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Attention Health IT Innovators: Applications
for Innovation Award Now Available

Eighth Annual Health Information Technology Leadership Summit set for November 7, 2017

ATLANTA, September 5, 2017 – Applications are now available for the prestigious Innovation Award, part of the 8th annual Health IT Leadership Summit which will be held on November 7, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza at Ravinia. The Summit’s theme for 2017 is:  “What’s Next in Healthcare? Initiating Collaboration and Innovation in Our Communities.”


The Innovation Award recognizes health IT companies that are using technology in innovative ways, demonstrating strong clinical and financial benefits, or finding new ways to address specific disease states or improve patient health.

Four finalists will be selected and featured at the VIP Reception scheduled for November 6, with one company recognized as the top innovator. The finalists and winner will also be showcased at the Summit on November 7 and supported by promotional events and materials. Entries are due by September 27, 2017.

 

“We have an extraordinary amount of technology talent in Georgia, with some of the best minds in the country seeking innovative ways to improve the quality of healthcare and lower the cost,” said Larry Williams, President, Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). “The Innovation Award recognizes a company or organization that has found new ways to address the most vexing healthcare challenges.”

 

The Summit ranks as one of the nation’s premier health IT events. The Summit was founded in 2010 by three organizations, all dedicated to supporting the growth of the health IT industry:  the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber and Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Health.

Additional information and registration:  www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org

Georgia, the Nation's Leader in Health IT

Georgia is a national leader in health IT and is home to more than 225 health IT companies and eight companies on the HCI-100. Georgia's health IT companies employ approximately 26,000 people in the state. Georgia's health IT industry thrives due to the concentration of best-in-class health IT vendors, nationally recognized care providers, global public health organizations such as CARE and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a continuum of workforce development programs that ensure trained employees at all levels.

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