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Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease: Improving Care through eHealth
January 11-12, 2012
A leader in delivering Connected Health solutions, Accenture is a proud sponsor of eHI’s annual conference. This event brings together more than 300 healthcare industry stakeholders and highlights leading industry trends that are reforming healthcare by improving quality of and access to care, while reducing costs.
This year’s conference will focus on how e-Health tools are improving the management of critical and chronic health conditions such as disease, cancer and diabetes conditions. Combined with new models in care coordination and accountable care, data analytics and the electronic exchange of health information, patient-centric care is improving outcomes with cost savings. Speakers and panelists from government and industry will present best practices and provide an opportunity for dialogue on how to advance the care continuum.
For more information and conference registration, visit 2012 eHI Annual Conference Overview.
2012 eHI Annual Conference
January 11-12, 2012
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Join us for Accenture’s featured panel discussion where Dr. Harold Freeman, founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute, will discuss how the role of non-clinical patient navigators is helping to break down barriers and improve access to care for the medically underserved.
Panel: Coordinating Care for Cancer Patients with eHealth Tools
Panel Date and Time: Wednesday, January 11, 4-5 p.m.
Location: Main conference room
Moderator – Len Lichtenfeld, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society
Harold P. Freeman, MD, founder, Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute
Lynn Vogel, PhD, vice president and CIO, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Michael Caligiuri, MD, director, Comprehensive Cancer Center; CEO, James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute; professor of cancer research, The Ohio State University
Robert S. Hauser, PharmD, PhD, senior director, quality department, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Rajesh Dash, MD, FCAP, Department of Pathology, Duke University Hospital and Health System
The panel will discuss how care coordination minimizes adverse effects, mitigates the side effects of treatments and minimizes the negative impacts to informal care givers.Each panelist represents a different point of view in the healthcare continuum and will demonstrate how best practices, health IT tools, care protocols and training are improving compliance and outcomes for cancer patients. They will also discuss how eHealth tools can be used to relay information to providers regarding a patient's pain. Panelists will review self-management tools, highlight the barriers to national adoption and provide examples of how to convince people to adopt these tools.
Accenture and the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute are teamed up to equip more people with the skills to get jobs as patient navigators, who provide one-on-one guidance and assistance to patients dealing with the healthcare system. The national effort, is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative Skills to Succeed.
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Accenture is a major sponsor of the 2012 eHI Annual Conference. To learn more about how Accenture is advancing Connected Health with leading transformational healthcare IT services, visit Insight Driven Health: Connected Health.
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