Healthcare Logistics Center and Oracle to Host Driving Value through Innovation in Healthcare Conference

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics in the University of Arkansas Department of Industrial Engineering and Oracle will host the Driving Value through Innovation in Healthcare Conference on the U of A campus on Thursday, Feb. 4. This conference will be the fourth meeting in a series of meetings coordinated by Oracle.

The conference will kick off with a dinner for attendees and sponsors on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 3, and will conclude at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. Sessions include "Big Data Discovery in Healthcare," "How to Utilize the Cloud for Speed in Execution," a healthcare panel discussion, networking breakfast and lunch and more. The conference is built upon a participation focused approach that will allow attendees to understand the subject area and hear input from attendees.

Sponsors have teamed up to provide this opportunity to discuss the future of healthcare logistics, learn about new technologies, listen to panel discussions from key players in the industry and network with like-minded professionals and academia. Sponsors of the conference are: IBM, Evosys, RF-SMART, International Institute for Analytics, and CIBER

Past attendees agree this conference is a valuable source of information.  Some comments from past attendees…

  • "The biggest concentration of movers and shakers in the healthcare industry that I've seen…"
  • "This is the most valuable event that I've attended…"
  • "I am bringing home some tangible items to get started on…"

Seating for this conference is limited. Click here to register. For more information on this conference, contact Karin Alvarado,, 479-575-2124.

About the Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics: The center is an industry-university partnership based at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville that leads a nationwide effort to identify and foster system-wide adoption of ground-breaking healthcare supply chain and logistics innovations. It has achieved a leading role in healthcare supply chain progress.

About Oracle: Oracle is an American global computer technology corporation and the leader in database software. As it has further developed technologies and acquired best-in-class companies over the years, that leadership has expanded to the entire technology stack, from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications and into the cloud.


Karin Alvarado, CIHL program coordinator

Camilla Shumaker, director of communications
College of Engineering

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