Contact: Melanie Matthews
Manasquan NJ USA -- September 19, 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
"It helped to set a perspective of forthcoming changes," according to an associate with a healthcare investment
"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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Five Easy Ways To Register For:
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, 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!
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008
- Register at: http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=3734
- Fill out the registration form below and e-mail to: email@example.com
- Contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network at: (888) 446-3530
- Fax registration form to: (732) 292-3073
- Mail registration to: Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442,
Wall, NJ 07719-1442
Please reference this customer code when registering: HTF0919H