HITECH Answers, a leading provider of educational resources on the HITECH Act, the EHR Incentive benefits and Meaningful Use (MU) announced today that Eric Dishman, an Intel Fellow and General Manager of Intelâ€™s health Strategy & Solutions Group, will be a guest on MU Live!
Online PR News – 20-August-2012 – Phoenix, AZ – MU Live! is a 30 minute Internet talk radio show produced and hosted by HITECH Answers every Tuesday at 2 pm Eastern. The August 21, 2012 will feature guest Eric Dishman, an Intel Fellow and General Manager of Intelâ€™s Health Strategy & Solutions Group, discussing patient engagement through health information technology.
Mr. Dishman is responsible for driving Intelâ€™s global strategy for growth and new business innovation in health, wellness, and life sciences. Dishman founded Intelâ€™s first healthcare lab in 1999 and co-founded the Intel Digital Health Group, which recently formed a joint venture: â€śCare Innovationsâ€”An Intel GE Company.â€ť Trained as a social scientist, Eric leads an interdisciplinary team who continues to build upon Intelâ€™s twelve-year study of the needs of over 1000 patients and hundreds of clinicians in 20 countries to inform Intelâ€™s innovation and policy efforts.
Widely recognized as a global leader in healthcare innovation, user-centered design, and home and community-based technologies for chronic disease management and independent living, he co-founded and chaired some of the worldâ€™s largest research and policy organizations devoted to advancing the cause of independent living, including the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre, the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST), and the Oregon Center for Aging & Technology (ORCATECH). The Wall Street Journal named him one of â€ś12 People Who Are Changing Your Retirementâ€ť and the magazine Fast Company named Dishman to its list of â€śThe 100 Most Creative People in Business 2011â€ť. His work has also recently been featured on the Discovery Channelâ€™s Curiosity Project.
â€śWeâ€™re looking forward to our time with Eric on MU Live!â€ť said Roberta Mullin, Editor of HITECH Answers and host of the show. â€śHe is a true champion and visionary to the global future of healthcare. His story is amazing and we can all learn something from him.â€ť
For more information about MU Live! visit: http://www.hitechanswers.net
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