Founder of Aging in Technology Watch to Offer Insights into the Role Technology Plays in Enabling Seniors to Age at Home
RESTON, VA., June 7, 2011 – Harmony Information Systems, Inc. (Harmony), the leader in integrated health and human services management, announced today that Laurie Orlov, the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, will keynote the 2011 Harmony Users Conference on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The Harmony Users Conference is the industry’s leading technology conference dedicated to enabling Harmony customers to further leverage technology to increase access to home- and community-based long-term care.
During her address, Laurie will discuss the role that technology plays in enabling seniors to age at home. She will offer insight into how the increase in America’s aging population will impact the need for home- and community-based long-term care, the critical role technology will play in meeting the demand for high quality aging services, and how this will effect Harmony users.
“Laurie is an expert in technologies and related services that enable boomers and seniors to live at home,” said Joseph Sander, President and CEO of Harmony. “I am pleased that she will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Users Conference and believe our customers will find her insight on the importance of technology in providing access to home- and community-based long-term care extremely valuable.”
Laurie is the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, a market research firm that provides thought leadership, analysis and guidance about technologies and related services that enable boomers and seniors to remain longer in their home of choice. Laurie has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, including 24 years in IT and 9 years as a leading industry analyst at Forrester Research. For more information on Laurie Orlov visit http://www.ageinplacetech.com/.
Harmony customers can register by June 10, 2011 to take advantage of a $50 early bird discount on normal conference rates.
About Mediware Information Systems, Inc.
Mediware Information Systems Inc., (Harmony), the leader in integrated health and human services management, provides comprehensive solutions that enable organizations to manage growing consumer case loads with existing resources. The company’s end-to-end solutions manage the delivery of care for elders and intellectually disabled persons, enabling organizations to maximize outcomes while increasing service delivery efficiency, ensuring compliance with funding requirements, and automating Medicaid waiver processes. Harmony products are used by more than 450 state, local, and private provider human service organizations to manage both traditional and consumer-directed models of service. For more information on Harmony products and solutions, visit https://www.mediware.com/ltss/ or call us at 866.951.2219.