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iHub Speaker Series: Digital Innovation at an AMC

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 60 Fenwood Road Boston, MA, 02115 United States (map)

iHub Speaker Series: Digital Innovation at an AMC

When: Thursday, September 28th, 2017, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: First Floor Cafe, Building for Transformative Medicine

Join us September 28th for a fireside chat between the Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, Laurance Stuntz and Brigham Health’s Chief Information Officer, Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS.

When it comes to digital health innovation, there are still a lot of questions that need to be answered. More specifically, questions around collaboration between AMCs and external organizations.

How is the Brigham thinking about collaborations? What does it take to work with an AMC? What programs or infrastructure does the Brigham currently have in place? How is the State working to support collaborations? What does digital health look like in five years? What are some key challenges that digital health has the potential to solve?

Our iHub Speaker Series resumes this month, taking a deep dive into these questions and more, ending with a live audience Q&A.

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Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS is Chief Information Officer at Brigham Health, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an attending emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).  He is an expert in information systems development and implementation.  He led a three-year, $7 million custom software development project to move BWH Emergency Department clinicians from paper-based to electronic documentation.  Recently he helped oversee the implementation of Epic and several critical laboratory information systems.  Dr. Landman also created the BWH Digital Health Innovation Group to spur hospital use of digital technology as well as facilitate appropriate use of digital tools by clinicians, innovators, and researchers.  As CIO, he is currently responsible for the stabilization and optimization of the EHR, all other hospital information systems, and digital health innovation. 

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Laurance Stuntz is the Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech, or MeHI. He is an experienced and passionate leader working to help Massachusetts leverage digital health innovation for better economic and care delivery outcomes. 

MeHI is a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a unique state agency working to support innovation economy growth. MeHI is the Commonwealth’s entity for health care innovation, technology, and competitiveness, and partners with industry, government, and healthcare organizations to support the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative on behalf of Governor Charlie Baker. MeHI also helps all the Commonwealth’s providers harness the benefits of electronic health records and the statewide health information exchange.  As part of this effort, they work with stakeholders to ensure that patients have access to their data and become active and engaged participants in managing their health. For more information, please visit

Prior to joining MeHI in 2012, Laurance worked for 25 years in healthcare information technology product development, systems integration and management consulting, primarily focused on collaboration and exchange of information among healthcare organizations. He was a Partner at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) with responsibility for CSC’s Collaborative Communities solution area and the Senior Vice President responsible for product development for NaviNet. Laurance is an advocate for stronger patient engagement in healthcare information and decision making, and serves as a member of both the Massachusetts Health Information Technology Council and the Governor’s Digital Health Council. He is a Dartmouth College graduate, a Wellesley resident, and an enthusiast of outdoor sports, craft beer, and his family. You can find Laurance online at @lstuntz.