U.S. Commercial Service Supports Central and Eastern European Healthcare Conference on e-Health

On June 8, Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson opened the Central and Eastern European Conference on e-health “Better Care, Connected Care!” in Prague. The conference was organized by U.S. company InterSystems. Key speakers from the United States included Paul Grabscheid, Intersystems Vice President for Strategic Planning; John P. Hoyt, HIMSS Analytics Vice President; and Harold Wolf III, Executive Director of Wolf Healthcare Innovations.

“eHealth is on the mind of the people everywhere”, pointed out Paul Grabscheid. “In healthcare there are many decisions that have to be taken based on the right information. We need to get full picture of the patient to deliver the best care.”

InterSystems is a privately held company founded in 1978 in Cambridge, MA. The company develops advanced data management, connectivity, and analytics technologies that help the clients make breakthroughs in healthcare, financial services, government, utilities, and other industries that demand the highest software performance and reliability.

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using IT and is an organizer of the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, a key health IT conference and exhibition.