2020 Nurse Forum

Online
June 17th - 19th

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Now more than ever, it is important to recognize and support the efforts of our nursing community, and the important work that you do. We are continuing the spirit and tradition of gathering together with this year’s virtual Nurse Forum. Join us on June 17th -19th from 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT, as we highlight our Expanse solutions and customer strategies supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care. 

We’re excited to have Rich Bluni, RN back again this year, along with Kelly Fredrickson, President of MullenLowe US, and nationally acclaimed author Kelly Corrigan. Each of these inspirational speakers will deliver a message of resilience and gratitude to those of you dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.  

Want to know more about our Keynote speakers? Visit the Keynote tab below.

Giveaway drawing! When you register for and attend the Nurse Forum, your name will automatically be entered to win one of five MEDITECH gift baskets, as a “thank you” from us to you! More details will be posted as we get closer to the event.

Although we are going virtual this year, you can expect the same personal experience as always. Click the orange Register Today! button on the right to sign up. 

In this unique and challenging Year of the Nurse, we appreciate all members of our nursing community who are working tirelessly to provide care day in and day out. Throughout this pandemic, you are truly lighting the way through innovation. 

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    Agenda

    Wednesday, June 17

    11:30 a.m.

    Keynote: The New Normal is Not So New
    Rich Bluni, RN, Author, National Speaker with Studer Group, a Huron Solution

    This keynote session is sponsored by: Huron Consulting Group.

    12 p.m.

    Introducing Expanse Patient Care
    Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    Moderator: 
    Melissa McDermott, Senior Manager, Product Development, MEDITECH

    Panelists:
    Joe Farr, RN, Clinical Applications Coordinator, King's Daughters Medical Center
    Jenni Peterson, RN, BSN, Clinical Integration, Avera Health

    1 p.m.

    Break
    Demonstrations Available

    2 p.m.

    Considerations for Achieving a Mobile Nursing Workforce with Expanse
    Rebecca Lancaster, Senior Manager, Strategy, MEDITECH

    Thursday, June 18

    11:30 a.m.

    Keynote
    Kelly Fredrickson, President, MullenLowe US

    12 p.m.

    A Nursing Narrative: Leveraging Technology in Times of Crisis
    Moderator: 
    Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    Panelists:
    Kathy McDonough, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, Director, Operations & Logistics, The Valley Hospital
    Michael Dougherty, MS, RN, Director, Clinical Informatics, St. John’s Riverside Hospital
    Kim Maples, RN, BSN, IT Applications Manager, Carteret Health Care

    1 p.m.

    Break
    Demonstrations Available

    2 p.m.

    MEDITECH: The Green Light of Healthcare Innovation
    Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH
    Janet Desroche, Associate Vice President, Professional Services, MEDITECH
    Maureen Willams, Marketing Solutions Manager, MEDITECH

    Friday, June 19

    11:30 a.m.

    Keynote
    Kelly Corrigan, Author, Podcaster, Public Speaker

    12 p.m.

    Ignited by the Pandemic: Telehealth and Virtual Visits
    Andrew Burchett, DO, CMIO Avera Health
    Jenni Peterson, RN, BSN, Clinical Integration, Avera Health

    1 p.m.

    Break
    Demonstrations Available

    2 p.m.

    Expanse Point of Care Implementation Strategies
    Joe Farr, RN, Clinical Applications Coordinator, King's Daughters Medical Center
    Emily Pacheco-Valente, RN, Product Manager, Strategy, MEDITECH
    Shantelle Dubois, Analyst, Client Services, MEDITECH

     

     

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    Keynote

    Rich Bluni, RN, Author, National Speaker with Studer Group, a Huron Solution

    Rich Bluni, RN is one of the most sought-after national speakers with Studer Group, a Huron Solution. He is also the best-selling author of the award-winning books Inspired Nurse, Inspired Journal, Oh No…Not More of That Fluffy Stuff!: The Power of Engagement, and Inspired Nurse Too. Rich brings a strong knowledge base of healthcare from both the frontline and leadership perspectives. He has presented to tens of thousands of people across the U.S. and Canada, frequently keynoting major conferences for hospital organizations, medical practices, and universities. With 21 years of nursing, risk management, patient safety, and leadership experience, Mr. Bluni understands the challenges, joys, and value in making a difference through healthcare.

    Learn more about Rich Bluni at Studer Group, and follow him on Twitter, and LinkedIn.

    Rich Bluni's keynote session is sponsored by:

     


    Kelly Fredrickson, President, MullenLowe US

    As president of one of the largest advertising agencies in Boston, Kelly Fredrickson is responsible for over 600 integrated marketing professionals. She works with many of the agency’s most progressive and innovative clients, including Royal Caribbean, Humana, E*TRADE, U.S. Cellular, Avis, Zipcar, Navy Federal Credit Union, and Burger King.

    Kelly has helped accelerate the growth of Black@MullenLowe Group, a network created by employees to drive a more real and inclusive culture while furthering the careers of employees of color. Kelly’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is demonstrated inside and outside the agency, and she has served as an executive sponsor, mentor, and champion of several grassroots, employee-led diversity organizations, including Black@MullenLowe (celebrating people of color), El Pueblo (celebrating people of Latine heritage), and the agency’s LGBTQ+ community. 

    Kelly was recognized as “Championing Change” for Campaign’s Female Frontier Awards, named one of Boston Business Journal’s Power 50 leaders, and has been a keynote speaker at the 3% Conference and Gartner’s ReimagineHR conference. She is on the board of directors of the 3 Percent Movement, an organization focused on increasing the number of female creative directors from 3% to 50%, and is an executive-in-residence at LeaderMom. Kelly is also the creator of an online forum dedicated to professional and personal development, myyearofwhittling.com.

    Learn more about Kelly Fredrickson on Twitter and LinkedIn.


    Kelly Corrigan, Author, Podcaster, Public Speaker

    Kelly Corrigan is the author of four New York Times best sellers: The Middle Place, Lift, Glitter and Glue, and most recently, Tell Me More. She has been called “the voice of her generation” by O: The Oprah Magazine and “the poet laureate of the ordinary” by HuffPost. 

    Kelly serves as the creative director of The Nantucket Project, a multi-day event held every fall which gathers a group of curious people to explore big ideas and compelling stories through live talks, original films, and unforgettable experiences. Part of The Neighborhood Project, The Nantucket Project is currently in its 10th year.

    Kelly is also the co-founder of Notes & Words, an annual benefit concert that has raised $12 million for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She also recently served as the host of Exactly, a nine-episode series on KQED FM, featuring interviews with some of the most creative writers and entertainers of our time. 

    Learn more about Kelly Corrigan on her webpage, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

     

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