HIMSS Member Registration Page: Project Management and Health IT Seminar

HIMSS Member Registration Page: Project Management and Health IT Seminar

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


Michael Brown, PMP

Founder and Principal Consultant

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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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 Conferene and Training Center
8201 Greensboro Dr
McLean, VA, 22102

Agenda and Cost:

IMPORTANT NOTE: This registration page and information is for HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) members only. If you are not a HIMSS member and would like to register, please visit our general seminar registration page.

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 - HIMSS Member & PMIWDC Member Registration Rate
($340.00 - Nonmember Registration located at www.pmiwdc.org/2014/05/educational-seminars)

PDUs Available: 
7.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speakers

Michael Brown, PMP

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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