NextGate Announces Dr. Steven Davis as Keynote Speaker for Upcoming User Group Conference

Event for customers at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA will host Dr. Steven Davis as he shares insight into data connectivity and management from a practicing physician’s perspective

PASADENA, CA – November 22, 2016 – NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and provider identity management, will be hosting Make the Connection!, a user group for customers, June 11-13, 2017, at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA. Steven Davis, DO will deliver the keynote address on the necessity of accurately identified data to support the emerging models of quality and efficiency based reimbursement. Dr. Davis is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Martin Luther King Community Hospital in Los Angeles and is a leader in developing their highly integrated electronic records system and a community outpatient clinic between MLKCH and UCLA.

As a founding member and past Chairman of Physician Associates IPA, a 140,000 patient managed care organization that is now part of Davita HealthCarePartners, Dr. Davis brings a unique perspective to the audience regarding the right tools and technologies for physician engagement, technology adoption and utilization, and the data needed to ensure care collaboration and better outcomes.

The keynote session entitled WHO DAT(a)? will provide insight into identity management tools and best practices for engaging physicians across the care continuum. Dr. Davis draws from his experience on the front lines of care delivery, information technology adoption and integration and physician leadership of one of the nation’s largest group and independent physician organizations. He is able to focus and lead engaged discussions on the importance and personal impact that patient identity and data management has on the intimate care of individuals and the population as a whole.

“Our Make the Connection! conference will provide a face-to-face opportunity for NextGate customers to engage, learn and network amongst their industry peers,” says Andy Aroditis, NextGate CEO and Co-founder. “We are thrilled to include Dr. Davis as our keynote speaker and data management expert. He brings together the care delivery knowledge and end-user experience partnered with the ability to share challenges and successes of bringing physicians together to adopt and utilize healthcare technologies.”

Conference attendees will be able to focus on both technical and business issues. The NextGate executive team and seasoned technical experts will be present at the conference to meet, present and speak with attendees. For more information or to register for Make the Connection!, click here.

About NextGate

NextGate helps connect the healthcare ecosystem by accurately identifying and linking patient and provider data from different applications. NextGate’s iDAS (Intelligent Data Aggregation Server) solution framework leverages the company’s industry-leading identity management technology to organize and relate data from enterprise systems to provide a more complete and accurate view of the total healthcare experience. NextGate’s KLAS Category Leader EMPI technology currently manages nearly 200 million lives and is deployed by the nation’s most successful healthcare systems and health information exchanges. For more information, visit


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