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Georgia Tech, Emory University, Circle Interactive Technologies, Halyard, CareLogistics and MMM Discuss What’s Next for Mobile Health at the TAG SSA MegaTrends Event
A panel of industry experts discuss innovations in Mobile Health
ATLANTA- (November 9, 2015) –TAG Southeastern Software Association is hosting its annual MegaTrends event on Thursday November 12th from 5:30-8:00pm at Heritage Hall Sandy Springs, 6110 Bluestone Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Each year, TAG SSA selects a trending area of software to highlight and explore through a keynote speaker and panel discussion. This year’s MegaTrends event is highlighting Mobile Health.
Mobile Health is loosely defined as the dynamic and highly personalized mobile experiences that drive specific action in the practice of medicine. mHealth tools can deliver cost savings and better outcomes in hospital settings as well as in home-based care and is projected to be a $26 billion industry by 2017.
The panelists will discuss legality and mobile innovation involved in mHealth when creating new tools while security and data access remain prime concerns.
This year’s MegaTrends event features:
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Fleming, Vice President of the Georgia Institute of Technology Innovation Center and Manager of ATDC
Moderator: Dr. Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Emory University
Andrea Busse, CEO, Circle Interactive Technologies
Jason Burnham, Associate Director, Patient Care Solutions, Halyard
Jim Rosenblum, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, CareLogistics, a subsidiary of Jackson Healthcare
Michele Madison, Partner, Healthcare Practice, Morris, Manning, & Martin
The event is made possible by Gold Sponsors QTS and Comcast Business; Bronze Sponsors Alston & Bird, Kilpatrick Townsend and TriNet; and Promotional Sponsor Emergence Georgia Medical Accelerator.
To register, visit: http://bit.ly/MegaTrends2015
About TAG Southeastern Software Association
The mission of the Southeastern Software Association is to be the leading resource for software and information technology executives and professionals to connect and develop business opportunities. We strive to be the catalyst that helps to drive economic growth of the software and information technology industry by attracting and supporting the advancement of innovative companies, talent and capital in the region. We provide our members with superior networking, personal, professional and business development opportunities by connecting industry leaders, innovators and professionals throughout Georgia and the Southeast.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 28,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org/.