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In Two Weeks, Top CEOs From U.S. and Aboard Tackle Obama's Health Reform Plans at 6th Annual World Health Care Congress, April 14-16, Washington

Angela Braly, Newt Gingrich, Michael Leavitt, Steve Burd, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus join 1,700 leaders for three-day summit on the present and future or health care

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Top leaders from health care, business and government will convene at the World Health Care Congress, April 14-16 in Washington D.C. for debate on the Obama administration's health reform plan and in-depth analysis of the market forces that are reshaping the $2.4 trillion industry. The event will feature an insider's view from top executives who are on the front lines of the battle to keep costs in check amid the economic downturn and beyond.

Hear from national and global leaders in keynotes and summits for health care providers and payers, health IT, international health, pharma and biotech experts. The World Health Care Congress offers a unique opportunity to hear what's really happening in health care and the innovations that are shaping the future of care.

Recently confirmed speakers include:

  • Newt Gingrich, former Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives, founder, Center for Health Transformation
  • Michael Leavitt, former U.S. Secretary of HHS
  • Steve Burd, CEO, Safeway Foods
  • Regina Herzlinger, Professor Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration Chair, Harvard Business School, Author, Who Killed Health Care?

Speaker faculty of 175+ includes:

  • Angela Braly, CEO Wellpoint
  • Ed Hanway, CEO, CIGNA
  • Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Health; 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • Dan Vasella, MD, CEO, Novartis AG
  • George Halvorson, CEO, Kaiser Permanente Health Plans and Hospitals
  • Ed Miller, MD, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Ben Leedle, CEO, Healthways
  • Devi Shetty, MD, Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals (India)
  • Joan Kennedy, President, Health Management Corporation
  • Carl Camden, President and CEO, Kelly Services



The World Health Care Congress convenes senior health care leaders from throughout the industry for an exclusive three-day forum on the present and future of health care. The 2009 Congress sponsors include HMC, Healthways, sanofi-aventis, Health Dialog, Humana, TriZetto, AllOne Health Group, ActiveHealth Management, Booze & Company, Deloitte & Touche USA, Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, VITAS Health Care, Abbot Healthcare, Extend Health, Erickson Retirement Communities, American Well, Kaiser Permanente, Mastercard Worldwide, Ortho McNeil, Paquin Healthcare Companies, McKesson Health Solutions, NaviMedix, Kalypso, Microsoft, Broadlane, Conifer Health Solutions and Merck.

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