Jonathan Teich, MD
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Dr. Jonathan Teich is chief medical informatics officer for Elsevier, the world's largest multimedia publisher of scientific, technical and health information. He helps lead the development of the vision, strategy, and design to transform Elsevier’s huge content base into interactive clinical decision support and knowledge-based tools to support direct clinical practice and healthcare delivery. Dr. Teich also serves as assistant professor of medicine at Harvard and as an emergency physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He founded the Clinical Informatics R&D department at Partners Healthcare, and was the primary designer of many of BWH's award-winning clinical information applications including CPOE, ambulatory records, clinical decision support systems, emergency medicine systems, and the Handbook electronic information library.
Dr. Teich has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers, books, and editorials in the field of medical informatics and healthcare information systems. He is the senior author of the eHealth Initiative consensus whitepaper, Electronic Prescribing: Toward Maximum Value and Rapid Adoption, and the government-sponsored expert report, Clinical Decision Support in Electronic Prescribing: Recommendations and an Action Plan. He is a co-author of the book, Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer’s Guide. Dr. Teich co-chaired the panel responsible for the HHS-sponsored Roadmap for National Action on Clinical Decision Support. He has served on the board of directors of HIMSS, the eHealth Initiative, and AMIA, and as a panel member of the American Health Information Community's Quality Workgroup and Clinical Decision Support ad hoc planning group.
David R. Goldmann, MD, FACP
Vice President, Editor in Chief, First Consult
David R. Goldmann, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine of the Department of Medicine. In addition to his clinical and teaching activities, he is a consultant to the Center for Evidence-Based Practice, which develops systematic reviews and guidelines used in quality initiatives within the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Dr. Goldmann has an extensive background in medical editing and publishing. At the American College of Physicians, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Physicians’ Information and Education Resource (PIER), an electronic point-of-care medical decision support tool designed for integration into electronic medical records to provide health providers with rapid access to evidence-based answers to clinical questions.
Dr. Goldmann has also in various editorial positions at Annals of Internal Medicine where he initiated the Medical Writings section of the journal and developed a format for structured book reviews. He also served as editorial consultant to the book program at the ACP and has edited several patient education books.
Dr. Goldmann came to Philadelphia for his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1973. After residency and a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease, he joined the Department of Medicine. He has directed the medical consultation service and edited one of the first textbooks in consultative medicine.
Dr. Goldmann received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Sussex in England. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He and his wife, also a physician, live in suburban Philadelphia and have three children.
Michelle Troseth, RN, MSN
Executive Vice President & Chief Professional Practice Officer – Elsevier / CPM Resource Center
Michelle Troseth became an Elsevier / CPM Resource Center (CPM) executive leader in 2001, When she did, she brought with her more than 20 years of experience creating and sustaining healthy, healing workplaces and integrated healthcare services. Among her experiences are the co-creation and use of an integrated clinical practice framework that strengthens practice at the point-of-care and improves the quality of work environments for leaders and practitioners across the U.S. and Canada. She also led an interdisciplinary point-of-care design process that developed the first computerized, evidence-based, advanced clinical documentation system. Recognized as an authority in her field, Troseth has co-authored several impressive works, including articles on Clinical Documentation and Intentionally Designed Automation (IDA). She is also a highly-sought keynote speaker on the topic of Professional Practice and Healthcare Technology and has addressed crowds at Sigma Theta Tau International, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and numerous other regional, national and international conferences. Troseth is an original member of the IHE Patient Care Coordination (PCC) Domain and a founding leader of the national Technology Informatics Guiding Educational Reform (TIGER) Initiative; recently serving as its Summit’s Program Chair and co-leading its Collaborative Workgroup on Usability and Clinical Application Design.
In 2007, Troseth was inducted into the National Academy of Practice in Nursing due to her significant contributions to advancing nursing practice with evidence and informatics.
Tracy Christopherson, RRT
Practice Director, Interdisciplinary Integration – Elsevier / CPM Resource Center
In addition to her role as the Director of Interdisciplinary Integration for Elsevier / CPM Resource Center (CPM) , Tracy Christopherson also serves as a Practice Director; co-leading practice transformation services for a region of clients utilizing CPM content products and implementation services. In that position, she provides direction and leadership to grow the vision and understanding of interdisciplinary integration, while developing a strong voice for Allied Health Professionals in their professional practice advancement.
For more than 15 years, Christopherson has been an active leader in the creation of interdisciplinary practice environments. Her experience has been enhanced by the coaching and mentoring she’s provided – to numerous organizations across the U.S. and Canada – on how to strengthen practice at the point-of-care by advancing interdisciplinary integration and implementing an integrated clinical practice framework. Additionally, her wide-ranging specialties include advancing scope of practice delineation and evidence-based interdisciplinary clinical documentation.
Not only does Christopherson provide individuals and groups authorship assistance on Clinical Practice Guidelines, she’s also filled a lead role in the support of a series of Community Learning Collaboratives (CLCs) – including Pediatrics and Respiratory Care – for focused development and content advancement for members of the CPMRC Consortium.
Christopherson frequently speaks internationally about the significance of having a professional practice framework in order to properly support interdisciplinary integration at the point-of-care. Recent speaking engagements include: Sigma Theta Tau International Conference (Global Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Create Evidence-Based Practice Environments); Association of Schools for Allied Health Professionals; American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA); and the American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress.
Bonnie Wesorick, RN, MSN
Founder & Chairman Emeritus – Elsevier / CPM Resource Center
Bonnie Wesorick is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Elsevier / CPM Resource Center (CPM) – and the Founder of the CPM International Consortium.
Over the past two decades, Wesorick has partnered with thousands of interdisciplinary practitioners – from rural, community and university settings – who have formed an international consortium to help create healthy, healing practice cultures and a patient-centered, integrated healthcare system. She has helped revolutionize practice and automation through her leadership efforts toward the development and implementation of an interdisciplinary professional practice framework with evidence-based tools and resources.
Wesorick led the first Practice/Technology Partnerships by working closely with healthcare technology companies. These unprecedented and entrepreneur partnerships gave the healthcare field its first automated, preconfigured, evidence-based interdisciplinary documentation systems; driven by a professional practice framework designed to serve caregivers and patients. These systems, which provide real-time clinical decision support, have forged a path to an increase in sustainable, positive patient outcomes.
Wesorick is well-known and respected within her wide-ranging fields of expertise and is an internationally recognized healthcare futurist and author of many books, articles, videos, CDs and DVDs. She consistently accepts unstopping requests to serve as the keynote or featured speaker for numerous local, state, national and international conferences.
Kathleen Vieson, PharmD, BCOP
Vice President & Director – Clinical Drug References (Elsevier / Gold Standard )
Dr. Kathleen Vieson is responsible for managing Elsevier / Gold Standard’s Clinical Pharmacology and ToxED reference tools. She joined Gold Standard in 1998 and previously served as the company’s Vice President of Drug Product Data, Managing Editor of Product Information and Specialty Editor for Oncology, Pain Management and Biotechnology Products.
Before joining Gold Standard, Dr. Vieson was a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Fla.), where she also served as Director of the Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Residency and Oncology Team Leader.
Dr. Vieson is a leading expert on regulatory issues governing MedGuides and Patient Drug Information; in particular how those issues affect the pharmacy and drug information industry. She is also well-versed on issues relating to drug information compendia, such as trends and the requirements for drug information at the point-of-care.
Deborah Neville, RHIA, CCS-P, PCS
Director of Revenue Cycle, Coding and Compliance for Elsevier / MC Strategies
Deborah Neville is Director of Revenue Cycle, Coding and Compliance for Elsevier / MC Strategies, a leader in eLearning solutions providing training and professional development of nurses, financial managers, HIM professionals and medical billers/coders. She directs the writing and production of a comprehensive catalogue of online education curricula for coding, revenue cycle and compliance.
Prior to joining Elsevier / MC Strategies, Ms. Neville was a Finance Analyst for the Mayo Clinic and was responsible for analysis and activities surrounding financial data, productivity, revenue capture, billing processes/systems and compliance. During her 30+ years in Healthcare, Ms. Neville has served as a Director of Corporate Compliance, a senior healthcare consultant, a technical collaborator for pre-eminent coding publication, Step-by-Step Medical Coding by Carol Buck, manager of the coding and auditing department for a large hospital-based group practice, and educator with Northwest Technical College. Ms. Neville has BS degrees in Management/Human Resources and Social Psychology. She is a Registered Health Information Management Administrator and holds the Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based credential from AHIMA and the Physician Coding Specialist (PCS) credential from ACMCS.
Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN
Executive Director, Mosby’s eLearning
Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN has a Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Medical-Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She has 34 years of nursing experience, with 17 years spent on the front lines as a medical-surgical and critical-care staff nurse, nurse manager, clinical specialist, and supervisor. Cindy, who has worked in the publishing industry for over 17 years as an author and in various roles as a nursing editor, has a particular expertise in developing print, video/DVD, and online products suited to the needs of practicing nurses. In her current role, Cindy works with authors, professional nursing and other healthcare professional associations, and subject matter experts, in coordination with her on-staff Master’s-prepared nurses, to develop online nursing courseware. Cindy has been instrumental is working with the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) to launch the highly successful ENA: Emergency Nursing Orientation course, ENA: Emergency Nursing Triage course, and ENA: Emergency Nursing Certification Review course.
Eileen Robinson, RN, MSN
Director, Nursing Continuing Education
Eileen Robinson, RN, MSN, Director Nursing Continuing Education has a Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Burns, Emergency & Trauma Nursing. She has 15 years continuing nursing education experience in leadership positions including Executive Director for Continuing Nursing Education overseeing a publisher’s three national nursing conferences and three leading nursing journal CE programs. Eileen has 20 years practice experience in medical-surgical, critical-care, perioperative, and emergency nursing including Clinical Nurse Specialist for four critical care units directing orientation, staff development, and continuing education. She directed the development of Mosby’s Preceptor, an online, collaborative eLearning venture with the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO); and directed the development of the uniquely designed and international media award winning Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE course. Eileen has authored more than 20 feature articles and columns – published in leading nursing peer-reviewed journals and nursing websites. Eileen is Vice Chair of the ANCC Commission on Accreditation, and Chair of the ANCC Accreditation Review Committee.
Clarissa Borst, PharmD, BCPS
Vice President & Editor-in-Chief – Elsevier / Gold Standard
In her position as VP, Editor-in-Chief for Elsevier / Gold Standard, Dr. Clarissa Borst is responsible for managing the clinical content and editorial policies. She joined Gold Standard in 2004 as a General Editor, and has since served as a Senior Editor in the areas of Hematology and Endocrinology and as a Managing Editor for clinical content. Before joining Gold Standard, Dr. Borst worked as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in various areas including Ambulatory medicine and Drug Information at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL). With her practical experience in a leading medical center and her years of medical writing, Dr. Borst is an expert in drug information focusing on drug information solutions for patients and health care providers, both at the point-of-care and as an electronic reference.
Trygve Anderson, R.Ph.,
Vice President Product Management – Integrated Products
Trygve Anderson is responsible for managing Gold Standard’s Alchemy, MTM360, Med Alternatives and clinical editorial tools. Mr. Anderson brings 30 plus years experience in healthcare automation with a primary focus on drug information and decisions support. Prior to joining Gold Standard in 2006, Mr. Anderson held a variety of positions with Siemens Medical Systems USA (formerly Shared Medical Systems) focusing on the development, installation and support of clinical and pharmacy systems software. Trygve’s professional background includes practicing pharmacy in both hospital and nuclear pharmacy settings. Mr. Anderson is also a Certified HIPAAA Security Professional (CHSP). Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1979.
Senior Vice President of Drug Products and Industry Standards Research and Compliance
Kay Morgan has served as the Senior Vice President of Drug Products and Industry Standards Research and Compliance for Gold Standard, an Elsevier company, since December 2007. Ms. Morgan’s responsibilities include reviewing existing and new Gold Standard products for compliance with industry standards established by organizations such as the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP), Health Level 7 (HL7), Health Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), American Health Information Community (AHIC) and the National Library of Science’s RxNorm. Kay’s expansive knowledge of the industry and the standard setting organizations ensures that Gold Standard/Elsevier products comply with industry standards to promote interoperability.
Prior to joining Gold Standard, Kay was the Manager of Product Knowledge Base Services with First DataBank, where she managed the U.S. pricing file, a component of the National Drug Data File. Kay previously held several positions with Abbott Laboratories, including Manager of Trade Relations and Third Party Payers, as well as Manager of Product Information. Ms. Morgan is a Work Group Co-Chair for the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) and a former member of the NCPDP Board of Trustees. Ms. Morgan received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Missouri, where she is an active participant of the Dean’s Advisory Council.