April 11, 2015

Leading Experts to Offer Wall-to-Wall HIMSS Conference Coverage

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Mayo Clinic Senior Revenue Cycle Analyst Hamilton Todd will head a team of subject matter experts signed on to report live for Talk Ten Tuesdays from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference and exhibit now underway in Chicago.

 

Todd, who has worked for the Mayo Clinic since 1993, is responsible for leading and participating in several major projects, including the Clinic’s ICD-10 preparatory efforts. He is among 11 other healthcare professionals who will be broadcasting on behalf of Talk Ten Tuesdays. Three days of broadcasts began with a special Monday edition of the popular Internet radio broadcast that aired live at noon.

“We are scheduled to have four healthcare subject matter experts reporting live from HIMSS for each of the next two days of broadcasts,” Talk Ten Tuesdays Executive Producer and program host Chuck Buck said. “We’re going all-out for this series since this is the last HIMSS before ICD-10 takes effect on Oct. 1, 2015.”

Also participating each day will be Pamela Jodock, senior director of HIMSS Health Business Solutions, according to Buck. Jodock will kick off each broadcast with highlights of the previous day and will preview important ICD-10 events taking place during the week.

Among those scheduled to appear are the following:

Pam Jodock
Senior Director of Health Business Solutions
HIMSS

James Gaston
Senior Director
HIMSS Analytics

David Batchelor
LifeMed ID, Inc.

Neal Neuberger
Institute for eHealth Policy

Lisa Gallagher
Vice President
HIMSS Technology Solutions

David Josephs
Senior Vice President
Healthcare & Insurance Solutions
First Data

Christel Anderson
Director of Clinical Informatics
HIMSS

Jim Lazarus
Managing Director
Strategy & Innovation
The Advisory Board Company

Hamilton Todd
The Mayo Clinic

Sri Bharadwaj
Business Strategix, Inc.

Jeff Coughlin
Senior Director
HIMSS Federal & State Affairs

John Paganini
Senior Manager, Interoperability Initiatives
HIMSS

“This is our fourth year of providing live, on-site coverage for one of healthcare’s largest conferences and exhibits,” Buck said. “It is reported that more than 38,000 healthcare professionals are expected to be on-site at Chicago’s McCormick Place."

Register here to listen to the live broadcasts from HIMSS.

Mark Spivey

Mark Spivey is a national correspondent for ICDmonitor.com who has been writing on numerous topics facing the nation’s healthcare system (and federal oversight of it) for five years. 

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