Annual Healthcare IT Conference

March 28, 8:00am, PDT - 4:00pm, PDT

The California Endowment
Center for Healthy Communities
1000 Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Non-member Price: 
Member Price: 
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Value-Based Care

Please join us for our Annual Healthcare IT Conference, returning this year to the Center for Healthy Communities at The California Endowment in Downtown LA.  Under the theme of Value Based Care, we'll be exploring strategies, Telehealth, Quality Driven vs. Quantity Driven care, and Big Data.

Agenda       Speaker Bios

Keynote speakers:

David Sayen
Senior Vice President, Client Services
Gorman Health Group
Ken Rutkowski
Founder/President/Host, KenRadio Broadcasting
Founder, METal
Biotechnology Disruptor


Moderators & Panelists:

Ian Slade
Managing Partner, I&T Consulting Group, LLC
President-Elect, SoCal HIMSS

Robert Bart, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer
LA Department of Health Services

Steven Chen, PharmD
Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy, USC

Steve Garske
SVP and Chief Information Officer
Children's Hospital, Los Angeles

Jeremiah Hargrave
Director of Quality and Patient Safety
Torrance Memorial

Paul Conocenti
Chief Technology Officer
Verity Health System

Clare Benson
Director of Clinical Informatics
Torrance Memorial

James Brady, PhD, CHCIO, FHIMSS
Area Chief Information Officer
Kaiser Permanente, Orange County

Scott Raymond 
Executive Director, Strategic Innovation and Information Technology
MemorialCare Health System

Alan S. Young, MD, MBA, PMP
Regional Director
Sagacious Consultants


Sponsors: Returning this year to our annual conference is the Innovation Lab. With the help of the Innovation Lab, SoCal HIMSS is encouraging Healthcare Organizations/Vendors to showcase their innovative Healthcare IT products to the SoCal Healthcare IT Community. To apply, send an email to and briefly describe what product/solution you plan on presenting or demonstrating, and in what way you consider it to be innovative (100 words or less). Your submission will be reviewed by the conference planning committee and we will let you know as soon as possible their response.


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