CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 700 people are expected to gather at the University of Miami on March 21, 2016 for a daylong conference on the globalization of health care. The conference, The Business of Health Care: Going Global, is the fifth in an annual series of premier health care impact conferences hosted by the Center for Health Sector Management and Policy at the university's School of Business Administration. It will explore such topics as global integrated health care systems, global health and social responsibility, global finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in health care, and medical tourism, among other industry areas.
Speakers and other participants include:
- David Barash, MD, Executive Director, Global Health Portfolio and Chief Medical Officer, GE Foundation
- Ann Burdick, Associate Dean, TeleHealth and Clinical Outreach, University of Miami Health System
- Richard L. Clarke, Former President and CEO, Healthcare Financial Management Association and Current Chair, CHRISTUS Health Board of Directors
- Morgan Darwin, CEO, A&K Global Health
- Julio Frenk, MD, President, University of Miami
- Patrick Geraghty, Chairman and CEO, Guidewell and Florida Blue
- Marc Harrison, Chief, International Business Development, Cleveland Clinic
- Patricio Donoso Ibáñez, Vice President, Economic and Managerial Affairs, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
- Bob Kerrey, Former U.S. Senator and Governor, Nebraska; Managing Director, Allen and Company; and Executive Chairman, Minerva Project
- Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer
- Ed de Marchena, MD, Associate Dean, International Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
- Joseph Modisett, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Felicia Knaul, Director, Miami Institute for the Americas, University of Miami, Professor, Miller School of Medicine, and President, Cáncer de mama: Tómatelo a Pecho AC, México
- Mauricio Ortiz, Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Boston Scientific
- Ernie W. Sadau, CEO, CHRISTUS Health
- Dan Shoenholz, Healthcare Co-Leader, Managing Director, Parthenon-EY
- Renee-Marie Stephano, President and Co-Founder, Medical Tourism Association
"All business is global and the business of health care, which impacts all of us, is certainly no exception," said Steven Ullmann, chairman of the Department of Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami School of Business Administration. "This year's conference will be a wonderful opportunity to share ideas on how we can best meet the new opportunities and challenges that have arisen from the globalization of health care, from medical tourism to globally integrated health care systems and more."
The conference, presented by Florida Blue, draws professionals from across business and government. Attendees include those working within the industries of health care, health care delivery and health care policy and administration, as well as business leaders and other professionals in the finance, technology, legal, marketing, government and public policy, and academic sectors.
About the University of Miami School of Business Administration
The University of Miami School of Business is a leader in preparing individuals and organizations to excel in the complex, dynamic, and interconnected world of global business. One of 12 schools and colleges at the University of Miami, the School offers undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and executive education programs. With its location in a major center for international business, the School is acclaimed for its global perspective, student and faculty diversity, and engagement with the business community. More information about the University of Miami School of Business can be found at www.bus.miami.edu
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