U.S. News & World Report's Healthcare of Tomorrow Spotlights Lessons Learned from the Mass Shootings in Las Vegas and Orlando

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas and Orlando Health will share lessons learned from responding to the mass shootings that shook both cities – and the country – at the U.S. News & World Report Healthcare of Tomorrow leadership forum, taking place Nov. 14-16, 2018, at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Naseem Miller, an Orlando Sentinel reporter who covered the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting, will moderate the discussion, geared toward helping healthcare institutions of all sizes better anticipate the unexpected in a new era of mass casualty events.

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The sixth annual conference will highlight leaders who are boldly responding to today's healthcare challenges, from strengthening emergency preparedness plans to conducting cutting-edge cancer research and helping those battling opioid addiction. This year's keynote sessions include:

Wednesday, November 14: Opening Keynote Session:

Keynote Remarks

  • Eric J. Gertler, Chairman, U.S. News & World Report

Keynote Panel
Change Agents: A Conversation With CEOs Who Are Doing Business Differently

  • A. Marc Harrison, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Kevin E. Lofton, Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives
  • Eric Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, OptumInsight; Enterprise Growth Officer, Optum
  • Susan Story, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water
  • Moderated by Chas Roades, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gist Healthcare

Keynote Remarks

  • Roy Beveridge, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Humana

Keynote Panel
Cutting-Edge Cancer Care: The Promise and the Realities

  • James R. Downing, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Peter WT Pisters, M.D., President, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Moderated by John W. Lin, M.D., Global Strategy Leader, GE Healthcare

Thursday, November 15: Keynote Luncheon:

Keynote Remarks

Global Child Health at the Tipping Point: Lessons from the Field

  • Mark W. Kline, M.D., Physician-in-Chief, Texas Children's Hospital

Keynote Conversation
Building a Team of Teams: Healthcare Leadership for the 21st Century

  • Jeff Eggers, Executive Director, Leadership Institute, McChrystal Group

Keynote Panel
From Tragedy to Action: Preparing for the Unexpected in a New Era of Mass Casualty Events

  • Michael L. Cheatham, M.D., Chief Surgical Quality Officer, Orlando Health
  • Holly Stuart, Director, Patient Experience, Orlando Health
  • Todd P. Sklamberg, Chief Executive Officer, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital
  • Moderated by Naseem S. Miller, Health & Science Reporter, Orlando Sentinel

Friday, November 16: Closing Keynote Session:

Keynote Conversation

  • Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Keynote Remarks

  • Andrew T. Leitner, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, City of Hope

Keynote Panel
On the Front Lines: Working Together to Curb the Opioid Epidemic

  • Marcelo Bigal, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer, Purdue Pharma
  • Susan Herman, Deputy Commissioner for Collaborative Policing, New York Police Department
  • Joseph Hsu, M.D., Vice Chair for Quality, Musculoskeletal Institute; Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atrium Health
  • Laura G. Kehoe, M.D., Medical Director, Substance Use Disorder Bridge Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Moderated by Brian Kelly, Editor, Chief Content Officer, U.S. News

"We are shining a light on the doctors, researchers, hospitals and caregivers that push boundaries in healthcare and set new standards for excellence," said Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News.

The in-depth breakout sessions will examine next steps for value-based care, smart strategies for implementing population health, the case for transparency, advances in artificial intelligence and telemedicine, and more. Additional topics will focus on issues specific to pediatric hospitals and the U.S. News Best Hospitals and Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

Media interested in attending Healthcare of Tomorrow should contact U.S. News's Maria Santucci (msantucci@usnews.com) and connect with U.S. News HOT on Twitter and LinkedIn using #USNHOT.

About Healthcare of Tomorrow
U.S. News & World Report brings its legacy of healthcare reporting, analysis and industry insights to life in this annual leadership forum. Healthcare of Tomorrow, presented by U.S. News Best Hospitals, unites a community of forward-thinking executives to exchange ideas, share best practices and set new standards for patient care. The sixth annual event will be held in Washington, D.C., from November 14-16, 2018.

About U.S. News & World Report

Celebrating its 85th year, U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and Civic, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.



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