Liaison Healthcare Celebrates National Health IT Week

Dodge CommunicationsJeff Nessler, 770-576-2573

Liaison Healthcare, a global provider of secure cloud-based and services and solutions, announced today its participation in the seventh annual , Sept. 10-14. National Health IT Week serves as an educational forum from which members of the healthcare industry share about the role that information technology plays in healthcare delivery in the United States.

Through this forum, participating organizations will have opportunities to partake in workshops and seminars around information technology initiatives currently influencing the healthcare industry, such as Meaningful Use and electronic health records (EHRs). As part of its support of National Health IT Week, Liaison Healthcare will be contributing to the event’s blog carnival, publishing blog posts each day around the topic of health IT’s influence on the industry over the next year. Additionally, the company will be partnering with health IT organizations from across Georgia to provide insight into the state’s technology impact on the healthcare industry.

“At Liaison Healthcare, the National Health IT Week theme of one voice and vision transforming health and care drives our business of providing data integration services,” said Gary Palgon, vice president, healthcare solutions, Liaison Healthcare. “This collaboration and unity between healthcare organizations will be critical for achieving data interoperability and care coordination to ultimately improve patient care.”

With more than 200 health IT companies employing over 16,000 people across the state, Georgia is the nation’s capital for health IT. To see a map of Georgia’s health IT industry, visit .

For additional information about National Health IT Week, visit .

Liaison Healthcare is a global integration, data harmonization and data management company, serving more than 600 customers in the healthcare industry. With customized solutions offered via a cloud-based platform, Liaison helps health systems, HIEs, pharmaceutical and bio-tech companies quickly secure meaningful use from a wide variety of health information. Through connecting healthcare entities and harmonizing complex and disparate data, Liaison assists in the improvement of the care coordination process, leading to increased overall efficiency and faster time-to-market. Headquartered in Atlanta, Liaison has offices in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit or call 770-442-4900.

Now in its seventh year, National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum assembling key healthcare constituents—vendors, provider organizations, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, research foundations, and consumer protection groups— working together to elevate national attention to the necessity of advancing health IT. Log onto for more information.

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