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Five Visionary Keynotes to Headline the Inaugural Conference 

Needham, Mass., November 15, 2012 – Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) and Bio-IT World are proud to announce the keynote speakers and final agenda for their inaugural Medical Informatics World Conference, to be held in Boston next spring (April 8-9, 2013).

Five visionary keynotes will headline the inaugural conference, and their presentations will cover the industry's most recent trends and challenges. Keynote presentations include:

  • Deploying Information Technology to Enable Innovation within the Future State of Care: Connecting Patients, Providers, and Payers
    John Halamka, M.D., MS, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Making Data Actionable: Driving Better Decision Making by Connecting, Collecting and Comparing Data to Create More Affordable, More Effective Health Care
  • Preparing for the Tidal Wave: Prepositioning Information Technology Needed to Support Deeper Use of Genetics in the Clinic
    Sandy Aronson, Executive Director, IT, Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine
  • Case Study: Payer Perspective on Leveraging IT to Improve Outcomes
    Andrew J. Lang, Senior Vice President and CIO, WellPoint
  • Power of Information: Open Data Innovation and the Production of Business Intelligence
    Mark Davies, M.D., Executive Medical Director, Health & Social Care Information Centre, National Health Service

The 2013 Medical Informatics World Conference will bring together industry leaders and decision makers in the fields of HIT, healthcare, biomedical sciences, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, informatics and IT. Over the course of two stimulating days, senior level executives and leading experts will share research advances, information trends and new enabling technologies that are driving healthcare management, biomedical research, and healthcare delivery to new heights. The conference features three major tracks on: 1) Provider-Payer-Pharma Cross-Industry Data Collaboration, 2) Coordinated Patient Care, Engagement and Empowerment and 3) Population Health Management, Segmentation and Stratification.

Medical Informatics World is being held in conjunction with Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, CHI's flagship event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. Bio-IT World Expo attracts more than 2,500 delegates from dozens of countries as well as more than 130 exhibiting companies. Medical Informatics World and Bio-IT World Expo are being held back-to-back to complete the week of scientific content by bridging the healthcare and life science worlds.

For more information on the 2013 Medical Informatics World Conference, visit the event website at

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) ( is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI's portfolio of products includes Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conferences, Insight Pharma Reports, Cambridge Marketing Consultants, Barnett Educational Services, Cambridge Meeting Planners and CHI's Media Group, which includes news websites and e-newsletters including Bio-IT World and eCliniqua. Founded in 1992, CHI strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments.


Kaushik Chaudhuri
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
(781) 972-5419 

Jaime Hodges
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
(781) 972-5429 


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