2019 Dallas HXO Collaborative Roundtable

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 4:00 – 8:30pm

As healthcare leaders, we are faced with more challenges than ever before. True solutions require a shift in thought and practice. This is only possible when we come together, across systems, to collaboratively determine the best practices and innovative thinking necessary to advance our industry and truly reshape patient care and safety. Participation in these programs is the beginning of the active change we seek.

Governing Board Chair

Mack Mitchell, MD Mack C. Mitchell, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Chief Medical Officer
Southwestern Health Resources

Governing Board Members

  • Deepak Agrawal, MD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Jon Albrecht, RPh, MHA, BCNSP, FASHP, Vice President, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Methodist Health System
  • Kristin Alvarez, PharmD, Associate Director, Clinical Advancement, Parkland Health and Hospital System
  • David Argueta, Chief Administrative Officer, Mercy Hospital – Oklahoma City
  • Kavita Bhavan, MD, Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Patrick Brown, FACHE, Professional and Support Services Officer, Texas Health, Presbyterian Hospital – Allen
  • Fred Cerise, MD, MPH, President, Chief Executive Officer, Parkland Health and Hospital System
  • Lynda Chin, MD, Executive Director, REDI Platform, University of Texas System
  • William Daniel, MD, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Cole Edmonson, DNP, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer, Texas Health Resources – Presbyterian Dallas
  • James Fleshman, MD, FACRS, FACS, Chairman, Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Ernest Franklin, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Value and Integration, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Tony Johnson, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Tricia A. Meyer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, Associate Vice President, Department of Pharmacy, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Winje Miao, Executive Vice President and Chief Experience Officer, Texas Health Resources
  • Rustin B. Morse, MD, MMM, Senior Vice President for Quality & Safety and Chief Quality Officer, Children’s Health
  • Rebecca Napier, MBA, Senior Administrative Officer, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • David Nicewander, Director, Strategic Analytics, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Harry Papaconstantinou, MD, FACS, Chairman, Surgery, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Scott Peek, Interim President and Chief Operating Officer, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Trish Perl, MD, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Walter Peters, MD, Chief Quality and Safety Officer, Surgery Department, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Faisal Qureshi, MD, Division Chief, Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Health; Associate Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Kim Siniscalchi, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Ronald M. Stewart, MD, Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; President, Texas Surgical Society
  • Michael Turturro, Ambulatory Chief Nursing Officer, Central Texas Division, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Janice Walker DHA (c ), MBA-HCM, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Central Texas Division, Baylor Scott & White
  • Sharon Williamson, MT(ASCP)SM, CIC, FAPIC, Senior Director, Infection Prevention, Texas Health Resources
  • Sheri Winsper, MSHA, MSN, RN, Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety, Texas Health Resources
  • Kim Wool, Quality Director, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine
  • Herbert J. Zeh III, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


Collaborating on Change: Navigating Significant Challenges Across Systems
With more and more challenges facing the healthcare industry, it’s difficult to determine where the immediate needs are or how to even start addressing the issues. The 2019 HXO Collaborative Roundtable Dinner Series takes an intimate look at critical challenges facing leaders in Dallas today. Leadership panels will look at the future of the industry, discuss the most pressing barriers, and collectively create a roadmap to generating forward momentum to positively impact patient care.


Keynote Panelists

Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
Parkland Health and Hospital System

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Mack C. Mitchell, MD Mack C. Mitchell, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Chief Medical Officer
Southwestern Health Resources

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Janice Walker Janice Walker, DHA, MBA-HCM, BSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President, System Chief Nursing Executive
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System

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Rachel Weissberg Rachel Weissberg
Director and General Manager, Healthcare
Sirius Computer Solutions

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The Governing Board is reviewing nominated sponsors and selecting the industry-leading partners that they will be inviting to participate. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Tony Dunham at tonyd@healthcareexecutiveforums.com.

Dinner Moderator Sponsor

Sirius Healthcare and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Platinum Partner
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A national integrator of technology-based business solutions, Sirius helps healthcare organizations improve quality of care, control costs and ensure compliance with holistic, agnostic solutions. Sirius works to help organizations innovate by transforming patient care, clinical efficiencies and business impact. Our dedicated healthcare practice is led by individuals who have direct industry experience, including IT leadership positions with major provider organizations. Whether you’re challenged by regulations (such as HIPPA, the HITECH Act and/or Meaningful Use for ICD-10), the migration from fee-for-service to fee-for-value, medical and customer data floods or just overall cost pressures, Sirius can help. siriuscom.com/solutions/healthcare

Dinner Sponsors

AMN Healthcare

AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals, and delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, mid-revenue cycle solutions and more. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit amnhealthcare.com.

BioFire Diagnostics


White Paper

With more than 25 years of molecular experience, BioFire Diagnostics, LLC sets the standard for molecular diagnostics through its pioneering advances in syndromic infectious disease testing.

As BioMérieux’s Global Center of Excellence for Molecular Diagnostics, no other company has FDA-cleared and CE-IVD marked assays for more pathogens. BioFire Diagnostics has produced the easiest, fastest and most comprehensive multiplex PCR system available: the FilmArray.

The FilmArray System from BioFire is the new standard for syndromic infectious disease diagnostics. Simple, fast and comprehensive, the FilmArray delivers accurate results in about an hour. The right test, the first time can impact all areas of patient care. Healthcare providers can see faster diagnoses and improved antibiotic stewardship. Labs can see improved efficiency and reduced costs and downstream testing. biofiredx.com

Leidos Health


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Qventus is a system of action for optimizing patient flow. Over 70 leading hospitals and health systems, including Mercy, Fairview, and New York Presbyterian, are using Qventus to unlock $10M+ in annual financial benefits — by decreasing LOS, reducing excess days, increasing patient volumes, and more.

Qventus uses machine learning to predict potential problems before they occur. It then drives immediate action, recommending the highest priority activities to frontline staff, automating key steps whenever possible, and simplifying coordination among interdisciplinary teams.

Qventus is also a true partner, with a team of experts in data science, healthtech deployments, and change management.

Qventus. Simplifying how healthcare operates. qventus.com

Location and Venue

House of Blues Dallas

House of Blues Dallas
2200 N Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: 1.214.978.2583 | Website

Forum Contact

Please contact Tony about any of your dinner or sponsorship needs.

Tony Dunham, Executive Director, Healthcare Executive ForumsTony Dunham

Executive Director
Healthcare Executive Forums

503.765.5467 – Direct
503.919.1717 – Cell

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