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Industry Showcase: Evaluating and Implementing AI Systems for Clinical Documentation

  • February 13, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom webinar


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The adoption and implementation of generative AI solutions for healthcare organizations is a critical decision and can be overwhelming. Health systems require the resources and expertise to choose the optimal solution and guarantee a successful implementation, high adoption rate among clinicians and a meaningful ROI.

During this fireside chat, Dr. Derek Garniss, CMIO at Sault Area Hospital, and Dr. Reid Conant, CMIO at Nuance, will discuss how to best implement and use conversational, ambient and generative AI tech to provide an optimal patient experience and achieve high-quality care by using best practices during patient visits to establish a high level of confidence and trust.

This 60-minute fireside chat will provide you with the knowledge to: 
Apply best practices when selecting the right clinicians to pilot the solution
• Discover how these AI-powered solutions affect the patient-physician experience
• How to optimize conversational AI and streamline the clinical documentation workflow

Presented by

Dr. Reid Conant is a chief medical information officer for Nuance’s Healthcare division. Dr. Conant has provided medical direction and leadership to his hospital through the deployment and optimization of CPOE and physician documentation solutions. Prior to Nuance, Dr. Conant served as the president and founder of Conant and Associates, Inc. which was acquired by Nuance in 2014. For more than eight years, CAI assisted well over 200 organizations, and trained over 10,000 providers on physician documentation solutions. Dr. Conant is an actively practicing board-certified emergency physician and Chief Medical Information Officer of Tri-City Emergency Medical Group in Oceanside, CA. He earned a B.S. in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego and earned an M.D at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. 

Dr. Karim JessaChief Medical Information Officer and Emergency Physician, The Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Jessa trained in Emergency Medicine at McGill University and then practiced for a number of years in the Middle East. In Saudi Arabia, he was involved in the creation of the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine and developed his passion for informatics during an implementation of an EMR at his hospital. After returning to Canada he continued to practise Emergency Medicine both at Sickkids and North York General Hospitals and is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Sickkids. His interest lies in clinical decision support tools as a key component of patient safety and provider efficiency. He recently co-led the implementation of Epic systems EMR at Sickkids and is now actively engaged in leveraging the EMR for ongoing safety, quality and informatics work. Key strategic supporting initiatives include AI and precision child health. He leads an active provider group and Physician builder program leveraging technology and the EMR to improve outcomes.


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