June 1, 2017 

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Lisa Doerner



Improving Transitions of Care with Innovative Techniques and Technology
Digital Rochester hosts panel discussion on preventing re-admissions to the hospital
Rochester, NY Digital Rochester (DR) is hosting a panel discussion about care transitions at Irondequoit Country Club on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Presented by DR's Healthcare Technology Special Interest Group (SIG), "Improving Transitions of Care with Innovative Techniques and Technology" will cover types of care transitions occurring in the region as well as current challenges.
Panelists from Rochester RHIO, Monroe County Medical Society, Rochester Regional Health, and Lifetime Care will explain the types of technologies, analytics, and data exchange they are using or will be using to better facilitate different types of care transitions, including:
  • Hospital to Primary Care Provider/Specialist
  • Hospital to Post Acute Care
  • Hospital to Home Care (or to home with Primary Care Provider/Specialist oversight)
  • Post Acute Care to Home Care
Moderated by Al Kinel, President, Strategic Interests, panel participants will share how their organizations are measuring and preventing re-admissions to the hospital through innovative programs, technological tools, and enhanced communication and collaboration.
  • Chris Bell, Executive Director, Monroe County Medical Society
  • Denise DiNoto, Director of Community Services, Rochester RHIO
  • Nancy Horn, Vice President of Clinical Operations, Lifetime Care
  • Mark Klyczek, Vice President of Long Term Care Division, Rochester Regional Health
The event will begin with coffee and networking at 7:30 a.m., followed by the panel discussion and questions from the audience. This event is sponsored by Strategic Interests , and DR's Healthcare Technology SIG sponsors New York State HIMSS and iVEDix .
Tickets are $35 for nonmembers, $25 for members, and $10 for students. To register for the event, go to!event/register/2017/6/13/improving-transitions-of-care-with-innovative-techniques-and-technology



About Digital Rochester: 

Digital Rochester was founded in 2000 and is made up of professionals and companies working together to strengthen the Greater Rochester Area's technology business community. DR events and community services include a wide array of educational and networking activities designed to support the growth and success of the Rochester business community. 


In 2010, the organization grew with the inclusion of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) and eBusiness Association (eBA). In 2012, DR entered into a strategic alliance with Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE). This alliance enhances DR's ability to support the Greater Rochester Region's business community.

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