Award-winning Author and Navy SEAL Eric Greitens Named Keynote Speaker at GetConnected 2013
Celebration Health CEO Monica Reed, M.D., to Moderate General Session Panel
BETHESDA, Md. – January 24, 2013 – GetWellNetwork, Inc.®, the leading provider of
Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that former Navy SEAL
Eric Greitens will deliver the keynote address at its sixth annual user conference,
GetConnected 2013, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 15-17. The three-day
conference highlights patient engagement as a strategic imperative for quality care and
performance improvement as the nation shifts to a value-based health system.
Greitens is a celebrated author and expert on how to lead organizations through
challenges. As a Navy SEAL, Greitens led teams on deployments to Afghanistan and
Iraq, and as an international humanitarian volunteer, he worked with refugees of the
Rwandan genocide and survivors of landmines in Cambodia. As the founder and CEO
of The Mission Continues, a national non-profit organization, he inspires veterans to
serve and lead in communities across America. Drawing on these experiences,
Greitens will present the GetConnected 2013 keynote, “Inspired Leadership through
Challenging Times,” which will address the need to unite through a common purpose
and spirit of service to meet the demands of change – a theme that defines this era of
health care transformation.
Monica Reed, M.D., CEO of Florida Hospital Celebration Health, a recognized leader in
IPC innovation, will moderate the GetConnected 2013 general session, which
assembles a panel of health care leaders to outline proven approaches to
organizational change in driving a new care delivery model. These industry experts will
define IPC in action, from strategic objectives to the integration of patient engagement
initiatives and technologies into daily practice. In addition, they will deliver practical
recommendations to secure the commitment and change the behavior of individuals
from top management to the front line within an organization.
Through inspirational keynotes, user-led sessions, poster presentations and hands-on
workshops, GetConnected 2013 attendees will learn best practices and acquire tools to
drive integration, utilization and accountability for IPC throughout their facilities.
GetWellNetwork has submitted this activity to the Maryland Nurses Association for
approval to award contact hours. The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an
approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
For more information and to register, please visit: www.getwellnetwork.com/conference.
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2013 speakers, activities and exclusive prizes.
GetWellNetwork, Inc.® provides patient engagement solutions that help health care
providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our
patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including
mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a
revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve
performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing
IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient
GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient
Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.
Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.