Navigating the AI Ecosystem - AI's Evolving Role in Health Care

December 14, 2023

Participants can expect to learn about the origin and contributing factors in the rise of AI, especially with a focus in healthcare. The diversity of AI applications will  be covered to include clinical and non clinical opportunities, sharing case use examples where AI is already in the research/piloting phases.  The various phases of AI will be described with a focus on Generative AI and the foundation model. Participants will learn about the top priorities of health system AI in the near future and how to strategically think about considerations in building an AI program for their organization. They will also learn about AI adoption barriers, patient concerns and future clinician roles as we move into AI in healthcare.

Target Audience



Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Provide a landscape overview of AI and the market forces contributing to the resurgence of AI hype.
  2. Highlight AI applications and use cases from field happening today and in the near future.
  3. Outline a strategic roadmap for health care providers as they build a viable AI program.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/14/2023 - 10:00am CST
Event ends: 
12/14/2023 - 11:00am CST


Andrew Rebhan
Consulting Director


Planning committee

Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
AVP Performance Improvement 
Vizient Southern States 
Amanda Logue, MD 
​​Chief Medical Officer OLG / Regional Medical Director​  
Ochsner Health 
Suresh Lakhanpal, MD 
CEO, Phoebe Physicians​ ​  
​​​​SVP Physician Services 
​Phoebe Putney Health System 
Danny Branstetter, MD 
Interim Chief Medical Officer, Kennestone Hospital 
Wellstar Health System 


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It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.


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Designation Statement(s):



Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation.   Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re- certification. It is the responsibility

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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