New Jersey Technology Council Hosting Summit to Highlight Trends and Developments in Health IT

-Leading Thought Leader Organization Showcasing New Jersey’s Best-

Princeton, NJ – July 08, 2013 – The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) 5th annual Health Information Technology Summit will take place July 11, 2013 at the New Jersey Hospital Association in Princeton, New Jersey. An industry pioneer, the NJTC conference showcases health IT successes and trends, and provides a spotlight for visibility around both. The conference brings together professionals from public and private healthcare organizations for education, networking, and an exhibition of healthcare products and services.

“The New Jersey Technology Council was one of the pioneers of the Health Information Technology Summit and we’re excited to continue this significant event,” said Maxine Ballen, President and CEO, New Jersey Technology Council. “As the industry evolves due to new technology and regulations, the Summit enables practitioners and industry leaders to learn, to prepare, and to adapt to the changing world.
John Lumpkin, MD, MPH, senior vice president and the director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Care Group, will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Lumpkin has participated directly in the health and health care system, first practicing emergency medicine and teaching medical students and residents at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University before going on serve as the first African American director of the Illinois Department of Public Health for over a decade. As director, he led improvements to programs dealing with women’s and men’s health, information and technology, emergency and bioterrorism preparedness, infectious disease prevention and control, immunization, local health department coverage and the state’s laboratory services.

The Health Information Technology Summit will address the explosion of technology innovation that is driving the ongoing healthcare revolution. Exhibitors at the show will include NJTC has gathered a diverse group of speakers from organizations public and private to speak on their insights into the changes in the industry. Speakers include:

Dr. John Lumpkin, SVP & Director of the Healthcare Group, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Al Campanella, EVP, Strategic Business Growth & Analytics, Virtua
Paul Katz, M.D., Dean, Cooper Medical School
Pat Barnett, RN, JD, CEO, NJ State Nurses Association
Bert Navarrete, Co-founder Tigerlabs
Steven Polinsky, Director, McGladrey
Ian Goldstein, Partner, Drinker Biddle

Specific panels will include Technologies Transforming Digital Health, Financing Strategies for Digital Health Companies, and Digital Healthcare Improving Outcomes.

About the New Jersey Technology Council
The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy, and recognition of technology companies and their leaders. Founded in 1996, NJTC’s member companies work together to support their own enterprises while advancing New Jersey’s status as a leading technology center in the United States. Visit http://www.njtc.org

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