1st International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT

  • 1st International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT

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February 25, 2010

  • Industry leaders to discuss adoption of Healthcare IT and Mobile Technology for enhanced patient care
  • Apollo Hospitals Group along with its consortium partners HealthHiway, CISCO, IBM and TCS is the organizer of the Conference

Mumbai: The next month, March 8-10, 2010 will witness the First International Conference titled “Transforming Healthcare with IT- 2010”. This innovative first of its kind conference will have series of comprehensive discussions and panels to review the adoption of Healthcare Information Technology and industry best practices for enhanced operational efficiencies and patient care. The Apollo Hospitals Group along with its consortium partners CISCO, IBM and TCS is the organizer of the Conference. The conference will be held from at the Intercontinental Eros, New Delhi.

Talking about the Conference ‘Transforming Healthcare with IT- 2010’, Ms. Sangita Reddy, Executive Director Apollo Hospital Group & Advisor, Organizing Committee said, “Across the globe, healthcare providers and policy makers are grappling with a deep and diverse set of challenges to provide world- class healthcare delivery. Healthcare delivery is a complex business and requires extremely close engagement amongst all stakeholders within the ecosystem. This conference will address the healthcare jigsaw and re-examine how technology can be applied in innovative ways to facilitate communication in a highly collaborative and mobile environment like healthcare”.

“Transforming Healthcare with IT- 2010”will bring together Policy Makers, Healthcare Providers and Technologists from across the globe, combining the synergies of Healthcare IT and Mobile technology to bring about a more ‘Connected Healthcare Ecosystem’.

Noted speakers at the conference include industry luminaries like Mr. Sam Pitroda, Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mr. Som Mittal, Prof. Pramod Bhasin, Ricky Richardson, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Mr. Anjan Bose, Baron Nigel Crisp, Mr. David K. Aylward and Mr. Marc Probst amongst over 60 national and international speakers.

The conference is a 3-day event aimed at Key Healthcare decision makers, Hospitals Administrators, Doctors and IT teams. The conference will comprise of key-notes, plenary sessions, workshops focusing on Delivery in Healthcare System, Prevention & Wellness / Consumer Centricity, Emerging Markets & Emerging Technologies, Connecting the Ecosystem, Infrastructure in Healthcare System and the impact of IT and Telecom convergence-driven transformational solutions. The Conference will also showcase demos of technology-driven transformational approaches and solutions. Working groups at the three-day meet will deliberate on various key issues including Uniform standards, need for National EMR etc.

Another highlight of this conference is that Healthcare Awards, the first independently audited awards by KPMG will be given announced at the Conference. Award categories include HIS Xcellence Awards, EMR Xcellence Awards, Healthcare ICT Product innovation; Healthcare ICT Champion of the Year, Best Website (Association) and Solution with Greatest Market Potential.

Nomination details are available on the conference website: www.transformhealth-it.org/awards.html. Participants can register for the conference online. For more information on Registration and Sponsorships log on to the conference website: www.transformhealth-it.org.

For further information contact:

Suresh Kottachil
Organizing Secretariat
Email: mail@transformhealth-IT.org
Ph: +91 40 4000 3885
Mob: +91 98490 11006
Telefax: +91 (40) 2360 6868;