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Realizing The Full Potential of Health Information Technology to Improve Healthcare for Americans: What is Being Achieved Today and a Different Path Forward

Presented by Michael Finke, CEO & Co-Founder M*Modal

DATE: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
TIME: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: HSI Event Room (207)

Abstract
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology threw the HIT industry a curve ball in its recent report recommending the nationwide adoption of a universal exchange language for healthcare information in order to facilitate a transition from traditional electronic health records to the use of healthcare data tagged with privacy and security specifications. Multimodal Technologies CEO, Michael Finke, will lead a conversation about how these goals are already being addressed within the HIT community and alternatives to the idea of tagged data as a solution to HIT interoperability challenges.

Michael FinkeSpeaker’s Bio
Entrepreneur and scientist, Michael Finke is a recognized technology leader in the field of conversational Speech Understanding and Natural Language Understanding. Michael is the CEO and a co-founder of Multimodal Technologies ("M*Modal") the leader in advanced Speech Understanding technology and clinical documentation services to produce highly accurate, structured, encoded and shareable medical documents to facilitate the use and adoptability of electronic health records. More than 800 healthcare organizations nationwide utilize M*Modal’s solutions to increase patient safety and promote continuity of patient care.
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