News Feature | August 13, 2014

Healthcare IT End Users To Share Expertise At Smart VAR Summit

Smart VAR Summit

Healthcare IT experts will present insider information for solutions providers at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, on August 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest in Chicago, IL.

The highlight of the afternoon general session will be a panel of healthcare end users. Scheduled to participate on the panel are:

  • Dr. Seth Guterman, MD, FACEP, is a medical doctor who is also president of a healthcare software company (Empower Systems), president of a Chicago-based emergency care physician services company, and president of People’s Choice Hospital, an organization that buys and manages financially distressed acute care hospitals.
  • Scott Farnsworth, PMP, MIHS, is the Corporate Director of Clinical Systems Development of Kindred Healthcare. He has over 16 years of experience managing technology and directing departments in a healthcare environment. He will offer interesting insights on mobility, bar coding, and IT solutions providers.
  • John Daniels, CNM, FACHE, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, is the Vice President of Strategic Relations for HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society). Daniels has expertise in healthcare program management with specializations in hospital administration and healthcare information technology. Before joining HIMSS, Daniels served as Senior VP and CIO at Evolvent Technologies, as CIO at the U.S. Air Force Academy Hospital, and VP of IT Operations for Harris County Hospital District. He will also be delivering a keynote address during the morning general session.

The end user panel will be moderated by Business Solutions magazine editor-in-chief Mike Monocello, a former IT reseller, who has 12 years of channel experience interacting with hundreds of VARs, MSPs, and ISVs. 

This Smart VAR Healthcare Summit will feature news on the latest trends in the healthcare vertical, secrets from successful healthcare VARs, and VAR opportunities in community and rural healthcare. The one-day event will also give solutions providers the opportunity to meet colleagues and connect with healthcare channel leaders, learn about new channel services, and meet vendors. Technologies featured at the summit include mobile computing, bar coding, networking, asset tracking, wireless infrastructure, telehealth, and warehouse technologies.

Smart VAR Healthcare Summits, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, are sponsored by: Motorola, Honeywell, Datalogic, and Zebra.