.
    Tuesday, April 14 from 12:00 - 1:00p.m.
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  • Presented by Mick Coady, Principal, PwC and panelists from Kaiser Permanente, AbbVie and Tenet.

HX360 Accelerator Hub at HIMSS

Join us Monday, 4/13 at 1:45 p.m. on the main stage in the HX360 Accelerator Hub

Dan Garrett, Principal and Leader of PwC's Healthcare IT Practice will present: Healthcare delivery of the future

PwC is a major sponsor of the HX360 Accelerator Hub at HIMSS (Space 8191). This gallery space highlights corporate innovation efforts and leading incubator and accelerator programs dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs, companies and new technologies to address healthcare delivery challenges.

Come by to learn more about the innovative solutions PwC provides to solve your most challenging business issues. Learn more