Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2010
Consumer Health Technologies, Inc. (CHT) CEO Pradeep Goel will be a featured speaker at the World Health Care Congress 5th Annual Leadership Summit on Health Care Finance, Payment Models and Revenue Cycle Management. Mr. Goel will chair a forum that will include Mr. Ralph Bernstein, Senior Vice President at U.S. Bank, and Mr. Kunal Pandya, Senior Analyst at Aite Group, LLC, in sharing insights on strategy and challenges facing payers, administrators and financial institutions during this new era of consumerism in healthcare and the necessary changes to the associated revenue cycles.
Prior to forming CHT, Mr. Goel co-founded with his brother, and later sold, Dakota Imaging, Inc, a company that grew to have 175 employees in the U.S. and abroad. The company's lead product was deployed at numerous major insurance companies, including 27 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations. As chief product architect, senior vice president, chief operating officer and chief technology officer, Mr. Goel engineered a cutting edge product and services that met needs so well, he never lost a customer.
Ralph Bernstein is Senior Vice President of Healthcare Solutions at U.S. Bank. In this capacity, he manages U.S. Bank's healthcare solutions business that includes savings and payment products and services for consumers, healthcare providers, and health insurers. His background includes management positions in credit and debit card issuing, product development and management, sales, operations, and finance. He is based in Minneapolis.
Kunal Pandya is a Senior Analyst at Aite Group, LLC, specializing in health insurance and payments, and related processes. He has over seven years of financial services experience, including in-depth knowledge of the consumer-defined health care, banking, health insurance and payments industries. Prior to joining Aite Group, Mr. Pandya was a consultant with BearingPoint Inc., where he designed and developed market entry strategies for regional banks, health care companies, and health plans entering Greenfield CDH market segments.
The three industry leaders will explore and discuss how the roles of the payer and provider are changing and how the convergence of healthcare and financial technology can successfully connect consumers to health plans and providers.
The leadership summit, being held September 27 – 28 in Chicago, IL, is considered one of the most prestigious and informative healthcare conferences in the country and will be attended by industry professionals from across the nation.
The conference will bring together thought leaders from the nation’s hospitals, health systems, health plans and group practices. Topics include evaluating best practices for maximizing cash flow, increasing efficiency, ensuring reimbursement and staying abreast of the latest payment models impacting revenue, profit and budget.
About Consumer Health Technologies, Inc.
Consumer Health Technologies, Inc. enables third-party administrators (TPA), banks and payers to rapidly assemble, price, deliver and administer consumer-centric health benefits, accounts and services via BenefitSpan™, a total CDH administration and service delivery platform. To learn more about Consumer Health Technologies, Inc. please call 1-877-CHT-3636 or visit http://www.consumerhealthtech.com.