BOSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from the Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions practice group will address the accelerated adoption of interoperability standards and how digital health trends can positively impact both patients and health care providers at the 2009 Connected Health Symposium on Wednesday (Oct. 21).
2009 Connected Health Symposium Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers 64 Arlington St. Boston
Rajeev Kapoor, global managing director; Verizon special sponsored session, "Accelerating Interoperability in Healthcare" Wednesday (Oct. 21) at 9:35 a.m. EDT Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president; Verizon panel discussion, "Analyzing Digital Health" and "Changing Roles for Patients and Providers" Wednesday (Oct. 21) at 5:30 p.m. EDT
BACKGROUND: A division of Partners HealthCare and affiliated with Harvard Medical School's largest teaching hospitals, the sponsor of this event - Center for Connected Health - is creating new care models as health care moves outside the hospital and clinic and into day-to-day life. The Center is empowering people and enabling them to manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness and age independently. Guided by a relentless focus on what works and what does not, the Center aims to change the way doctors and nurses deliver services even as it also expands the ability of patients to manage their own health. The Center focuses on a wide range of topics, including remote patient care, remote clinical consultations, distance education, sponsored research and advisory services. Find more information at www.connected-health.org.
By leveraging its IT expertise and world-class networks, the Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions practice group provides innovative wireless and wired solutions to help transform the delivery of patient care, better manage costs, enhance access to services, and maintain data privacy. The Verizon IT services portfolio includes a broad array of security, hosting, storage, collaboration, networking and managed and professional services, as well as customized applications, to meet the unique, and often complex requirements of the health care industry.
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