2021 Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference

Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science Conference 2021
  • Join nationally recognized leaders for the Big Data Science Conference in Minneapolis.
  • Engage in advancing a national action plan to ensure that nursing data are captured and available in sharable, comparable formats for clinicians, administrators, researchers, policy makers and others to improve health outcomes.
  • Learn about the accomplishments of the work groups, their importance to your work and how to build on these in the future.

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Keynote speaker: Five Ways Big Data is Changing Nursing

Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC
National Director, US Health Provider and Plans for Microsoft

Keynote Presentation

Five Ways Big Data is Changing Nursing & Reactor Panel: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Nursing

Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC is the National Director, US Health Provider and Plans for Microsoft. Her career journey spans 26-years in the health and technology industries. She is passionate about uniting technology, clinicians, and patients to improve care delivery, safety, and outcomes. Molly joined Microsoft in 2013 and served as the US Chief Nursing Officer until August 2020. She currently now leads a team of industry clinical and technical subject matter experts that drive digital technology innovation and transformation for health provider and payor organizations. Molly graduated with a B.S. in Nursing from Georgetown University, and worked clinically in Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatric Units, and as the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Team Coordinator at Stanford Children’s. After her finishing her MBA, she transitioned into a career in medical device design and health technology. Molly started in a product development role at Natus Medical Inc. in Silicon Valley. She furthered her career in product concept to launch with AWHONN where she was responsible for piloting a benchmark database that extracted data from hospital labor and delivery EMRs, so to provide business analytics and intelligence to hospital leadership. Immediately prior to joining Microsoft, she worked for Philips Healthcare’s Patient Care and Clinical Informatics Division, where she orchestrated large health system integrations of physiologic patient monitoring networks into hospital EMRs. Connect with Molly on LinkedIn and Twitter @MSFTMollyRN

June 9 – Preconference

All times central time zone

9:00     Welcome: Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science Initiative

Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP

9:15     Break into Tracks

Track 1: Nursing on FHIR: Conceptual Definitions and Hands-on Tutorial

Track 2: Data Validation and Clinical Documentation Accuracy: The Process to Use “Good” Data for Clinical Applications and infrastructure?

Track 3: Data Science Hands-on

Track 4: Interprofessional Core Data and its Potential for Team Care

10:45   Resume Track Activities

12:30   Breakout for Networking Between participants (Optional)

02:00 – 5:15 pm Afternoon Tracks

Track 5: Transforming Documentation – Admission history and Nursing Notes Release

June 10 – Conference – Day 1

All times central time zone

8:30     Zoom Lobby Welcoming

9:00     Welcome: Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science Initiative

Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP

Keynote speaker: Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC
Managing Director, Health Providers and Plans
Chief Nursing Officer
Microsoft

10:00   Reactor panel – Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Nursing

Facilitator: Rebecca Freeman, PhD, RN, PMP

Judy Murphy RN, FACMI, LFHIMSS, FAAN

Whende M. Carroll, MSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS

Martin Michalowski, PhD, FAMIA

10:30   Break

10:45   Work Group Report on 2020-2021 Major Achievements

12:30   Closing thoughts and announcements

1:00     Adjourn

June 11 – Conference – Day 2

All times central time zone

8:30     Zoom Lobby Welcoming

9:00     Hot Topics: COVID-19: Nursing technologies – lessons learned, implementations and the future of
            nursing data

            Competition: member’s ideas and pick ~5 – 7 min with Q/A

10:00   Break

10:15   Workgroup Planning for 2021 – 2022

12:00   Workgroup Action Plans

1:00     Adjourn

Continuing Education Credits

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for a total of 13.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pre-conference (Wednesday, June 9): 6.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (1 morning track: 3.0 and 1 afternoon track: 3.0)
Main Conference (Thursday, June 10 - Friday, June 11): 7.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education

However, the individual nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Refund policy

If you need to cancel your registration, a refund, minus a 50% administrative fee, will be issued if you cancel in writing to the conference email at nursingbigdata@umn.edu by April 30, 2021. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund.