FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–June 10, 2011
Contact: Rosemary Martinelli, Tucker Arensberg, P.C., 412-594-3919
PITTSBURGH ATTORNEY SELECTED AS PEER REVIEWER FOR NATIONAL HEALTH CARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Pittsburgh, PA–Intellectual property and healthcare information technology law attorney Lee Kim has been selected to the national peer review panel for the 2012 annual conference of HIMSS–Health Information Management Systems Society. Ms. Kim is the only private practice attorney out of the more than 200 national experts selected for the highly-coveted review process.
“I am very honored to have been chosen, am eager to review the educational proposals from the many respected and well-known health information technology experts in the country,” Ms. Kim said. “The field is growing exponentially and to be asked to be part of the national process is exciting.”
The peer review process used by HIMSS “enhances the efficiency and maximizes the quality of the education offerings.” Ms. Kim and the other reviewers are seen as the “backbone" of the conference’s educational process.
Following the review and selection process, Ms. Kim–who was just voted a 2011 Pennsylvania “Rising Star” Super Lawyer –and the other peer reviewers will also act as coaches during the presentation preparation process and as moderators for the presentations during the national HIMSS12 conference.
HIMSS is a not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. HIMSS represents more than 35,000 individual members, of which more than two thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, also includes over 520 corporate members and more than 120 not-for-profit organizations that share our mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems. Information about HIMSS can be found at www.himss.org and information about HIMSS12 can be found at http://www.himssconference.org/.
Tucker Arensberg, P.C., with 90 attorneys, is headquartered in Pittsburgh with an office in Harrisburg. The firm’s diverse practice includes health care, information technology and intellectual property law, general business, banking, finance, energy , creditors’ rights, estates, trusts, real estate, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, environmental, labor/employment, immigration, workers’ compensation, school and municipal law. For more information on Tucker Arensberg, P.C. visit www.tuckerlaw.com.