NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) proudly announces the keynote speakers for its second annual Digital Health Conference, October 15-16 in New York City: Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics, and Dr. David J. Brailer, Chairman of Health Evolution Partners.
- David J. Brailer, MD, PhD, is a former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and is the current Chairman of Health Evolution Partners. Dr. Brailer is known around the world as the father of the health information technology movement in the United States.
- Stephen J. Dubner is an award-winning journalist and co-author of the international bestsellers Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, which together sold over 4 million copies. Dubner has taken economic research and made it accessible to the public in ways that have been described as both fascinating and irreverent.
The event will be held at Pier Sixty, on the Manhattan waterfront. Healthcare providers, IT innovators, healthcare leaders, start-ups, hospital administrators, public officials and venture capitalists will gather to hear insights, ideas, and analysis from leaders in the health IT and healthcare communities.
Attendees can engage with thought-provoking lectures, attend interactive panels and presentations, discuss emerging IT tools, and interact with technological exhibits, allowing ample time to network and discuss. Last year's conference drew nearly 600 attendees from across the nation.
To learn more or register, visit www.digitalhealthconference.com
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is designated by the state and federal government to advance health IT throughout the State of New York. NYeC works to develop policies and standards, to assist healthcare providers in making the shift to electronic health records, and to coordinate the creation of a network to connect healthcare providers statewide. The goal of NYeC is that no patient, wherever they may need treatment within the State of New York, is ever without fast, secure, accurate, and accessible information. For more information visit www.nyehealth.org.
SOURCE New York eHealth Collaborative