Dr. Michael Williams Named To U.S. News & World Report "Hospital Of Tomorrow" Advisory Council

Apr 16, 2013, 07:00 ET from UNT Health Science Center

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Williams, DO, MD, Interim President of UNT Health Science Center, has been appointed to a panel of notable health care executives tasked with guiding the development of a national forum created by U.S. News & World Report.

Called "Hospital of Tomorrow," the November 2013 forum is designed to address critical challenges facing the health care industry and will take place in Washington, D.C.

The Advisory Council will meet regularly to spotlight pioneering strategies and create solutions to help industry leaders navigate the changing health care landscape.

"This appointment gives Fort Worth a unique 'seat at the table' during critical senior-level health care discussions regarding our industry's future," Williams said. "It's an honor to be part of such a distinguished group."

Other members of the Advisory Council include:

"The event concept has been met with more enthusiasm than we anticipated, evidenced in part by the caliber of professionals who have stepped up to form the Advisory Council," stated Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News & World Report. "I am honored to be working with this brain trust to shape an event that will address - on the highest level - the critical challenges facing hospitals today."

UNT Health Science Center

The UNT Health Science Center comprises the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Health Professions and the UNT System College of Pharmacy (opening in fall 2013). Key areas of inter-professional strength include aging and Alzheimer's disease, applied genetics, primary care and prevention. 

SOURCE UNT Health Science Center