Humedica to participate in 7th Annual Healthcare Conference

Humedica, a next-generation clinical informatics company, today announced that it will be presenting at Harvard Business School’s 7th Annual Healthcare Conference: “Policy Reform: An Inflection Point for Healthcare Management?” on Saturday, January 30, 2010. Humedica’s president and CEO, Michael Weintraub will participate in a panel moderated by healthcare IT industry veteran John Halamka, MD, MS. Dr. Halamka is the chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chief information officer of Harvard Medical School, chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, and a practicing emergency physician. The panel, entitled “Opportunities in Crisis,” will discuss IT’s impact on healthcare as well as the opportunities and threats created by stimulus funding and meaningful use. John Halamka currently serves on Humedica’s Scientific Advisory Board.

“Policy Reform: An Inflection Point for Healthcare Management?”

Who:

  • Michael Weintraub, president and CEO, Humedica
  • William D. O’Leary, executive director health and human services, Microsoft Corporation
  • Emad Rizk, MD, president, McKesson Health Solutions, McKesson Corporation
  • Sue Schade, MBA, vice president and CIO, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

What: Harvard Business School’s event, “Policy Reform: An Inflection Point for Healthcare Management?” will bring together industry professionals, Harvard faculty and alumni, and students from many disciplines to exchange ideas about emerging trends in healthcare. This year’s event will include panel sessions focusing on specific topics in biotechnology/pharmaceuticals, devices/diagnostics, healthcare IT, public health, and venture capital/entrepreneurship. The panel titled, “Opportunities in Crisis” will discuss the crucial role IT will play in healthcare and the opportunities and risks created by stimulus funding and meaningful use.

When:

  • The event will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2010 from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm EST at Harvard Business School.
  • The “Opportunities in Crisis” panel is scheduled for 10:10 - 11:25 am EST at Harvard Business School.

Where: To register for the event, please visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/424783539.

SOURCE Humedica

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