NaviNet to Speak at the World Health Care Congress about Meaningful Use and Adoption of Health Information Technology

Chief Marketing Officer Kim Labow Joins Panel to Discuss Innovative Methods of Data Exchange to Achieve Market Adoption and Improve Quality of Care

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, today announced that Kim Labow, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, will participate in a panel discussion about innovative approaches to achieve meaningful use and adoption of health information technology (HIT). Labow joins industry peers at the 7th Annual World Health Care Congress, held in Washington, D.C. from April 12-14, 2010. The three-day conference attracts senior executives, as well as government officials, from the nation's largest employers, hospitals, health systems, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotech companies and leading government agencies.

Labow will be joined by some of the nation’s top healthcare executives and experts to discuss various health data exchange models and solutions to most effectively enable healthcare providers and hospitals to adopt and meaningfully use technology to reduce costs and improve quality. Among other topics, the panelists will discuss patient-centric approaches to securely delivering patient information into the provider workflow, leveraging the patient’s relationships with providers to change patient behavior and technology infrastructures that support wide and timely distribution and sharing of important care related information.

What:   Panel discussion titled, “A Patient-Centered Approach to Quality Metrics: Meaningful Adoption and Use of HIT”
 
Who:

Moderator: Jeremy Nobel, M.D., M.P.H., Dept. of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health

 
Panelists:
-- Kimberly Labow, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, NaviNet
-- Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, chief executive officer, Renaissance Health
-- Joe Miller, FHIMSS,director, E-Business, AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies

-- David Nace, M.D., vice president, Clinical Development, McKesson Health Solutions and RelayHealth Division, McKesson Corporation

 
Where:

7th Annual World Health Care Congress

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
 
When: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 10:20 a.m.

For more information about NaviNet at the World Health Care Congress, please visit: http://www.worldcongress.com/agenda-hr10000.cfm?level=Inside&confCode=HR10000&AgendaID=416&subAgendaID=1076

About NaviNet

NaviNet is America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, securely linking more than 850,000 providers and the nation’s patients, industry partners and leading health plans. NaviNet’s advanced solutions, services and expertise streamline business processes and drive industry-leading innovation. In a time when access to healthcare is a critical issue, NaviNet fosters collaboration and helps government, plans and providers improve quality of care and reduce costs. For more information, or to sign up for NaviNet, please visit www.NaviNet.net or call 617-715-6000 or 800-805-7569. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/NaviNet.



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NaviNet, Inc.
Alicia Allen, 617-715-6488
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