Sue is a Principal at StarBridge Advisors, LLC. A nationally recognized health IT leader, she recently served as interim Chief Information Officer at Stony Brook Medicine on Long Island and at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to StarBridge Advisors, she was a founding advisor at Next Wave Health Advisors.
Sue has more than 30 years’ experience in healthcare information technology management, and was recognized as the CHIME-HIMSS John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year in 2014. Sue served as Chief Information Officer for the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers from 2012-2015, providing direction and oversight to information technology initiatives and working closely with the CIO for the U-M Medical School. Under her leadership, UMHS made the HealthCare’s Most Wired list in 2015 and achieved the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model Stage 6 in 2014.
For over 12 years, Sue served as Chief Information Officer of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Her previous experience included 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility at a large integrated delivery system in the Chicago area. She led the software division for a start-up healthcare software and outsourcing services vendor for several years and worked as a senior manager in the healthcare information technology practice at Ernst and Young.
An active member of HIMSS and CHIME, Sue served on the CHIME Board from 2004 to 2006, and chaired its Education Foundation Board from 2006 to 2009. She served on the HIMSS Advocacy and Public Policy Steering Committee from 2009-2011 as well as the CHIME Policy Steering Committee. Sue achieved fellow status with both HIMSS and CHIME. She is currently serving on the board and executive committee of AAMI and the CHIME Education Foundation Board. She is a regular speaker and writer within the HIT industry including a weekly blog called Health IT Connect at www.sueschade.com. She holds an MBA degree from Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle, Illinois.
Telehealth, or connected health as some call it, takes different forms depending on the organization and its overall goals. The primary driver may be extending geographic reach by providing telehealth services to rural areas. Or it may be a focus on consumer engagement. Sue Schade, 2014 CHIME CIO of the year while at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, will discuss how, after determining your core EMR capabilities, to strategize and develop a successful telehealth program in your organization.
She will look at tactics, leadership, governance, capabilities, and how to properly scale your program.
You've successfully identified at-risk populations and coordinated care, but how do you engage patients to follow through and take the next step in their healthcare journeys? In this session, our expert panelists discuss what's worked for them to do just that. They'll share best practices, lessons learned, and take questions from the audience, giving attendees great takeaways to help boost their own patient engagement success.