WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned scientist J. Craig Venter will headline the U.S. News & World Report Healthcare of Tomorrow conference on Wednesday, November 2. Dr. Venter, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Human Longevity, will share insights from his decades spent on the frontiers of genomic research and its potential to transform the future of healthcare.
Healthcare of Tomorrow is an industry leadership forum that unites the nation's most distinguished healthcare professionals. More than 90 renowned leaders are slated to speak at this year's event, including top hospital executives, as well as experts in population health, predictive analytics and more.
In addition to Dr. Venter, keynote speakers include:
- Yumin Choi, Partner, HLM Venture Partners
- Thomas A. Daschle, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Daschle Group
- Redonda G. Miller, M.D., President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
- David Pacitti, President, Siemens Medical Solutions USA; Head, Siemens Healthineers North America
- Ed Park, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, athenahealth
- Lee Rivas, President, Elsevier
- Stephanie Tilenius, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vida
- Laura T. Wallace, Vice President, Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft
- Eugene A. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System
New this year, U.S. News & World Report will feature in-depth children's hospital sessions on pediatric population health, patient safety, strategic partnerships, and genomic medicine, developed in consultation with the U.S. News Children's Healthcare of Tomorrow Advisory Council.
Speakers from the nation's top children's hospitals include:
- Steve Allen, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Nationwide Children's Hospital
- Meri Armour, President and Chief Executive Officer, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
- David J. Bailey, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Nemours Children's Health System
- Madeline Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Kevin Churchwell, M.D., Executive Vice President of Health Affairs and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
- F. Sessions Cole, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, St. Louis Children's Hospital; Assistant Vice Chancellor for Children's Health, Washington University in St. Louis
- Chris J. Dickinson, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan Health System
- James R. Downing, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
- Patrick FitzGerald, Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Stephen F. Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc., President and Chief Executive Officer, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine, Rady Children's Hospital–San Diego
- Stephen E. Muething, M.D., Co-Director, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence; Vice President for Safety, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Kim Roberts, Chief Administrative Officer of Physician Practices, Chief Executive Officer of Packard Children's Health Alliance and Chief Strategy Officer, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Children's Health
- Jeff Sperring, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Children's
- David Wessel, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospital and Specialty Services, Children's National Health System
2 p.m., Nov. 2 – 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2016
The Renaissance Downtown, Washington, DC.
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
To cover the event: Media may request press credentials in advance. Members of the press should contact U.S. News & World Report's Lucy Lyons (email@example.com).
About Healthcare of Tomorrow
U.S. News & World Report brings its legacy of healthcare reporting, analysis and industry insights to life in this annual leadership forum. Healthcare of Tomorrow, presented by U.S. News Best Hospitals, unites a community of forward-thinking executives to exchange ideas, share best practices, and set new standards for patient care. The fourth annual event will be held in Washington, D.C., from November 2-4, 2016.
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