Our Sponsors

2016-2017 Sponsors

Pyramid Analytics is a recognized innovator in business analytics. From day one, Pyramid Analytics has focused on helping companies extend the reach and impact of analytics. We’re rated #1 in the field by leading BI analytics and end users, and we have engaged with hundreds of industry-leading companies to take them from data blind to data-driven, empowering more than 1M decision makers to steer their business forward.




Healthcare Solutions offers strategic consulting, mobile access, medical imaging, data analytics, telehealth & highly available, secure infrastructure from our skilled service professionals and world class partners. We've worked with leading health systems to achieve quality patient care, meet regulatory requirements, and gain efficiency for over 15 years. Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services. See www.us.logicalis.com/healthcare-it .



More than 4,000 leading hospitals and healthcare systems worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store business and clinical data. Optimizing performance for applications across the continuum of care, NetApp solutions deliver simplicity, agility and scalability with a flexible framework for intelligent data management in any storage environment. Look to NetApp for:

  • Industry-leading technology – the fastest growing flash storage provider, ranked high comfort for Epic and certified for all major EHR, PACS and clinical applications

  • Flexibility – store, manage and move your data, where and when you want

  • Single platform management – unified storage infrastructure for simplicity, reliability and resiliency

    NetApp provides expertise and innovation supported by a team of real-world healthcare IT professionals with the same goal as you: your organization’s success.



    The Health Informatics (HI) concentration at Kent State University is designed to serve today’s health care professionals and tomorrow’s health information leaders. Courses cover such critical topics as legal issues, clinical decision support, business process management and usability, among others. All courses are offered online for access anywhere, anytime – ideal for busy professionals. Our faculty are corporate IT and health care leaders in the field, and we limit class sizes to 30 students. Options include a Master of Science (36 credit hours, 21 months); Certificate (18 credit hours); and Ph.D. (75 credit hours). Health Informatics is part of the Information Architecture and Knowledge Management program in Kent State's School of Library and Information Science. For more information, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/ischool/health-informatics/.


    CynergisTek, an Auxilio company, (www.cynergistek.com) is a top-ranked cybersecurity, privacy and compliance consulting firm. The company offers solutions to help organizations measure privacy, security and compliance programs against regulatory requirements and assists in developing risk management best practices. Since 2004 the company has served as a partner to hundreds in the healthcare industry and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. The company has been named in numerous research reports as one of the top firms that provider organizations turn to for privacy and security, and won the 2017 Best in KLAS award for Cyber Security Advisory Services.


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    The OBIX® System is a comprehensive, computerized system for central, bedside, & remote electronic fetal monitoring, archiving, point-of-care charting, single-click management reports, & Internet-based physician access. Combines enterprise-wide perinatal surveillance & alerting with comprehensive documentation & data storage. Interfacing with hospital departmental systems, enterprise-wide charting solutions & EMR repositories. OBIX’s exclusive E-Tools for EFM assessment provide decision support that helps clinicians improve their practice & promote patient safety in EFM.



    Leidos Health helps healthcare organizations achieve their goals of meeting regulatory requirements, improving quality of care, reducing costs and enhancing the patient experience. Our services include implementation and optimization of EHRs, along with solutions for critical initiatives such as IT strategy, revenue cycle, clinical optimization, Meaningful Use, ICD-10, and cybersecurity.



    Vocera Communications, Inc. delivers secure, integrated and intelligent right information, to the right person, on the right device, in the right location, at the right time. Vocera solutions provide hands-free voice communication, secure text messaging, patient engagement tools, and alarm management. The Vocera Communication Platform also integrates with more than 100 clinical systems, including EHRs, nurse call systems physiologic monitors, and biomed devices. These clinical communication and collaboration solutions help improve operational efficiency, quality of care, safety and satisfaction across the continuum of care. In addition to technology solutions, Vocera drives thought leadership and new standards in care to elevate patient, family, nurse and physician experiences via the company's research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in San Francisco, Tennessee, Indiana, Canada, India, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraComm on Twitter.


    Direct Consulting Associates (DCA) provides a broad range of IT Consulting and Staffing solutions including staff augmentation, temp-to-perm, and direct hire for enterprise and healthcare IT initiatives. DCA’s mission is to contribute to the success of our clients through recruitment and customer service.



    We are Excite Health Partners. We are a health information technology consulting company focusing exclusively on providing EMR services nationwide. Our clients look to us to deliver them exceptional H.I.T. talent to get the job done. We’re different. Why? Meeting your specific needs is our priority from day one. We shape solutions that internalize your unique culture and back this up by assigning you a dedicated Account Executive who oversees your project and provides support 24/7.

    We are proud to offer solutions including EMR Training, Project Management, Application Development, ICD-10 services, and Go-Live Support. We work with all areas of practice, including:

    eClinical Works
    Varian Aria

    We are ready to start exceeding your expectations. Call us at 216-447-9808 or visit us at www.excitehealthpartners.com. Let’s get started.

    ICG provides Healthcare IT consulting support for the implementation and ongoing maintenance of EHR systems. Founded by a former healthcare system CIO, we are vendor agnostic and work with the leading EHR software vendors, including, but not limited to Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, McKesson, and MEDITECH. Since 2002, we have partnered with over 200 hospitals and clinics on over 3,000 engagements to provide staff augmentation for project management, build, testing, training, go-live, optimization and legacy system support.

    Health System Sponsors


    Cleveland Clinic, founded in 1921, is a nonprofit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Today, 1,800 Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists practice in 120 medical specialties and subspecialties, annually recording more than 3 million visits from patients across the United States and from more than 80 countries.

    Cleveland Clinic’s main hospital campus is located near Cleveland’s historic University Circle. Occupying 140 acres and 37 buildings, the main campus includes a hospital, an outpatient clinic, a children’s hospital, cancer institute, eye institute, research institute and supporting labs and facilities. Cleveland Clinic also operates 17 family health centers; nine community hospitals; two affiliate hospitals; a 150-bed hospital, outpatient clinic and education facilities in Weston, Florida; and health and wellness centers in Palm Beach, Florida, and Toronto, Canada. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a partnership between Cleveland Clinic and the government and people of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open in 2011, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi will serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.

    Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in America by U.S.News & World Report, and our heart and heart surgery program has been ranked No. 1 since 1995.

    For more information, visit http://www.clevelandclinic.org



    The MetroHealth System is an essential health system committed to providing health care to everyone in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and improving the health of the community overall. Its 6,700 employees deliver care to everyone at its main campus, just west of downtown Cleveland, and at 18 other locations. It also provides health care at more than 30 additional sites in Cuyahoga County through the MetroHealth School Health Program and other community partnerships.

    MetroHealth is home to Cuyahoga County's only Level I Adult Trauma Center and only adult and pediatric burn center in the state of Ohio verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. In the past year, MetroHealth provided more than one million patient visits in its hospital and health centers. MetroHealth also is an academic medical center committed to teaching and research; each of its active physicians holds a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. MetroHealth has earned Magnet status, which places it in the top 7% of all hospitals nationwide for nursing excellence.

    MetroHealth's mission is, "Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork."

    For more information, visit www.metrohealth.org.



    Our world-renowned health care network is anchored by our flagship facility, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Located in Cleveland’s historic University Circle, this 947-bed academic medical center and tertiary-care hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best hospitals in 13 medical and surgical specialties. It comprises three centers of excellence: Ireland Cancer Center, MacDonald Women’s Hospital, and Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital; and The Center for Clinical Research, the largest medical research center in Ohio.

    For more information, visit http://www.uhhospitals.org