HPA CEO Sal Novin to Give Keynote Address on the Importance of Innovation in Healthcare at March 29 Women in Technology of Tennessee Meeting

Winner of the Nashville Technology Council's 2009 Innovator of the Year Award to discuss recent innovations in healthcare technology, announce new HPA-WiTT college internship program

Mar 29, 2011, 16:13 ET from Healthcare Productivity Automation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Productivity Automation (HPA), a provider of advanced healthcare workflow automation technologies, announced today that Sal Novin, its CEO, will be a guest speaker at the March 29 Women in Technology of Tennessee (WiTT) meeting. The topic of the discussion will be Innovation in Healthcare.

Women in Technology of Tennessee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating new possibilities for women to advance and succeed in technology careers, empowers women in technology through education, outreach, mentoring, and networking. As part of that process, WiTT holds a monthly meeting that includes panel discussions and presentations by local technology leaders.

At the March WiTT meeting, Novin, who received the Nashville Technology Council's Innovator of the Year award, will discuss how HPA's innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, Health Mason, has revolutionized the health insurance claim and payment management process.

"I'm honored to be speaking to Women in Technology of Tennessee, especially on a topic I feel passionate about – innovation in healthcare, and how HPA has helped numerous insurance companies and healthcare service providers to reduce administrative waste and improve productivity," said Novin. "In addition, I am pleased to announce that HPA is partnering with WiTT to establish a college internship program, which will further WiTT's goal of encouraging young women to pursue careers in science and technology."

"A large part of Women in Technology of Tennessee's mission is to introduce our members to local technology business leaders who can share their knowledge and experience with them," explained Barbara Webb, president, WiTT. "Healthcare, and in particular healthcare technology, is a very hot topic right now, and we feel fortunate to have two award-winning entrepreneurs in this area, Sal Novin of HPA and Marty Fitzgerald of CredenceHealth, come speak at our March meeting about the importance of innovation in healthcare and how it impacts our members."

About Healthcare Productivity Automation (HPA)

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HPA is a healthcare-focused software development and consulting firm focused on saving money through the automation of manual processes. Its flagship Health Mason family of SaaS solutions improves the provider-payer payment relationship by automating claim and payment management processes, reducing costs while improving quality and achieving more consistent processing. Used by some of the country's major healthcare insurance companies and service providers, HPA solutions received the 2009 Nashville Technology Council's Innovator of the Year Award. To learn more, visit www.hpapro.com.

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