Accountable Care & Health IT Summit Explores New Industry Paradigms as Technology is Set to Transform Healthcare in All Industry

MIAMI, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Information technology and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), have the potential to fundamentally alter the clinical, operational and business models currently driving healthcare.

These transformational changes are being explored at the 2012 Accountable Care and Health IT Strategies Summit at the Hotel Intercontinental Doral today, January 19, where leading providers, payers and ACO pilot organizations are presented. The conference, which has 200 attendees, is also being live-streamed by Healthcare IT Connect (HITC), a leading health education and technology innovator.

Industry executives from The Advisory Board Company, Connected Health, CareCloud and MemorialCare Health System are among the summit speakers. Among them are five of the Model Pioneer ACOs named by CMS.

The 2012 Accountable Care & Health IT Strategies Summit focuses on the technology that integrates healthcare IT tools used to collect and analyze clinical data with new tools that support public health goals, advanced analytics on quality measures and patient engagement, among others.

Healthcare IT Connect hosts conferences, webinars and online educational programs attended by more than 10,000 registrants last year. Many can be viewed at www.healthcareITconnect.com. Media may cover the summit, which is sold-out. Please contact Hilda S. Mitrani at [email protected] to arrange an interview or for more information.

SOURCE Healthcare IT Connect

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