Get a front row seat to a presentation that could change your life! Internet guru and author of Health Attitude, John Patrick, introduces the latest mind blowing advances in technology that are revolutionizing healthcare during the Obamacare era. From smart phone apps to 3D printers our healthcare will never be the same. On Sunday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. as part of Moffly Media’s Entertaining Conversation Series, John Patrick will dissect our current healthcare policy and offer solutions that can change the course of your personal healthcare choices.
John Patrick will explore this complicated issue in terms even newcomers to the healthcare policy debate will understand. Patrick will discuss his recently released book Health Attitude, which explores the power of information technology to transform delivery of health care services in the United States. As a business executive, author and innovative leader in the information technology industry, Dr. John Patrick helped launch the IBM ThinkPad and was a founding member of the World Wide Web Consortium at MIT. Now he combines his knowledge of the Internet with his knowledge of healthcare and asks questions that no one has dared to answer- until now! Why is something that is so vital- so complicated and expensive? How does patient safety and quality compare to other countries? Are our hospitals safe? Is Obamacare working? How will the Internet, mobile devices, cloud computing, and big data change the future of healthcare? Come hear Dr. John R. Patrick answer these questions and learn how the future of healthcare will affect YOU. Admission includes an autographed choice of one of Dr. Patrick’s two new books: Health Attitude and Net Attitude.
John R. Patrick is President of Attitude LLC and former Vice President of Internet Technology at IBM, where he worked for thirty-five years. During his IBM career, John was Vice President of Marketing for the launch of the IBM ThinkPad brand. One of the leading Internet visionaries, John is a well-known international lecturer and has been quoted frequently in the global media. Business 2.0 named him one of The 25 Most Intriguing Minds of the New Economy. Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare is John’s second book. His first book is, Net Attitude: What It Is, How to Get It, and Why Your Company Can’t Survive Without It was published in 2001. John was a founding member of the World Wide Web Consortium at MIT in 1994, a founding member and past chairman of the Global Internet Project, a member of the Internet Society and the American College of Healthcare Executives, a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery, and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. John has been a business and technology advisor to numerous companies. He is a board member at MecklerMedia, Inc. and OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. He is a member of the Western Connecticut Health Network Biomedical Research Institute Advisory Council. Dr. John R. Patrick holds degrees in electrical engineering, management, law, and health administration. He lives in Danbury, Connecticut and Palm Coast, Florida with his wife Joanne. Health Attitude is available online in paperback and Kindle versions.
For tickets ($30 – every ticket holder receives a free book which Mr. Patrick will sign after the discussion), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT; ridgefieldplayhouse.org