It wouldn’t be Fall without a series of health care events taking place around the country. In a recent post, we talked about the great CommonWell conversations that were had at the member user conferences for Sunquest, Allscripts and Greenway. But it doesn’t stop there, CPSI and McKesson hosted their user conferences these past couple weeks, and this week, Cerner is busy celebrating the Chiefs undefeated record…and hosting their conference to 10,000 attendees in Kansas City.
The CommonWell member teams are busy on the road and thrilled to be sharing the progress of the Alliance with our user communities. Continue reading to hear how CPSI and McKesson’s user conference went and be on the lookout for more details to come on CommonWell at the Cerner Health Conference.
CPSI National User Conference – September 17-19
For more than two decades, CPSI customers have been coming together at our National User Conferences (NUC). What started as networking and enhancement discussions, have now been complemented by in-depth educational sessions, health IT updates and keynote speakers such as General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.). More than 600 users joined us this past month in Mobile, AL for our 2013 National User Conference.
While we were excited to share with our customers at our Spring Conferences that CPSI would be joining the CommonWell Health Alliance, we were proud to announce during our NUC Corporate Overview that it had become a reality. We were privileged to have Jennifer Bosshardt, Senior Strategist from CommonWell Health Alliance, join Kristal Speller, CPSI Interface Manager, for a presentation on interoperability during the C-Level Executive Conference portion of NUC. Speller provided an overview on interoperability and its benefits, challenges and best practices. Bosshardt then provided an in-depth, personal look at the Alliance, followed by a question and answer session.
Insight365 – September 24-27
McKesson was delighted to be given a speaking opportunity to provide additional detail on the CommonWell Health Alliance and what it means for McKesson customers while at the Insight365 Annual Conference this past month in Orlando.
InSight365 is a conference brought together by InSight members, a user community of McKesson Technology Solutions. The conference hosted hundreds of education sessions with the latest resources for addressing regulatory challenges, improving technical skills and streamlining workflows. The conference also is known for providing unparalleled networking opportunities with McKesson customers and McKesson product experts.
Walter Reid, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing for McKesson, spoke on behalf of CommonWell, providing an update and addressing questions from customers. McKesson also had additional informaion on the Alliance available in the McKesson booth on the exhibit show floor.
CPSI, McKesson and all the CommonWell member companies will continue to update our user communities and the industry at large.
See you on the road. Next stops, AHIMA conference on Oct. 28 in Atlanta and eHI’s Health Data Exchange & Interoperability Summit on Oct. 30 in Washington, D.C.!