Over 25 New Speakers Announced to Speak at 10th Annual World Health Care Congress Including Chief Technology Officer of HHS

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World Health Care Congress - The Intersection of Strategy, Innovation, and Execution

World Congress is pleased to announce over 25 additional speakers for the 10th Annual World Health Care Congress taking place April 8-10, 2013 in Washington, DC. The 10th Annual World Health Care Congress is committed to improving global health care by convening business, political, and academic health care leaders to actively share information and work together to improve the overall quality and cost of health delivery in the US and throughout the world.

WHCC is where decisions are made, deals are drawn up, strategies are planned and ideas become reality. Having a seat at the table has never been more important, and the WHCC provides the most influential, interactive and transactional table in health care. To view the website, please visit http://worldhealthcarecongress.com

New Speakers Include:

  • Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Linda Elam, Medicaid Director, DC Department of Health Care Finance
  • Brian King, President, Emerging Markets, Covidien
  • Avik Roy, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Author, The Apothecary, Forbes
  • Enrique Martinez-Vidal, Vice President, State Policy and Technical Assistance, AcademyHealth, Director, State Coverage Initiatives Program, Robert Wood Johnson

Foundation, Board Member, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

  • Richard Onizuka, Chief Executive Officer, Washington Health Benefit Exchange; Former Assistant Director for Health Policy, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Kevin Counihan, Chief Executive Officer, CT Health Insurance Exchange
  • Alice Lind, Senior Clinical Officer, Center for Health Care Strategies; Chair Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Workgroup
  • Geeta Nayyar, Chief Medical Information Officer, AT&T; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, George Washington University
  • Ken Letkeman, Chief Information Officer, Marshfield Clinic
  • Steven Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine International; Senior Vice President, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Richard Lopez, Chief Medical Officer, Atrius Health
  • Stephen Bonner, President and CEO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Richard Salmon, National Medical Executive, Performance Measurement and Improvement, CIGNA HealthCare
  • Thomas Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Medicaid Health Plans of America
  • Elizabeth (Beth) Bierbower, President, Employer Group Segment, Humana
  • Roger Merrill, Chief Medical Officer, Perdue Farms Inc.
  • John (Jack) Bailey, Senior Vice President, Policy, Payers and Vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Miles Snowden, Chief Medical Officer, OptumHealth
  • Raymond Cooper, Managing Director, HealthCare Investment, CITI
  • Melinda Reid Hatton, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, American Hospital Association
  • Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution; Co-Chair, Debt Reduction Task Force, Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Barbara Walters, Executive Medical Director, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Regional Practices
  • Michael Ruiz de Somocurcio, Vice President, Contracting and Reimbursement, AmeriHealth New Jersey
  • Rob Coppedge, Vice President Business and Corporate Development, Regence
  • Thomas Unger, Executive Director, Worldwide Regulatory Strategy, Pfizer, Inc
  • Neeta Shah, Vice President, Women's Health Services, North Shore-LIJ Health System
  • Christopher Kersey, Managing Partner, Camden Partners; Chairman of the Board, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
  • T.R. Reid, Correspondent, NPR, PBS, The Washington Post
  • Ivan Oransky, Executive Editor, Reuters Health
  • Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs

To view a list of all speakers to date, please visit http://worldhealthcarecongress.com

About the 10th Annual World Health Care Congress
World Heath Care Congress is World Congress' flagship event, gathering more than 1,600 global health care, pharmaceutical and employer executives and leaders in Washington, DC on April 8-10, 2013. The conference provides engaging keynote presentations, debates, co-located summits, case studies and emerging trend forums on the latest solutions to industry challenges.

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