GCC HIMSS Webinar: Find the Balance Between Quality of Care and Sustainability

September 29, 12:00pm, CDT - 1:00pm, CDT


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How do you deliver a higher quality of care while balancing that quality with sustainability – the cost of delivering that care? Both are crucial considerations, but the balancing act required of maintaining the two is one of the tougher challenges facing healthcare professionals.

Higher quality of care. We know that improvements in patient-physician engagement and patient accountability for their health delivers superior outcomes and higher satisfaction scores by patients.

Sustainability. Costs must be driven down. There's no choice. But simple cost cutting -- reductions in facilities, services, and equipment -- tends to drive down the benefits achieved under higher quality of care.

What can IT do to achieve a better balance between quality and sustainability? Key factors that span both quality of care and sustainability are workforce agility and risk mitigation around security and compliance.

It's no secret: new technology can bring new capabilities to bear that can transform how you deliver and secure IT services for healthcare. Find out more



Ellen Derrico
Senior Director, Product Marketing

Ellen Derrico is the Sr. Director Product Marketing for Healthcare & Life Sciences at RES Software, responsible for building the go-to-market strategy for these and other related industries. Her background spans marketing, sales, business & market development, R&D, and clinical. Prior to joining RES, Ellen led the strategy and execution for Healthcare & Life Sciences market development at Qlik, resulting in Qlik being selected as the #1 BI provider for Healthcare, “best in KLAS” by KLAS research at HiMSS 2014, and doubling year over year revenue 4 years in a row. Prior to Qlik, Ellen served as Chief Marketing Executive for Paragon Rx (now InVentiv Health) and interim Vice President of business development, sales and marketing for P-Wave, a Ben Franklin Technology Partners funded company. She served as an executive advisor and consultant to Acurian and NanoScan Imaging, as well as other healthcare and life science clients. Ellen is founder, chair, and member of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG) Life Sciences Subgroup, a rapidly growing non-profit professional association with over 350 members.