Institute for Health Technology Transformation Announces Health IT Summit in San Francisco March 27-28

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2012 -- The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today that they will be hosting the iHT2 Health IT Summit in San Francisco, March 27-28 at The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

The iHT2 Health IT Summit, will bring together C-level, physician, practice management, and IT decision-makers from North America's leading provider organizations and physician practices. For two full days, executives interact with a national audience of peers, national leaders and solutions providers featuring the latest solutions for practice management, mobility, telemedicine, outsourcing, IT infrastructure, next-generation electronic medical records, disease management, and more.

The iHT2 Health IT Summit in San Francisco will feature keynote presentations from Marc Probst, CIO, Intermountain Healthcare; Blackford Middleton, MD, Corporate Director of Clinical Informatics Research & Development, Partners Healthcare System; and Hal Wolf, SVP & COO, Kaiser Permanente.

Featured speakers include: Greg Walton, CIO, El Camino Hospital; Christopher Chute, MD, PhD, Chair, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Mayo Clinic, and Principal Investigator, SHARP Program Area Four; Michael Blum, MD, CMIO, UCSF Medical Center; Dave Counter, CIO, Department of Public Health - San Francisco; Pravene Nath, MD, CMIO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics; Yan Chow, MD, MBA, Director Innovation and Advanced Technology, Kaiser Permanente, and many more.

"I think the shared goal is we're all seeking to identify the best practice activities and to monitor what we are doing to ensure consistency with best evidence and best practice and these tools and resources will help facilitate this process," said Dr. Christopher Chute in a recent iHT2 Health IT Connect Interview Series.

Panel discussions for the Health IT Summit in San Francisco include: Accounting for Assumptions: Taking a deeper look at reforming our healthcare delivery system, HIE & HIX: The convergence of healthcare information, Securing Electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI): From the Data Warehouse to the Point of Care, Analytics in Healthcare: Improving Outcomes Through Data Management, The Cloud in Healthcare, Stage 2 Meaningful Use: Leveraging Technology to Improve Outcomes & Efficiency, Digital Medicine in the Era of Healthcare Reform, Patient Management Without Walls: Enabling mHealth and Telemedicine, and more.

Sponsors and Partners include: ICA, InnerWireless, CloudPrime, Accellion, ICW, SLI Global, VMware, athenahealth, Comcast, InterSystems, LANDesk, Pano Logic, AMDIS, The California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL), California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH), CMIO, DOTmed, eHealth SmartBrief, Executive Insight, Frost & Sullivan, Healthcare IT News, IDC Health Insights, MarketsandMarkets, NASCIO, ReportsandReports,, and more.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and effective use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.

For more information about attending or sponsoring the iHT2 Health IT Summit in San Francisco please contact Matthew Raynor, Senior Marketing Manager, Institute for Health Technology Transformation 561-748-6281 or matt(at)ihealthtran(dot)com


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