Integrated IT: The Future of Hospital Healthcare in Japan
At La Foret Hotel, Tokyo Wednesday February 28th, 2007
A one-day forum introducing IT Integrated healthcare leader:
Hackensack University Medical Center, USA
Dr. T. Mano
MD, Ph.D, MBA
Dr. Peter A Gross
Dr. Gerard A. Burns
Mr. Lex Ferrauiola
VP IT, CIO, HUMC
A new era for Japanese Health Centers and Hospitals
With new legislation affecting Japanese healthcare there is mounting pressure to streamline hospitals and medical centers while simultaneously improving quality of care. Hospital management and healthcare related business are wondering how this will affect them and what they can do. ICO Tokyo is proud to invite representatives from Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), a recognized leader and pioneer in modern healthcare and integrated IT in the USA. HUMC will address these issues and how they are successfully planning and meeting the challenges of both streamlining and boosting quality, efficiency in the modern IT-integrated medical center. During this one-day seminar attendees will also hear expert opinions from distinguished speakers from Japan who give their own professional perspectives and opinions. There will also be a bonus demonstration of the computerized clinical trials by technology-leader Siemens Soarian.
Hackensack University Medical Center:
IT innovator and integrator
According to BusinessWeek, HUMC is one of the most "wired" hospitals in the United States. In Consumer Digest's "Hospital Safety: Where to Get the Best Care," HUMC was listed in the top three for hospital safety and quality in America's 50 exceptional hospitals. US News & World Report ranked HUMC as "America's Best Hospital-Heart & Heart Surgery, Geriatrics". It has also been awarded the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, and Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine has ranked HUMC "Most Wired for Effective Use of Information Technology" for six consecutive Years. It has also been given HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.
Lecturers will include three executive staff from HUMC: Dr. Peter A. Gross, CMO, HUMC Executive Committee, Board of Governors and Chairman of the Drug Safety & Risk Management Advisory Committee, and who has served with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2003-05; Dr. Gerard Burns, MD, HUMC's Director of Medical Informatics; and Mr. Lex Ferrauiola, HUMC's Vice President of Information Technology and CIO. These are key leaders guiding the Medical Center's successes in maintaining both efficiency and quality standards. There will also be a image-presentation of the HUMC state-of-the-art medical center and facilities in New Jersey, USA.
Distinguished speakers from Japan include Dr. T. Mano, MD. PhD, MBA, who will lead the forum and Dr. Masanori Akiyama, MD, PhD who will give an introductory lecture. Dr. Akiyama is professor at Sloane School of Management at MIT, Boston and is very familiar with the differences in medical treatment systems in the USA and Japan.
During the forum there will be simultaneous interpreters.
Who should attend
This forum will be of critical interest to all professionals and decision makers including: Hospital Management, Corporate Planning Management, Information System Development staff, IT Engineers, Medical Equipment Suppliers & System Providers, Pharmaceutical Companies, Clinical Trial Staff (CRO & SMO).
Only 150 places are available so please reserve now.
Date, Time and Location
This will be a one-day forum held on Wednesday February 28, 2007 from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. at La Foret Hotel in Tokyo at 4-7-36, Kita-Shinagawa 4-Chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0001 Tel :03-5488-3911. For directions please link to: <http://www.laforethotels.com/tokyo/tokyo/trf_conteng.html>. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. It will be held in the Hotel in the "Shogetsu-no-ma" Room. After the seminar there will be a reception at 6:30p.m. (additional attendance fee \7,000).
Tickets - discounts for buying early and tickets of two or more from same company
Attendance fees for the forum is \49,500 for the first 90 registrants (from 91st to 150th attendee the cost per person is \52,500) There is a volume discount available for companies (from the second person in the same company ticket prices are \26,250). These fees include all printed handouts, brochures. The reception costs \7,000 in addition.
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