Software as a Service vs. Software Licensing Models Panel Announced for the 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum

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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their Software as a Service vs. Software Licensing Models panel, which will be addressing the latest healthcare technologies and services at this year's Health Technology Investment Forum September 22, 2009 at 1:30pm in New York City.

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their Software as a Service vs. Software Licensing Models panel, which will be addressing the latest healthcare technologies and services at this year's Health Technology Investment Forum September 22, 2009 at 1:30pm in New York City.

The panel will be moderated by George Hill, Director of Healthcare Technology & Distribution, Leerink Swann, and speaking will be John Hummel, Chief Technology Officer, Perot Healthcare Systems; and Thomas Check, CIO, Visiting Nurse Service of NY.

Their presentation entitled, "Software as a Service vs. Software Licensing Models for Providers & Health Systems," will shed insight on how healthcare organizations have been responding to each model and future growth trends in the healthcare sector.

George Hill, who will serve as moderator, received his BA degree from Rutgers University and has done additional course work in accounting and corporate finance at the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining Leerink Swann, he was a member of the team at Thomas Weisel, which covered health care IT and pharmaceutical service companies.

John Hummel oversees hundreds of healthcare associates at Perot Healthcare Systems as they accelerate and enhance clinical delivery though process design, optimized installation of the industry's leading clinical vendors, and high availability systems and support. He is also responsible for a myriad of clinical content, including system implementations, infrastructure and integration, medical records, digital imaging, clinical decision support, and clinical data warehouses for Perot System's large and complex healthcare system customer.

Thomas Check received his BA degree from Boston College and his MA degree from the New School University. Prior to joining VNSNY in 2004, Mr. Check held senior IT positions at NYU Medical Center and mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He also held IT consulting roles with Price Waterhouse, and financial management positions with the City of New York. As Vice President and Chief Information Officer at VNSNY, Thomas Check leads information technology in the largest not-for-profit home healthcare provider in the United States.

The Forum's attendees will include - private equity firms, venture capital groups, corporate development teams, institutional investors and CEO's from health care technology companies. The Forum will afford the industry's leadership a rare opportunity to gather in one place cultivating M&A transactions and strategic partnerships.    

Sponsors for the 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum include CareNav Health Solutions, PatientOS, Ropes & Gray, Agnity, GenerationOne, MedBox, MMR Information Systems, Inc. (MMRF.ob) providers of MyMedicalRecords.com, AssureRx, Digital Monitoring Solutions, Sensiotec, Proskauer Rose, International Medical Solutions, Kru Research, Mergermarket, Mobihealthnews, HedgeCo.net, Corporate Financing Week, and MAC Alliance.

The 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum is a one-day conference that will provide an opportunity for investors and healthcare leaders to discover the latest trends and investment opportunities. The Health Technology Investment Forum is designed to bring together leading investors, market leaders, and high growth companies focused on healthcare technology. While other industries have embraced information technology as a cornerstone of their business process healthcare has traditionally remained a laggard. In recent years this trend has reversed and there now exists a myriad of investment opportunities in the healthcare technology sector. http://ihealthtran.com/healthtechforum.html

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.
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