InfoLogix Shares Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Strategic Cost Management Expertise with Hospitals Nationwide to Help Address the Nation's Healthcare Crisis
HATBORO, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- An exclusive group of hospital CEOs from across North America, from points as diverse as Alaska to Texas, and California to the Carolinas, will convene in Philadelphia on April 23-24 for a two day summit to address the implications of the economic stimulus funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the nation's healthcare system. In particular, the summit will focus on the strategic issues associated with deployment of electronic medical records (EMRs), a cornerstone of the stimulus package, as well as the operational and financial issues that healthcare organizations are facing.
Sponsored by InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG), a leading provider of EMR services and mobile technologies for hospitals, the summit will feature current and former hospital CEOs from across the country, in addition to Gerry Bartley, who as head of Healthcare Informatics Associates has overseen hundreds of EMR implementations over the past two decades; Mike Talerico Sr. and Mike Talerico II, who as the principals of Delta Health Systems have enabled hospitals across North America to improve operating margins by four to seven percent and save over $70 million in the past three years; Dick Vermeil, Super Bowl winning coach and longtime spokesperson for a major healthcare insurer; and leadership expert Admiral Tom Lynch, former Superintendent of the
"In light of the intense public policy focus on EMRs and the corresponding economic stimulus funding, hospitals are facing an overwhelming array of choices for how to select, implement and maintain EMR systems to deliver on the promise of decreased healthcare costs and improved patient safety," says David Gulian, President and CEO of InfoLogix. "In addition, hospitals are looking at how a unified mobile enterprise system can help achieve a wholly-integrated approach to both the infrastructure and workflow challenges associated with EMRs. Given the monumental challenges healthcare providers are facing, InfoLogix decided to host the summit to give hospital CEOs a forum to exchange perspectives with their peers, as well as share our insights from working with more than 1,500 hospitals nationwide."
The summit will be held on April 23-24 in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, please contact Jason Fradin, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for InfoLogix at (215) 604-0691 x1194.
About InfoLogix, Inc.
InfoLogix is a leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries. InfoLogix uses the industry's most advanced technologies to increase the efficiency, accuracy, and transparency of complex business and clinical processes. With 19 issued patents, InfoLogix provides mobile managed solutions, on-demand software applications, mobile infrastructure products, and strategic consulting services to over 2,000 clients in North America including Kraft Foods, Merck and Company, General Electric, Kaiser Permanente, MultiCare Health System and Stanford School of Medicine. InfoLogix is a publicly-traded company (Nasdaq: IFLG).
About Delta Health
Delta Health, an InfoLogix company, empowers more than 300 hospitals and medical centers to identify and execute resource management opportunities. Our customized approach and proprietary analytics software has enabled these institutions to improve long-term financial performance while simultaneously improving service levels to patients.
About Healthcare Informatics Associates
Healthcare Informatics Associates (HIA), an InfoLogix company, provides the expertise and outstanding service that enables successful EMR system implementations, with clinicians who understand the realities of the healthcare environment, and have the ability to shape technology solutions that fit your organization's culture. Our commitment extends far beyond the proper implementation of the technology; ensuring that your staff understands how workflows will change and how to achieve the maximum benefits.
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