Gary A. Christensen has served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer of Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) since 2009. He directs program and Institute operations using best practice disciplines, and drives business goals through health IT innovation. He has nearly two decades of IT and operations leadership experience in domestic and global financial services, during which he served as divisional CIO for businesses at Capital One Financial, Deutsche Bank, and Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Christensen was named one of InformationWeek Healthcare’s 25 CIOs Transforming HealthCare in May 2012. He earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Stanford University. Rhode Island Quality Institute is a center of collaborative innovation that drives healthcare transformation to improve the health delivery system and health outcomes. The Institute’s mission is to improve the quality, safety and value of healthcare in Rhode Island and to share knowledge that advances the field of healthcare improvement. RIQI applies transformative measures to drive evolution of the healthcare system. Key initiatives are identified by aligning leading‐edge healthcare improvement strategies with needs and opportunities in the community. RIQI maintains high‐level partnerships with healthcare leaders, business / employers, consumers and State government to build consensus around our strategic focus. Together with the healthcare community, the Institute pioneers solutions with health information technology (HIT), quality improvement science and quality measurement/reporting. As the Governor‐designated Regional Health Information Organization for Rhode Island, RIQI operates CurrentCare, RI’s statewide HIE, as well as the RI Regional Extension Center (REC) and the RI Beacon Community Program.
Industry Satellite Sessions
Hear from industry leaders and engage in special sessions during Symposium breaks and lunches. See the organizations holding special satellite sessions.
Partners Connected Health is pleased to announce the continuation of a popular event, our fifth annual Innovators Challenge, showcasing products that are genuinely new and potentially game-changing for connected health.
Design for Change Workshops with Mad*Pow
cHealth15 Pitch-Off: Emotion Sensing
Event with Medstro and The American Resident Project, Anthem Inc.'s physician engagement program
Pitch-Off takes place Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:00pm, Seaport World Trade Center Waterfront Room. Separate registration required. (Link must be opened in Chrome, Firefox, or IE9 and later.)
JMIR Poster Session
This year Partners Connected Health is pleased to partner with JMIR Publications in hosting a poster presentation session at the Connected Health Symposium. Learn more!