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Top Healthcare Executives to Meet to Improve Patient Access

Boston, Oct. 15, 2014 – The first Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) will bring together executives from Atrius Health, Partners HealthCare, Providence Health and Services, Swedish Medical Center, Steward Health Care System, Tufts Medical Center, University Hospitals in Cleveland and other top health systems to discuss strategies for addressing the growing area of patient access. They will be joined by experts from managed care organizations such as United Healthcare and Harvard Pilgrim to jointly develop a playbook for tackling rising costs while improving the quality of care delivery. The deadline to register for the conference, which will be held Nov. 19 at the Ritz-Carlton in Boston, is Oct. 20.

WHAT: Patients are waiting longer and longer for physician appointments and due to inefficiencies in referral processes that are endemic to every access channel (web, call center, doctor-to-doctor, etc.), 25 percent of the time they are sent to the wrong type of physician entirely.

The first ATLAS conference will include keynote addresses, panel discussions and networking events, providing attendees practical and actionable strategies to modernize patient access and improve experience and outcomes via better clinical matching and streamlined processes. A detailed conference agenda can be found at

WHO: Senior executives from top health systems as well as experts from the healthcare policy, payor, academic and investment sectors are invited. Registration is capped at 50 and closes this Monday, Oct. 20.

WHEN: The conference will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Boston.


Topics: ATLAS Conference Patient Access