Healthcare IT provides the umbrella framework for the comprehensive management of health information and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers. Where is this technology going and how is it being used in our region? The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association is bringing together leaders from Microsoft, hospitals, and life sciences research to discuss those questions. The speakers include Eric Schadt of Pacific Biosciences, Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks, Rod Hochman of Swedish Medical Center, and Jim Karkanias of Microsoft. For more information on how to register, click here.