LONG ISLAND CITY, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2013) - Two keynote presentations for the inaugural Telehealthcare Leaders Forum will focus on the role of innovation in helping to transform healthcare delivery. In addition to the keynote presentations, panels on best practices for building and strengthening telecare/PERS and telehealth programs are scheduled.
Carolyn Buck-Luce, retired Global Life Sciences Market Leader for Ernst & Young, will share her insights on the role of innovation to address the dramatic changes that are reshaping the healthcare system.
While at Ernst & Young, Carolyn was responsible for E&Y's strategy, thought leadership, resourcing, learning, and solutions. Carolyn is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, teaching Management and Gender.
Jason Hwang, MD, MBA, internal medicine physician, author, and co-founder of the Innosight Institute, will share his thoughts on the promise of disruptive technologies to transform healthcare delivery.
Jason is an internal medicine physician who, together with Clayton M. Christensen of Harvard Business School and the late Jerome H. Grossman of Harvard Kennedy School of Government, co-authored "The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Healthcare" in 2009. Jason co-founded and was the Executive Director of Healthcare at Innosight Institute, a non-profit social innovation think tank.
The Telehealthcare Leaders Forum is sponsored by Tunstall Americas to bring executives and key leaders across the healthcare delivery spectrum together to discuss how innovation can solve today's most pressing healthcare challenges including:
- reducing hospital admissions
- improving adherence and outcomes
- managing chronic conditions
- enabling continuity of care
- enabling data sharing and information exchange
The Telehealthcare Leaders Forum is scheduled for April 16th to 18th in Newport, Rhode Island, and includes healthcare industry stakeholders and experts, and government officials. For more information on the event, e-mail TLF@TunstallAMAC.com or call 1-877-354-6111.
Tunstall Americas, a division of the UK-based Tunstall Healthcare Group, is the leading supplier of personal emergency response systems (PERS), telehealth solutions and contact center services for healthcare engagement and remote monitoring of seniors and special needs groups. Tunstall provides products and services that meet the emerging needs across the healthcare industry including healthcare and assisted living service providers, insurance companies and pharmaceutical/life sciences companies.