Think Tanks

While at HIMSS19, plan to visit our IBM Theater and Think Tanks located conveniently within the IBM Watson Health Booth #6459, to learn how IBM capabilities and consulting services are helping organizations to transform and empower their leaders with innovative solutions. Featuring over 60 presentations across the three days of the HIMSS19 Conference, check the schedule daily for the topics of interest for your organization. 

IBM Think Tanks provide the opportunity to explore topics and technologies that matter most to your business while allowing a deeper- dive discussion and learning experience within a more intimate environment. Join these sessions to interact with IBM experts on various topics, technologies and demonstrations.  Think Tanks are scheduled at the top of each hour, allowing ample time for Q&A.

Seating for all sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Think Tanks Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Session Time Session Details

Session # TA1: 10:00–11:00

IBM Cloud Object Storage for medical data: cloud scalability, economics & control           

Russell Catalano, Sr Sales Engineer, Cloud Object Storage (COS), IBM Global Markets, IBM Systems

Session # TA2: 11:00–12:00

Yesterday's analytic tools won't solve tomorrow's healthcare problems 

Wes Rikkers, Healthcare Analytics Solution Executive, IBM Watson Health

Session # TB2: 11:00-12:00

Cognitive in Watson Care Manager

Tom Strasheim, Offering Manager Watson Care Manager, IBM Watson Health

Karie Kelly, Offering Manager Watson Care Manager, IBM Watson Health

Session # TA3: 12:00-1:00

Blockchain for Provider Credentialing

Donna Houlne, BSN, MHA, MHRM, US  Healthcare Industry Leader, IBM Global Business Services

Session # TB3: 12:00-1:00

Achieve continuous business operations with a modern resiliency program

Jason Proctor, Solution Specialist - Resiliency Orchestration & Cyber Resilience, IBM Global Services

Session # TA4: 1:00–2:00

Evolving clinical decision support tools using AI

Arti Bhavsar, Clinical Solution Executive, IBM Watson Health

Session # TB4: 1:00–2:00

Moving beyond traditional data sources and analytics to drive enhanced customer engagement

Keith Hopkins, Partner - IBM Services - Healthcare / Life Sciences, Cognitive / Commercial Analytics Leader, IBM Global Services

Session # TA5: 2:00–3:00

Change detection:  Surfacing the unknown from dark data

Tom Halvorsen, Innovation Consultant, IBM Watson Health

Session # TA6: 3:00–4:00

Managing Regulatory Compliance by Bridging Security and Privacy

Charlie Niemi, Pre-sales Engineer, IBM Security

Session # TB6: 3:00–4:00

The Case for using IBM ECM for chatbots in a multichannel patient engagement strategy

Michael Nishiki, North America Solutions Leader, Digital Business Automation, IBM Cloud

Session # TA7: 4:00–5:00

Experience the IBM Innovation Dialogue:  A "bluehack" methodology for creative problem solving

Fey Antonioli, Anthropologist & GTS Innovation Program Manager, IBM Global Services

Session # TB7: 4:00–5:00

Catch the bad guys:  fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare

Richard Cloud, Fraud, Waster & Abuse Leader for Healthcare, IBM Global Services

Mandy Fogle, Fraud, Waster & Abuse global leader, IBM Global Services

Session # TA8: 5:00–6:00

Optimizing clinical performance by leveraging inter-operative data

Ron Cummings-Kralik , Principal Network Engineer, Bausch & Lomb

Session # TB8:

5:00–6:00

Boost your security immune system

Eduardo Palacio, Client Technical Professional – Trusteer, IBM Global Markets

   

Think Tanks Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Session Time Session Details

Session # WA1: 10:00–11:00

TBD

Session # WB1: 10:00–11:00

Hospital design 2.0

Doug Dulin, Global Practice Leader, Integrated Facility Design, Simple Consulting, IBM Watson Health

Session # WA2: 11:00-12:00

Heighten your confidence in your data

David Bordewyk, Clinical Solution Executive, IBM Watson Health

Session # WB2: 11:00–12:00

Accelerate precision medicine with high performance data and AI architecture

Frank Lee, PhD, Global Industry Leader for Healthcare and Life Sciences, Chief Architect of High Performance Data & AI for Healthcare, IBM Systems

Session # WA3: 12:00–1:00

An integrated approach to medical device risk management

Don Kneitel, Global Healthcare Business Line Executive, Technology Support Services, IBM Global Services

Matt Broomhall, BDE Health Care & Life Sciences TSS , IBM Global Services

Session # WB3: 12:00-1:00

Capturing massive amounts of data in a very short period of time and delivering meaningful insights

Hal Lavender, Partner, Big Data & Analytics, IBM Global Services

Session # WA4: 1:00–2:00

The AI transformation in healthcare with H2O.ai

Karen Hayrapetyan, Senior Data Scientist, H2O.ai

Session # WB4: 1:00–2:00

Healthcare experience matters – and, here’s how to improve it 

Paul Stoddart, VP & Partner, Digital Strategy & iX, Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM Global Services

Bethany Hale, Associate Partner, Digital Strategy & iX, Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM Global Services

Session # WA5: 2:00–3:00

Blockchain technology and platforms for healthcare

Francisco Curbera, Director Innovation & Solution Incubation, IBM Research

Woong Yoon, Chief Architect Blockchain for Healthcare & Life Sciences, IBM Research

Jia Chen, Offering Leader, Blockchain for Healthcare & Life Sciences, IBM Research

Session # WB5: 2:00–3:00

IBM Unified Data Model for Healthcare (UDMH)

Dan Morales, Senior Offering Manager, Industry Models, Unified Governance & Integration. IBM Hybrid Cloud

Paul Keogh, Business Analyst, IBM Hybrid Cloud

Session # WA6: 3:00–4:00       

Moving beyond traditional data sources and analytics to drive enhanced customer engagement

Keith Hopkins, Partner - IBM Services - Healthcare / Life Sciences, Cognitive / Commercial Analytics Leader, IBM Global Services

Session # WB6: 

3:00–4:00

Rewriting healthcare cybersecurity rules with IBM Security

Salwa Rafee, WW Security Industry Leader, IBM Security

Session # WA7: 4:00–5:00

Cyber incident recovery for the new disaster

Jason Proctor, Solution Specialist - Resiliency Orchestration & Cyber Resilience, IBM Global Services

Session # WB7: 4:00–5:00

Demystifying metadata management and data catalogs: The missing link to AI

Matt Crittenden, North American Information Governance Specialist , IBM Global Markets

Session # WA8:

5:00–6:00

Integrating Digital Therapeutics with a Socially Assistive Robot for Cognitive Care

Dr. Jane Komsky, Director of Risk Analysis and Cognitive Research, SimpleC, LLC

Dr. Jenay Beer, Assistant Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University of Georgia

Think Tanks Thursday, February 14, 2019

Session Time Session Details

Session # ThA1: 10:00–11:00

Advancing clinical imaging and medical diagnosis with AI 

Frank Lee, PhD, Global Industry Leader for Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM Systems

Neal Rudnick, North American ISV Solutions Team, IBM Systems

Session # ThB1: 11:00–12:00

TBD

Session # ThA2: 11:00–12:00

MDM: Getting value from master data throughout the enterprise

Matt Crittenden, North American Information Governance Specialist, IBM Global Markets

Session # ThB2: 11:00–12:00

Leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to combat cyber incidents

Jason Proctor, Solution Specialist - Resiliency Orchestration & Cyber Resilience, IBM Global Services

Session # ThA3: 12:00–1:00

Accelerate precision medicine with high performance data and AI architecture

Frank Lee, PhD, Global Industry Leader for Healthcare and Life Sciences, Chief Architect of High Performance Data & AI for Healthcare,  IBM Systems

Session # ThB3: 12:00-1:00

A treatment plan for unified endpoint management in healthcare

Dan Cheuvront, MaaS360 Product Marketing Professional, IBM Security

 

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