BOWIE, Md., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, will host Customer Congress 2013 at The Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida, from September 29th to October 1st. During the annual three-day thought leadership event, Inovalon welcomes partners from a wide range of health plans, integrated healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, physician associations, and technology companies to discuss today's healthcare industry and the innovations that are transforming it.
The Customer Congress 2013 program will focus on five key highly relevant healthcare industry topics including: Clinical and Quality Improvement, HEDIS Measurement and Reporting, Risk Adjustment and Data Submission, Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace, and Healthcare Data Insights. Esteemed keynote speakers include Joel S. Ario, Managing Director of Manatt Health Solutions and former Director of the Office of Insurance Exchanges, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Patrick J. Geraghty, Chairman and CEO of Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield Company; and Peter Gosselin, Senior Health Analyst of Bloomberg Government.
Amongst the Expert Panelists and Moderators are Matt Bolch, Principal at Landscape Creative and Healthcare Writer; Mark Chilson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, CareSource; Bernard Cohen, MD, MBA, FAAFP, Vice President of Quality Management, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.; Laura Cranston, RPh, Executive Director of Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA); Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, Director, Population Health and Policy, The Dartmouth Institute; Brian Haile, MA, JD, Sr. Vice President for Health Policy, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service; Former Director, Insurance Exchange Planning Initiative, TN; Stephen Jencks, MD, MPH, Independent Consultant in Healthcare Safety and Quality; Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Jeff Lemieux, Senior Vice President, Center for Policy and Research, AHIP; Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, President of IMPAQ International; and Janice W. Young, Program Director, IDC Health Insights' Payer IT Strategies.
"The nation's healthcare industry is in the midst of a transformative period," said Jason Z. Rose, Inovalon's Chief Strategic Development Officer. "We are appreciative and privileged to partner with leading healthcare organizations across the nation to contribute to these important initiatives. The active exchange of ideas covered throughout Customer Congress will undoubtedly continue to catalyze progress, innovation, and impact across the healthcare landscape."
About Inovalon, Inc.
Inovalon, Inc. is a leading technology-enabled healthcare solutions provider focused on the importance of healthcare data and its ability to drive dramatic, objective improvement in clinical and quality outcomes, care management and financial performance throughout the healthcare community. Proprietary healthcare datasets, aggregation and analysis capabilities, combined with a national infrastructure of leading-edge technology, clinical prowess and deep human resources, empower Inovalon's advanced generation of healthcare assessment and improvement through highly informed solutions. Driven by data, Inovalon uniquely identifies gaps in care, quality, data integrity, and financial performance -- while also bringing to bear the resources to resolve them. This differentiating combination provides a powerful capability suite, touching more than 540,000 physicians, 220,000 clinical facilities, and more than 140 million Americans, driving high‐value impact, improving the quality and economics for health plans, hospitals, physicians, patients, and researchers. Please visit www.inovalon.com for more information.
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