SOURCE: CareTech Solutions Inc

CareTech Solutions Inc

SOURCE: HTC Global Services

HTC Global Services

October 27, 2016 14:37 ET

HTC/CareTech CISO Chosen to Chair "Uberization of Healthcare" Session at TiECon Midwest 2016 Conference

Local Healthcare IT Security Expert to Offer Insight on How to Secure Medical Devices and IoT

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - HTC Global Services, a global provider of information technology (IT) solutions, and CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services for U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, announced today that their Chief Information and Security Officer, Jeff Bell, will be chairing a breakout session, "Uberization of Healthcare," at the TiECon Midwest 2016 annual conference taking place October 27 & 28, 2016 at The Henry in Dearborn, MI.

TiECon Midwest is Michigan's largest annual conference for entrepreneurs and incubators, featuring some of the area's top technology companies, venture capital firms and service providers, as well as member participation from TiECon's network of over 60 chapters located throughout the world. This year's theme, Ignite2Disrupt: Connected World and Connected Technologies, will focus on Mobility, Digital Health, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence and Global Connectivity. Past TiEcon speakers include Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Rick Wagoner, former CEO of GM and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The "Uberization of Healthcare" session on October 28th will focus on how emerging technologies are challenging the traditional notions of how care is delivered. A diverse panel of healthcare providers and vendors will explore how these innovations can best be utilized to overcome the current fragmentation in the system to provide greater access to care while proactively engage patients with wellness education. Bell, a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), will discuss the increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats facing these technologies. With examples pulled straight from the headlines, he will identify potential vulnerabilities, like medical devices and IoT, and offer actionable advice for evaluating and developing strategies to improve cybersecurity programs that safely address them.

For more information about HTC Global Services and CareTech Solutions, conference attendees will be able to visit the companies' TiEcon Midwest exhibit. For more information on the conference, visit www.tieconmidwest.org.

About HTC Global Services
HTC Global Services, Inc. (HTC) is an industry leading provider of technology services, business solutions, and outsourcing options. HTC is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and provides innovative and cost-effective services and solutions to customers across various geographies using state-of-the-art Data Centers and Software Delivery Centers in Michigan as well as in India. HTC services the insurance industry, providing IT modernization services including software development and testing services, customer experience, content and communications management, analytics, mobility, digitization, and core systems implementation services. For more information, please visit www.htcinc.com.

About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions is a leader in information technology (IT) and end-user interface services for U.S. hospitals and health systems. CareTech's more than 1,400 U.S.-based professionals create value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving the patient experience while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015/2016 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012, 2013, and 2015/2016 IT Partial Outsourcing Award as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respected annual "Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report. CareTech Solutions is a health IT subsidiary of HTC Global Services, a global provider of IT solutions and business process outsourcing services. Learn more about CareTech Solutions at www.caretech.com.

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