Upstate News

April 13, 1999
Darryl Geddes 315 464-4828

National and state healthcare leaders to attend key healthcare marketplace conference June 2 and 3 in Syracuse

Hundreds of healthcare professionals, including doctors, CEOs, administrators, nurses and other leaders are expected to participate in the Third Annual New Healthcare Marketplace Conference June 2 and 3 at the OnCenter in Syracuse.

The two-day conference will feature keynote presentations from leading practitioners in the field, including Barbara DeBuono, M.D., executive vice president and chief executive of New York Presbyterian Healthcare Network; Jordan Cohen, M.D., president of the Association of American Medical Colleges; and Michael D. Israel, vice president and chief of hospitals and clinical facilities of Duke University Health System and chief executive officer of Duke University Hospital.

The conference will feature more than 40 different workshops addressing numerous healthcare-related topics, such as:

  • Recovering a Lost Trust: Strategies for Securing Physician Loyalty
  • The Rise of Physician-Driven IPA
  • Physician Compensation Plans
  • Partners in New Technologies for the Health Care Consumer
  • The Future of Rural Health Clinics

“The frenetic pace of change that has confronted the healthcare marketplace demands that we stay ahead of what the future holds,” said Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. “The pressing issues examined at this conference will offer new solutions on how to manage and provide the best in healthcare services.”

The Third Annual New Healthcare Marketplace Conference is sponsored by Niagara Mohawk Energy Inc., and co-sponsored by University Hospital of the State University of New York Health Science Center and The Business Journal.

One or two-day passes to the conference are available. For more information, call 315-472-3104.

Key presentations June 2 are:

Keynote address by Jordan Cohen, M.D., president of the American Association of Medical Colleges. 8:30 to 9:20 a.m.

“Major Trends That Are Likely to Change Healthcare Forever” by David Shulkin, M.D., chief medical officer and chief quality officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia. 9:30 to 10:20 a.m.

Luncheon keynote address by Barbara DeBuono, executive vice president and chief executive of New York Presbyterian Healthcare Network. 12:20 to 1:50 p.m.

“Office of the Future” by Louise McDonald, director of the Office of the Future, Welch Allyn; Richard Wuebker, vice president of Midmark Corp., Versailles, Ohio; David Duggan, M.D., chairman of the Department of Medicine, University Hospital of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. 3 to 3:50 p.m.

Key presentations June 3 are:

“The State of New York’s Healthcare Economy” by Charles N. Aswad, M.D., executive vice president of the Medical Society of New York. 2 to 2:50 p.m.

“The Link Between Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty in Healthcare: A National Study” by Paula Filler, senior vice presidnt for Sachs Groups, Chicago. 9:30 to 10:20 a.m.

Luncheon keynote address by Michael D. Israel, vice president and chief of hospitals and clinical facilities of Duke University Health System and chief executive officer of Duke University Hospital. 12:20 to 1:50 p.m.

“What Do Coke, Nike, Milk and Healthcare Have in Common? Not Enough” by Dean Fueroghne, CEO of First Strategic Group, Whittier, Calif. 9:30 to 10:20 a.m.

“Consumers are Driving the Development of Healthcare on the Internet” by Scott Weber, CEO and publisher of Medical Communications Network, Baltimore. 10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

For a complete program of The Third Annual New Healthcare Marketplace Conference, contact Darryl Geddes at 464-4828.

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