Market conditions and health policy are already driving the emergence of new care providers and
creating disintermediation and competition for patient relationships.
How will the current market dynamic of an ailing economy and a new administration's health policy agenda affect patientsattitudes and choices about how and where they connect for care?
Discover these answers and more at the upcoming Consumer Health World conference.
Featured presentations include: "Solutions Driving a Global Healthcare Model" including Intel's Mark Blatt and "The Emergence of New Care Providers", featuring Joseph Kvedar, MD, Director, Partners Healthcare System, and other presentations.
Also featured will be:
The Health 3.0 Investors and Emerging Companies Summit which will connect investors with entrepreneurs around today's hottest topics, including the fully wired consumer & the Ubiquitous web, future technologies connecting patients, providers and payers, and radical visions for the health plan of the future.
Who Should Attend?
About The National Conference on Health Care Consumerism:
The National Conference on Health Care Consumerism (NCHCC) feautures two tracks focused on two specific audiences:
1) The Employer Healthcare Strategies track focuses on issues that are important to employers.
2) The Payer/Funding Healthcare Strategies track features sessions that are of significance to payers, those who fund healthcare costs.
At the December 2008 National Conference on Health Care Consumerism, experience an unprecedented focus on today's healthcare stakeholder, both inside and outside of the U.S., and their individual challenges and opportunities for success. United States employers are in a unique position to cut costs and improve employee benefits, while at the same time having a positive impact on the health and well-being of the nation on a whole.
The National Conference on Health Care Consumerism features a dedicated track of programming focusing on the best strategies for employers to control healthcare costs. The sessions in this track will highlight case studies and presentations from employers about innovative plans and health promotion strategies that are causing a decrease in costs. A strong focus on how the latest innovations in plan design combined with wellness and prevention initiatives will show employers how to make a real difference in their communities. Attendees will return to the office with practical solutions that will help lower health benefit premiums and improve productivity.