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Telehealthcare Leaders Forum Focuses on Innovation in Healthcare Delivery and Improving Patient Outcomes and Decreasing Costs

April 9, 2013 - Long Island City, NY

The Telehealthcare Leaders Forum (The Forum) is an exchange of innovative ideas and best practices for implementing telehealthcare solutions to improve patients' lives while lowering healthcare costs. The Forum is the premier event focused on telehealthcare in North America.

The Forum features experts on innovation in the healthcare industry, as well as government leaders from Rhode Island and Northern Ireland that will share their insights on transforming healthcare delivery.

"The Forum is unique as it brings together executives and leaders across the healthcare spectrum to discuss how telehealthcare can solve today's most pressing healthcare challenges," said Brad Waugh, President and CEO of Tunstall Americas. "Representatives from health systems in the US and Canada, life science companies, payers, and government leaders are coming together to engage in a meaningful dialogue."

Among the experts speaking are...

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Innovation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will share stories of how organizations across the US have been innovative in their use of healthcare information technologies, from new ways to use EMRs and telemedicine, to analytics, mobile, and gaming.

Jason Hwang, MD, MBA, internal medicine physician, author, and co-founder of the Innosight Institute, will share his thoughts on the potential of disruptive technologies to transform healthcare delivery.

Carolyn Buck Luce, retired Global Life Sciences Market Leader for Ernst & Young, will share insights on how innovation can address dramatic changes in the healthcare ecosystem.

Interactive panel discussions will share insights on building and strengthening telecare/PERS and telehealth programs, as well as how life science companies can use telehealth to improve patient outcomes.

The Telehealthcare Leaders Forum is scheduled for April 16 to 18 in Newport, Rhode Island. For more information, e-mail, call 1-877-354-6111, or visit

The Forum is sponsored by Tunstall Americas.

About Tunstall:
Tunstall Americas, a division of Tunstall Healthcare Group, is the leading supplier of personal emergency response systems (PERS), telehealth solutions, and contact center services for healthcare engagement and remote monitoring of seniors and special needs groups. Tunstall provides products and services for the healthcare industry, including healthcare and assisted living service providers, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical/life sciences companies.

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Media inquiries:
Sarah A. Turner
Vice President, Marketing
Tunstall Americas
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