Industry Leaders from Across the Country Gather to Discuss Interactive Patient Care, Patient Engagement and Hospital Performance Improvement
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, recently concluded its highly successful conference, GetConnected2009.
Designed exclusively for the GetWellNetwork community, GetConnected2009 is the industry's leading annual gathering focused on IPC technology and patient engagement. This second annual conference was marked by tremendous growth, including the participation of more than 80 client attendees and 30 client organizations, as well as a doubling of exhibitors and a tripling of sponsors over 2008.
GetConnected2009 brought together physicians, nurses, educators and administrators from leading hospitals and health systems nationwide to discuss and share their strategies and successes in improving outcomes through patient engagement. Leaders from academic medical centers, large health systems and community hospitals from within the GetWellNetwork client community presented more than 25 case studies and shared sessions of outcomes data that demonstrated the impact of patient engagement through IPC on hospital performance.
Keynote presentations were made by George E. Hayes, MHA, FACHE, President and CEO of Medical Center of the Rockies, part of Poudre Valley Health System (recipient of the prestigious 2008 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award); Karen N. Drenkard, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, FAAN, Director of the Magnet Recognition Program for the American Nurses Credentialing Center; and Michael O'Neil, Jr., Founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, Inc.
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