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Winning In Health

Jul 10, 2019

In Episode #11 we continue our discussion on transformation in healthcare with senior executives in the Federal and Defense health space.  Guests include CAPTAIN Gabriel T. Brown, USN (North Capital Area Regional CIO, Defense Health Agency) and Dr Kenyon Crowley - Deputy Director, Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland College Park - Smith Business School.  CAPTAIN Brown shares his military health leadership journey and discusses the current enterprise transformation and medical treatment facility consolidation underway within the Defense Health Agency ( Dr Kenyon Crowley shares insight into how the new graduate program prepares IT professionals to address the strategic and operational components of organizational and system transformation within complex, large scale health organizations.


Episode Overview

Guest Intros

Captain Brown's Journey in Health IT

Scale and Transformation - Drivers for Defense Health Agency (DHA) Transformation

Kaiser and Data Sharing

Introduction of University of Maryland College Park graduate program in Strategic and Transformational IT

Evolution of Health IT 

Agile in Healthcare, Digital Transformation

Data Sharing and mHealth Patient Story  - hip surgery, 70 year old patient

Transformation to Consumer Driven Healthcare

Consumer Landscape & Trends

Care that is tailored to an individual

AI (artificial intelligence) to create vale and use cases

AI Implementation 

AI in Defense Health Agency, Data Discovery - Womack AMC and 

Transferring Data and Efficiency


Thank you to our sponsor for the generous support of this episode.  HCD International is an award-winning WOSB that has supported national, state and local quality improvement and healthcare transformation programs for over 20 years. Today HCDI shares innovative thought leadership to the nation’s largest government and commercial payers create high performance quality improvement services for some of the most vulnerable populations in health.

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