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Keynote Speaker for Health Care E-Business Conference Announced.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2002

Direct from MedicalNewswire.com--The Health Care EBusiness Collaborative announces that Ruben Jose King-Shaw, Deputy Administrator & Chief Operating Executive of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS) has joined the faculty as Keynote Speaker at the 10th Annual Conference of the Health Care EBusiness Collaborative (HCEC).

CMMS was formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration. Prior to assuming responsibility at CMMS Mr. King-Shaw was the Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health care Administration (AHCA).

Mr. King-Shaw will discuss "Government & Industry Attacking Inefficiency, Medical Errors, Fraud & Abuse Through Collaborative Estandards Implementation."

The conference will be held April 2-4, at the Adams Mark Hotel & Convention Center in Dallas, TX.

Also headlining this year's conference are Joe Pleasant, Chairman of the Coalition for Healthcare eStandards; Robert Hankin, PhD., President of Health Industry Business Communications Council; Elliot Stone, Executive Director & CEO of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium; James A Schuping, Executive Vice President of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange; Roy Simpson, Vice President Nursing Informatics; Cerner and eBusiness Experts from various healthcare organizations as well as software developers, EBusiness integration firms and government agencies.

Seminars at the conference will include sessions on technological solutions such as point- of-care data capture; eBusiness solutions for multi-provider/multi-specialty clinics; and utilizing the advantages of managed network services.

The conference will also focus on business solutions such as integrating patient care, supply and patient billing processes. Also covered will be compliance issues, such as collaborative HIPAA privacy & security implementation. The conference will also provide workgroup opportunities and workshops on various technological, business and compliance topics and EBusiness technology briefings to bring you up-to-date on the latest technological developments in healthcare administration. For a detailed list of events and topics, visit the HCEC website at www.hcec.org.

The Health Care EBusiness Collaborative (HCEC) is a non-profit association of health care electronic trading partners. It was founded in 1992 as the Healthcare EDI Coalition and was recently renamed to focus on enabling Collaborative EBusiness development across the health care business community.

Collaborative E-Business is a new strategy and plan for cooperatively implementing compatible EStandards, ETechnologies and Business Practices to reduce costs and improve inter-operability between business and information processes. Developed and proven in the retail industry, Collaborative E-Business is now being applied successfully in health care to create new efficiencies in supply and patient care administration.

HCEC '2002 EBusiness Technology Exposition & Reception: April 2nd & 3rd 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Register online at www.hcec.org

HCEC '2002 FACULTY:

Seminar Session & Work Group faculty are provided by health care facilities, organizations, EInitiatives, technology suppliers and consulting firms who have successfully applied EBusiness technology, EStandards and process integration strategies to reduce costs and improve inter-operability in health care business processes.

Medical Newswire: From the Healthcare Information Center in Washington, D.C. Since 1947. To contact Medical Newswire, call 1-800-359-4454 or email donaldc@eliresearch.com
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