2019 Physician and CIO Forum
September 18th - 19th
Inspirational keynote speaker announced for 2019 Physician and CIO Forum.
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Join us in welcoming Cheri Blauwet, MD as this year's Physician and CIO Forum keynote speaker! Learn more about her inspirational story in the Keynote tab.
We're busy finalizing the agenda, but check out what we have in store in the Topics tab.
What can you expect from this year's Physician and CIO Forum?
- Inspirational keynote speakers
- Customers sharing their strategies for success.
- MEDITECH executives and staff guiding you through the Expanse solution, during education sessions and LIVE demonstrations.
- Ample opportunities for networking.
Take a peek at last year’s video recap.
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Some of the confirmed topics for the forum. The agenda will be posted in the coming weeks.
- Expanse Population Health
- Security ransomware
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Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine
Wednesday, September 18 | 9:15 a.m.
Cheri Blauwet, MD, Attending Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
How does your organization embrace diversity and inclusion to help build a physician/patient relationship? During her session, Dr. Cheri Blauwet shares her insights on the importance of diversity and inclusion in medicine, as she draws on her own personal experiences as a physician.
Cheri Blauwet, MD is an attending physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation for Harvard Medical School. She is a former Paralympic athlete in the sport of wheelchair racing, competing for the United States Team in three Paralympic Games (Sydney '00, Athens '04, Beijing '08), bringing home a total of seven Paralympic medals. Dr. Blauwet is also a two-time winner of both the Boston and New York City Marathons, and has been nominated for the ESPY Award, the Laureus World Sports Award, and Women's Sports Foundation Athlete of the Year. She is the Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as well as the Neilsen Foundation Quality of Life Grant Review Board.
Dr. Blauwet has become a global advocate for the use of sport and physical activity to promote healthy lifestyles for all individuals with disabilities. In 2015, she spoke on the floor of the UN for the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, alongside Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, IOC President Thomas Bach, and IPC President Sir Philip Craven. She has given many talks throughout the world and was a guest at the White House as well as the keynote speaker at the Boston celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.