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Experts in On-Demand Medicine and Healthcare Disparities to Descend on Las Vegas

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual Connect. Communicate. Care. (#C3med) conference will draw thought leaders, innovators and experts in on-demand medicine and healthcare disparities to Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Hotel, February 29 — March 2, 2016.



This exclusive event will explore the latest developments and opportunities in on-demand health, mobile health (mHealth), digital health, telemedicine and healthcare disparities including caring for Limited English Proficient, Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. These real-life solutions improve patient care and satisfaction while also delivering healthcare more cost efficiently. C3med offers valuable takeaways for healthcare leaders who are considering, or have implemented, enterprise telemedicine and diverse language service programs in their facilities.

The industry leaders and pioneers listed below are a sample of C3med’s distinguished speakers. The full list of conference presenters is available at http://connect.communicate.care.

  • Dr. Mark McClellan: Former FDA Commissioner and current Director of the Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy
  • Dr. Zubin "Z Dogg MD" Damania: Founder, Turntable Health
  • Dr. Adam Darkins: VP of Medical Affairs and Enterprise Technology Development, Medtronic
  • Dr. Bart Demaerschalk: Director of Teleneurology and Telestroke, Mayo Clinic
  • Tracy Young: Language Access Services Coordinator, Barton Health
  • Joy Connell: Diversity Officer, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
  • Nick Adkins: Founder and COO, ReelDx
  • Cindy Roat: International consultant on language access in healthcare
  • Tom Main: Partner and U.S. Market Leader for Oliver Wyman’s Health and Life Sciences Practice
  • Shawna Butler: Architect of Exponential Partnerships, Singularity University
  • Gerald Kominski, PhD: Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA
  • Lou Silverman: CEO, Advanced ICU Care
  • Ron Emerson: Global Director Healthcare, Polycom
  • Michael Ong: Director, UCLA Connected Health
  • Glen Tullman: Chief Executive Officer, Livongo Health

"We are thrilled to bring all of these great minds together to share the ideas and innovations impacting healthcare on a broad scale today," said James Edwards, CEO of Carenection and Language Access Network, sponsors of the event. "The rate of change in healthcare innovation is accelerating and Connect. Communicate. Care. provides the forum to understand, collaborate and stay on top of the rapidly evolving digital health environment."

Designed to provide practical guidance, resources and intimate networking opportunities, C3med will feature more than 30 sessions dedicated to telemedicine and the challenge of delivering healthcare to an increasingly diverse patient population.

Topics include evaluating recent innovations; the evolving health policy for on-demand medicine; how these technologies lead to improved healthcare quality and communication; connecting with diverse patient populations via nationally certified interpreters and much more.

“On-demand medicine is a hotbed of innovation,” said conference moderator Dr. Bruce Hensel. “The technologies we are seeing have the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry through improved care and outcomes for patients as well as increased operational efficiency and financial performance for hospitals.”

C3med attendance is limited to 200 people and the intimate experience is designed to provoke discussion and promote connection. Join the conversation on Twitter by following #C3med. More information is available at http://connect.communicate.care.

ABOUT THE SPONSORS

Language Access Network, LLC
Founded in 2003, LAN revolutionized the delivery of medical language services. Thirteen years later, LAN is still an industry innovator and provides more than 60,000 clinical interpretation consults to patients and providers each month.

LAN employs its own certified video medical interpreters who are available 24/7/365 to provide 100 percent HIPAA-compliant communication from LAN-operated U.S. language centers. More than 250 languages (including American Sign Language) are offered with nearly 60 languages available in video — the largest video offering in the industry.

Through Martti, LAN interpreters have provided more than 17.5 million minutes of medical interpretation to upwards of one million patients. More than 500 partner hospitals rely on LAN to break down language barriers and empower medical providers to speak freely, quickly and easily with patients who are Limited English Proficient or Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing.

For more information on Language Access Network, visit: http://www.lan.us.

Carenection
Carenection combines its best in class private path broadband network optimized for telehealth applications with a unified telehealth platform and the first of its kind provider marketplace to make it as easy as possible for health systems, hospitals, clinics and other healthcare venues nationwide to access specialists and other types of support for clinical encounters.

Hospitals do not need multiple technology platforms to work with multiple telemedicine service providers, just one: the Carenection Telehealth Delivery Networktm (CTDN). All the providers a hospital needs are delivered over the most secure and HIPAA compliant network available and over a platform that allows one touch access to the specialty of your choice.

Carenection is one of the most widely utilized telehealth market networks in the country, delivering over 60,000 encounters per month over 4,000 video endpoints connected to more than 500 hospitals nationwide.

For more information on Carenection, visit: http://www.carenection.com.

Contact: Ann Mulvany, FrazierHeiby 614-902-3956 amulvany@frazierheiby.com

Source: Language Access Network