MEDHOST Announces Additional Keynote Speaker and General Sessions at The Nashville Experience

Patient engagement, interoperability, cyber security among topics to be explored

Aug 19, 2015, 10:00 ET from MEDHOST, Inc.

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDHOST announced today the addition of keynote speaker, Jitin Asnaani, the first executive director of CommonWell Health Alliance, to the agenda for The Nashville Experience event on September 16, 2015, at the Music City Center in Nashville.  

Asnaani's presentation, "The Road to Successful Data Exchange," will explore the critical path to achieving true data exchange and overcoming barriers to interoperability. Additional sessions and presentations include:

  • "Why Would Transnational Criminal Enterprises and Foreign Intelligence Services Want to Target my PHI," – Scott  E. Augenbaum, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);
  • "Redefining and Maximizing Patient Flow in an Era of Value-Based Care," – Mary Longe, Director, American Hospital Association, AHA Solutions;
  • "Trends and the Future of Specialized Healthcare," – Mark Wainner, Vice President of Corporate Services, AMSURG; Brent Turner, President, Acadia Healthcare; and Maria Ryan, CEO, Cottage Hospital.

Asnaani joins keynote presenters Farzad Mostashari, M.D., former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Nicholas Webb, world-renowned business futurist, innovator and author. Mostashari and Webb will present "The State of Healthcare," and address a range of timely topics, including collaborative care continuum initiatives and engaging patient populations through digital technology. Additionally, Steve Blumenthal, Counsel at Waller Lansdsen Dortch & David LLP will present a leading panel discussion about implications of patient record access on patients, physicians and providers.

"The State of Healthcare" keynote session will be followed by an evening networking reception capped off with a musical performance by Chip Esten, star of the hit ABC television show "Nashville." Supporting organizations for The Nashville Experience include the Nashville Health Care Council, the Nashville Technology Council and Tennessee HIMSS.

Attendees of The Nashville Experience event will have opportunities to experience other activities and entertainment, including a tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame, a taste of Nashville's culinary scene and local musical performances.

"The healthcare Industry is facing distinct challenges with key operational, clinical and regulatory needs as it moves to a new landscape driven by population health and digital connectivity," said Bill Anderson, chairman and CEO of MEDHOST, "To convert these challenges into opportunities, not only do we need to learn from leaders with a strong vision for the future but also bring forward-looking peers together to join forces. The Nashville Experience will provide a perfect venue for this collaboration and learning from the best in a highly-interactive environment."

The Nashville Experience will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 8 a.m.9:00 p.m. at the Music City Center. For detailed information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, please go to www.thenashvilleexperience.net.

About MEDHOST

MEDHOST is a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions to approximately 1,000 healthcare facilities. Our healthcare management system includes intuitive, easy-to-use and SaaS-enabled solutions, including YourCareUniverse, an integrated suite of cloud-based patient and provider engagement applications. Our robust offering of managed hosting, outsourcing and consulting services are changing how clinicians and hospital leaders work and communicate, while generating notable operational, patient flow, care and revenue improvements. MEDHOST delivers value by enabling hospitals of all types and all sizes to better manage care and the business of healthcare while meeting evolving regulatory requirements. Connect with MEDHOST on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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