The 2014 Spring Managed Markets Summit Highlights Program Offerings on the Affordable Care Act Conference Speakers Will Provide Clarity on What is Certain and Uncertain as Healthcare Reform is Implemented

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Spring Managed Markets Summit, presented by Decision Resources Group, comes at a critical time in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the evolution of the healthcare system in the United States. While rapid change is occurring in the private sector, many questions still remain in the rollout of the ACA. The movement is now underway towards coordinated care, quality, reimbursement methodologies and data-driven care, all with an underlying emphasis on technology.

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"Our distinguished Summit faculty has been tasked with providing clarity and will concentrate on explaining what is certain and what is still uncertain as reform is implemented," said Decision Resources Group Vice President Tony Pinsonault. "They represent many of this country's largest payers and healthcare thought leaders and promise to explain much of what is happening in the marketplace by analyzing trends, policy and technologies impacting the managed care industry"

The Managed Markets Summit will be held on February 25-27, 2014, at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Some examples of the breakout sessions at this year's Summit include:

  • "ACA and Dual Eligibles," presented by James Howatt, MBA, M.D., Vice President and Medical Director, Wellpoint, Inc.
  • "ACA -- is it Driving Consumer-Driven Healthcare?," presented by Frank Everett Neville, BS Pharm, MBA, Chief Trade Relations Officer, Express Scripts
  • "Health IT and Reform: The Road to Right Care," presented by Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institute
  • "Challenges Facing Health Care Delivery Systems in the U.S.," presented by Victor Dzau, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke University Medical Center and Health System; Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University

For a full list of breakout sessions go to www.managedmarketssummit.com.

The Managed Markets Summit will feature more than 45 breakout sessions in the conference program lead by industry-leading speakers from the nation's largest corporations in healthcare.

The Summit takes place at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida, February 25-27, 2014. The cost is $2,595 per person with discounts available to groups of five or more. For more information and to register, go to www.managedmarketssummit.com.

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Media interested in attending the conference should contact Briana Pontremoli at bpontremoli@dresources.com or 781-993-2654 for additional information.

About Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. For more information, visit DecisionResourcesGroup.com.

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For more information, contact:

Christopher Comfort
Decision Resources Group
781-993-2597
ccomfort@dresourcesgroup.com

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