Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference 2010

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Event Details

Date:March 1-4, 2010
Venue: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, USA

Event Overview

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a comprehensive healthcare-stakeholder membership organization that provides global leadership to use information technology and management systems optimally in healthcare. The annual HIMSS conference and exhibition is recognized as one of the world’s largest and most respected healthcare IT exhibitions.

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Session Details

Topic:Preparedness of Providers for ICD-10
Date: March 03, 2010
Track 5:11:00 - 11:45 EST
Location:Georgia World Congress Center (Booth # 8069, American Recovery & Reinvestment Act)
Speaker: Rajiv Sabharwal, Chief Solutions Architect, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice, Infosys Technologies

Session Description

The US healthcare industry is at the crossroads. On the one hand, we have unprecedented advancements in medicine. On the other, the spiraling costs put at risk basic healthcare for the average American. One of the most significant attempts at reducing the cost of healthcare while improving its quality is a standardization approach. The implementation of ICD-10 is an initial step towards standardization.

The big question: Is the healthcare industry ready for it, especially the provider industry?

Infosys' session identifies the issues associated with the transition to ICD-10, the scope of impact across organizational boundaries, the approaches that organizations are adopting to remediate, and the associated benefits of these approaches.

Speaker profiles

Rajiv Sabharwal

Rajiv Sabharwal provides functional and architectural guidance to the healthcare and life sciences practice at Infosys. He has been the chief architect for several solutions. In addition, he has managed more than 80 projects of various sizes, across several business areas and technology platforms. Rajiv has extensive experience in application development and solution architecting.

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