University of Miami's Annual Conference on the Business of Health Care to Focus on the Globalization of the Industry

Feb 02, 2016, 11:54 ET from University of Miami School of Business Administration

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.

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"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.

The conference will be held at the BankUnited Center on the University of Miami campus. More information and registration can be found at

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


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