Press Room - WITI Atlanta and Georgia HIMSS to Co-Host

WITI Press Room   Links

arrowPress Releases

arrowIn the News

arrowContact

EVENT NOTICE

WITI Atlanta and Georgia HIMSS to Co-Host
Upcoming Healthcare IT Summit: The Women In Healthcare IT Talk
on April 18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - April 2, 2012 - WITI Atlanta (Women in Technology International) and The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (GAHIMSS) are pleased to co-host the Healthcare IT Summit: The Women In Healthcare IT Talk taking place on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the Villa Christina in Atlanta, GA. The 1-day summit will feature CIOs and executives from Atlanta's most prominent Healthcare organizations. Local Healthcare IT leaders will discuss current trends and initiatives, tips for fine-tuning an image of leadership and success, and best practices for obtaining executive and board positions in Healthcare IT.

WHAT: Healthcare IT Summit: The Women In Healthcare IT Talk
WHEN: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 8am-1:30pm
WHERE: Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30319
INFO: The one-day summit will feature an impressive roster of Health IT professionals leading an array of discussions including: current trends and initiatives, tips for fine-tuning an image of leadership and success, and best practices for obtaining executive and board positions in Healthcare IT. Speakers to include: Dee Cantrell, CIO, Emory Healthcare; Mark Pasquale, CIO, Piedmont Healthcare; Christopher Kunney, CPHIT, MSMOT, Executive Healthcare IT Strategist and GA HIMSS Board Member; Praveen Chopra, CIO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta; Patty Lavely, Founder, CIO Consulting, LLC; Lisa McVey, CIO, McKesson Provider Technologies; Sonny Munter, CIO, DCH; Gretchen Tegethoff, CIO Athens Regional Healthcare System; Peggy Parks, President, The Parks Image Group, Inc.

Registration is $30 per person for active WITI members and $60 per person for non-members.

For complete details on this event, please visit: witi.com/atlanta

Media Contact: Paula Gould | PEG PR for WITI | 323.570.0734 | paula@corp.witi.com

About WITI Atlanta
WITI (Women in Technology International) is the world's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. WITI Atlanta is the local area WITI network for Atlanta, Georgia and vicinity. With a global network of exceptionally successful women leaders, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other succeed. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. WITI Atlanta endeavors to carry forth WITI's goals and mission in the technology community of Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit witi.com/atlanta

About GAHIMSS
The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (GAHIMSS) provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. Collectively, HIMSS represents more than 30,000 individual members across the country – with GAHIMSS encompassing over 1600 healthcare IT professionals – including many key CIOs from the state's largest hospitals and healthcare facilities. GAHIMSS is dedicated to improving Healthcare IT locally through advocacy, collaboration and education, and to ensure quality patient care throughout the state of Georgia. For more information, please visit: www.gahimss.org/.