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Hillary Clinton to keynote Geisinger health care symposium

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Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd in Harrisburg in July 2016.
Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd in Harrisburg in July 2016. - (Photo / )

Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton will be the keynote speaker at a Geisinger health care symposium next month.

"From Crisis To Cure: Revitalizing America’s Healthcare System," is an invitation-only event that will be held Nov. 8-10 on the campus of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

"We have invited the greatest minds to participate in a powerful conversation about the future of health in America," Geisinger President and CEO David T. Feinberg said.

"There are plenty of people talking about what’s not working but it’s time to change that narrative," Feinberg added. "Geisinger’s history of innovation and our commitment to improving the patient experience served as the impetus for hosting this symposium."

Other presentations will include:

• "The Current State of Healthcare," by Gail R. Wilensky, American health economist and former White House health care adviser to George H. Bush. She is a senior fellow at Project HOPE, an international health foundation.

• "America’s Healthcare Crisis," by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, former White House health care adviser to President Barack Obama and a key architect of the Affordable Care Act. An oncologist and bioethicist, he is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

• "The Transformative Power of Lifestyle Medicine," by Dean Ornish, physician, author, Nobel Prize co-recipient, and founder and president of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute.

• "Positive Impact of the Private Sector in Healthcare," by Howard Dean, former Vermont governor and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee who ran for the party’s presidential nomination in 2004.

• "Transparency and Patient Experience," by Thomas H. Lee, chief medical officer at Press Ganey, an organization that partners with health care providers to improve the safety, quality and experience of patient care.

• "The Transformative Power of Technology," by Judy Faulkner, founder and CEO of Epic, the leading electronic health record software company in the United States.

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David May 11, 2018 1:31 am

Hilary Clinton had a wonderful speech and she has pointed out few things to improvise the current health care plans introduced by the government. In my opinion, she has said the right thing. Keep sharing more posts! top builders in Kochi

Dorrah April 5, 2018 7:28 am

I have already heard about this Geisinger Healthcare symposium that will be conducted on next month. Really happy to know that Hillary Clinton will be the keynote speaker of this program. Here you have shared very limited details regarding the program. I am expecting more details here as early as possible. dc bus tours