BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2013) -

What: Michael O'Neil, founder and chief executive officer of GetWellNetwork, Inc., will present the keynote address on Patient and Clinical Experiences with Interactive Patient Care Technology at Hasbro Children's Hospital's 1st Annual IPC Symposium: Celebrating Interactive Patient Care. O'Neil's presentation will be given at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., January 24, 2013, at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, R.I.

O'Neil will address the imperative for patient and family engagement and demonstrate the positive impact it has had on patient care and hospital outcomes at facilities across the U.S. Since 2011, Hasbro Children's Hospital has been using GetWellNetwork's Interactive Patient Care solution to engage pediatric patients and provide them with an educational resource to learn about their conditions, as well as a way to connect with friends and family outside the hospital.

The symposium is devoted to discussing the patient experience as an essential element to the quality and future of health care delivery. Participants include leaders from Hasbro Children's Hospital and other distinguished hospitals and health care organizations.

Where: Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, R.I.

When: Thursday, January 24, 8:00 - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Michael will deliver the keynote address at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

About Michael O'Neil
Michael O'Neil was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 28. After four cycles of chemotherapy, he immediately began building GetWellNetwork to improve the patient experience. GetWellNetwork works with hospitals to improve performance and outcomes through patient engagement.

Today, GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. GetWellNetwork has also been acknowledged as one of the fastest growing companies in the Washington DC area by Inc. magazine, Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and SmartCEO magazine.

Michael is a member of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs from leading early-stage technology companies in Washington, DC. He serves on the board of directors of the Lisner Home in Washington, DC, a long-term care facility for disadvantaged elderly citizens, and The DAISY Foundation, an organization dedicated to honoring nurses. He has been named to the Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs in Venture Magazine, and as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program in Washington, DC.

Michael has served as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in Washington, DC. In addition, Michael is a guest speaker at University of Virginia Law School, the Robert H. Smith Business School - University of Maryland and The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.

He received a B.A. with honors from the University of Notre Dame and a JD/MBA from Georgetown University.

To learn more about GetWellNetwork please visit

Contact: To schedule an interview with Michael O'Neil, contact Katie Vukas,, 203-504-8230 ext. 115.

About GetWellNetwork
GetWellNetwork, Inc.® provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.

GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. Learn more at

Contact Information:

Katie Vukas

203-504-8230 ext. 115