Sessions Include Best Practices In Diagnostic Informatics and Precision Medicine
Tucson, Ariz., April 26, 2017, Sunquest Information Systems is conducting two educational sessions at the 22nd annual Executive War College conference at the Sheraton New Orleans, May 2-3, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. Executive War College is a gathering of laboratory executives, pathologists and industry leaders. Sunquest executives will offer insights into building a world-class laboratory through best practices in diagnostic informatics and precision medicine advancements.
As a proud sponsor of the Executive War College, Sunquest will present an educational Benefactor Session focused on the diagnostic informatics needs driven by the evolution of precision medicine. On Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:00 a.m. CT, in the Nottoway Room, Chris Callahan, vice president of GeneInsight at Sunquest, will present “Precision medicine advancements and the advanced laboratory diagnostics informatics needed to support molecular and genetic testing in your lab.” Callahan will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with molecular and genetic testing, interpretation and analysis, provide real-life use cases of precision medicine informatics and discuss how innovative technology can help laboratories leverage the power of precision medicine in everyday diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Leading a Master Management Session on Wednesday, May 3rd at 8:00 a.m. CT in the Grand Chenier Room, entitled “Understanding Today’s Best Practices in Diagnostics Informatics and How to Position Your Lab as an Added-Value Provider in Tomorrow’s World of Advanced Diagnostics,” Manish Muzumdar, Sunquest’s senior vice president of product development, will address best practices in diagnostic informatics. Consolidation continues in healthcare and organizations grapple with how to manage multiple EHRs, EMRs and LIS systems. Simultaneously, care continues to move beyond traditional healthcare settings and closer to the patient. This Master Management course shines a light on advancing the interoperability of diagnostic informatics and offers best practices and a strategic blueprint that connects health systems, physician practices, laboratories, instruments and patients.
“Sunquest is excited to be a part of what we feel is the most exciting decade in healthcare history,” says Matthew Hawkins, president of Sunquest. “With the emergence of precision medicine and the need for an interoperable approach to diagnostic informatics, the laboratory is a strategic asset that can elevate the collaboration among care providers to achieve optimum outcomes for patients. At Sunquest, we continue to innovate to provide proven diagnoses and treatment strategies and comprehensive diagnostic informatics to help physicians and care teams give every patient the best chance at good health.”
In addition to Sunquest’s presentations, Atlas Medical, a subsidiary of Sunquest’s parent company, Roper Technologies, will host a Benefactor Session on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. CT in the Nottoway Room, entitled “It’s Time for an Intervention! Optimizing Test Utilization-Prevent Misuse of Laboratory Testing, including Over- and Under-utilization of Tests, while Improving Outcomes, Revenue and Overall Cost of Care,” presented by Amanda Caudle, Director of Product Management, Atlas Medical.
About Sunquest Information Systems
Sunquest Information Systems Inc. provides diagnostic informatics solutions to more than 1,700 laboratories. Since 1979, Sunquest has helped laboratories and healthcare organizations across the world enhance efficiency, improve patient care, and optimize financial results. Sunquest’s solutions enable world-class lab capabilities, including multisite, multi-disciplinary support for complex anatomic, molecular and genetic testing, and engagement with physicians and patients outside the hospitals at the point-of-care.
Headquartered in Tucson, AZ with offices in Boston, London, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Bangalore, India, Sunquest is a global leader in healthcare information technology.