New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2008
The Fall Collaborative Communications Summit: Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology announces an executive panel addressing the importance of greater collaboration amongst payers, providers and health plans will take place October 27-28, 2008 at the Sofitel Los Angeles. http://www.ccsexpo.com/fallccs.html
The session entitled "Vision for the Future: Working with Payers and Health Plans" will take place on Tuesday October 28th at 1:30pm. Panelists will address how multi-stakeholder collaboration and interoperability underscore two of the biggest challenges healthcare executives face providing high quality patient care and strategic planning for the future. Closer collaboration between providers and payers alike can only result in a more cost effective and efficient healthcare system. This session will expose HIT considerations from the payers perspective and address critical issues to consider when formulating a strategy on how providers can more closely align IT initiatives with health plans.
Tom Check, CIO of Visiting Nurse Service of New York will moderate the session with presenters David Lansky, President & CEO of Pacific Business Group on Health, Julie Klapstein, CEO of Availity and Charles Kennedy, MD, VP Health Information Technology at Wellpoint.
The Fall Collaborative Communications Summit Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology is geared toward provider, healthcare system, government agency CIOs, CMIOs, CTOs, and VPs of IT. The summit is designed to help top-level executives, legislators, regulators and technologists come to grips with the swirling forces of technology change, policy development and changing business models. The CCS Experience has been designed with feedback by previous attendees and leaders from the healthcare industry addressing the most pressing issues surrounding health information technology.
Alcatel-Lucent is a Platinum Sponsor with VeriSign, Welch Allyn and Minerva Advisory Group participating as Gold Sponsors. Other sponsors include Fulcrum Methods, Advanced Data Systems, YouMed, MDdatacor, Fierce Healthcare Markets, Corporate Research Group, Federal Telemedicine News, and Healthcare Informatics.
The Collaborative Communications Summit: Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology is designed to help top-level executives, legislators, physicians, payers, regulators and technologists come to grips with the swirling forces of technology change, policy development and changing business models, giving you unparalleled insight into the forces that shape tomorrow's healthcare information technology markets. The CCS HIT provides attendees with an intimate, high level forum that facilitates open avenues of communication amongst executives and stakeholders in healthcare fostering the growth and adoption of HIT resulting in safer, more efficient and cost effective healthcare. Each summit brings together over 150 senior level executives. Attendees will walk away with timely and actionable information that can be immediately implemented in their respective organizations. http://www.collaborativecommunicationssummit.com