SOURCE: GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork

February 27, 2012 08:30 ET

GetWellNetwork CEO to Address the Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium

Michael O'Neil to Discuss Improving Performance Through Patient Engagement

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - GetWellNetwork, Inc., provider of the industry's leading Interactive Patient Care solution, today announced that Michael O'Neil, founder and CEO, will speak at The Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium. In Mr. O'Neil's session, "Performance Improvement via Patient Engagement," he will share his experience as a cancer patient, how hospitals can improve performance in new value-based paradigm and address patient engagement innovation across the continuum of care. He will explain how a patient-centered approach to care improves both satisfaction and outcomes for the patient and hospital.

Date: February 28, 2012
Time: 3:30 PM ET
Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA
Registration: http://www.populationhealthcolloquium.com/registration.php

About the Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium
The Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium will build on its tradition of providing forward thinking, meaningful continuing education for health care professionals that will help prepare them to address the myriad challenges affecting health care today. These challenges include: finding patient-centered solutions to the management of chronic conditions; educating health care leaders about systems approaches to improving the quality and safety of health care; teaching patients to make better decisions regarding the health care services they require; making health information personal, accessible and useful while retaining individual privacy; and finding new ways to motivate Americans to change their lifestyle to incorporate more healthful behaviors.

About GetWellNetwork
GetWellNetwork, Inc. entertains, educates, and empowers patients throughout the patient journey using the bedside TV and iPad® as in the hospital, mobile devices, Web or Cable TV at home. This patient-centered approach improves both satisfaction and outcomes for patients and hospitals. Additionally, the company extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly to leading HIT systems including Cerner, McKesson, Epic, Meditech, GE and Siemens.

GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. More information about GetWellNetwork can be found at www.GetWellNetwork.com.

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