2010 e-Patient Connections Conference Showcases Digital Solutions to Reach and Engage Health Consumers

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Second Annual Conference Gathers Life Science Professionals, Physicians, Public Health Educators with Innovators in Mobile Health, Social Media and Gaming

This is the only event that enables health communicators to meet one-on-one with industry leaders, get hands on access to the latest technology, and see talks from the most innovative mobile and social health professionals all under one roof.

Kru Research has announced a line up of world class speakers, innovators, and thought leaders for the e-Patient Connections 2010 Conference, September 28 & 29 at The Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia, PA. The conference will focus on the best practices for reaching patients, health consumers, and caregivers with mobile technologies, social media and gaming.

Conference Overview
During the two day conference, more than 50 prominent speakers will present to an anticipated crowd of 400 health marketing and education professionals on a wide array of topics including smart phones and healthcare, video games for health, social media for lifescience marketing, and behavior change models for empowered patients.

In place of traditional afternoon sessions, e-Patient Connections is offering four specialty conferences: Social Pharmer, Mobile Health, Games for Health, Social MD/RN, plus a variety of pre-conference workshops.

The conference will also feature a vendor expo, Innovation Island for individual private coaching sessions, and structured networking activities.

Conference Keynotes and Speakers
Dr. Victor Stretcher, co-founder of HealthMedia and founder of the University of Michigan's Center for Health Communications Research, will deliver the keynote, “Behavior Change and Story Power.”

The conference will also feature Dr. Margaret Morris, Senior Researcher at Intel Digital Health, who will deliver the day two keynote, “Changing Health Behaviors: From Facebook to Smartphones.”

Other marquee speakers include the founders of Zeo, Contagion, Switch2Health, Vitality, HEALTHeME, HealthTalker, WEGO, and Siren Interactive.

According to conference co-founder Kevin Kruse, "This is the only event that enables health communicators to meet one-on-one with industry leaders, get hands on access to the latest technology, and see talks from the most innovative mobile and social health professionals all under one roof. It's really an experience not an event."

Register Now
Registration information and more details are available at the event’s website, epatient2010.com.

About Kru Research
Krk Research helps health communicators and marketers reach digital health consumers with web technologies and social media. Krk educates clients with e-books and white papers, and offers public and private workshops and consulting services. KruResearch.com

Contact: Kevin Kruse, Kru Research, 267.756.7089, info(at)KruResearch(dot)com

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