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John Halamka to Deliver Opening Keynote at Medical Informatics World 2013

Deploying Information Technology to Enable Innovation within the Future State of Care: Connecting Patients, Providers, and Payers

PRLog - Oct. 11, 2012 - NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) and Bio-IT World are proud to announce the opening keynote speaker for their inaugural Medical Informatics World Conference, to be held in Boston next spring (April 8-9, 2013).

The opening keynote will be delivered by John Halamka, M.D., M.S., Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The keynote address will be entitled, “Deploying Information Technology to Enable Innovation within the Future State of Care: Connecting Patients, Providers, and Payers.”

The preliminary conference agenda for the 2013 Medical Informatics World has just been released and includes several notable presenters. Featured presentations include:

- Embedding Randomization via a Point-of-Care Clinical Trial in the VA Healthcare System: Patient and Provider Perspectives
Ryan Ferguson, Sc.D., MPH, Acting Center Director, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), Department of Veterans Affairs; Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health

- Leveraging Health Information Exchange to Achieve Population Health Surveillance Requirements of Meaningful Use
Brian Dixon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Health Informatics, Indiana University; Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute Investigator in Residence, VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

- Using IT to Improve the Clinical Genetic Testing Process
Sandy Aronson, Executive Director, IT, Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine

- Towards a Holistic Healthcare Ecosystem: Data Innovations and Collaborations to Improve Clinical Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Care
Vipul Kashyap, Director, Information Management & Analytics, Cigna Healthcare

- Use of Population Health Segmentation and Care Management Tool to Provide Optimal Value Based Care
Yi Zhou, Ph.D., Director, Analytics, Evaluation, & Knowledge Sharing, Kaiser Permanente

- Power of Information: Open Data Innovation and the Production of Business Intelligence
Mark Davies, M.D., Executive Medical Director, Health & Social Care Information Centre, National Health Service

Medical Informatics World is being held in conjunction with Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, CHI’s flagship event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. Bio-IT World Expo attracts more than 2,500 delegates from dozens of countries as well as more than 130 exhibiting companies. Medical Informatics World and Bio-IT World Expo are being held back-to-back to complete the week of scientific content by bridging the healthcare and life science worlds.

For more information on the 2013 Medical Informatics World Conference, visit the event website at http://www.medicalinformaticsworld.com.

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) (www.healthtech.com) is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI’s portfolio of products includes Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conferences, Insight Pharma Reports, Cambridge Marketing Consultants, Barnett Educational Services, Cambridge Meeting Planners and CHI’s Media Group, which includes news websites and e-newsletters including Bio-IT World and eCliniqua. Founded in 1992, CHI strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments.

About Medical Informatics World Conference
The 2013 Medical Informatics World Conference (www.medicalinformaticsworld.com) will bring together industry leaders and decision makers in the fields of HIT, healthcare, biomedical sciences, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, informatics and IT in Boston, MA. Taking place April 8-9, the conference features three major tracks on: 1) Provider-Payer-Pharma Cross-Industry Data Collaboration, 2) Coordinated Patient Care, Engagement and Empowerment and 3) Population Health Management, Segmentation and Stratification. Keynote presentations will cover the industry’s most recent trends and challenges: Deploying Information Technology to Enable Innovation within the Future State of Care; Defining, Measuring and Managing Clinical, Operational, and Financial Risk; and Provider-Payer-Pharma Collaborations for Patient/Population Care Management.


Kaushik Chaudhuri
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
(781) 972-5419

Jaime Hodges
Cambridge Healthtech Institute  
(781) 972-5429

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