March 07, 2013


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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will hold "Healthcare on the Verge," the third annual F.J. Aspinwall Symposium, featuring panel discussions on the latest interdisciplinary research, emerging businesses and business models, and innovative partnerships that are working well today in the healthcare industry.


Eric W. Dickson, M.D., president and chief executive officer of UMass Memorial Healthcare, will deliver a talk, "Diamonds in the Rough: How the Best Healthcare Systems Are Delivering Value to Their Communities."

Featured industry experts also include leaders from EMC Corp., IBM Corp., Xerox Corp., NXT Health LLC, Philips Research North America, and AgaMatrix Inc.


Wednesday, March 20, from noon to 6 p.m.


The Odeum, 2nd Floor of Campus Center, on the WPI campus, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, Mass.


In partnership with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the Healthcare Delivery Institute at WPI is working with external partners to actively address the national and global challenge of creating the future of healthcare delivery. The institute's mission is to reinvent healthcare delivery to keep people healthy. It is doing this by developing new ways to deliver quality care to people wherever they may be – in health facilities, homes, the community, the workplace, or on the go.

More Information

A highlight of the conference will be an "Innovation Showcase," in which faculty research and faculty-led student projects and demonstrations will be on display. The symposium is sponsored in part by Xerox Corp, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and EMC Corp. For more information or registration, contact Sue Milkman at 508-831-6199 or at