Accretive Health President & CEO to Serve as Panelist

Chicago, IL, March 11, 2015 --( Accretive Health, Inc., is proud to announce that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Emad Rizk, M.D., is slated as a featured panelist at the 12th World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C., March 22-25, 2015. Dr. Rizk will be speaking on “Align Strategies and Integrate Systems to Succeed in a Blended Payment Environment” on Tuesday, March 24. Joining him on the esteemed panel will be Earl Steinberg, M.D., chief executive officer of xG Health Solutions, Inc., in Columbia, Md., and executive vice president, innovation and dissemination, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., and Diane Corrigan, corporate vice president of network development and system integration, at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. Gabriel Imperato, president of the Health Care Compliance Association, will moderate the panel discussion.

“Today’s healthcare professional is challenged with the transition from fee-for-service to value-based payments,” said Dr. Rizk. “We will discuss the link between strategy and innovation and how making the right health-related technology investments can reduce costs for the ongoing sustainability of hospitals and health systems.”

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