New York (PRWEB) August 10, 2009
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today that Christopher Kersey, MD, MBA, of Camden Partners and David Farber, JD, of Patton Boggs will present the Town Hall Meeting on the Future of Healthcare at this fall's Health Technology Investment Forum September 22, 2009 at 8:45 in New York City.
Their presentation entitled, "The Future of Healthcare: Unique Perspectives from the Investor and Policy Maker" will address both the political forces shaping healthcare reform, and the future of healthcare. Other topics that will be discussed include: substantive proposed changes affecting the healthcare industry, fee-for-service or bundled payments, and the most effective business models post-health care reform.
The Town Hall Meeting will draw upon there over 30 years of combined work in the health care industry. This uniquely styled meeting will showcase one panelist representing the investor deploying capital, and one panelist representing the policy maker inside the beltway. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage the panelists and participate in a dynamic conference discussion.
Christopher Kersey received his B.A. degree from Stanford University, his M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School, and his M.D. degree from the Emory University School of Medicine. He began his career as an associate at Menlo Ventures where he focused on health care and life science investments. He gained operational experience as the Chief Business Development Officer and Chief Medical Officer of RediClinic LLC, which is the nation's largest independent operator of retail-based medical clinics. Prior to joining Camden Partners, he served as a Managing Director of Cogene Ventures, at the time the largest health care and life science late-stage venture capital fund in the Southern United States. He joined Camden Partners in 2008.
David Farber received his B.A. degree from New York University, and his JD from Georgetown University. Mr. Farber maintains a multiparty litigation practice, including serving as first chair in coverage, commercial, health care and trade secret cases. Midway through his career, Mr. Farber also developed a strong public policy practice, and he today runs several successful trade associations along with executing individual corporate advocacy campaigns principally in the health care and insurance fields. On the litigation side he began his career working on environmental and health and safety cases. On the advocacy side, Mr. Farber's work focuses on the health care and insurance industries. Mr. Farber excels at combining innovative legislative advocacy, regulatory change and litigation to help clients achieve solutions. He is professional affiliated with the District of Columbia Bar Association as well as the American Health Lawyers Association.
The Forum's attendees will include - private equity firms, venture capital groups, corporate development teams, institutional investors and CEO's from health care technology companies. The Forum will afford the industry's leadership a rare opportunity to gather in one place cultivating M&A transactions and strategic partnerships.
Sponsors for the 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum include Minerva Advisory Group LLC, PatientOS, Ropes & Gray LLP, SimulConsult, and Access Granted.
The 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum is a one-day conference that will provide an opportunity for investors and healthcare leaders to discover the latest trends and investment opportunities. The Health Technology Investment Forum is designed to bring together leading investors, market leaders, and high growth companies focused on healthcare technology. While other industries have embraced information technology as a cornerstone of their business process healthcare has traditionally remained a laggard. In recent years this trend has reversed and there now exists a myriad of investment opportunities in the healthcare technology sector. http://ihealthtran.com/healthtechforum.html
About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.