VergeCon 2017 Scheduled for September

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Verge Health to Host in Charleston

Healthcare risk management software company Verge Health will host its annual user summit, VergeCon 2017, September 27-29, at the Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, South Carolina. This conference gives attendees a unique opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders and innovators in the arenas of healthcare compliance, risk and safety.

With this year’s theme, Optimizing the Heartbeat of Healthcare, Verge Health has invited three accomplished speakers for the keynote sessions.

LuAnn Vis, RN, BSN, MSOD, Associate Director, High Reliability Initiatives, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care, will discuss effective strategies and tools from organizations outside of healthcare that can be used to help healthcare organizations work toward high reliability, with very few or no adverse events.

Rick Curtis, RN, MS, HACP, Chief Executive Officer, CIHQ, will talk about the impact of changes to CMS surveys and certifications, and his time with attendees will help prepare organizations for the modifications that are planned.

Mark Crockett, MD, FACEP, Chief Executive Officer, Verge Health; and Emergency Department Physician, Advocate Health Care, leads discussions on the need for a holistic approach to governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) as it pertains to information technology, clinical needs and operational issues.

Other breakout sessions are scheduled throughout the time, with participants choosing from courses to better leverage their needs, time and experiences. Additionally, pre-summit programming is offered, as well as extracurricular excursions throughout Charleston, voted Conde Nast’s number one city in the world.

For a full agenda and registration information, visit

About Verge Health
Founded in 2001, Verge Health is a risk management software company. Verge Health’s software solutions enable healthcare organizations to proactively protect and defend patients, caregivers, and frontline staff, against errors, adverse events, and policy violations. With over 900 facilities and 500,000 active users, the company’s Converge Platform provides hospital organizations with a cross-functional, proactive surveillance tool enabling optimal quality and safety results.

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