Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver to Discuss Health Data Integration at Health 2.0 Dallas Event

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Corepoint Health founder to address North Texas health technology entrepreneurs and health IT professionals about current efforts designed to modernize the healthcare system

Dallas is quickly becoming one of the best cities in the country for health and technology innovation. Our organization aims to foster this growing health tech community and support entrepreneurs and startups looking to solve real world issues.

The local chapter of the Health 2.0 organization will feature Corepoint Health Founder and CTO Dave Shaver on June 11 at its next meeting for a discussion on the nationwide efforts to adopt electronic health records and share those health records between providers to improve patient care.

Shaver is an expert in health data integration with 20 years’ experience working with healthcare providers to connect, or integrate, technologies within their information technology environment. He is also co-chair of the Infrastructure and Messaging Committee at HL7 International, the governing body of the HL7 Standard, which is the health data standard used in healthcare around the world.

The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Flying Saucer Addison.

The Health 2.0 organization promotes and provides a venue for entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies in health care. The organization holds conferences around the world and hosts developer code-a-thons and prize challenges with the goal of using technology to improve health care.

"Dallas is quickly becoming one of the best cities in the country for health and technology innovation. Our organization aims to foster this growing health tech community and support entrepreneurs and startups looking to solve real world issues," said Michael Walsh, co-founder of Health 2.0 Dallas. "Health data integration is one such obstacle to overcome in the industry and we're very excited to have the opportunity to learn from Dave Shaver, one of the world's leading health care interoperability experts and the founder of Frisco-based Corepoint Health."

About Corepoint Health:
Corepoint Health has the healthcare IT experience and strength to deliver a dramatically simplified approach to internal and external data integration and health information exchange for hospitals, radiology centers, laboratories, and clinics. Our next generation software solutions streamline your IT environment, providing a fast track to achieving interoperability goals and creating operational leverage within your organization. Our approach significantly reduces the demands on your IT staff and budget. Corepoint Integration Engine was named the #1 interface engine the previous four consecutive years, 2009-2012, in the Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report.

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