Fifth Annual Executive Conference on the Future of Health Care to be Held Here Nov. 9

Noted experts from the health care industry will gather at the University of St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, for the fifth annual Executive Conference on the Future of Health Care.

Sponsored by St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business, in partnership with Fredrikson & Byron P.A. and CliftonLarsonAllen L.L.P., the conference will examine technological advancements, new business models and industry perceptions that are changing the efficiency, quality and value of health care in the United States.

The conference is designed for leaders in health care provider organizations, insurance companies, payor organizations, government agencies, public policy and health care-related nonprofits.

“The health care landscape is changing rapidly with the implementation of health reform, new financial challenges, and new relationships and partners,” said Dan McLaughlin, director of St. Thomas’ Center for Health and Medical Affairs and the author of Responding to Healthcare Reform: A Strategy Guide for Healthcare Leaders.

“The conference features industry leaders and highly creative entrepreneurs who will share their vision of the emerging American health care system. Attendees will be able to measure their current strategies against this new and challenging reality in order to optimize their organization’s future performance.”

Conference speakers include: Dr. Richard Migliori, executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group, Dr. Todd Fruchterman, senior vice president of research and development and regulatory affairs and chief medical officer and chief technology officer of 3M, and Jennifer LaPerre, senior director of special ops of Walmart Stores Inc.

Individuals may register for the event and find more information at the Future of Health Care website. The cost is $595 per attendee, and group rates are available.