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University of Miami to convene national healthcare conference on issues of transformation and costs

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The University of Miami School of Business Administration will bring together national healthcare, policy and business leaders for a Jan. 17, 2014 conference focused on the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system and its impact on business.

Hosted by the School’s Center for Health Sector Management and Policy, the conference will address the impact of changes in the U.S. healthcare system on employers in 2014 and beyond, including benefits, costs, politics and policy as a result of the impact of changes on healthcare providers.

Donna E. Shalala, president of the University of Miami and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, will participate in the conference as a moderator.

Conference Speakers Include:                 

• Olympia Snowe, Former U.S. Senator (R-Maine) and Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center (Keynote Speaker) 

• Alice Rivlin, Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies, and Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, and Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

• Diane Rowland, Executive Vice President, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

• Michael Freed, Executive Vice President, Corporate Resources and Chief Financial Officer, Spectrum Health, and President and CEO, Priority Health

• James M. Winkler, Senior Vice President, Innovation Leader, U.S. Health & Benefits, AON Hewitt

The early registration deadline is November 20. For more information, go here




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