Open Source Digital Health Event

Achieve Health & Pillsbury to co-host a panel event with healthcare IT industry experts

Achieve Internet will co-host a free executive breakfast on June 18th at 7:30AM with International Law firm Pillsbury in San Diego CA on How Open Source Software can benefit the Healthcare Technology sector.

San Diego, CaliforniaAchieve Internet, an Open Source software engineering firm, and their healthcare technology division Achieve Health are co-hosting a panel discussion and executive breakfast at the Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman offices in San Diego CA – June 18th at 7:30AM. The event will include industry experts from the healthcare technology sector who focus on leveraging effective Open Source software within the healthcare sector.

The health sector is undergoing transformational growth and change, offering compelling opportunities and challenges for the required technology components on the market. The current landscape of healthcare technology is fragmented, disconnected and siloed. With easily interoperable data the entire industry can benefit and further adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) will allow us to enhance the interoperability of these systems. The panelists will explore the technology hurdles facing the healthcare industry, how they see Health Information Technology evolving, and how OSS can play a part in advancing the currently available Health IT solutions.

The panelists include industry experts from across the healthcare technology and open source software spectrum:

Tom Hall, Senior Marketing Manager at Dexcom – Tom Hall is currently the Senior Marketing Manager for Dexcom – a continuous glucose monitoring device manufacturer based out of San Diego, CA. He manages short and long term digital strategies including website development and agency partnerships.

William O’Connor, CTO at Achieve Internet – William O’Connor oversees Achieve’s Open Source, Drupal and Healthcare Technology Development teams as well as company wide technology decisions, initiatives and innovations. Leveraging both his skill in development along with his ability to lead, share and create, O’Connor has truly enhanced not only Achieve, but also the Drupal community.

Cody Johansen, Technical Operations Manager at SD Health Connect – Cody is the Technical Operations Manager for the Health Information Exchange (HIE) in San Diego. Cody joined San Diego Health Connect as a Programmer/Analyst in January 2012. Because he has worked on the HIE project from its initial stages, he is an expert in the system’s functionality and bridging the gap between health care and technology.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, June 18th
  • Time: 7:30AM – 9:30AM
  • Location: 12255 El Camino Real, Suite 300 San Diego, CA
  • Cost: Free, breakfast and coffee included

For full details on the event please visit the event registration page here. For more information about Pillsbury please visit their website at


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