Providing Healthcare 24/7: Healthcare Organizations Enable Consumer Convenience
Manasquan, NJ (PRWEB) August 16, 2005
Americans have long favored a culture of convenience. Consumers may not seek healthcare information and advice at the time itÂs needed, further exacerbating their conditions. But with the advent of the Internet, healthcare organizations finally have a forum to give consumers what they want Â convenient healthcare Â 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Capitalizing on infinite technological immediacy, organizations are incorporating Internet resources and telephonic coaching in their health plans to serve consumers without the wait. ÂProviding Healthcare 24/7: How Consumer-Driven Health Plans and Population Health Management are Meeting the Needs of Healthcare Consumerism,Â a September 21, 2005 audio conference sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) discusses interactive tools and resources organizations can use to make consumers more informed participants in healthcare decisions. During this 90-minute audio conference, expert speakers explain how telephonic and web-based applications can facilitate health consciousness.
The audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. Eastern time on September 21, 2005. For more details on attending the audio conference, please visit http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac (http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac).
ÂAligning web technology with clinical and telephonic resources is a step forward for healthcare,Â said Melanie Matthews, the executive vice president and chief operating officer of HIN. ÂIt provides consumers with readily available tools and information they need to make better choices regarding their health,Â she added.
During this 90-minute audio conference, expert panelists Hugh Lytle, president, Axia Health Management and Darren Schulte, director, clinical affairs and analytics, Resolution Health, Inc., offer step-by-step insight into how organizations can maximize these tools to most effectively serve the needs of todayÂs healthcare consumer. They provide details on:
Integrating telephonic and web-based applications; Driving adoption of tools; Providing the right tools to the right consumers to control costs; and Engaging consumers through consumer-driven healthcare plans.
This audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. Eastern time on September 21, 2005. It will conclude with a live question-and-answer period during which participants can benefit from direct interaction with the experts. A recorded version on CD-ROM and printed transcript of this audio conference will be available in mid-October. For those who cannot attend the audio conference, please visit http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac (http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac) for information on HINÂs ÂOn-DemandÂ audio conference re-broadcasts.
This audio conference is designed to benefit key health plan executives, product and benefits managers, marketing directors, managed care and insurance companies, hospitals, physician groups and ancillary providers, IT vendors, pharmaceutical companies and PBMs. For more information on the conference, please call toll-free (888) 446-3530 or visit http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac (http://www. hin. com/cgi-local/link/news/pl. cgi? h247ac).
About the Healthcare Intelligence Network---HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 292-3073, or visit http://www. hin. com (http://www. hin. com).