2016 Student/Networking Event

March 16, 8:30am, UTC - 11:00am, UTC

Nova Southeastern University | 3301 College Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Non-member Price: 
The State of Healthcare

      Hosted by:

University Center / Don Taft Center
3301 College Ave, 2nd Floor Arena
Ft. Lauderdale, FL  33328
Please join the South Florida HIMSS Chapter at Nova Southeastern University for our annual student/networking event.  
This program is geared towards students who are interested in or already studying health information technology. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with and hear from prominent local leaders about the current healthcare market and landscape.



6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dinner and Networking

6:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Keynote Speaker

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S.,M.S.,M.S.

Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nova Southeastern University

6:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Clinical Workflow Process

John Santangelo

Senior Director of Information Technology at Cleveland Clinic Florida

7:00 pm 7:15 pm

Patient Engagement thru HIT

Jacque Orces, D.O., CMIO at Miami Children’s Hospital

7:15 pm 7:30 pm

Population Health: Pubic Health Focus Using Analytics

Monica Chiarini Tremblay PhD

Chair and Associate Professor, Florida International University

7:30 pm 7:45 pm

Consumerism: Use of Analytics

Alicia M. d'Empaire

AVP Business Intelligence and Decision Support

Baptist Health South Florida

7:45 pm 8:00 pm

Reimbursement – Volume to Value

Scott Davis, CPA, CMA, COC, FHFMA

Administrative Director, Reimbursement & Revenue Integrity

Memorial Healthcare System

8:00 pm 8:30 pm

Cyber Security

John Christly, CISSP, CFE, PI

Chief Information Security Officer

Nova Southeastern University

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Presenters, Q & A

Paul Salmon, Moderator

Vice President PMO

Sheridan Health Services


Advocacy Day & Networking

Directions to the ASLRITC Parking Garage:

From I-95, North or South, or Florida’s Turnpike, North or South

  • Take I-595 exit, westbound.
  • Proceed on I-595 to University Drive.
  • Turn left and proceed southbound on University Drive to SW 30th Street.
  • Turn left onto SW 30th Street and proceed East approximately ½ mile turn right onto Ray Ferrero, Jr. Boulevard.
  • Make a right turn into the NSU campus onto Ray Ferrero, Jr. Boulevard and enter the parking garage using the east side entrance.
  • Park on the 2nd floor and above.
  • If you park on the 1st floor of the garage you will have to pay for parking even if you have this pass and it is at The University center building is south of the parking garage. 

From I-95 or Florida's Turnpike

Exit at I-595, proceed west to University Drive exit. Turn left (south) onto University Drive. Proceed approximately 1 ½ miles to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.), turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side.

From University Drive

From North of I-595
Take University Drive south 1 ½ miles past I-595 to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd). Turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side.

From South of Griffin Road
Take University Drive north approximately 2 miles past Griffin Road to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.). Turn right (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side.

From I-75

From Miami heading north or west coast/Naples heading east
Merge onto I-595 eastbound (towards Fort Lauderdale). Exit at University Drive exit, turn right (south). Proceed approximately 1 ½ miles on University Drive to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.), turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side.

Photos from the 2015 Student Networking Event held at Florida International University