Advising the Next Administration: Building a Healthcare Innovation Agenda.
Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) December 9, 2008
Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations is the official Press Room Sponsor for the Consumer Health World Conference, December 7-10 at The Hyatt Regency Crystal City Arlington, Virginia.
On Tuesday, December 9, 9:45 - 11:15 a.m., John T Kelly, MD, PhD, Chair of the National Conference on Health Care Consumerism and Lifeclinic's Chief Medical Officer, will be the moderator for the Joint Fast Track session titled "Advising the Next Administration: Building a Healthcare Innovation Agenda."
Guest speakers during this particular session will include Joseph Heyman, MD, Board Chair, American Medical Association; William Novelli, Chief Executive Officer, AARP; Andrew Webber, Chief Executive Officer, National Business Coalition on Health; Jonathan Perlin, MD, Chief Medical Officer & President of the Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America and Henry Dreifus, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dreifus Associates Ltd.
The National Conference on Health Care Consumerism highlights issues that are important to employers and to the payers. The Conference features a dedicated track of programming focusing on the best strategies for employers to control healthcare costs. The sessions present case studies from employers about innovative plans and health promotion strategies that help to decrease costs. A strong emphasis 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 their offices with practical solutions that will help lower health benefit premiums and improve productivity.
About Lifeclinic International, Inc.:
Lifeclinic is the world's largest supplier of commercial, automated, blood pressure monitors and health stations. Lifeclinic monitors can be found in over 30,000 pharmacies and 5,000 worksites wellness centers, medical clinics and health clubs worldwide, performing 500 million blood pressure measurements annually. Lifeclinic monitors, health stations and management systems encourage individuals to take an active role in their healthcare and provide corporate management with tools to help reduce costs while improving the health of individual employees.