WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Geisinger Health System President and CEO David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, will share his vision for patient experience at the Massachusetts Medical Society's (MMS) 16th Annual State of the State's Health Care Leadership Forum on Thursday, Oct. 22.
Dr. Feinberg will present "Proven Experience: One Patient at a Time" on Thursday morning at the MMS Headquarters in Waltham, Mass.
"Really what people want is care that's accessible, understandable, dignified and culturally sensitive. To me, patient experience is about the same quality of care I want for my own family," Dr. Feinberg said. "And from a leadership standpoint, I consider every patient to be one of my patients and I want to provide them that same high quality care."
Named to the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare as well as the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders by Modern Healthcare, Dr. Feinberg is one of the nation's leading speakers on the patient experience.
Other presenters at the forum will include Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General; Monica Bharel, M.D., Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health; and Troyen A . Brennan, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer of CVS Health.
The forum is hosted by Dennis M. Dimitri, M.D., president of the Massachusetts Medical Society and moderated by Jim Braude, host of WGBH-TV's Greater Boston and co-host of WGBH's Boston Public Radio, and Margery Egan, co-host of WGBH's Boston Public Radio and columnist for the Boston Globe.
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 11 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
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