Verizon Health Care Expert to Present on Nov. 9 at World Health Congress Leadership Summit on Health IT

Saturday, November 7, 2009 General News J E 4

ALEXANDRA, Va., Nov. 6 An executive from the Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions practice group will participate in a panel discussion at the World Health Congress Leadership Summit on Health Information Technology on Nov. 9 in Alexandria. The panel will discuss key challenges facing the health care industry in addressing emerging security and privacy compliance measures related to the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and how health care organizations can help improve quality of care through electronic medical records.

BACKGROUND: The World Health Congress Leadership Summit on HITECH and HIPAA Compliance Management, is part of the 5th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.5.0), a leading industry event for senior executives responsible for making major IT decisions. More information is available at the World Health Congress event Web site.

Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions leverages Verizon's world-class networks and IT, security and communications expertise to provide innovative wireless and wired solutions that help transform the delivery of patient care, better manage costs, enhance access to services, and provide data privacy.

WHERE: World Health Congress Leadership Summit on HITECH and HIPAA Compliance Management Hilton Alexandria Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road Alexandria WHO: Rajeev Kapoor, global managing director, Verizon "Meaningful Use under HITECH: Why HIPAA Is No Longer a Paper Tiger" Monday, Nov. 9, at 4:15 p.m. EST

SOURCE Verizon


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