Healthcare IT News - November 2009 - (Page 30)
30 Healthcare IT News November 2009 ■ www.HealthcareITNews.com LOOKAHEAD NOvEMBER 2 -13 Annual Healthcare Internet Conference, Las Vegas 1 - 3 - ASHHRA 45th Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago 2 - 3 - HIMSS Midwest Chapters Fall Technology Conference, Grand Rapids, Mich. 4 - 3rd Annual Northeast US Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference, Mars, Pa. 8 - 11 - Healthcare IT Summit, La Quinta, Calif. 9 - 11 - 2009 NACHC FOMIT, Las Vegas 16 - 18 - NACHC Primary Care Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM 29 - 04 RSNA 2009 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago More at QUOTED Gert Adolphsen Stonebranch 25 Arlene Anschel Witt/Keiffer 29 David Atkinson TIOPA 24 David. E. Avrin RSNA 3 John Bachman Mayo Clinic 14 Mark Bard Manhattan Research 14 LaKenya Barnes City of Carrolton, Texas 26 William Braithwaite Anakam, Inc. 3 Troyen A. Brennan CVS Caremark 10 Donald L. Carcieri Rhode Island governor 10 Paul J. Chang Univ.Chicago School of Medicine 3 Jim Cox-Chapman ProHealth Physicians 14 David Chuirazzi Allegheny General Hospital 25 Yvette M. Cole Medfusion 15 Zachary Corrigan Northern Va. Hospital Alliance 13 Kelly Cronin ONC 4 Erick Doolan TriZetto 21 Lynne Dunbrack Health Industry Insights 22 Stacey Empson Courtyard Group 27 Peter Eschenbach Huron Consulting Group 27 Craig Feied Microsoft Health Solutions Group 12 Judith Frampton Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 21 Dave Garets HIMSS Analytics 12 David R. Gifford R.I. Department of Health 10 John Glaser Partners HealthCare 1 Howard Grant Geisinger Health System 12 Tom Gregorio Newark Beth Israel Hospital 1 R. Hall Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium 9 Jane Hamerle Integrated Health Management Technology Solutions 22 Caryl Heaton New Jersey Medical School 15 Linda Hodges Witt/Kieffer 29 Max Huang O2Security 9 Sita Kapoor InfoTech Global 13 Peter Karpas Intuit’s Quicken Health Group 25 Nathaniel Kessin hospital application architect 9 Mark Leavitt CCHIT 3 Cheryl Lescarbeau ProHealth Physicians 15 Monique Levy Manhattan Research 15 Ingrid Lindberg Cigna 21 Ron Lutz Genesis Physicians Group 24 Monika Mathur Physician 14 Thomas McBride ProSperus 23 Deven McGraw Health IT Policy Committee 4 David Mendelson RSNA 3 Rob Merkel IBM Healthcare 1 Mitch Morris Deloitte & Touche 27 Mohandas Nair Regence BlueCross BlueShield 22 Christopher Ohman Kaiser 21 Joshua Painter Intel 13 David Pinkert PacificSource 21 Paul Pitcher KLAS 26 Joy Pritts Georgetown University Health Policy Institute 4 Sam Rangaswamy ZeOmega 21 Alisa Ray CCHIT 3 Gordon E. Riddle Physician 15 Edwina Rogers Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative 14 Laura Rosas NYC Primary Care Information Project 4 Mike Rosser HMMS 26 Todd Rothenhaus Caritas Christi Health Care 12 Russ Rudish Deloite & Touche 27 Pamela Ruebelmann HighPoint Solutions 21 Dick Salmon Cigna 15 Frank Sample VISICU 13 Mark Simon Colorado Alliance for Health and Independence 26 Nicole Shingler Stonebranch 23 William Shrank Brigham and Women’s Hospital 10 Biren Shukla Anant Health 9 Eileen Sporing Children’s Hospital Boston 4 Ken Thompson KLAS 26 Harry Totonis Surescripts 9 Glen Tullman Allscripts 25 Mark Williams PrecewaterhouseCoopers 21 Mike Valentine Cerner 24 Andrew Vaz Deloitte Consulting 1 Brian Vile Initiate Systems 23 Janice Young Health Industry Insights 21 Moktar Ziarati Resonance Technology 28 HealthcareITNews.com e ●Connect: lookaHead 1109 Quotable “The key to MEANINGFUL use is to know how to measure for PERFORMANCE and to be able to give FEEDBACK to providers.” – National Health IT Coordinator David Blumenthal The William Blair Health Care IT Index (WBHCIT), an equal-weighted basket comprising 31 HCIT stocks, has been created to capitalize on trends in the industry that include a heightened demand for clinical information systems. The index aims to capture the aggregate stock performance of the majority of industry participants focused on healthcare IT. The chart above shows healthcare IT stocks compared with the Nasdaq Index between Sept. 18 and Oct. 21. For a list of the companies on the William Blair index, visit www.williamblair.com/WBHCIT. Healthcare IT stocks ON THE MOvE Systagenix Wound Management has appointed Robert Snyder medical director. Snyder will underpin the company’s clinical evidence credentials by developing relationships with specialist organizations and thought leaders in the wound care field. Doug Thompson MedeAnalytics, a provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has chosen Doug Thompson as senior vice president for business advisory services. Thompson will be responsible for the MedeAnalytics consulting offerings, and report to Mike Gallagher, Terri A. Seppala MedeAnalytics chief executive officer. Karl Straub has moved to the fill the position as president of StatCom, part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions, Inc. has named Chris Tyler as the company’s chief informaKeith tion officer. He will lead Washington the company’s technology needs and solutions as they relate to existing business systems and those of new Conifer clients. Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce has nominated Baptist Health President and CEO, Keith Washington has been named new chief executive officer of TVR Communications, a provider of interactive patient education and entertainment products and services. American TeleCare, Inc., a company in the development and deployment of telehealthsupported systems for connected care, has appointed Terri A. Seppala as vice president, sales and marketing. Seppala will be responsible for launchMelissa ing ATI’s Advanced Care Chapman Management initiative and establishing strategic customer partnerships. Agilex Technologies, Inc., an enterprise application, solution and advisory firm serving the national security, healthcare and public sectors, has appointed Melissa Chapman to the newly created position of vice president for health solutions. Chapman previously served as the CIO Chris Tyler for the Department of Health and Human Services and as the acting CIO for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Roland A. Goertz, MD, a family physician in Waco, Texas, has been chosen presidentelect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a member of the AAFP Board of Directors. Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, CA, has been elected chairman of the board of trustees for the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) and the National Association of Children’s Hospitals (NACH). “Medical identity theft can DISRUPT your life, DAMAGE your CREDIT RATING and THREATEN your HEALTH if inaccurate information ends up in your medical records.” –HHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson HEALTHCARE IT NEWS (ISSN 1547-3139) is published monthly by MedTech Publishing Company, 71 Pineland Drive, Suite 203, New Gloucester, ME 04260. Phone: 207-688-6270; FAX: 207-688-6273. Periodicals postage paid at New Gloucester, ME and additional mailing offices. Qualified subscribers receive HEALTHCARE IT NEWS free of charge. Nonqualified subscribers in the U.S. are charged $72/ year. Canadian subscriptions $96/year. Foreign subscriptions $150/year, includes airmail delivery. Single copy, $8. 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