KC QVIC: Health Technology Innovations

Tuesday Aug 11 / 3:00 PM (CST) - Tuesday Aug 11 / 4:30 PM (CST)

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO

KC QVIC: Health Technology Innovations


3:00-3:10pm: Welcome & Overview of Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (QVIC) Activities
Stacy Farr, PhD, MPH; University of Missouri – Kansas City

3:10-3:20pm: Research Perspective: National Research Networks (CTSA ACT, PCORnet) and COVID-19
– Russ Waitman, PhD, MS; Professor of Internal Medicine; Director of Medical Informatics; and Associate Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Analytics; University of Kansas Medical Center

3:20-3:30pm: Research Perspective: Reconceptualizing Clinical Trials in a Virtual World
-John Spertus, MD, MPH; Professor, University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC); and Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research; Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute

3:30-3:40pm: Industry Perspective:
-Dick Flanigan, FACHE; Senior Vice President, ITWorks, Cerner Corporation

3:40-3:50pm: Payer Perspective: Connecting the Behavioral Health Dots in the Middle of a Pandemic – Mindful by Blue KC
-Becky Gernon, MD, MPH; Medical Director; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

3:50-4:00pm: Healthcare Perspective:
-Wil Franklin, MS, LPC; President & CEO; KC Care Health Center

4:00-4:10pm: Community Perspective: Innovation in the KC Community
– John Fitzpatrick, Consultant, Community Health Strategist; KC Digital Drive Health Innovation Team

4:10-4:30pm Questions & Discussion – Panel

4:30pm: Wrap-up
John Spertus, MD, MPH; and Stacy Farr, PhD, MPH


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