Risks, Challenges and Opportunities of
Wireless Technology Systems in Healthcare

October 4-5, 2012 - Herndon, VA

Thursday, October 4, 2012

8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:30 am 
Welcome and Overview
Rick Hampton, Partners HealthCare
Elliot Sloane, Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy
John Deadwyler, Facilitator, The Bernard Consulting Group
9:30 am - 10:45 am 
Radio-Frequency Terminology and Challenges: Understanding the Concepts and Applicable Challenges to Wireless Connectivity
Mark Gibson, COMSEARCH
Ira Keltz, FCC
Elliott Sloane, Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy
10:45 am - 11:00 am 
Break
11:00 am - 12:15 pm 
What is A High-Reliability Infrastructure?
Steve Baker, Welch Allyn
Peter Thornycroft, Aruba Networks
12:15 am - 1:15 pm 
Networking Lunch
1:15 pm -2:15 pm 
Networks and Device Security Considerations
Andrew McGraw, United States Air Force
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm 
Risk Management of Systems of Systems: System Failures, Device and System Incompatibilities, Software Reliability and More
Todd Cooper, 80001 Experts
Ken Fuchs, Mindray

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm 
Break
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm 
Smart Phones and Other Mobile Devices in Healthcare Settings: What Does the Evidence Really Show About Network Capacity and Spectrum Overload
Shawn Jackman, Kaiser Permanente
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
First Day Wrap-up

Friday, October 5, 2012

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am
First Day Review
John Deadwyler, Facilitator, The Bernard Consulting Group
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Understanding and Clarifying Terminology Between IT and CE
Rick Hampton, Partners HealthCare
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Break
10:45 am - 12:30 pm
Design Considerations With Wireless Technologies
Bill Saltzstein, ConnectBlue
Donald Witters, U.S Food and Drug Administration
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Luncheon with Speaker
Ira Keltz, FCC
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Defining How to Build and Test Your Own Network and Device Connectivity
Steve Baker, Welch Allyn
Phil Raymond, Philips
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Break
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
It Takes A Village: Participants Set Priorities and Action Plans
John Deadwyler, Facilitator, The Bernard Consulting Group