HIMSS Media Patient Engagement Summit Spotlights Emerging Medical Trend

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Top Medical Institutions Give a Nod to the Power of Patient Engagement

With promises of improved outcomes and lowered costs, the patient engagement movement is changing the face of medicine.

HIMSS Media presents the inaugural Patient Engagement Summit, a gathering of healthcare industry leaders, who are helping shift the paradigm of care to invite patients to share ownership. With promises of improved outcomes and lowered costs, the patient engagement movement is changing the face of medicine. New technologies and creative programming are hallmarks of this progressive shift. Interview frontrunners in the healthcare community and practitioners working with patients on a day-to-day basis.

Kyra Bobinet, Senior Instructor, Health Engagement, Stanford School of Medicine

Robert Wachter, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Mark Parkulo, Vice Chair, Meaningful Use Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic

Jean Moody-Williams, Deputy Director, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Douglas Hough, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, John Hopkins University

Tammy Richards, Corp. Director, Patient and Clinical Engagement, Intermountain Healthcare

Attendees in the healthcare industry: clinicians, administrators and public health professionals, who can weigh in on the movements afoot in the patient engagement arena. Learn how they are utilizing mobile phone apps, portals, texting and other technologies.

Visuals: Speaker shots and conference setting photo opportunities.

WHEN: Monday, February 9, 2015 – Tuesday, February 10, 2015

WHERE: Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL

About HIMSS Media

HIMSS Media is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services -- around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals worldwide, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Membership also includes more than 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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