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Speakers Confirmed for NPA Annual Conference

Posted by Simone Isadora Flynn, PhD, NPA Project Manager-Leveraging Social Media September 6, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Image Credit: Grand Central Station By RedBarberry via Wikimedia Commons

Image Credit: Grand Central Station By RedBarberry via Wikimedia Commons

The National Physicians Alliance Annual Conference and Healthcare Summit will take place October 24 & 25, 2014 at the Consumer Reports National Research and Testing Center in Yonkers, New York, on the Hudson: “Price, Profit, & Reward: Winners and Losers in Healthcare Transformation.”

Confirmed speakers include:

Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD—Senior writer for The New York Times, author of provocative 2013-14 series about high health care costs, “Paying Till it Hurts”

Lauren Taylor, MPH—Co-author of The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less

Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP—Founder & President of the Institute for Clinical & Economic Review

Steve Woloshin MD—Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth; Co-Director Medicine and the Media Program

Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS—Professor of Medicine, of Community Medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute; Co-Director Medicine and the Media Program

Speakers will address rating systems, controversial screening tests, Open Payments, and how to help patients deal with complex scientific evidence. Saturday will be structured as an interactive summit focused on Public Good, Price, Waste, and Overtreatment.

Registration, program, and hotel information are available at this link: http://npalliance.org/npa-2014-annual-conference.

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