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Summit on Model Based Systems Engineering in Healthcare To Take Place in Boston, MA 
Will discuss challenges & subsequent solutions for developing healthcare solutions

Needham, MA - 05-13-14 - The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is pleased to announce that it will be holding the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) in Healthcare Summit at the Omni Parker House in Boston, MA. The summit will take place on Wednesday, June 18th and is being sponsored by IBM and No Magic.

The summit will highlight the challenges facing the healthcare industry and, in particular, the challenges associated with developing integrated and cost effective healthcare solutions including: integrated devices in the operating room and integrated IT systems that support the effective delivery of healthcare services. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Tracy Rausch, Co-founder of DocBox, Inc and will discuss the challenges faced in developing safe interoperable systems in healthcare.

"This summit provides a ground-floor opportunity to participate in shaping the directions for MBSE in the healthcare industry," said Sandy Friedenthal, MBSE Consultant, SAF Consulting and Chair of the OMG Systems Engineering Domain Special Interest Group.

Dr. Keith Collyer, a thought leader in requirements management at IBM added: "[You'll] hear from practitioners how they are using MBSE in healthcare and join in sessions to discuss how to overcome these challenges."

The Summit will bring together thought leaders and practitioners from multiple healthcare areas to discuss the challenges, current and emerging practices, and MBSE application, and begin to formulate a path forward to enable more integrated and cost effective healthcare solutions. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from thought leaders and exchange experiences and ideas in group discussions.

The registration fee is $199 USD. All interested parties are invited to attend. To view the full agenda and register, visit https://www.omg.org/va-15

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