WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Children's Hospitals, will include several in-depth conference sessions highlighting children's health at the fifth annual Healthcare of Tomorrow leadership forum, scheduled for Nov. 1-3, 2017 at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C.
"For more than a decade, U.S. News has worked closely with the pediatric community across the country to report on best practices and improve pediatric health outcomes," said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. "We're delighted to bring together some of the nation's top healthcare leaders and highlight the outstanding work they are doing to put patients, families, and their community at the center."
This year's pediatric sessions were developed in consultation with the U.S. News Children's Healthcare of Tomorrow Advisory Council, a group of about a dozen distinguished pediatric hospital leaders from across the country. The 2017 pediatric breakout sessions will focus on:
- A Winning Combination: Pediatric Partnerships That Work
- The Medically Complex Child: It Takes a Village
- Behavioral Health: The Next Frontier in Pediatric Care
- The U.S. News Rankings: Inside the Children's Hospitals Methodology
Distinguished speakers from U.S. pediatric centers include:
- Gina Altieri, Enterprise Senior Vice President of Corporate Services; Chief of Strategy Integration, Nemours Children's Health System
- Matthew D. Bayley, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Rahil Briggs, Psy.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of Healthy Steps and Pediatric Behavioral Health Services, Montefiore Medical Group
- Mary L. Ehlenbach, M.D., Medical Director, Pediatric Complex Care Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
- Kathleen Chavanu Gorman, Executive Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Operating Officer, Children's National Health System
- David Hall, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Section Head, Program for Children with Medically Complex Needs, Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital
- Joanne Hilden, M.D., Associate Chief and Medical Director, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, Children's Hospital Colorado
- Uma R. Kotagal, Executive Leader, Population and Community Health, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Ingrid A. Larson, DNP, Director, Beacon Program, Children's Mercy Kansas City
- Patricia J. McClimon, Senior Vice President, Strategies and Facilities Planning, Nationwide Children's Hospital
- Sanford M. Melzer, M.D., Executive Vice President, Networks and Population Health, Seattle Children's
- Sy Saeed, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University; Director, North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program; Director, ECU Center for Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health
- J. Philip Saul, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Executive Vice President, Children's Hospital at West Virginia University
- Gautham Suresh, M.D., D.M., Section Head and Service Chief of Neonatology, Texas Children's Hospital
- Judith Swanson, Vice President, Nursing, Texas Children's Hospital
Healthcare of Tomorrow is an industry leadership forum designed to bring together a community of forward-thinking healthcare professionals to exchange ideas, tackle today's most pressing issues, and set new standards for patient care. More than 100 renowned leaders are slated to speak at this year's event, including top hospital executives, policymakers, insurers, consumer advocates, industry analysts and more.
Media interested in attending Healthcare of Tomorrow should contact U.S. News & World Report's Maria Santucci (firstname.lastname@example.org). Follow the conversation on Twitter via @USNHOT and by using the hashtag #USNHOT.
About Healthcare of Tomorrow
U.S. News & World Report brings its legacy of health care 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 fifth annual event will be held in Washington, D.C., from November 1-3, 2017.
About U.S. News & World Report
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