Following on the heels of the exceedingly successful November 2013 event in Los Angeles, VPS is excited to announce the next VPS User Conference to be held in one of the most fascinating cities in the world, New Orleans.

The conference will offer presentations of interest to Site Coordinators and Data Collectors all day Tuesday, March 24th and half the day on Wednesday, March 25th. The second half of Wednesday, March 25th and all day Thursday, March 26th will focus on the use of data for improvement and research purposes and may interest Researchers, Medical Directors, Operational Leaders, Site Coordinators, and other intuitive users of VPS's data.

Don't miss out on the special event / networking dinner scheduled for Wednesday night, March 25th. Join the VPS Community as we board an historic Mississippi riverboat complete with traditional New Orleans jazz music and all you can eat buffet of local treats.

To register for the VPS User Conference 2015, click the Register Now button below:
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The VPS Team looks forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

User Conference Program

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Time Topic Speaker / Leader
Monday - March 23, 2015
5:00p HQI’s Welcome Reception / Early Registration  
Tuesday - March 24, 2015
Target: Data Collectors, Site Coordinators & Data Users
7:00 am Registration / Breakfast  
8:00 am Welcome and Introduction
Milestones from the Past / A Spotlight on the Future
 
8:30 am Impacting Change Through Utilization of VPS Data  
10:00 am Morning Break / Poster Exhibit  
10:30 am Synergies of the Data Collection Team  
11:20 am Lost in Translation: Understanding My VPS Data  
12:15 pm Lunch / Poster Exhibit  
1:45 pm Rising Technology and Geek Talk  
2:15 pm VPS7 Tips & Tricks  
2:55 pm Round 1: Team Hurdles - Roundtable Discussions (pick one topic)
  • Help I'm Behind! I need more people!
  • Getting it Out There: Sharing VPS with my Hospital
  • My Physician wants it last week!
  • Enhancing Your EMR Reports for Data Collection
  • STATS 101 Can Be Fun!
  • Techie Encounters of the Worst Kind
  • Creating a Roadmap in Data Collection
 
3:35 pm Short Break / Transition to Next Session  
3:45 pm Round 2: Team Hurdles - Roundtable Discussions (pick one topic)
  • Help I'm Behind! I need more people!
  • Getting it Out There: Sharing VPS with my Hospital
  • My Physician wants it last week!
  • Enhancing Your EMR Reports for Data Collection
  • STATS 101 Can Be Fun!
  • Techie Encounters of the Worst Kind
  • Creating a Roadmap in Data Collection
 
4:30 pm Recap Day's Highlights / Feedback from VPS Community  
5:00 pm Networking Reception  
Wednesday - March 25, 2015
Target: Data Collectors, Site Coordinators & Data Users
8:00 am Welcome  
8:10 am Ruberic: A Guide for Challenging Cases  
8:50 am Clarity of Complex Definitions  
9:15 am Round 3: Team Hurdles - Roundtable Discussions (pick one topic)
  • Help I'm Behind! I need more people!
  • Getting it Out There: Sharing VPS with my Hospital
  • My Physician wants it last week!
  • Enhancing Your EMR Reports for Data Collection
  • STATS 101 Can Be Fun!
  • Techie Encounters of the Worst Kind
  • Creating a Roadmap in Data Collection
 
10:00 am Morning Break / Poster Exhibits  
10:30 am Leveraging Team Productivity  
11:00 am Enriching the VPS Application - An Open Panel Discussion  
12:00 pm Lunch / Poster Exhibits  
1:35 pm Welcome Researchers, Administrators, Physicians, MDs  
1:45 pm Approach to Complex Queries: MyReports at an Advanced Level  
2:30 pm Impacting Change with VPS Data: Top Poster Presentations  
4:00 pm Adjourn  
5:15 pm Networking Dinner Event (seperate fee)  
Thursday - March 26, 2015
Target: Researchers, Administrators, Physicians, MDs
8:00 am Welcome  
8:10 am Legacy of Quality: Excellence of VPS Data  
8:35 am Collaboration: Breakthrough Developments in Critical Care Networking  
9:25 am Focused Engagement with Population Specific Data  
10:15 am Morning Break / Poster Exhibits  
10:45 am VPS Cardiac: What VPS Cardiac Does / Why VPS Cardiac is Different  
12:00 pm Lunch / Poster Exhibits  
1:35 pm Learning and Evolving: Research Presentations  
2:45 pm Alignment of a Health System through VPS  
3:05 pm Enriching VPS - An Open Panel Discussion  
4:00 pm Going Forward  
4:30 pm Adjourn  


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