Rose Mary is a seasoned health care executive with over 35 years of progressive health care management experience and a record of accomplishment in operations improvement organizational redesign, new program development, and staff development. As a facilitator with proven leadership abilities, she achieves results and manages change through a team process and promote quality health care within the community.
With her proven abilities in operations, financial management, staff development, and restructuring strategies, she has planned and directed several successful operational transitions including the development of clinicians in newly created clinical informatics roles, training and implementation of clinical applications across a multiple hospital system, opening of a new diagnostic and surgical services building, the decentralization of departments, and the initiation of a computerized performance appraisal system. She has established effective government agency interfaces that have resulted in the development and implementation of standards of emergency response.
Pua Cooper is a highly experienced nurse with over 26 years of leadership and clinical experience. She holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialty in Nursing Informatics. She currently serves as Chief Clinical Information Officer for Boca Raton Regional Hospital where she is responsible for the operations of the Informatics department of this 400-bed academic facility. In this capacity, she uses her understanding of clinical practice to leverage technology to improve patient outcomes. In 2014, her team was recognized as one of eight national finalists in McKesson’s Distinguished Achievement Award for the innovative use of technology to advance care. In 2015, she was formally recognized as a Senior HIMSS Member and is the President Elect for the South Florida Chapter. At the national HIMSS level, she participates in the Nursing Informatics Executive Work Group and the Clinical Insights Editorial Committee where she has authored several articles for the publication. She has been a speaker at various local and national conferences including: HIMSS 2016, South Florida Organization of Nursing Executives (SFONE), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HMFA), and the Nursing Consortium of South Florida.
Mr. Glickman founded Computer Network Architects to provide expert, independent systems integration assistance to Healthcare organizations. He has worked with hundreds of healthcare organizations and has experience with every popular Electronic Health Record (EHR) System, Telephony and Network offering currently available. By many accounts, Computer Network Architects is one of the most experienced consulting firms specializing in EHR Implementation and Systems Integration Consulting.
Mr. Glickman’s Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) expertise includes Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Continuity of Care Record (CCR) Integration; EHR/Practice Management System Implementation, Server Consolidation including “Clinically Reliable” Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR); Enterprise PACS via Enterprise SANs for all clinical modalities; LAN/WAN/MAN technologies; Voice Convergence including Unified Communications (UC); Patient Care Devices (PCD) and Health Information Exchange (HIE).
With a Doctorate in health administration, Todd Ellis, is a Partner at KPMG and has 17 years of experience in the payer and provider sectors. The future-oriented IT transformation solutions he provides to healthcare clients result in fiscal, operational and clinical optimization. His client work is bolstered by in-depth knowledge of complex system implementation issues, experience in hospital administration, and team leadership skills. He is certified in several managed care and clinical applications, and well-versed in Population Heath Management, IT System Transformation, ARRA meaningful use standards, computerized provider order entry (CPOE), IT Target Operating Model development, and large-scale business process design.
Currently Dr. Ellis is the KPMG lead IT partner on the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP) where his focus is assisting several performing provider systems with understanding the technology infrastructure needed to thrive in a Value Based Payment environment.
Patrick D. Hale is Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Patrick’s role directly oversees one of the most innovative technology and customer service portfolio’s in the country; being delivered by the more than 500 employees in the Information Technology Team, the VITAS Care Connection Center and VITAS’ after-hours clinical support teams. In 2014 he was honored as a “CIO of the Year” finalist by the South Florida Business Journal and was selected among recipients of CIO magazine’s “2008 Ones to Watch” award as the worldwide top “Change Agent Standout” for his ability to turn-around projects, teams and organizations.
Prior to joining VITAS, he served as Chief Technology Officer of Sparrow Health System, the premier healthcare provider in mid-Michigan for cancer, pediatrics, neurology, trauma and neonatal intensive care. Under Patrick’s IT leadership, Sparrow Health was named “Top Healthcare Industry Innovator” in the 2012 InformationWeek 500, a ranking of the most “tech savvy” companies worldwide.
Joe is a partner with KPMG’s Healthcare Solutions practice and has over 30 years of healthcare industry experience. Joe is a member of KPMG’s Healthcare Transformation Leadership team and is responsible for assisting clients with their transformation efforts in response to regulatory and market driven reform. He is also one of the leaders of KPMG’s Commercial DSRIP Team in New York state.
Joseph Lamantia is responsible for spearheading Stony Brook Medicine’s quest to become a leader in the arena of population health management and in meeting the goals associated with the New York State Medicaid Redesign program. Mr. Lamantia also serves as the Executive Director for the Lead Performing Provider System (PPS) in Suffolk County, the Suffolk Care Collaborative. In this role he is responsible for leading the development of the organizational structure that will coordinate, support and monitor all DSRIP related activities in Suffolk County with the primary goal of transcending the PPS into an Integrated Delivery System capable of participating in Value Based Purchasing.
Prior to joining Stony Brook, Mr. Lamantia served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at South Nassau Communities Hospital from 2008-2014. While at the 435-bed hospital, his operational leadership included strategic planning, oversight of daily operations, strategic planning, quality management and direction for programmatic growth. Mr. Lamantia worked for the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System for approximately 16 years in multiple capacities, including Executive Director for Franklin Hospital and Associate Executive
Maureen G. Mann, MS, MBA, FACHE is the Executive Director of the Lynn Cancer Institute and Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, where she is responsible for the strategic and daily operations of one of the largest cancer centers in Florida and a comprehensive women’s center that provides more than 100,000 patient visits and services annually. Mrs. Mann has served in many oncology related roles in the national, state and local community. She has been an American Cancer Society volunteer for more than 15 years, including membership on the Florida Division Board of Directors, the Broward County Board of Directors, and Executive Committee. Maureen is currently serving as the Chair of the Florida Division Board of Directors and she re-elected to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) National Board of Directors where she will serve as the Secretary for 2016. She is also the Treasurer of the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Board of Trustees. Maureen also currently serves on the national editorial board of the Association of Community Cancer Centers and she is a past appointee of the Florida State Cancer Plan Council. She served on the Board of Directors of Gilda’s Club of South Florida for 10 years and is a member of Leadership Miami – Class of 1995, and the Junior League of Ft. Lauderdale.
Edward Martinez is the SVP & Chief Information Officer, of Miami Children’s Health System where he is leading a Digitization Transformation initiative in an effort to enhance and automate the clinical excellence of the organization.
Mr. Martinez has been working in the field of Information Technology for almost 28 years about two thirds of those years in Healthcare. Mr. Martinez has helped develop national healthcare I.T standards, raised industry awareness to real business issues surrounding data collaboration within healthcare settings, was instrumental in the development of one of the first Patient Interactive TV technologies, is actively engaged in helping to redefine patient self service and automation, and is considered an expert by his peers in healthcare data & image warehousing. Mr. Martinez has been successful in helping to equip organizations with the IT tools and technologies that can help organizations catapult to that next level.
Mary Beth is the chief nursing information officer for Texas Health Resources, (THR). THR is a 14-hospital not-for-profit, faith-based organization located in north Texas.
In the role of CNIO Mary Beth oversees the nursing adoption, utilization and optimization of the electronic health record (EHR) for all hospitals within THR.. She also serves as the liaison for all information technology-related nursing projects. In this role, Mary Beth chairs the THR Nursing Informatics Council and participates in the Chief Nursing Officer Council, System Leadership Council, as well as other Information Technology Leadership Committees and multidisciplinary teams.
Charles Morris currently works at Florida Hospital Celebration Health as a Lean Six Sigma instructor and Innovation Specialist. In this role he is engaged in the innovative integration of new technologies and processes, testing feasibility, reliability and scalability. He proudly helped Florida Hospital obtain the prestigious Sterling Governors Award in 2011.
Throughout his career he has trained over 2000 green and black belts in Lean Six Sigma, and over the past 34 years yields a comprehensive mix of healthcare experience in manufacturing, operations and caregiver performance delivery. His evolution of responsibilities thru developing and deploying rapid performance improvement and new technology integration has yielded a unique expertise in rapid deployment ramp up and results realization. Recruited to work on new innovative product strategies, Charles moved to the caregiver side, resulting in a whole new GE product. This also has become the foundation of his continued capability to understand first hand challenges of clinical caregivers and overall healthcare operations.
With over a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, Israel Perez-Siam has applied his intimate knowledge of the technology and processes, and visionary perspective, that drive patient care toward the implementation of game-changing service delivery solutions and outstanding client relationship management.
Perez-Siam, who was born and raised in Miami and earned his MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, was promoted to the role of VITAS’ Director of National Accounts, reporting directly to the President and the CFO.
In this role, he is charged with developing and delivering the mission, vision, strategy, and processes for a new service delivery model incorporating creative technology solutions, which hold the potential to transform patient service delivery. In addition, Perez-Siam will be working hand-in-hand with major VITAS clients to build win-win service delivery solutions improving the patient care experience.
In his prior roles as Mobility and Interoperability Manager and as Operations Manager for VITAS’ newly created IT Business Process Improvement Center, Perez-Siam was instrumental in leading the development of mobile tools revolutionizing patient admission to VITAS’ hospice care services.
With over 30 years of experience as a Talent and Organizational Development professional, Tom has shaped high-performing cultures in organizations from “Start Up’s” to Fortune 500 companies. His experience with healthcare, financial, manufacturing, retail and service organizations allows Tom to bring extensive insights to his customers and audiences. He is best known for his high energy, positive attitude and ability to engage people and achieve results.
Tom is skilled in developing and implementing executable organizational initiatives for engaging employees in furtherance of company goals. He employs talent and organizational development practices across all employee groups that attract and retain high-potential talent. Tom created the Jupiter Medical Center Leadership Institute as well as implemented the Jupiter Medical Center’s Growing our Leaders succession planning initiative that increased the company’s future leader pool by 25% the first year. Tom presented the “How to Grow Your Leaders” at IntegraTe in 2014.
Robert Steele brings a vast realm of experience and success in the areas of leadership oversight of all aspects of organizational needs, focusing on attainment of strategic goals and imperatives, excellence in patient care and safety as well as staff and provider trust and satisfaction. . Additionally Mr. Steele has been a key Leader and Facilitator in the areas of Healthcare Information Technology as well as Clinical/Operational transformation internationally in the UK, Australia as well as the Middle East. Mr. Steele has 36+ years of clinical experience as well as over a decade of Healthcare IT experience. The majority of Mr. Steele’s experience and success has been in a large complex, nationwide organization in a very visible, front line executive role. In 2012 Mr. Steele was the principal nominator and leader that lead to his team achieving the “Best Hospital IT/Implementation Department” awarded by Healthcare IT. Mr. Steele is Certified by HIMSS as a Stage 7 Facilitator and Mentor and has most recently been appointed to a 2-year term on the National HIMMS IT User Experience Committee 2016-2018.
Corey is the Director for the North-Country Health Information Partnership and CIO for the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. In that role, he oversees a project that has successfully implemented electronic health records in over 80 percent of primary care offices in the Fort Drum region. Through connecting these practices and the seven regional hospitals to the local health information exchange and implementing other care quality improvement measures, the community has achieved the highest concentration of Patient Centered Medical Homes in the United States. Corey previously served as the Chief Information Officer for Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam, NY, and as manager of a Battle Simulation Center on Fort Drum.