U.S. News & World Report Announces 2015 Hospital of Tomorrow Keynote Speakers

The Mayo Clinic's John Noseworthy, athenahealth's Jonathan Bush and former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari are among event's headliners

Aug 31, 2015, 11:07 ET from U.S. News & World Report

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals for more than 25 years, today announced that some of the nation's top health care leaders will speak at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, scheduled for October 18-20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Distinguished speakers include:

  • Jonathan Bush, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, athenahealth, Inc
  • Alex Gourlay, President, Walgreen Co.; Executive Vice President, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Farzad Mostashari, M.D., CEO and Founder, Aledade; former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
  • John H. Noseworthy, M.D., President and CEO, Mayo Clinic
  • Michael Robinson, Vice President, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft
  • Kaveh Safavi, M.D., Global Managing Director, Health Industry, Accenture
  • Nancy M. Schlichting, CEO, Henry Ford Health System
  • Warner L. Thomas, President and CEO, Ochsner Health System

The third annual Hospital of Tomorrow forum will focus on the intersection of health care, policy and technology. Executives from hospitals, health systems and industry will come together with policymakers and other thought leaders to explore the future of health care in America, examining topics such as precision medicine, telehealth, accountable care organizations, moving from volume to value, antibiotic resistance, the consolidation of hospital systems, and more.

"The Affordable Care Act has triggered significant shifts in the way our hospitals and health care systems operate – and challenged many of our longstanding policies," said Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News. "At our Hospital of Tomorrow conference, we'll hear from experts in their fields about how they're positioning their industries for the future."

Follow the conversation on Twitter via @USNHOT and by using the hashtag #USNHOT.

About U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow
Hospital of Tomorrow, produced by U.S. News & World Report, brings together the country's top medical executives, experts and thought leaders, with the goal of providing best practices to hospitals and providers to help them maintain the highest standards of care and stay equipped for success during uncertain times. The third annual event will be held in Washington, D.C., from October 18-20, 2015.

About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, www.usnews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. 30 million people visit www.usnews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO


SOURCE U.S. News & World Report