Capgemini Presenting Sponsor of the World Health Care Congress Europe 2007. Barcelona on the 26th – 28th March, 2007.
21/02/2007
Organised under the high patronage of the European Commission, the World Health Care Congress Europe is the only major international forum where over 500 health leaders share best practices and successful initiatives for improved delivery of healthcare in Europe. The conference will be hosted by the World Congress and takes place at the Fira Palace in Barcelona on the 26th – 28th March, 2007.

Paris, February 19, 2007 - Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers in Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing Services will be the platinum sponsor for the World Health Care Congress Europe 2007 for the third consecutive year.

The 3rd annual event will reconvene over 500 executives including Health Ministers, leading government officials, hospital directors, IT innovators and corporate decision-makers tasked with advancing healthcare in Europe. Gerry Yantis, vice president and global healthcare lead at Capgemini who will chair the second day of the congress, said "Following the success of the last two World Health Care Congresses in 2005 and 2006, we are pleased to once again be the presenting sponsor and host of the World Health Care Congress - Europe 2007. This conference is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the transformation required to implement patient centric care and to control the rising costs of care given the pressures of growing numbers of individuals with chronic diseases and an aging population."

High-level speakers will lead the keynote speeches at the event including Health Ministers from Belgium, Ireland, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and the European Commission. There will also be four summits focusing on:

• Chronic Disease Management and Patient Empowerment

• Implementing IT Systems

• Paying for Performance

• From Electronic Health Records to Personalised Healthcare

For further details on the congress including agenda, speaker information and conference registration please visit: http://www.worldcongress.com/europe/

About Capgemini

Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, which it calls the "Collaborative Business Experience". Capgemini reported 2005 global revenues of EUR 6,954 million and employs approximately 68,000 people worldwide. More information is available at www.capgemini.com.

About World Congress Europe:

Organised under the high patronage of the European Commission, the World Health Care Congress Europe is the only major international forum where over 500 health leaders share best practices and successful initiatives for improved delivery and outcomes in Europe. Thought leaders include Health Ministers, leading government officials, hospital directors, IT innovators, decision makers from public and private insurance funds, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and heath care industry suppliers.