BGHIMSS Spring Conference at Belterra

April 12, 8:00am - April 13, 5:00pm, EDT

Spring Conference

April 12 & 13, 2018

Belterra Casino Resort & Spa

Registration just $99 on or before March 12.

After March 12, price increases to $139.



Join us as we bring together health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the state for thought-provoking discussions and networking opportunities to spark innovation and progress within the industry. Attending provides an unparalleled opportunity for you to learn and experience the latest developments and trends in healthcare information technology. In addition, you will receive 9 CEU hours for attending the pre-conference workshop and conference.

Featured Educational Sessions

Regional Focus AND National Connectivity: HIEs, National Frameworks, and TEFCA

Keith Kelley, Indiana Health Information Exchange


Data Governance NOW!

Dr. David Danhauer, Owensboro Health


Quality Measures: Improve Scores/HIT Best Practices

Trudi Matthews & Mary Luvisi, Kentucky Regional Extension Center


Using Project Management to Reduce HIPAA Risk

Derrick Hill, Kentucky REC


Integrating EMG Machines at the Louisville VA

Dr. David Haustein, University of Louisville


The Big Picture for Improving Quality and Value

Kevin Nortrup, Sugar Creek Solutions


Interoperability / Adaptability-Update from HITAC

Dr. Brett Oliver, Baptist Health


Persuasive Leadership - Sell, not TELL

Crinda Francke, ExecuTrain


How to Securely Manage Printing and Output in Your Organization

Mitchell Parker, Indiana University Health


Virtual Reality Used for Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey Smoot, Baptist Health


Applying NLP Solutions to Socioeconomic Determinants

Gary Ozanich, Ph.D., Northern Kentucky University


Cost Effective Ways for IT to Support EMRs

Mitch Bryant, Norton Healthcare

 Make your hotel reservations.

Belterra Casino Resort & Spa

777 Belterra Drive
Florence, Indiana 47020
812.427.7777 / Group code S0418KH

Group Rate: $109 for Thursday night and $129 for Friday night. Rate includes wi-fi and free parking.

Deadline: March 28, 2018, subject to availability.

Closest Airports:

Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport- 47.7 Miles

Louisville International Airport- 70.1 Miles

*** Bluegrass Kentucky HIMSS Chapter reserves the right to cancel an event due to weather, attendance or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. You are entitled to a full refund of the event fee. We are not responsible for travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation.




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Thanks to our participating sponsors!

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Additional Materials: 

This is the 'tentative' agenda of sessions for April the 12th and 13th.

This document offers up a short synopsis of each of the selected presentations.