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HHS’ Chief Data Officer, Mona Siddiqui, MD and Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-La) Confirmed for 16th Annual World Health Care Congress, Join Hospital, Health System, Payer, Government, Life Sciences and Employer Executives in DC

January 10, 2019

WASHINGTON & WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2019--Over 1500+ health care stakeholders will convene April 28 – May 1 in Washington, DC for The 16th Annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC19) and The Employer Health Care Cost and Quality Congress (EHCQ). As the industry’s go-to platform for all health care sectors, you’ll gain the latest insights into strategies and transformative approaches for the future of U.S. health care and meet thought leaders and peers – from the newest entrants and startups – to well-established health systems, payers, employers, life science, and policy organizations.

Register now: http://bit.ly/WHCCRegister

Recently confirmed to keynote on the powerhouse agenda are:

Mona Siddiqui, MD, Chief Data Officer, US Health and Human Services (HHS) HHS Perspective: The Move toward Transparent, Accountable Data Sharing Bill Cassidy, MD, Senator (R-La), United States Senate Americans Can’t Afford Health Care - What Will Congress Do?

Dr. Siddiqui and Senator Cassidy join a distinguished Congress faculty of senior-level thought leaders setting the stage for engaging, dynamic conversations about the future of U.S. health care. These include:

Redonda Miller, MD, President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Craig E. Samitt, MD, President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Chris Chen, MD, CEO, ChenMed Marty Makary, MD, Bestselling Author, New York Times; Professor of Surgery and Health Policy, Johns Hopkins Susan Dentzer, President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) CAPT Jason Woo, MD, Senior Medical Officer, Office of Generic Drugs, CDER, FDA Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, CEO and Co-Founder, Iora Health Aneesh Chopra, President, CareJourney; Author, Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government Kim Sinclair, Chief Information Officer, BMC HealthNet Plan; Chairman of the Board, HCEG Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Former Director of the Division of Nursing Homes, CMS David Shulkin, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, Sanford Health; Special Advisor, ArmadaHealth; Former Secretary, US Department of Veterans Affairs Matt Wallaert, Chief Behavioral Officer, Clover Health Lee Green, Chief Architect, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Robert E. Andrews, CEO, Health Transformation Alliance (HTA) Lisa Woods, Senior Director of U.S. Health Care Benefits, Walmart

To view the full list of speakers, please visit: http://bit.ly/WHCCSpeakers

The Congress features 4 days of strategic content across themed Tracks including Payer Transformation, Member Retention, Provider Transformation, Care Delivery Integration, Medicaid & Health Policy, Social Determinants of Health, Population Health Analytics, CIO & CTO Strategy, Women Leaders in Health Care, Front Line Leadership, Innovation & Investments, Direct Contracting, Benefits Adviser Leadership, Workplace Mental Health, Self-Insurance Strategy, Worksite Clinics, Medical Travel, and more!

To request the agenda, please visit: http://bit.ly/WHCCBrochure

About World Health Care Congress For more than 15 years, the World Health Care Congress continues to be the premier industry event empowering and connecting cross-sector leaders in health care transformation.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WHCC19 or contact 800-767-9499.

Register now: http://bit.ly/WHCCRegister

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CONTACT: World Health Care Congress

Reena Joseph, 781-939-2446

reena.joseph@worldcongress.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH HOSPITALS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: World Health Care Congress

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