Seventh Annual Information Therapy Conference

WIxRED: Next Generation Patient-Centered Care As we engage in a national debate about the directions of health care reform, many experts agree that patient-centered care and health information technology (HIT) are critical elements of our future delivery system. The 2008 Information Therapy (Ix®) Conference at the sensational new Newseum will provide a fabulous venue for a national dialog on the intersection of patient-centered care and HIT. On June 12-13, the 7th annual Ix Conference will challenge health care leaders to seize the opportunity for enhanced patient-centered care and system redesign by integrating Ix initiatives into HIT implementation. Click here to learn more.

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  1. I have been involved with the Center for Information Therapy and Ix since its formation, and have been at all of the Ix conferences.
    This years conference is the deepest and most relevant to the health care issues that we face as a country, and also focused on the often forgotten stakeholder in this debate, the patient.

  2. Take a moment to click through to the agenda for this event — I think it’s going to be a very worthwhile couple of days.
    Rushika Fernandopulle of Renaissance Health is chairing a track on the patient-centered medical home; Warren Jones of the Mississippi Institute for the Improvement of Geographical Minority Health is chairing a track on information therapy and health disparities.
    I’ll be there to talk about the Pew Internet Project’s latest data, as expressed in 3 “thermometers” of access — basic internet, home broadband, and cell phone ownership.