ICW Reconvenes Key E-Health Opinion Leaders for US Advisory Board Meeting

InterComponentWare AGA leading international healthcare IT provider, InterComponentWare (ICW), has held its second meeting with its U.S. Advisory Board, which represents over a dozen national key opinion leaders in the healthcare and E-Health technology industries. ICW continues its strategic commitment to bring groundbreaking solutions from the European Union and deliver innovative tools to the U.S. E-Health market that empower consumer driven healthcare.

The second meeting of the Advisory Board occurred on June 5th and 6th, 2006 in Philadelphia, PA. The two-day event focused on furthering the strategic development of ICW's U.S. market entry for its interactive Personal Health Record (PHR) LifeSensor® and ICW's interoperable E-Health platform for independent stakeholder communities, including Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs). The Advisory Board also supports ICW's strategy to establish collaboration with U.S. employers, health plans, and complimentary vendor partners to advance U.S. business development and establish regional E-Health solution showcases.

The meeting, held at Jefferson Medical College, was chaired by David Nash, MD, MBA, Chairman of the Dept. of Health Policy at Thomas Jefferson University. "I continue to be impressed by ICW's vision and the capabilities of their solutions, which can provide tools for virtually seamless connections between the patients and their doctor and hospital", says Dr. Nash. Nash adds, "I believe ICW is poised to take a leadership role in the E-Health market and successful adoption of their solutions could help accelerate the growth rate of E-Health as a whole in the U.S."

The Advisory Board boasts a Who's Who of members that include Dr. Blackford Middleton, of Partners Health Care System and most recently Chair of HIMSS, and Dr. William Jessee, President and CEO of Medical Group Management Association. For a complete list of all the ICW U.S. Advisory Board Members and Contributors, please visit our website: www.us.icw-global.com

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About InterComponentWare
InterComponentWare AG (ICW) is a leading international eHealth specialist with locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the USA, and Bulgaria. Its solutions for networking the various participants in the health care system achieve a sustained improvement in process-oriented communication and data integrity – and thus the quality of medical care. Among other things, ICW develops and markets software and hardware components for the healthcare IT infrastructure for the electronic health card, the personal health record LifeSensor, and network solutions for clinics and physicians in private practice. As part of the bIT4health consortium, ICW has provided important consulting services for the deployment of the electronic health card in Germany and is also involved in the Austrian eCard project.

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