HC2012, the definitive event for health informatics run by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has announced Harris Healthcare is the headline sponsor for this year’s event. HC2012 will take place in its new home at the Business Design Centre, London on 2 – 3 May and is free to attend for all delegates.

Harris, which acquired Carefx last year, provides a powerful combination of solutions to deliver real-time patient centric information leveraging the Carefx interoperability platform and Harris’ richness in Health IT, infrastructure, and execution.

The £3.8 billion international communications and information technology company brings an unparalleled ability to deliver with no data lock and no supplier lock, offering organisations real value and choice.

Wayne Parslow, general manager of Harris Healthcare Solutions for EMEA, said: “This is a pivotal point in healthcare; HC2012 provides a timely platform for debate and an opportunity to bring much needed open source and open standards solutions to a rapidly changing health, social and community care environment.

“Carefx entered the UK market at HC2009 and now as part of Harris Healthcare Solutions, will be demonstrating at HC2012, how the Carefx portal solutions and rich Harris technology is helping our customers achieve our goal of better care and lower costs in healthcare worldwide.”

The company’s broad set of leading solutions include health information exchange, image management, workflow management, clinical portals, business intelligence, managed service, communications and systems integration.

In addition to showcasing Harris’s wide-ranging products on stand 37 at HC2012:

∑ Wayne Parslow will be presenting in the Best Practice Theatre on both days Connecting care: Leveraging open source and open standards in healthcare transformation.
∑ Dr Lloyd McCann, medical director, Harris EMEA will present on information & technology enabled integrated care (Day 1, Room B –12.15-13.00)
∑ Qi Li, global medical director, Harris will be presenting on Chinese informatics innovations (Day 2, Room A – 10.30-11.15)