AMR Research Announces Agenda for its Healthcare Exchange 2008

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 General News J E 4
BOSTON, Sept. 22 Today, AMR Research announced thepreliminary agenda for its Healthcare Exchange 2008, which will take place onNov. 10th at Westin Boston Waterfront. The agenda includes two keynoteaddresses from Mike Duffy, president of Cardinal Healthcare, and April Fitzer,VP contracting, Iowa Health System.

The Healthcare Exchange 2008 is an AMR Research event designed to discusstrends in the healthcare industry which include a greater emphasis on demandvisibility, arming patients with information, an increased government focus onvalue-driven healthcare, and vertical integration across the healthcare valuechain. The Healthcare Exchange 2008 will help manufacturers,distributors/wholesalers, retailers, payers, and healthcare providerscollaborate on solutions that benefit the system and the patient.

In addition to AMR Research analysts, leaders from various segments of thehealthcare value chain will be in attendance. Discussions will be lead byexperienced industry panelists including:

For more information or to register, please visit

For press registration, please contact Lindsey Yeaton or 617-350-1745.

About AMR Research:

Research and Advice that Matter: AMR Research is the No. 1 research firmfocused on the intersection of business processes with value chain andenterprise technologies. Founded in 1986, AMR Research provides subscriptionadvisory services and peer networking opportunities to operations and ITexecutives in the consumer products, life sciences, manufacturing, and retailsectors. To learn more about our research and services, visit Jim Shuman, SVP materials management, Genzyme Corporation -- Dave Zimba, VP corporate contracting, Allegheny Health System -- Pete Bigley, VP, Safeway, Inc. -- Dave Ryan, director of strategic sourcing, Catholic Health Initiatives -- Rich Carlson, managing partner & principal consultant, Blue Fin Group -- Tony Filippone, director of enterprise capability sourcing, Wellpoint -- Deborah S. Kops, chief marketing officer, WNS Global Services -- Eric Storey, senior manager of life sciences, Deloitte Consulting LLP -- Deward Watts, president of healthcare sector, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) -- Gerry Yantis, VP global healthcare lead, Capgemini -- Karen Matjucha, principal, managing director, health care and life sciences practice, Deloitte



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