Below is a blogpost about our Healthcare IT event written by careinnovators - http://www.careinnovators.com
Propel Careers and MassDevice held an event at Microsoft NERD last week to profile entrepreneurial health IT companies. The event was part of BREW (Boston Regional Entrepreneurship Week) and brought together over 130 industry professionals and students. While all Propel events emphasize networking, this event included greater networking time along with a "company pitch" format. The crowd was lively and appeared to enjoy the extra face time with other attendees.
The event began with an overview of the health IT (HIT) industry from Arshad Ahmed, Cofounder and Partner at Scientia Advisors, a life sciences consulting firm. With an eye on the clinical, patient-facing side of HIT, Arshad explained that HIT actually takes a small portion of the health care budget. But the growth rate of HIT is what makes it exciting. To read more, click here http://www.careinnovators.com/2010/profiling-entrepreneurial-health-it-companies-1518