U.S. Integrated Healthcare Seminar

U.S. Integrated Healthcare Seminar

The economic pressures of ever-increasing healthcare costs coupled with a focus on quality health outcomes are driving the search for new approaches to healthcare management. Now government legislation in the United States is providing a strong impetus for change.

The Affordable Care Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA, “the Stimulus Bill”) created the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), which sets aside $27 billion to foster increased use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) by physicians and hospitals, through the use of incentives for healthcare providers that set up and demonstrate “meaningful use” of such medical record systems.

These Acts and policies are striving to shape what is known as ‘Integrated Healthcare’. A form of healthcare delivery that links multiple levels of care management, coordinates services and encourages professional collaboration across a range of care deliver mediums.

With a focus on the intersection of technology and health care, this symposium convenes thought leaders in an effort to inform the Irish healthcare industry on the rapidly-expanding integrated healthcare marketplace.

Intended to stimulate and generate meaningful business opportunities, this seminar will offer engaging and informative inputs from international leaders in healthcare. With a diverse agenda, a combination of keynotes and panel discussions, this event promises to provide attendees with a thought-provoking and highly engaging day.

There may also be an opportunity for Enterprise Ireland clients to have one-to-one meetings and this will be at the discretion of our speakers.


7:30 am Registration Opens
8.00 am Introduction
Doreen McKeown, SVP Life Sciences

Enterprise Ireland – Boston

8:10 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Pat Byrne, Dept. Manager – Communications & Digital Content

Enterprise Ireland

8:15 am Ireland’s eHealth Ireland Strategy – Progress to Date
Richard Corbridge, CIO, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Health Service Executive

8:45 am Navigating the Market – Healthcare in the United States
Proteus Duxbury, Managing Consultant

PA Consulting Group

9:35 am The Patient Journey: CTCA’s Perspective
Kristin Darby, Chief Information Officer

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

10:05 am Business Model Transition: Becoming an Accountable Care Organisation
Rebecca Schmidt, RN BS, Executive Director, Revenue Cycle and Access
Josette Gordon-Simet, M.D., MBA, Family Medicine Physician, Medical Director, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Virtual Resource Center, Corporate and Retail Medicine
CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic
10:35 am Coffee Break
10:50 am What’s Ahead in IT Purchasing? A Discussion with Healthcare Providers
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Alegent Creighton Clinic & PA Consulting Group
11:10 am Health Data Overflow (How much of it do we actually leverage?)
Runbin Dong, Watson Ecosystem Business Development Manager – Healthcare

IBM Watson

11:40 am GE Life Sciences – Big and Little Data
Chris Larkin, Chief Technology Officer

G.E. Healthcare

12:10 pm Partnerships as a Market Entry Strategy: What You Need to Know
Jared Walker, Managing Director

Complete Computing Services

12:40 pm Lunch
1:25 pm Welcome Back
Ronan Kelly, Trade Development Executive

Enterprise Ireland – Boston

1:30 pm Trailblazers – E.I. Companies That Have Succeeded In the U.S.A.
Ken Cahill, CEO

Silvercloud Health

Conor O’ Byrne, CEO


2:15 pm Health Care Payment Reform in the U.S.: BCBS of MA’s Alternative Quality Contract
Tony Dodek, V.P. Medical Quality and Strategy, Associate Chief Medical Officer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

2:45 pm Guiding Principles: Pain Points for Insurers
Jukka Valkonen, Director: Provider, Clinical and Payer Product Strategy
Blue Shield of California
3:15 pm Ask the Insurers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Shield of California & PA Consulting Group
03:30 Seminar Concludes
03:45 Pre-Arranged 1-to-1 Meetings Between EI Client Companies and Speakers

Who should attend?

The seminar is aimed at healthcare innovators, researchers and ICT companies that are using their technologies to drive improvements in the quality of health outcomes, enhance productivity and develop operational efficiencies in the healthcare setting.

Date and venue

Tuesday, 23rd June, 2015
East Point, Dublin

Seminar fee

The seminar attendance fee is €150 (VAT exempt) with a maximum of three attendees per company.

How do I register?

You can register for the event by following this link.

Contact/more information

Ronan Kelly
Enterprise Ireland – Boston
+1 617 235 1605



Attending HIMSS? Look for these Irish companies standing out from the crowd in Chicago.

3d4Medical                                                                                                                                                            logo-3d4medical@2x

Booth: 8368-17
Show Floor Landmark: Mobile Health Knowledge Center

3D4Medical is an award winning technology company that specializes in the development of medical, educational and health & fitness apps for professional reference as well as student and patient education. Our apps are expertly designed to encourage unique learning experiences through intuitive interactivity and stunning visualizations.


Oneview Healthcare                                                                                                                                                                oneview-healthcare-logo-250

Booth: 7330 
Hall: North 

Oneview Healthcare provides market leading Patient Engagement Solutions that are modular, fully customizable and future proof. The Oneview solution optimizes clinical performance and workflow efficiencies by providing interactive access to patient engagement services and clinical applications at the point-of-care. Oneview Healthcare provides in-hospital and patient portal solutions to enable the healthcare provider to extend the continuum of care in the home on one fully integrated platform.


Silvercloud Health                                                                                                                                                                 silvercloud_logo

Booth: 2638
Hall: South 

SilverCloud Health is a leading global provider of advanced evidence-based online programs designed to promote positive behavior change and mental wellness in individuals experiencing a wide variety of mental, behavioral and physical illnesses. Our solutions provide ACOs, integrated health systems, provider groups and community health centers an essential link between physical and mental/behavioral health professionals in an ever more connected, value-based and individualized approach to care.

Arrange to meet their partners & experts at HIMSS 15

Sláinte Healthcare                                                                                                                                                                         slainte_logo

Booth: 241
Hall: South 

Sláinte Healthcare is a leading international technology company providing software & services that drive efficiencies and quality in healthcare. Through the deployment of Vitro’s clinician centric EMR, we enable healthcare providers internationally to benefit from rapid implementation, immediate user adoption & instant clinical impact.

Catch Andrew Murphy speaking at the Keynote address on April 14th: Together with Neil Jordan, Microsoft’s General Manager Worldwide Health and Chris Bryant, Operation Smile’s Senior Vice President, Applications & Technology, Sláinte will be speaking about cloud computing and the improvement of medical care. 

The Irish at INTERPHEX 2015

The Irish at INTERPHEX 2015

This April, ten Irish companies will descend on New York City for INTERPHEX 2015. After a successful visit to the show in 2014, which is a Bio pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical development and manufacturing trade show, there was substantial interest in a return visit this year.

These companies will be eager to promote their specialties in project management, manufacturing, construction, lean transformation and containment equipment to attendees at the show. To provide a better insight into the spectrum of Irish technologies we have profiled the companies below. If you would like to meet with any of them during the show or at our networking event on the 22nd of April, please contact;

Ronan Kelly

ronan.kelly@enterprise-ireland.com | +1 (617) 235-1605


Companies Attending

Ardmac Ltd.                                                                                                                                                              Ardmac

Ardmac is an international company specialising in the construction of high value working environments for global brands. They specialize in constructing:

•   Quality interior space to the fit out and refurbishment market;
•   Cleanroom and controlled environments to research and manufacturing facilities complimented by a range of specialist products.

Bruce Shaw


Bruce Shaw                                                                                           

Bruce Shaw is an international construction consultancy firm with over 40 years’ experience, providing cost and project management and general consultancy services to the global construction industry.

With offices in 22 locations throughout Ireland, the UK, Europe, the GCC, USA, Asia and Australia they currently work for clients in 150 cities in over 40 countries around the world.


BSM USA Inc.                                                                                                                                                        BSM

BSM is the global leader in the provision of Real Lean Transformation services to Life Science companies. BSM specializes in implementing Real Lean in QC Laboratories, QA-related processes and R&D departments’. Clients seek help from BSM when their businesses need step changes in performance on a scale which generic Lean/Sigma techniques cannot deliver. They specialise in the implementation of ‘Real Lean’ techniques, specifically Levelling, Flow and Standard Work. BSM is currently supporting global Lean programs in 4 of the world’s Top 6 pharmaceutical companies.

Lotus Automation                                                                                                                                         logo

Specialists in calibration, commissioning, contract staffing, operations and maintenance & automation, LotusWorks is over 25 years supporting some of the world’s largest manufacturers in Ireland and the USA.

PM Group                                                                                                                                                                                     PM

PM Group has a history in engineering, architecture and project management. They are in business for 40 years; today they are one of the world’s leading professional services companies serving major multi-national clients across the world.


Prosys Sampling Solutions                                                                                                                                                    Prosys

ProSys Sampling Systems Ltd specialises in the design and manufacture of sampling and containment equipment to meet the changing requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. Their products include both Containment and Aseptic Isolators.

The company’s philosophy is to contain the hazard at source, minimise cleaning, maximise flexibility and maintain an environment that is safe for all personnel. All their designs have been fully tested and qualified to contain potentially hazardous material to extremely low levels whilst still retaining the flexibility that is required in the production area. ProSys continuously innovates through developing our team of system specialists which ensures continuous learning.



Exhibiting Companies


Dortek         Dortek

Booth: 1668

Dortek is the leading supplier of hygienic GRP doors to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, food processing and laboratory sectors worldwide.

Team Horizon/ SCOPEFISH                                                                                                                                            Horizon

Booth: 1126

Manufacturing Specialist delivering Engineering Solutions, Quality Management and Process Excellence to leading manufacturing organisations. 


Kneat Solutions                                                                                                                                                     KneatBooth: 1957

A key challenge for pharmaceutical manufacturers in going paperless is to achieve better quality. Kneat’s innovative software facilitates this by enabling a consistent, structured and transparent approach to Validation. Kneat delivers significant value innovation through enhanced compliance, reduced costs and audit readiness in real time.

TEG                                                                                                                                                                                                   TEG

Booth: 1970

Partswashing & Format Part Manufacturers

TEG provide responsive, cost effective solutions and have a successful track record of servicing leading pharmaceutical companies. TEG provide parts washing accessories, sterile-fill format parts and tablet blister tooling and tablet feeding systems.

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