FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today unveiled details of a new Healthcare IT Summit: Payers and Providers of the Future: The Next 5 Years, to be held November 14th-16th at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington DC. New this year, Everything Channel partnered with leading industry analyst firm IDC Health Insights to bring together some of the most influential CIO's in the healthcare industry to discuss today's most pressing business and IT issues facing healthcare payers and providers, share best practices and learn more about the latest tools and technology solutions to help executives make informed and strategic decisions through this period of reform. In addition, Everything Channel forged partnerships with Porter Research and McKinsey Consulting to provide strategic content, exclusive research and offer attendees a comprehensive view of the current IT landscape.
Understanding the unique challenges and opportunities IT executives in the healthcare industry face, Everything Channel developed a comprehensive, content-rich agenda specifically designed for this audience. Under the guidance of the Healthcare IT Summit Advisory Board, each session will address the challenges facing leading CIO's today including increased government funds, demand for regulatory compliance and overall industry reform. Key sessions will incorporate exclusive market research, and expert insights to ensure attendees walk away armed with valuable content to do their jobs more effectively over the critical next 5 years.
Scott Lundstrom, Group Vice President, IDC Health Insights, will keynote the event and present, "Architecture for tomorrow - The Medical Grade Cloud." "As complexities increase across the healthcare IT landscape, opportunities to network and exchange best practices are invaluable to today's leading CIO," said Scott Lundstrom. "The Healthcare IT Summit is an ideal venue to share our exclusive research and insights on the critical role of IT to successfully manage business through this period of reform."
In addition, Cynthia Porter, President, Porter Research will present "Interoperability in an HIE Environment - Today and Tomorrow" and unveil exclusive and influential research. "Given current market conditions, we were enthusiastic to serve as a strategic content partner to Everything Channel to help IT executives navigate these uncertain times," said Cynthia Porter, President, Porter Research. "Among this critical audience, we plan to unveil exclusive and influential research to help leading CIO's harness the power of key technologies to efficiently leverage government dollars, ensure compliance and operate seamlessly during this time of reform."
Finally, based on direct feedback from customers, the updated event incorporates more time for peer to peer networking to discuss the trends, challenges and best practices in these uncertain times.
Key updated features of the event include:
- Tracks dedicated to both payer and provider organizations
- General sessions to address broad industry challenges and solutions
- Dynamic vendor solution showcase featuring the latest technology solutions on market today
- Exclusive one-on-one briefings with attending industry analysts
- Increased peer to peer networking opportunities
"The Summit is a must attend event for leading CIOs as we continue to navigate unchartered territory and look for the best solutions in the industry to do our jobs most effectively, learn from our peers and face these challenging times head on," said Bradley Young, Chief Technology Officer and Information Security Officer, Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc. and member of Everything Channel's Healthcare IT Summit Advisory Board.
"We are thrilled to bring to market an event of this caliber, designed to arm CIO's with the insights and tools they need to manage their business most effectively during this time of reform," said Robert DeMarzo, Senior Vice President Strategic Content, Everything Channel. "We are grateful to our partners for their generous participation and contributions to this meaningful event and look forward to future Summits to continue the dialog and encourage continued collaboration among the industry."
For more information the event please visit: http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/hc10.
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.
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