Call for Abstracts – SOA in Healthcare

The conference Review Committee is seeking proposals for presentations based on “real-world” organizational experiences, evaluations, case studies or research papers relevant to the conference themes of SOA and Improving Health through Technology.
Please indicate whether you are recommending your submission for the Executive Summit, the Functional Track, or the Technical Track. Topic may include (but aren’t limited to):

Business process modeling, management, and workflow
Quality and outcomes improvement
Legacy integration and migration
Business/IT conformance and compliance
Interoperability, systems integration, and Enterprise Architecture
Use of SOA in Public Health
In order to submit, please provide the following information:

A session abstract describing your proposed presentation (note that no formal paper submissions are required, though provided papers will be made available to attendees if requested)
Learning objectives that can be expected by the attending audience.
Name(s), title(s), short biography, three most recent speaking engagements, and organizational affiliations of proposed faculty as you would like them to appear in program literature
Contact details (email, telephone, mailing address)
The abstract submission deadline is midnight (EDT), April 16, 2010. Submit your abstract HERE!

Esteemed Committee of Reviewers
The conference organizers have assembled an esteemed collection of experts to review all submissions to participate. Review panel members include:
Donna Agnew, Chief Information Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Dr. Michael Cummens, M.D., Consultant in Medical Informatics
Robert Kolodner, M.D., Former National Coordinator for Health IT
John Quinn, Chief Technology Officer, Health Level Seven
Ronald Schmelzer, Managing Partner, ZapThink
Richard Soley, PhD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, OMG

OMG™ and Health Level Seven® International (HL7) has announced that the third annual “SOA in Healthcare: Improving Health through Technology: The role of SOA on the path to meaningful use,” conference will be held July 12-14, 2010 at the Westin Arlington Gateway, in Washington, D.C.

The focus of the SOA in Healthcare conference is to convey real-world experiences, assembling a community of peers to exchange ideas and discuss what has worked, what did not work, and review best practices. Not a “tech industry” event, this conference is exclusively healthcare focused, and will highlight the challenges unique to healthcare organizations and emphasize cross-industry solutions that are viable within the healthcare domain. It is targeted primarily to a health-IT savvy audience.

A wide cross-section of the health industry will participate, including healthcare providers, payers, public health organizations and vendors from both the public and private sector.

The conference will be experientially focused, with speakers bringing their personal and organizational experiences to what will be a presentation and discussion-oriented forum.

http://www.omg.org/soa-in-healthcare

http://www.hl7.org/documentcenter/public/pressreleases/HL7_PRESS_20100302.pdf

http://www.omg.org/news/releases/pr2010/03-02-10.htm

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