Dr. Emanuel, a member of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board, will kick off the first day of RISE National with a keynote address on the future direction of the American health care system.
CHARLOTTE, NC, January 25, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., former special advisor for health policy to the White House Office of Management and Budget, will head an all-star lineup of keynote speakers for RISE National 2021, a live-streaming virtual event that will take place March 26-30.
Dr. Emanuel, vice provost of global initiatives and a Levy University professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, will present the opening keynote address Monday, March 29.
His talk will focus on practical steps that payers and providers can take to adapt to the major shifts happening within health care and to transform the American health care system to provide consistently higher-quality and lower-cost care.
Luciana Borio, M.D., who previously worked on President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, will open the second day of the conference with a keynote that addresses the impact of COVID-19 in today’s health care system.
An adviser on Biden’s COVID-19 task force, she will share her experience and knowledge regarding COVID-19, vaccine distribution timeline, and the impact the pandemic has had on health care.
Pediatrician Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D., author of Mama Doc Medicine and a pioneer in the use of the digital space to provide humanistic doctor-patient information, will present a keynote on digital innovations that provide hospital solutions and enhanced patient experience.
She will draw on her experiences as chief of digital innovation for Seattle’s Children’s Hospital to speak to how the new tech landscape offers innovative opportunities for efficient, yet humanistic, exchange of information in the hospital environment.
Author and health care futurist Ian Morrison will offer a keynote on the future of the health care marketplace.
Morrison will present insights and implications of health care policy based on the new Biden administration, the continued impact of COVID-19, and mega-trends, including artificial intelligence, data analytics, and the intersection of social determinants of health and digitalization.
RISE National, a live streaming virtual event, will take place March 29-30, with pre-conference workshops and a welcome reception on Friday, March 26. Click here to learn more about the conference and to take advantage of the lowest rates available before they expire on Friday, January 29.
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