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Verizon Health Care IT Executive to Present Keynote Address at 2012 mHealth Summit on Dec. 4

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Verizon Health Care IT Executive to Present Keynote Address at 2012 mHealth Summit on Dec. 408:30 EST Thursday, November 29, 2012WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president and chief medical officer of Verizon, will present a keynote address at the 2012 mHealth Summit in National Harbor, Md., on Tuesday (Dec. 4).  The address ? "The New Era of Health Care: Innovation-Driven & Patient-Focused" ? will explore how converged digital and mobile health care solutions will play an essential role in empowering patients and the entire health care ecosystem, while increasing access to care and controlling costs. WHEN:           Tuesday, Dec. 48:30 a.m. ESTPotomac BallroomGaylord National Resort and Convention Center201 Waterfront St.National Harbor, Md.WHO:                     Peter Tippett, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief medical officer, Verizon Connected HealthcareBACKGROUND:    The 2012 mHealth Summit -- presented by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society in partnership with the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health -- is the leading conference advancing cross-sector collaboration in the use of wireless technology to help improve health outcomes. For more information, visit www.mhealthsummit.org.Verizon Connected Healthcare provides secure, innovative solutions to help transform patient-care delivery, better manage costs, enhance access to services and maintain health data privacy. Visit Verizon in booth #201 for the latest advances in m-health, converged health management and virtual health care.SOURCE VerizonFor further information: Janet Brumfield, +1-614-723-1060, janet.brumfield@verizon.com