GA HIMSS Regional Event - in Savannah

October 25, 12:30pm, EDT - 6:30pm, EDT

Educational Event Venue:

Coastal Georgia Center

305 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401

Room 111

Parking lot is a building adjacent to the venue and free.  There should not be an issue with parking  - however, in the event that our lot becomes full, the visitor center lot (next door) lists their charge as $1/hour.


Networking Venue:

Prohibition Savannah

125 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401


GA HIMSS Regional Event Agenda





Welcome and Introductions

Nolan Hennessee, Event Host CIO, St. Joseph’s Candler


Rob Aaron, GA HIMSS Board President

Tim Macken, GA HIMSS Event Chair




First, Do No Harm – Ethical Considerations for Healthcare Information Professionals


Jason Lesandrini, PhD(c), Assistant Vice President of Ethics, Advance Care Planning and Spiritual Health, WellStar Health System




Sponsor Case Study – Transformation to Execution Excellence


Bill Stewart, CPM, PPMC, CEO,

Project Management Leadership Group









Achieving Desired Business Outcomes – Empowering IT Leaders to More Effectively Serve Customers and Partner with Vendors

Bobby Gay, Partner, CounterIntuitive Strategies





HIMSS Educational Benefits





Sepi Browning, GA HIMSS President Elect

Jeremiah Bonde, GA HIMSS Membership Chair





Healthcare Leaders Panel – Integrating IT Into the Business of Healthcare

Patty Lavely, Moderator, CIO Gwinnett Medical Center, GA HIMSS Board

Bill Fleming, Director Technical Services, Network Services, Customer Services, Telecom, IS, Gwinnett Medical Center

Nolan Hennessee, CIO, St. Joseph’s Candler

Leigh Shipper, Manager Meditech Clinical Information Services, St. Joseph’s Candler









Networking 4:30pm – 6:30pm:   Please join us for networking, food and drink!