Buzzword 2020
January 9, 2020 | 1:47 pm

#HIMSS20 Buzzword of the Year

It is that time of year again! Healthcare information technology professionals of every size and shape are preparing for the 2020 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Conference. HIMSS20 will happen from March 9-13, 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. More than 45,000 attendees will gather to learn about and Read More

Doug Dietzman
January 7, 2020 | 3:32 pm

A Decade of Health Information Exchange in Michigan

By Doug Dietzman, GLHC CEO January 2020 brings the beginning of a new decade. My reflections today go back to the beginning of the last decade, January 2010. Back then, I was excitedly working with a small group of organizations to finalize the creation of a new nonprofit, Michigan Health Connect (MHC).  We were dedicated Read More

2019 Summit Series Keynote Speakers
December 3, 2019 | 1:08 pm

Big ideas from big names in Health IT

The barriers that stand between current state and optimal state of the healthcare system are complicated and numerous.  These barriers prevent organizations and providers from delivering, coordinating, and tracking patient care. By harnessing the power of technology and relationships, we can break down those barriers. These observations about the healthcare industry are what inspired the Read More

Sarah Etsy
October 1, 2019 | 12:17 pm

Sarah Esty – 2019 Summit Series Keynote Speaker

Sarah Esty GLHC is excited to welcome Sarah Esty as the Capital Area Summit afternoon keynote speaker. Sarah Esty is the deputy director of the Policy and Planning Administration for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. In that role, Esty oversees the Policy and Innovation Division, the Office of Planning, the Bureau of Community Read More

September 25, 2019 | 11:13 am

#RealWorldHIE – District Health Department #10

Stopping the spread of communicable diseases District Health Department (DHD) #10 is the largest geographic health department in Michigan. The department serves ten northern Michigan counties including Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford. Their mission is to promote and enhance the health of communities and environment through protection, prevention, and Read More

Lygeia Ricciardi Chief Transformation Officer at Carium
September 19, 2019 | 10:02 am

Get to know Lygeia Ricciardi

GLHC is thrilled to welcome Lygeia Ricciardi as the morning Keynote presenter for the 2019 Metro Detroit Summit on September 27, 2019 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, MI. Lygeia is highly sought after as a presenter for her expertise in leveraging technology in healthcare transformation for patients, providers, payers, and policy makers. Read More