Alliance Global Services to Lead Healthcare IT Series

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Sponsorship Supports PACT Educational Events

This series is a great launching pad for a meaningful dialogue with a broad audience and Alliance is pleased to play an important role.

Alliance Global Services is pleased to announce its sponsorship of PACT’s Healthcare IT Series, a new initiative designed to leverage this high growth sector. The program, consisting of three educational events featuring industry experts, was launched on Thursday, November 29th with “Megatrends & Healthcare IT: Brave new world or more of the same”. Alliance developed the series along with PACT, the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies. Other co-sponsors of the inaugural session included Independence Blue Cross and Duane Morris.

According to John Castleman, President and CEO, “Healthcare IT is experiencing a growth spurt, particularly in the Philadelphia region, where so many pharmaceutical and healthcare companies are headquartered. There is no doubt that software has dramatically transformed other areas of our lives, like banking, research, and consumer goods; and going forward, new software products will also advance the way healthcare is provided, managed, and insured.”

Castleman continues, “Data seems to be one of the biggest obstacles. In addition to the need for reconciling clinical data with transactional data to facilitate better decision-making, issues remain regarding ownership of and access to the data. Resolving these issues won’t be easy, but the political and economic climates are ripe for transformation. This series is a great launching pad for a meaningful dialogue with a broad audience and Alliance is pleased to play an important role.”

Thursday’s kick-off event had over one hundred attendees and featured a panel of experts moderated by Tom Olenzak from Independence Blue Cross, including Ravi Chawla, Director of Informatics, Independence Blue Cross; C. William Hanson III, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President, University of Pennsylvania Health System; Tom Wilton, Direct or Strategic Business, GlaxoSmithKline; and Mitchell goldman, Partner, Duane Morris LLP.

About PACT
Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) is a premier resource for emerging growth companies in the information technology, clean technology, and life sciences industries. Their programs are designed to connect emerging growth companies, venture investors, professional advisors, and technology-focused corporations to network, develop relationships, pursue business opportunities, and market and promote their businesses to foster growth and innovation.

About Alliance Global Services
Alliance Global Services is a software development firm that partners with software, technology and information-intensive businesses on their mission critical work. Alliance architects and builds software applications, platforms and products that become primary drivers of innovation and revenue growth for its clients and their businesses. Alliance is recognized for driving quality and speed-to-market when business success depends on the software inside. Founded in 1994, Alliance is headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Conshohocken, PA. For more information, visit http://www.allianceglobalservices.com.

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