Technology Solutions for Chronic Condition Management

Living with a chronic condition can be difficult, and provider organizations are committed to helping patients live a happier and healthier life by helping them manage their condition outside the acute care setting. With chronic care delivery being fragmented with patients visiting multiple care providers at different locations, it is not easy to deliver the right care to patients. Lack of relevant information across the different care facilities also adds to the problem. Healthcare organizations need suitable technology solutions to enable secure sharing of patient information across organizational boundaries, automate work flows, comply with regulations and to manage patient with chronic conditions outside the acute care setting. Patients also need the ability to have instant access to their health information to better understand and manage their chronic condition.

This webinar talks about how Microsoft technologies enable providers to gain the ability to understand patient compliance with protocols, make better decisions about patients who may be at risk for readmissions by helping them manage their chronic conditions outside acute care setting.

About the presenters:

Anand Gaddum, serves as the Director of Healthcare Practice at iLink Systems, Inc since January 2008 with over 13 years of healthcare industry experience. Mr. Gaddum has overall responsibility for the strategy and business development, including sales and marketing, of the healthcare practice of iLink Systems. iLink Systems is a Gold Certified Microsoft partner and Microsoft’s Healthcare Partner of FY 09. Mr. Gaddum’s specialty includes applying Lean & Six Sigma to healthcare institutions and has been a change agent to improve care delivery. He brings both technical and healthcare industry experience. Prior to joining iLink, he worked at Group Health in implementing Lean while managing the claims system. He also has experience in sales and marketing of medical devices as well as in teaching. Mr. Gaddum is a Certified Professional from HIMSS and holds an Executive Master degree in Health Administration from the University of Washington.

Shawn Remacle, Manager, Health Solutions and Sales for Microsoft Health and Life Sciences and is based in Reston, VA.

In this role, he is responsible for shaping the industry strategy and vision for the US Public Sector Health team, identifying white space opportunities that represent new and significant opportunities for growth and innovation for partners in the healthcare segment, providing technical guidance/domain expertise to industry teams and managing a team of solution specialists who work directly with our healthcare provider customers to address specific needs.

Prior to working for Microsoft, Shawn was employed by WestCare Health System, a multi-hospital health provider in western North Carolina, where for nearly 10 years he was the Chief Information Officer.

About iLink Systems

iLink has proven expertise in offering best of breed solutions to healthcare vertical and its project teams marry the best in domain expertise and technology know-how. Technologies that we’ve implemented for our Healthcare clients include .Net (including WPF, WCF and WF), Business Intelligence – SQL Server 2005 (with integration, analysis, reporting, OLAP, etc), SharePoint 2007, BPI – BizTalk (with WF, HL7 accelerator), Mobility, etc. Some of our healthcare solutions include HealthVault solutions, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Charge Capture, HIPAA Compliance and Consulting, Health Care Portal Solutions, BizTalk HL7 Accelerator, Outcome Analysis, interfaces for medical devices, etc. We have expertise in harnessing technology to bring out the best solutions for our clients such as Premera, Arthritis Foundation, GE Healthcare, Health Partners, and Lumedx.

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Who should attend:

  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • CIOs
  • Providers
  • Physicians
  • Medical Directors
  • Directors of Case Management
  • IT Directors