BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that company founder and CEO Michael O'Neil will present at the Stanford Medicine X Conference's Entrepreneurship in Digital Health, Healthcare Innovation special event to be held at Stanford University on September 4, 2014.
O'Neil will facilitate an "Interactive Patient Engagement and Activation Workshop: What's in a Number?" breakout session designed to help inspire new methodologies for predictive interventions that activate health consumers and create member loyalty. The workshop will guide attendees to think critically about how the intersection of clinical data, known health risks and patient engagement preferences can inform the creation of standardized and personalized activation strategies to advance overall quality, safety and cost outcomes and create the optimal patient experience.
O'Neil will also present an "ePatient Entrepreneur Story" where he will share his journey from cancer patient to founder of GetWellNetwork and a new model of patient care that leverages patient engagement and IPC technology to improve clinical outcomes.
The Stanford Medicine X Conference explores how emerging technologies can be used to advance the practice of medicine, improve health and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. The "X" is meant to encourage thinking beyond numbers and trends, and symbolizes the infinite possibilities for current and future information technologies to improve health.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.
GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.