“The ongoing evolution of technology and the emergence of new government policies are having a dramatic impact on the healthcare industry. By bringing together industry analysts, IT executives and vendors to collaborate and share ideas, the Healthcare IT Summit shines a spotlight on the changing face of Healthcare technology,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, UBM Channel. “The 2012 Healthcare IT Summit XCellence Awards recognize the best of that group and honor the organizations that are driving innovation and delivering valuable IT and business solutions to address the industry’s most pressing issues.”
Earning high marks were presentations given by HealthEdge Executive Vice President Ray Desrochers. The first, the payor keynote, titled “Survey Says: Insight, Answers and Advice from the Frontlines,” highlighted key business issues facing healthcare payors, and featured insights from the most recent “State of the Payor Industry” survey conducted by HealthEdge. In “The Next Wave: Five-Steps for Adapting to Constant Change,” Desrochers presented a roadmap for technology and business transformation that payors can use as they adapt their organizations and IT platforms to compete in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace.
“We thank the team at XChange Events for organizing such an important conference,” said Desrochers. “Receiving the ‘Best of Show’ award, the Summit’s top honor, is further validation of our market vision. Leading payors recognize they will need to leverage next-generation technology platforms as part of a larger business transformation to support new healthcare business models, address regulatory change, reduce out-of-control administrative costs and provide new levels of transparency and customer service. We look forward to working closely with many of the executives that we met at this year’s Summit, as they position their organizations to compete in the new healthcare economy.”
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