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Patient-centered e-health is topic for half-day conference

Co-sponsored by NJHIMSS and Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- A half-day conference, co-sponsored by Stevens Institute of Technology and the N.J. Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (NJHIMSS), will be held on the Stevens campus in Hoboken, N.J, Wednesday, February 3, in which thought leaders and innovators will share their insights and debate how

  • mobile clinics and telemedicine for rural and underserved populations,
  • remote health monitoring and IT-enabled chronic disease management, and
  • personalized Internet communications & social networks will (or will not) help achieve the dual healthcare reform goals of lower costs and higher quality outcomes.

When: Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Reception)

Where: The Babbio Center at Stevens Institute of Technology campus in Hoboken, N.J. (on the Hudson River directly opposite mid-town Manhattan, accessible by PATH train or ferry, car, Newark Airport taxi/rail; complete directions will be posted on NJ-HIMSS website as well as parking/shuttle arrangements)

Schedule Highlights
12:00 noon Buffet lunch & check-in (pre-registration required: click here to register)
1:00 p.m. Theme: Access to Experts Anywhere
2:15 p.m. Keynote by Paul H. Keckley, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions,
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Theme: Disease Management with Patient Involvement
5:00 p.m. Theme: IT-Enabled Patient Engagement
6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Click here to download the full program: http://www.njhimss.org/documents/Feb_3_E-Health_Conference_at_Stevens.pdf

Admission: $135 (includes parking and shuttle service)
Shuttle service will run 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 5:30-7:30 p.m. to the Hoboken train station and parking area. Parking voucher will be supplied.

For complete agenda and registration, go the NJHIMSS Events Web page today: http://www.njhimss.org/
To register directly on the secure site, click here: http://www.njhimss.org/

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About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University, is one of the leading technological universities in the world dedicated to learning and research. Through its broad-based curricula, nurturing of creative inventiveness, and cross disciplinary research, the Institute is at the forefront of global challenges in engineering, science, and technology management. Partnerships and collaboration between, and among, business, industry, government and other universities contribute to the enriched environment of the Institute. A new model for technology commercialization in academe, known as Technogenesis®, involves external partners in launching business enterprises to create broad opportunities and shared value.

Stevens offers baccalaureates, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science and management, in addition to a baccalaureate degree in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. The university has a total enrollment of 2,234 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 400 faculty. Stevens' graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at www.stevens.edu.

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