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									Media Alert:bswift Announces HR & Benefits
On the agenda: consumerism, employee engagement, health care reform, wellness

April 12, 2011 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time 

--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--bswift:

       bswift, a leader in software and services for benefits administration, announces the bswift Summit 2011 for
       human resources (HR) executives and benefits professionals.
       A one-day symposium for HR executives and benefits professionals focusing on the most pressing strategic
What: issues affecting corporate culture, employee benefits and the bottom line today: consumerism, employee
       engagement, health care reform and wellness.
       HR executives and industry notables from Alberto Culver, Great Place to Work® Institute, IDEO,
       Leavitt Partners, MaineHealth, Mesirow Financial, QuadGraphics, Rackspace, Unum, Virgin
       HealthMiles and many others will come together for expert insights, panel discussions and networking
       In addition to the morning keynote presentations and panels, the bswift Summit will offer afternoon tracks
       that allow for more in-depth analysis and discussion of key topics. These breakout sessions aim to foster an
       interactive exchange of best practices and innovative ideas for addressing crucial HR and benefits-related
       challenges. Speakers include:
       Wellness Panel
       o Chris Boyce, CEO, Virgin HealthMiles
       o Dr. Raymond Zastrow, Chief Medical Officer, QuadMed
       o Michele Levesque, Corporate Benefits Coordinator, MaineHealth, and
       o Michelle McGovern, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Mesirow Financial
       Employee Engagement Panel
       o Nate Butki, Consultant, Great Place to Work® Institute
       o Michael Long, Head of Culture Branding, Rackspace, and
       o Elizabeth Spenko, Business Design Specialist, IDEO
       Health Care Reform Panel -What’s next for Health Care? Employer Strategies to Maximize ROI
       and Avoid Penalties in the New Era of PPACA
       o Shannon Demaree, Vice President, Lockton
       o Jo-Ann Gastin, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Lockton, and
       o Steve Hyde, long-time health care executive and author of the book, Cured! The Insider’s Handbook
       for Health Care Reform
       Afternoon breakout sessions will include:
       o Great Place to Work® Institute Workshops
       o Consumerism – Consumer Driven Health Plans: Myths, Reality and What’s Next for Employers
       o Wellness – Best Practices for Wellness: Incentives, Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs),
       Biometrics, Content, Coaching & More
       o Health Care Reform & State Exchanges: Implications for Employers
       Gleacher Center, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive,
       Chicago, IL.
When: May 5, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information or to register visit bswift Summit 2011.

About bswift

Based in Chicago, bswift offers software and services that streamline HR and benefits administration. More than
5,000 companies tap bswift’s state-of-the-art Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology and Business Process
Outsourcing (BPO) solutions to significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life
easier for HR staff and employees alike. For more information, visit

for bswift
Laura Field
p: 312.961.5054

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