World-Renowned Physician and Prolific Author Dr. Neil Halpern Speaking at HIMSS 2017

January 26, 2017 -­- New York, NY – Dr. Neil Halpern, Chief, Critical Care Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will take the stage at the Innovation Theater in the Intelligent Health Pavilion at HIMSS 2017 on Tuesday, February 21 at 11:30 AM.

Dr. Halpern’s session, “Designing a Personalized Patient Experience”, will focus on how improving the patient environment can increase patient satisfaction, facilitate healing, and lead to better outcomes. He will discuss the importance of improving communication among patients, caregivers, and staff, as well as creating patient-­-specific environments that support comfort and privacy. Dr. Halpern is a prolific author and speaker specializing in innovations in ICU design, advanced ICU informatics, use and cost of critical care in America, integration of advance practice providers in critical care, and point of care testing. His 20-­-bed adult medical-­-surgical ICU was awarded the ICU design citation award for 2009. He is an advisor to several ICU informatics and point of care testing companies, serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Healthcare Chaplaincy Network and the Facilities Guidelines Institute and is president of Critical Care Designs, a New York-­-based ICU design and management consultation group.

Dr. Halpern’s presentation is sponsored by TVR Communications, providers of pCare™ Interactive Patient Systems, KLAS Category Leader 2015/2016. TVR Communications is a long-­-time collaborator with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on improving the patient experience in both inpatient and outpatient environments.

“It is an honor to support Dr. Halpern,” states Keith Washington, CEO, TVR Communications. “The HIMSS audience will definitely benefit from Dr. Halpern’s unique insight into how design and innovation can create the right patient care environment to help care teams work together, to connect with patients, and to improve outcomes.”


About TVR Communications

TVR Communications provides pCare™ Interactive Patient Systems and related services to millions of patients and hundreds of leading hospitals and health systems. For over 65 years, TVR Communications has helped healthcare providers improve the patient experience and achieve sustainable improvements in patient satisfaction and quality of care. pCare Interactive Patient Systems are rated KLAS Category Leader, 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. For more information, visit Follow pCare on Twitter @pCarebyTVRC and TVR Communications on LinkedIn.

About The Intelligent Health Pavilion at HIMSS 2017

The Intelligent Health Pavilion, sponsored by the Intelligent Health Association, is a one-­-stop destination for live, working demonstrations of the latest technologies throughout the healthcare ecosystem. The most visited area of HIMSS, the intelligent Health Pavilion is located Booth #8361, Hall E. Twitter @ihassociation, #IHpavilion

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