NYeC Announces List of Speakers for Digital Health Conference 2011

Range of prestigious speakers from government, IT industry and health fields

Sep 28, 2011, 13:31 ET from New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) recently unveiled the majority of the speakers and programs that will constitute its first annual Digital Health Conference. The event, to take place December 1 and 2, 2011 in New York City, is the first of its kind in the region to tackle important issues in government, the IT industry and healthcare as they impact the evolution of health information technology.

In addition to two exciting keynote speakers - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Chief Technology Officer Todd Park and healthcare journalist/best-selling author T.R. Reid – the conference programming will feature an impressive array of HIT experts from a number of different backgrounds, including private sector innovators, government agencies, healthcare providers of all types and hospital IT leadership. They include:

  • Russell Bessette, MD – Executive Director, University at Buffalo Institute for Healthcare Informatics
  • Neil Calman, MD, ABFP, FAAFP – President & CEO, The Institute for Family Health
  • Lori Evans Bernstein, MPH – President, GSI Health
  • David Cohen, MD – Executive Vice President, Maimonides Medical Center
  • George Hickman, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CPHIMS – Executive VP & CIO, Albany Medical Center
  • Chaim Indig – President & CEO, Phreesia
  • Cyrus Massoumi – Co-Founder & CEO, ZocDoc
  • David Mendelson, MD – Chief of Clinical Informatics, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Amanda Parsons, MD – Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Health Care Access & Improvement, NYC DOHMH
  • Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., New York State Commissioner of Health
  • Victoria Tiase, RN, MS – Director, IT Strategy, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The conference's content will be organized around four categories: Innovations in the Inpatient Setting, Advances in the Delivery of Primary Care, Chronic Care Management, and Health & Wellness. Throughout the two-day event, attendees will have access to a series of lectures, panels, demonstrations and other breakout sessions in each of these track scopes.

The Digital Health Conference is expected to draw hundreds of healthcare providers, administrators and HIT professionals to showcase the latest technologies, share best practices, and generally promote the advancement of healthcare innovation throughout the region. A full list of speakers and program details can be found at http://digitalhealthconference.com.

SOURCE New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)