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MedAssets Announces Call for Speakers for 2015 Healthcare Business Summit

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAssets today announced the opening for the Call for Speakers for the 2015 Healthcare Business Summit to be held April 7-9, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas. The annual Summit brings together more than 4,000 industry leaders to address the unprecedented challenges and pursue innovative strategies to improve operational, financial and clinical performance for the evolving business models.

The Education Sessions will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Nationally-recognized and professional speakers, third-party consultants and MedAssets clients are invited to submit an application to share their knowledge and engage participants in insightful discussions on how to effectively navigate both current and future healthcare industry changes. Attendees will also have the option to receive Continuing Education credits.

Next year's program will offer more than 70 educational sessions across 10 tracks to equip providers with best practices to improve healthcare performance. Suggested topics include:

  • Accountable care organizations
  • Bundled payments
  • Business intelligence and analytics
  • Clinical integration
  • Clinical specialty areas (i.e. pharmacy, lab, nursing, imaging)
  • Consumerism and pricing transparency
  • Cost management
  • Hospital efficiency and patient satisfaction
  • ICD-10
  • Lean healthcare and Six Sigma
  • Patient quality and safety
  • Payment and reimbursement strategies
  • Performance improvement
  • Physician alignment
  • Population health
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Revenue cycle
  • Staff satisfaction and efficiency
  • Value-driven care
  • Value analysis strategies and processes

The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 24, 2014. To submit a proposal for the Education Sessions, and to view submission information, click here.

About MedAssets

MedAssets (Nasdaq:MDAS) is a healthcare performance improvement company focused on helping providers realize financial and operational gains so that they can sustainably serve the needs of their community. More than 4,400 hospitals and 122,000 non-acute healthcare providers currently use the company's evidence-based solutions, best practice processes and analytics to help reduce the total cost of care, enhance operational efficiency, align clinical delivery, and improve revenue performance across the care continuum. For more information, please visit www.medassets.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Robin Wrinn 678.624.7420 rwrinn@medassets.com Investor Contact: Robert Borchert 678.248.8194 rborchert@medassets.com

Source:MedAssets