Peter Tippett, MD, VP of Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions, to address “Enabling the Health IT Ecosystem” at World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress 2011

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7th Annual event scheduled for November 7-8, Washington, D.C. WHIT is the leading health care IT strategy meeting presenting the latest on the business of health care technology. Participants will join more than 400 hospital, health system, medical center, physician practice and health insurance IT decision-makers.

The 7th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress is pleased to announce Peter Tippett, MD, PhD, vice president of Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions, will deliver a keynote address on “Enabling the Health IT Ecosystem – Innovation in Action.”

WHIT is the leading health care IT strategy meeting presenting the latest on the business of health care technology. Participants will join more than 400 hospital, health system, medical center, physician practice and health insurance IT decision-makers.

Dr. Tippett leads Verizon’s practice group that is helping transform the delivery of patient care, better manage costs, enhance access to services, and provide health data privacy through the pragmatic adoption of health information technology. In his session, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, at 8:45 a.m., Dr. Tippett will address:

  •     Realizing the full potential of health IT will require disruptive change within the U.S. health care delivery system.
  •     Why health care providers – from doctors to clinics to hospitals – must embrace technology as they key to improving patient outcomes and reducing costs.
  •     While many of the basic building blocks for transformation exist today, widespread adoption is still required to truly move forward.
  •     Steps that must be taken to manage this disruptive change and make an IT-enabled health care delivery system a reality for the entire ecosystem, including consumers, health care providers and payers.

WHAT: The 7th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress
WHEN: November 7-8, 2011
WHERE: Washington, D.C. (Vienna, Virginia)
CONFERENCE AGENDA: http://www.whitcongress.com

About the 7th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress
WHIT v.7.0 is the leading health care IT strategy meeting presenting the latest on the business of health care technology. Participants at WHIT in 2011, will network with over 400 Hospital, Health System, Medical Center, Physician Practice and Health Insurance IT decision makers. WHIT combines unmatched educational programming with a broad range of informal networking opportunities – the perfect environment to find answers to your most pressing questions while learning about partners and solutions providers who can take your organization to the next level. Plus, by attending, you’ll evaluate the latest strategy and technology innovations in areas of mHealth, ACOs, interoperability, connectivity and medical home.

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