SOURCE: Tunstall Americas

Tunstall Americas

March 27, 2013 10:00 ET

Telehealthcare Leaders Forum Welcomes Assoc. Chief Medical Officer of Innovation at Northwestern Memorial to Speak About Healthcare Innovation

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 27, 2013) - Lyle Berkowitz, MD, will speak at the Telehealthcare Leaders Forum, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Dr. Berkowitz will share his learnings on how more than 15 organizations across the nation have been innovative in their use of healthcare information technologies, from new ways to use EMRs and telemedicine, to the use of analytics, mobile, and gaming techniques in healthcare. Dr. Berkowitz will share real world stories of how these organizations started, how they succeeded, and the lessons they learned along the way.

Dr. Berkowitz is the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Innovation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. In this role, Dr. Berkowitz is responsible for finding, creating, piloting, and spreading innovative technologies, processes, and business models that increase value for the organization. Dr. Berkowitz is an active speaker and author on topics such as EHRs, HIT usability, physician adoption strategies, and primary care innovation. He also consults with hospital systems, large IT vendors and startups, pharmaceutical companies, and venture capital firms to help them better understand and optimally use IT and innovation to improve efficiency, quality, and financial metrics.

The Telehealthcare Leaders Forum is North America's only educational and professional event dedicated to stimulating innovation and leadership in the emerging era of technology and healthcare delivery. Sponsored by Tunstall Americas, the Forum brings together executives and key leaders across the healthcare delivery spectrum 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 and 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, call 1-877-354-6111, or visit

About Tunstall:
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.

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