Healthcare Trends and Forecasts for 2009
Press Release:
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts for 2009

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
1:30-3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Press Release
Contact: Melanie Matthews
888-446-3530 phone

Manasquan NJ USA -- October 15, 2008: Facing a new presidential administration, the financial crisis that is impacting organizations and individuals alike, as well as the ongoing challenges in the healthcare industry reimbursement rates, quality improvement and outcomes, consumer-driven healthcare, patient empowerment and pay-for-performance the healthcare industry can expect a challenging year ahead. To help you and your organization in your strategic planning for the new year, join us the day after the election for our fifth annual look ahead at the healthcare industry.

During Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2009, a 90-minute webinar on November 5, 2008, two healthcare industry experts will examine the trends that will continue to impact the healthcare industry in 2009 and how organizations can best prepare themselves for the changes that will come with the new administration.

For more information or to register, please visit,

You'll get the inside details from Dr. David Chin, a national partner in the Health Industries Advisory Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the managing partner of PwCs Global Healthcare Research Institute and Perry Hanson, partner with Wipfli, a national accounting and business consulting firm, on:

  • The top healthcare issues in 2009;
  • How the new administration will impact the healthcare industry;
  • What healthcare opportunities exist;
  • How the current economic climate is impacting the healthcare industry and what you can do to help your organization survive this crisis; and
  • How healthcare organizations can position themselves to take advantage of global opportunities.
This fifth annual conference provides healthcare executives with a look ahead to the new year to help shape strategic plans.

The webinar will be held on November 5, 2008 at 1:30 pm Eastern time.

Here's what participants said about last year's program:

"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.

"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 Multiservice 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 31, 2008. We will attempt to answer your questions during the 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 November 5, 2008 for one low single-participant price.


There is no limit on the number of participants from your office; the registration fee covers one dial-in for the audio and one computer connection for the webinar. For discount pricing on additional phone lines and webinar connections, 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 November 5, 2008?

Order the audio CD and written materials, the synchronized video recording on DVD or choose the
On-Demand Option!

Healthcare Trends and Forecasts for 2009

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  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: HTF1015H

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Healthcare Trends and Forecasts for 2009

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PRICING: Register Today and Receive the Early Bird Discount

5 cost-effective registration options:

  1. [ ] $317 for the webinar, 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 10/31/08)

  2. [ ] $297 for a synchronized video recording on DVD and a transcript of the conference proceedings.

  3. [ ] $277 for the recorded conference and presentation materials on CD-ROM, which includes printed transcript, if you cannot participate in the live program. (Shipped approximately three weeks after the program.)

  4. [ ] $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 11/7/08.)

  5. [ ] $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 10/31/08)

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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.