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Top Government and Business Leaders Weigh in on the Business of Health Care on New Multimedia Website

June 20, 2011
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Global Business Forum 2011The School of Business Administration has unveiled a multimedia website featuring insight on “The Business of Health Care” from some of the nation’s most prominent industry and government leaders. The website (www.umglobalforum.com) offers dozens of videos, session papers and other materials produced as part of the University’s 2011 Global Business Forum, which was organized by the School

The website includes keynote presentations by Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. secretary of health and human services; Margaret Hamburg, the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Jeffrey R. Immelt, the chairman and CEO of General Electric; Arthur Agatston, the author of The South Beach Diet; and James D. Forbes, global principal investments executive for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The website also includes papers and videos on more than 30 panel discussions, which featured such national industry leaders as Cecil B. Wilson, president of the American Medical Association; Richard J. Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; and Richard L. Clarke, president and CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Topics include:

  • Health care reform and economics
  • Global health challenges
  • Aging
  • Innovation
  • Wellness and prevention
  • Hospital design, technology and delivery systems of the future

The University of Miami Global Business Forum, entitled “The Business of Health Care: Defining the Future,” was held in Coral Gables, Fla. Jan. 12 – 14, 2011. More than 700 industry leaders and other professionals, including 150 speakers and panelists, participated in the conference. For more information, visit www.umglobalforum.com.

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