Project Management and Health IT

Project Management and Health IT

Applying Project Management Best Practices to a Rapidly Changing Health IT Project

featuring

Michael Brown, PMP

Founder and Principal Consultant
Ascend

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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$315.00

About the Seminar

Health IT is increasingly becoming a major part of Federal budgets as spending has increased second only to Defense. The Federal government is continuously seeking to integrate new technologies and services for Healthcare into various departments and branches. Failures of large Health IT - based projects have led to increased project governance and oversight within the Federal Government. Subsequently, the importance of managing a Health IT project throughout the project life cycle is more prevalent than ever before. Based on real-world examples, project experience and extensive research, the course will offer:
  • An overview of Health IT and its inherent complexities throughout the project life cycle through visual demonstrations and presentations
  • Application of project management knowledge areas to Health IT project scenarios including Project Procurement, Integration, Scope, and Risk Management
  • Discussion of Health IT Project Success and Failures, and the lessons learned using case studies and and real-world experience
Event Location

Executive Conference and Training Center
8201 Greensboro Dr
McLean, VA, 22102

Agenda and Cost:

8:00 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - Seminar Begins
4:30 PM - Seminar Ends

(Fee includes seminar, materials, breakfast, and lunch)
$315.00 - Member Registration
$340.00 - Nonmember Registration

PDUs Available: 
7.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speakers

Michael Brown, PMP

Ascend
Founder and Principal Consultant

Founder and Principal Consultant of Ascend, Michael Brown, PMP possesses extensive experience with multiple Government agencies and private firms managing the implementation of Health IT solutions. Michael currently works with the National Association of Realtors implementing SCRUM and agile based software solutions within their development processes. Ascend is a boutique consulting firm specializing in Agile Methodologies, Health IT Project Management, Health Insurance Exchange, Financial IT, and Video Game Design & Testing.

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