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National HIT Symposium at MIT, June 29 – July 2, 2009

OVERVIEW

The recently-enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will
provide more than $35 billion in funding for health information
technology. The health care reform debate in the Congress seems to be
coming to a head this summer. In this context, health care leaders are
grappling with how new emerging policies will impact their
organizations and how to assure that their organizations are
well-positioned to access the significant stimulus funding now emerging
from the federal government.

The HIT
Symposium, conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in
Cambridge, MA, is a must-attend event, that will help leaders from
every sector of health care, including those representing consumers,
employers, payers, providers, and vendors, gain timely intelligence and
practical insights on how to benefit from the health IT programs and
provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Participants
will hear from the policy leaders responsible for many of the programs
within the federal government, as well as nationally recognized experts
on topics such as privacy, financing, standards, and technical
assistance. In addition, practical insights on how to effectively
access funds from grant programs, and how to support effective health
IT adoption will be shared by veterans in the field. The final day of
the Symposium will be devoted to the role of health IT in health care
reform, which promises to be a hot topic as Congress deliberates health
care reform legislation in the next two months.

The
Health Information Technology Symposium at the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology is the only in-depth executive education event on health
information technology in the United States. It is a must-attend event
for anyone who is responsible for leading and developing programs
responsive to the health IT provisions in the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act. Register today!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Clinicians
  • Hospitals and Other Healthcare Providers
  • Health Plans
  • Employers and Healthcare Purchasers
  • State, Regional and Community-Based Health Information Organizations
  • Public Health
  • Pharma, Biotechnology and Devices
  • Healthcare IT Consultants, Suppliers and Vendors
  • State and Federal Policy Makers
  • Health Services Researchers
  • Academics
  • Two options for attendance include:
  • Traditional Onsite AttendanceSimply register, travel to the conference city and attend in person.Pros: subject matter immersion; professional networking opportunities; faculty interaction

    Live and Archived Internet AttendanceWatch the conference in live streaming video over the Internet and at your convenience
    at any time 24/7 for the six months following the event.  The archived conference includes speaker videos and coordinated PowerPoint presentations.Pros:
    Live digital feed and 24/7 Internet access for next six months;
    Accessible in office, at home or anywhere worldwide with Internet
    access; Avoid travel expense and hassle; No time away from the office

    • A Hybrid Conference, Internet Event and Professional Certification Training Tool
    • The Leading Forum on Preparing for Federal Stimulus HIT Funding and Successfully Implementing EHR Programs
    • Sponsored by the eHealth Initiative and the MIT Center for Digital Business of the Sloan Business School
    • Onsite at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    • Symposium Hotel: Marriott Boston Cambridge
    • June 29 – July 2, 2009
    • Online In Your Own Office or Home live via the Internet with 24/7 Access for Six Months

    To learn more and to register go to: www.HITSymposium.com

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