Sutter Health, Health Affairs, Axolotl, & More Discuss Accountable Care Organizations in San Francisco

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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled “Accountable Care Organizations: New Models for leveraging technology to improve care” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in San Francisco taking place March 22-23, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

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Health Information Exchange powers coordinated care, interoperability between electronic health records, and point of care analytics based on the entire patient record and informed by the entire regional population. These are some of the key capabilities

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled “Accountable Care Organizations: New Models for leveraging technology to improve care” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in San Francisco taking place March 22-23, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

The panel will be moderated by Mary Rubino, Senior Editor, Health Affairs, and speaking will be Scott Young, MD, Senior Director & Co-Executive Director, Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente; Chris Jaeger, MD, MBA, VP, Medical Informatics, Sutter Health; Michael Dinneen, MD, Director, Office of Strategy Management, Military Health Services; Katherine Schneider, MD, Vice President, Health Engagement, Atlanticare; David Nace, MD, VP & Medical Director, McKesson; and Glenn Keet, President, Axolotl.

“Technology is a key enabler in making ACOs truly successful,” said Glenn Keet, President of Axolotl. “Health Information Exchange powers coordinated care, interoperability between electronic health records, and point of care analytics based on the entire patient record and informed by the entire regional population. These are some of the key capabilities that this expert panel will be discussing."

The panelists will discuss the potential impact of Accountable Care Organizations, health IT’s critical role, best practices for implementation, and challenges to adoption in the nation’s healthcare system.

The iHT2 Health IT Summit in San Francisco is the premier executive summit focused on the strategies and tools that are re-defining customer care, collaboration and efficiency in the health care provider markets.

Sponsors and Partners for the 2011 Health IT Summt in San Francisco include: Absolute Software, Ascendian Software, Apixio Inc., Axolotl, Catalyst Solutions, Datalink, EDIMS, ICA, Intel Health, INX, MEDSEEK, MMR Global, Polywell, Proofpoint, RelayHealth, Vidyo, AMDIS, CAHL, California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, CMIO, eHealth SmartBrief, FierceHealthIT, Frost & Sullivan, MobiHealthNews, IDC Health Insights, and SearchHealthIT.com.

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.
http://www.ihealthtran.com

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