Western State Health-e Connection Summit

The 7th Annual Western States Health-e Connection Summit & Trade Show is scheduled for September 10-11, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center. This year’s keynote address will be given by John Mattison, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Kaiser Pernanente on “The Changing Role of the Chief Medical Information Officer” and other valuable presentations on local health IT initiatives.

Summit to Feature National Experts in Interoperability and Patient Engagement

As health care providers and professionals face the challenges of meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 and value-based payment systems, they will need health IT solutions for interoperability and patient engagement. This year at the 2013 Western States Health-e Connection Summit & Trade Show, taking place September 10 -11, these will be key topics with notable national speakers, such as:

  • Options for Interoperability: Direct Trust vs. Healtheway
    • Dr. David Kibbe, CEO and President, Direct Trust
    • Mariann Yeager, Executive Director, Healtheway
  • Transforming Health Care Through Digital Patient Engagement
    • A panel discussion led by Jan Oldenburg, VP, Patient and Provider Engagement, Aetna’s Accountable Care Services
    • Including Tom Penno VP, Channel Management from NoMoreClipboard and Ian Wordan, Healthcare Chief Information Officer, from LifeNexus

Get more information and register today to attend this event. Follow them on Twitter @arizonahealthe

Hear these Seakers on HealthcareNOWradio.com

Some of the Summit speakers have appeared on radio shows on www.HealthcareNOWradio.com, a 7/24 Internet radio station that is all talk all health IT.

Dr. David Kibbe, CEO and President of Direct Trust

Jan Oldenburg, VP, Patient and Provider Engagement of Aetna’s Accountable Care Services