Monday, May 24, 2010

World's Leading Informatimusicologist Headlines at LTPAC Conference June 7, 2010

This press release was recently issued by the American Health Information Management Association:
May 6, 2010
Interoperable Healthcare and Health Information Exchange to Empower the Aging Population
Alexandria, VA— Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel's Digital Health Group, will keynote day one of the sixth Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC) Health IT Summit, June 7-8, in Baltimore, MD. Mr. Dishman will be presenting on how providers and caregivers of the elderly can incorporate integrated technology to provide a higher level of quality care and wellness. Dishman is widely recognized as a global leader in driving healthcare reform through home and community-based technologies and services, with special focus on enabling independent living for seniors. 
The world's leading medical informatimusicologist, Ross Martin, will headline day two of the Summit. Dr. Martin is a Senior Manager in Healthcare and Life Sciences at Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he focuses on the technology standards and policies that support the convergence of clinical research and clinical care.  He currently serves as a subject matter advisor at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.  Martin will present on health information exchange to ensure best outcomes and care coordination and will also share his chart-topping health IT standards development organization song.
The 2010 LTPAC HIT Summit is the only HIT program for the long-term and post-care fields and offers attendees the opportunity to focus on LTPAC national policy strategies and industry updates through lively forums and expert-led seminars. In addition, this important event will unveil a new HIT roadmap for 2010-2012.  The Summit also features case studies, an exhibit hall, and Interoperability Showcase.
The 2010 LTPAC Health IT Summit will take place at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor, June 7-8. For more information, including registration and hotel accommodations, visit the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) website at
The Long-Term Care Health IT Summit is sponsored by the American Association for Homes and
Services of the Aging (AAHSA) and the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST); the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL); the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), the National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care (NASL); and the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC).
More proof that self-proclamation of domain preeminence will make it so if it is picked up by the press…  So what will you claim for your own world's leading status?  NB: I've already got dibs on medical Informatimusicology and unicycle basketball, so go find your own!

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