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Healthline Networks

August 05, 2011 12:01 ET

Healthline Networks to Participate In HealthTech: Next Generation

President and COO Dean Stephens to Speak at First Annual Event Focused on IT and Health

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 5, 2011) - Healthline Networks, the fastest growing provider of intelligent health information services, today announced that Dean Stephens, president and COO, will moderate an mHealth panel at the first HealthTech: Next Generation Conference on Aug. 12. The event will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront Hotel in Burlingame.

The panel Stephens will moderate is titled "Adoption of mHealth -- Got iPad?" at 11 a.m. The discussion will feature the development of the mHealth ecosystem, integrating mHealth into informatics, and managing new ways of patient communications and connected health initiatives. The panel will include the following speakers: Sajid Ahmed, director, L.A. Care; Justin Graham, CMIO, NorthBay Healthcare and Brian Mason, principal technologies, Xirrus, Inc. Keynoting the HealthTech: Next Generation Conference are Guy Kawasaki, founder, and John Mattison, CMIO, Kaiser Permanente.

HealthTech: Next Generation will bring leaders and professionals within information technology and healthcare under one roof to discuss healthcare delivery and how technology can advance the healthcare industry forward, especially as patient-controlled environments continue to evolve. Sessions will address topics including data privacy, social media, cloud computing and meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs).

About Healthline Networks
Healthline Networks is the fastest growing provider of intelligent health information services, enabling 100 million consumers a month to make more confident, informed healthcare decisions. The company's proprietary consumer healthcare taxonomy, the largest of its kind, powers a suite of intelligent health search, content and advertising services. Combining advanced search technology with deep medical expertise, Healthline partners with a network more than 50 trusted destination sites that include publishers, portals, search engines, employers and health plans. Headquartered in San Francisco and ranked #54 in Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500, Healthline is backed by Aetna, GE/NBC Peacock Fund, Investor Growth Capital, Kaiser Permanente, Reed Elsevier, U.S. News & World Report, and VantagePoint Venture Partners. For more information, visit

About HealthTech: Next Generation
HealthTech: NextGeneration is a fully owned subsidiary of Exponential, Inc. Exponential brings over 10 years of experience in successfully producing professional & high-quality expos and conferences targeted at today's savvy consumers as well as innovative businesses. Exponential's focus is on today's new emerging markets, including Energy, Smart Grid, Healthcare and Information Technology. Exponential brings together leading businesses, startups, vendors and entrepreneurs creating awareness, education and networking opportunities. More information can be found at:

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