WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals for more than 25 years, will convene a special series of discussions focused on the future of healthcare policy during the final day of its fifth annual Healthcare of Tomorrow conference, taking place on Friday, November 3, at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington, D.C.
Featured speakers include Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health; Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group; James Capretta, Resident Fellow and Milton Friedman Chair at the American Enterprise Institute; Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for Premier, Inc.; Eric Dishman, Director of the All of Us Research Program at NIH; and Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at NIH. Speakers will examine several pressing issues dominating the national healthcare conversation, including strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, measures to advance precision medicine and bipartisan solutions to improve healthcare delivery and quality for Americans.
Other distinguished health care executives and industry experts scheduled to appear on the conference's final day include:
- Jonathan J. Keats, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Integrated Cancer Genomics Division, Translational Genomics Research Institute; Scientific Director, Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research, City of Hope
- Lynn G. Dressler, Dr.P.H., Director, Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenomics, Mission Health
- Robert H. Vonderheide, M.D., D.Phil., Director, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
- Holly Boisen, Systems Project Manager, Quality and Efficiency, Gunderson Health System
- Keri Donaldson, M.D., Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer, Prescient Medicine
- Mark S. Rosenberg, DO, Chairman of Emergency Medicine, St. Joseph's Healthcare System
"From the debate on the future of the Affordable Care Act to the opioid epidemic, hospitals and health systems in America are facing major challenges," said Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News & World Report. "At our Healthcare of Tomorrow summit, we're looking forward to gathering leaders at the forefront of tackling these important issues and discussing solutions that will ultimately benefit patients and their families."
The Healthcare of Tomorrow forum brings together the country's top medical executives, government policymakers and industry leaders to explore the intersection of healthcare policy and practice. The three-day event addresses topics such as artificial intelligence, population health, telemedicine, physician burnout, the move to value-based care delivery and more.
Media interested in attending Healthcare of Tomorrow should contact U.S. News & World Report's Maria Santucci at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter via @USNHOT and by using the hashtag #USNHOT.
About U.S. News 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 fifth annual event will be held in Washington, D.C., from November 1-3, 2017.
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