Winner to Be Announced at Health IT Leadership Summit on November 20
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2014) - Four finalists have been named for the Intel Innovation Award, a part of the 2014 Health IT Leadership Summit taking place on November 20, 2014, at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. Now in its fourth year, the award recognizes companies developing leading-edge technology and unique approaches to improving health and healthcare delivery processes. The winner of the Intel Innovation Award will be announced at the Summit.
The four finalists are:
"Our 2014 Intel Innovation Awards finalists represent the vibrant and thriving health IT industry that we have in Georgia," said Tino Mantella, CEO and President of Technology Association of Georgia, a founding partner of the Health IT Leadership Summit. "These innovative and growing companies are what helps make Georgia the nation's leader in health IT and a driver for the 17+ percent growth we have seen in the sector's employment in the past five years."
Innovation in healthcare continues to be a cornerstone of the Summit, which will focus on the topic not only via the Intel Innovation Award, but also through a student award for health IT innovation and a keynote presentation from athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush on "Where Does it Hurt in Healthcare?" Panel discussions on the clinical application of health IT, advances in predictive medicine, population health management, the health IT investment boom, and improving post-acute care will also touch on the topic. In addition, the Hall of Innovation, including the first annual Startup Pavilion, will showcase innovative companies and technologies from around the region.
To learn more about the Health IT Leadership Summit and Intel Innovation Award, visit http://www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org.
About the Health IT Leadership Summit
The Health IT Leadership Summit was founded in 2010 by three organizations to support the growth of the health IT industry: the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia's Health Society. To learn more about this year's Summit, including information regarding registration, visit http://www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org.