Please join us at the East Lansing Kellogg Center 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI for our May event. This event is worth 2 PDUs.
5:30 - 6:00 appetizers & networking
6:00 - 6:45 Kathy Smith, IT EMR Applications Director - Sparrow's Electronic Medical Records Implementation
Kathy Smith has 20+ years of experience in the Healthcare and Banking industries specializing in Information Technology Leadership, Application Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Change Management and Business Development. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting and Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. Kathy is a non-practicing Certified Information Technology Auditor.
She is currently an Information Technology Director at Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Michigan. Her area of responsibility includes leading the Project Management Office, IT Business Development, Change Management, Quality Assurance/Testing Management, and IT Communications. She has been a Sparrow caregiver for 17 years and led the implementation of the Enterprise Electronic Medical Record system which went live at the four hospitals in December of 2012.
6:45 - 7:00 break
7:00 - 8:00 - Stanley Samuel - A Journey in Resource Management - Challenges to Dashboards
Stanley Samuel has 16+ years of experience in Project Management, Program Management, Business Analysis, Strategy, Management Consulting and Business Development. Stanley graduated from one of the premier engineering institutes in India (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee) with a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, and received his MBA from Wichita State University, Kansas.
He is currently working as a Director, Operations Program Management with Truven Health Analytics in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where is actively working on Healthcare related projects with the State and Federal government. After receiving his PMP Certification in 1999, he has been an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). Stanley has held various leadership positions in the local PMI Chapters and has been the Past President of the PMI’s Michigan Capital Area Chapter.