Friday, April 15, 2011

8th Annual Connected Health Symposium: October 19-21, Boston, MA

The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, is hosting the 8th Annual Connected Health Symposium, October 19-21, 2011 in Boston, MA. This year’s Symposium will explore the ways new healthcare technologies help providers grapple with accountability requirements and ensure patient self-management, health and wellness.

Who’s speaking? Early confirmations include:
- Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, General and Endocrine Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital, "The Checklist Manifesto" (2011)
- Brent C. James, MD, M.Stat, Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare
- Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare
- Clifford Nass, PhD, Thomas M. Storke Professor, Stanford University, "The Man Who Lied to his Laptop" (2010)
- Rosalind W. Picard, ScD, Founder and Director, Affective Computing Research Group, MIT Media Lab

We invite you to network with over 1,100 health technology leaders world-wide -- hospital leaders, community-based practitioners, health plan leaders, large employers, government policymakers and leading investors. Exchange ideas with tech entrepreneurs, business execs, academic researchers and patients.

The early-bird special registration rate is available until July 31st.

For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.connected-health.org/events/symposium-2011.aspx

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