Leading Health Systems Transforming the Patient Experience Showcased at GetWellNetwork’s Interactive Patient Care Conference May 23-25, in Philadelphia

Local experts from Nemours, Virtua, Christiana Care, Thomas Jefferson University to share best practice strategies in Interactive Patient Care

Bethesda, Md., May 18, 2016 – GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced that GetConnected 2016, the company’s ninth annual Interactive Patient Care Conference, will be held May 23-25, 2016, at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown in Philadelphia, Pa.

As part of the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to visit two Philadelphia-area hospitals using GetWellNetwork’s Interactive Patient Care platform. The first hospital to be featured is Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, a Nemours® Children’s Health System facility in Wilmington, Del. Designed by families for families, the hospital is nationally ranked in eight pediatric specialties. Hospital leaders will show how IPC has become a central element of the patient and family experience at duPont.

Conference attendees can also tour Virtua Voorhees Hospital, a regional medical center in Voorhees, N.J., that provides specialized, high-level care in a family-centered atmosphere. The state-of-the-art hospital promotes personalized patient engagement and enhanced healing through light, space and technology.

Following the site visits, the conference program begins with a panel of top executives from Philadelphia-area health systems. Richard P. Miller, president and CEO of Virtua, Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, president and CEO of Christiana Care Health System, and Brian Sweeney, RN, MBA, FACHE, senior vice president of Hospital Operations at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, will share insights and experiences guiding their organizations through the rapidly changing health care landscape. These local experts will describe how they are using GetWellNetwork’s patient platform and other programs to transform the care delivery experience for patients, staff and physicians.

“Every year I’m struck by the Interactive Patient Care community’s commitment to personalizing care, improving outcomes and empowering patients and families,” said GetWellNetwork Founder and CEO Michael O’Neil. “GetConnected 2016 will not only highlight the success of these health systems, but also inspire new ways to deliver next generation care and provide an exceptional experience that drives patient loyalty.”

To register for GetConnected 2016, please visit www.getwellnetwork.com/conference.