Navigation Links
GetWellNetwork Introduces GetConnected2008, Healthcare's First Interactive Patient Care Conference
Date:12/17/2007

Annual Users Conference to Focus on Leveraging Interactive Patient Care Technology to Improve the Cost, Quality and Service of Healthcare Delivery

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., a leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, today announced the introduction of GetConnected2008, the first annual conference designed exclusively for the GetWellNetwork community. As the industry's only conference focused on IPC solutions and their uses in delivering true patient- centered care, GetConnected2008 will enable leadership and staff members at GetWellNetwork client hospitals to share best practices, discuss the role of technology in shaping the patient experience, get new ideas through hands-on workshops and network with colleagues in the industry.

Following are details for the event:

What: GetConnected2008 - GetWellNetwork Users Conference

When: April 6-8, 2008

Where: Hilton Washington Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.

How: To register or submit a proposal to present, please visit

http://www.getwellnetwork.com/conference/.

"Hospitals look to GetWellNetwork for thoughtful leadership on issues such as patient education, patient satisfaction and interactive communication, so I am very much looking forward to the first users conference for GetWellNetwork," said Kay Miller, MS, RN, vice president, chief nursing officer at Medical Center of the Rockies. "Networking and sharing best practices will definitely be a highlight. Our team is excited about getting new ideas that we can implement in our hospital, enabling us to better engage patients in their own care."

Widely acknowledged by analysts and the media as the industry's leading Interactive Patient Care solution, the GetWellNetwork(R) PatientLife System(R) empowers patients and families by placing them at the center of their own care experience. The system turns the television in the patient room into an interactive resource during a hospital stay. By using a wireless keyboard, touch screen or handheld device, patients can interact with the system to access valuable education, communication and entertainment resources directly at the bedside.

"As the first conference of its kind, GetConnected2008 will be a valuable opportunity for industry leaders to share their experiences and perspectives on using IPC technology to empower patients and their families," said Michael O'Neil, Jr., founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, Inc. "With participants from more than 50 hospitals expected to attend, we look forward to continuing our partnership with each hospital and taking IPC and patient-centered care to a new level."

For more information about GetConnected2008, including registration instructions and a schedule of events, please visit http://www.getwellnetwork.com/conference/ or email getconnected@getwellnetwork.com.

About GetWellNetwork, Inc.

GetWellNetwork, Inc. is a leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions. In partnership with more than 50 thought leading hospitals and healthcare systems, the company delivers innovative technology and services to drive optimal patient outcomes. Empowering patients as active participants in the healthcare process, IPC solutions are patient-centric applications delivered at the point-of-care to ensure the completion of service and quality requirements, while driving new revenue opportunities and operational efficiencies for healthcare providers. GetWellNetwork and its clients have been widely acknowledged by the healthcare community. In 2007, the GetWellNetwork solution received the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA). GetWellNetwork, Inc. headquarters are in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, please call 877.MEET.GWN or visit http://www.getwellnetwork.com.

Contact:

John Plunkett

240.482.3134

jplunkett@getwellnetwork.com

Pauline Louie

781.684.0770

getwellnetwork@schwartz-pr.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE GetWellNetwork, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. GetWellNetwork Expands Foreign Language Support for the PatientLife System
2. GetWellNetwork Offers Comprehensive Education Package Enabling Hospitals to Meet Compliance Requirements for Patient Education
3. Delta Dental of Illinois Introduces Smile Smart For Your Health
4. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Introduces New Health Plan Comparison Tool for Consumers
5. Highmark Blue Shield Introduces New Health Plan Comparison Tool for Consumers
6. Sentillion Introduces Affordable Next Generation Healthcare Single Sign-On Solution Called expreSSO(TM)
7. GladRags Introduces the Moon Cup - An Environmentally-Sound and Safe Alternative to Disposable Feminine Hygiene Products!
8. Triveris Introduces Personal Health Record with Built-in Health Advisor
9. Verizon Introduces Broadband Video Call Center Link for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Customers in Mid-Atlantic Region
10. Mecklenburg EMS Introduces Most-Advanced Situational Training in America for Emergency Medical Personnel
11. Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media Slicing Effect ... videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ProSlice Levels ... , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. FCPX ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can ... Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey ... cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 ... ... helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic ... the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... awareness about the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, ... for individuals who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to ... Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort ... quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... 26, 2016 Story Highlights: ... models within the health care industry is causing providers ... , Deloitte offers a suite of solutions for ... impacting efficient cost optimization: labor resource analysis, revenue cycle ... facilitate better outcomes and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... N.J. , June 24, 2016  Collagen ... the design, development and manufacturing of collagen and ... regeneration announced today that Bill Messer ... and Marketing to further leverage the growing portfolio ... medical devices. Bill joins the Collagen ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , ... Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, ... announced the five finalists of Lyme Innovation ... More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: