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Conference Tackles Stimulus Questions

February 24, 2009
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New York-based Healthcare Informatics and The Center for Health Design of Concord, Calif., are teaming up to hold an executive conference that will featuring discussions on how healthcare executives can most effectively spend stimulus money. The conference, X3 Summit, will be held in San Francisco from June 14-16.

The invitation-only event will bring together healthcare C-suite leaders, policymakers and architects to explore the challenges and opportunities of integrating technology into the healthcare facility design and care processes, say the organizations.

Participants at the X3 Summit will discuss new advancements of and implications in developing, financing, and operating future facilities. They will also participate in identifying and establishing a research agenda to help make the business case for the technology and facilities investments made by organizations.

For more information or to be part of the event, please visit www.X3Summit.com.

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