Press Release:
Audio Conference
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
1:30-3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Press Release
Contact: Melanie Matthews
888-446-3530 phone

Manasquan NJ USA -- September 13, 2007: Pay-for-performance programs, reimbursement cuts, quality improvement, the uninsured, uncompensated care, healthcare costs, a growing emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion, access to primary care and physician and staffing shortages were just some of the issues demanding the attention of the healthcare industry this year. Which of these topics will continue to consume the healthcare executive, and what new challenges await the industry in 2008?

"Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008," an October 10, 2007 audio conference, will examine current and emerging trends that will impact the healthcare industry in 2008. For more information or to register, please visit:

Industry experts from key areas of the healthcare industry will delve into the trends that are shaping today's healthcare industry. You'll hear from Dr. Peter Kongstvedt, a partner in the health and managed care consulting services division of Accenture, on health plan trends, Nathan Kaufman, managing director for Kaufman Strategic Advisors, on hospital trends, Dr. Joel Diamond, partner, with Diamond, Fera & Associates and chief medical officer at dbMotion Inc., on trends impacting physician groups and Elizabeth Opland, director of product development and deployment at Gordian Health Solutions, on trends impacting the wellness and health promotion sector.

You will get details on:

  • What's driving changes in the healthcare industry;
  • What new trends will emerge in 2008;
  • How healthcare organizations can best position for 2008;
  • Performance expectations for the healthcare industry in 2008;
  • Problems affecting the healthcare business climate; and
  • How 2008 will compare to 2007.

This fourth annual conference provides healthcare executives with a look ahead to the new year to help shape strategic plans.

Here's what participants said about previous years' programs:

"This conference was very useful from a trends perspective," according to a product marketing manager at Siemens.

"The conference had excellent handouts and was useful as background knowledge about the state of the healthcare industry and to grasp current and future trouble spots," according to a senior research analyst with an information solutions company.

"It helped to set a perspective of forthcoming changes," according to an associate with a healthcare investment banking firm. "Good overview of industry dynamics," said Robert Mars with Siemens.

"Provided a broad overview of directions that IT and HCPs are taking," said Pamela Garbarino with Columbia Mutliservice Market Management Office.

"Good concise overview of challenges, issues, and trends," said one participant.

Who Will Benefit?

Presidents/CEOs, CFOs, chief operating officers, vice presidents, medical directors, analysts, business development executives, consultants, directors, executive directors, financial/business managers, marketing executives, principals and strategic planning executives.

Submit Your Questions:

You are invited to submit your questions in advance of the program to ensure that your questions are answered. Please e-mail your questions to no later than noon on October 5, 2007. We will attempt to answer your questions during the audio conference. However, time constraints limit the number of questions that can be answered during the live Q&A so be sure to get your questions in early.

Team-Wide Training at Its Best (and most cost- and time-efficient).

Gather your team around the table on October 10, 2007 for one low single-participant price. And photocopy for each of them as many copies of our printed materials as you need.


There is no limit on the number of participants from your office; the registration fee covers one dial-in. For discount pricing on additional phone lines, contact our customer service line at 888-446-3530.

Program Materials:

Program materials, the call access number and links for the presentation files will be provided approximately one week before the program date via e-mail.

Can't make it on October 10th?

Order the audio CD and written materials or choose the On-Demand Option!

Five Easy Ways To Register For:
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008

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  2. Fill out the registration form below and e-mail to:
  3. Contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network at: (888) 446-3530
  4. Fax registration form to: (732) 292-3073
  5. Mail registration to: Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442,
    Wall, NJ 07719-1442

Please reference this customer code when registering: HTF0913H

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Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008

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[ ] Yes! I need to know what current and emerging trends are likely to impact the healthcare industry in 2008. Please register me for "Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008," today for $267.

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PRICING: Register Today and Receive the Early Bird Discount

4 cost-effective registration options:

  1. [ ] $317 for the live audio conference, audio conference on CD-ROM, plus a printed transcript of the conference proceedings (CD-ROM and transcript is shipped approximately three weeks after the program.) ($367 after 10/5/07)

  2. [ ] $277 for the recorded audio conference and presentation materials on CD-ROM includes printed transcript, if you cannot participate in the live program. (Shipped approximately three weeks after the program.)

  3. [ ] $267 for the On-Demand service, which provides you the opportunity to listen in at your leisure via your computer and a Web browser (includes the agenda and presentation materials — available 10/12/07.)

  4. [ ] $267 per dial-in telephone line per site to participate in the live program and receive the presentation materials. No limit to the number of participants per site. ($317 after 10/5/07)

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Cancellation Policy: To receive a refund, notice is required at least seven business days prior to the audio conference. With proper notice, fees are refunded minus a $40 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received with less than seven days notice. The Healthcare Intelligence Network reserves the right to cancel or reschedule an audio conference due to unforeseen circumstances.