2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit in NYC Features the Top Leaders in the $4 Trillion Healthcare Industry

NEW YORK – September 11, 2019 – The eighth annual Forbes Healthcare Summit: Solutions for Brain, Body and Business will convene the top leaders in the $4 trillion healthcare industry at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on December 4-5.

At the invitation-only summit, world-class CEOs and industry experts will come together to break down silos and start real conversations about what can be done to both to catalyze innovation and control costs—driving better care and value.

Forbes has developed an agenda that focuses on disruptive prescriptions for the brain, body and business of healthcare that are currently top of mind for leaders and influencers in the industry. In a three-part narrative that encompasses Treating the Whole Person, Disrupting Delivery and Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine, specific topics of discussion will include brain health; top strategies for addressing social determinants of health; improving the Medicare Advantage experience; technology that’s transforming how we prevent, detect and diagnose disease; biopharma breakthroughs and more.

“A mighty wave of innovations and breakthroughs await us in medicines, medical devices and delivery systems,” said Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes. “We’ve achieved new milestones in gene editing, cancer immunotherapy and AI—and the seemingly impossible in how we receive and provide healthcare is starting to become a reality. Now in our eighth year, our goal is to encourage collaboration across the industry and help turn disruptive ideas into actionable solutions.”

Forbes has confirmed a world-class slate of speakers including:

  • Stéphane Bancel, Chief Executive Officer, Moderna
  • Gail K. Boudreaux, President & Chief Executive Officer, Anthem
  • Albert Bourla, DVM, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer
  • Bruce Broussard, Chief Executive Officer, Humana
  • Christopher C. Dodson, M.D., Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
  • Michael Dowling, President & Chief Executive Officer, Northwell Health
  • Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D, Cofounder, Partners In Health; Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Judith R. Faulkner, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Epic
  •  Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President, Forbes and President & Publisher, ForbesWomen
  • Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes
  • Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D., President & Chief Executive Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Richard and Susan Smith Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Robert I. Grossman, M.D., Saul J. Farber Dean & Chief Executive Officer, NYU Langone Health
  • Manuel Guzman, President, CAS
  • Bruce Japsen, Senior Healthcare Contributor, Forbes
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Former Congressman (D-RI); Founder, The Kennedy Forum
  • Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A, President & Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
  • Kevin E. Lofton, Chief Executive Officer, CommonSpirit Health (CSH)
  • Nancy Lublin, Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer, Crisis Text Line
  • Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Centene
  • Avik Roy, President, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity; Opinion Editor, Forbes
  • Katherine Ryder, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Maven
  • Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Attendees of the summit include medical professionals, doctors, hospital executives, academics, researchers, venture capitalists, pharmaceutical firms, policymakers, philanthropists and future leaders.

For a look at the full agenda, as well as speaker bios, please visit the 2019 Healthcare Summit website.

Presenting Level sponsors for the 2019 Healthcare Summit include CAS and Northwell Health. The Partner Level sponsor is City of Hope. The Supporting sponsor is Komodo Health.

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