Navigation Links
Shannon Brownlee, Author of 'Overtreated,' to Keynote at Defined Health's 8th Annual Therapeutic Insight Conference
Date:4/1/2008

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined Health has announced the final agenda and invited and confirmed speakers for its 8th annual Therapeutic Insight conference. Therapeutic Insight 2008 ("TI2008") will take place on April 28 - 30, 2008, at The Westin New York at Times Square. The final agenda, list of speakers and registration information along with content and attendee statistics from prior Therapeutic Insight conferences is available on the conference website, http://www.therapeuticinsight.com.

Shannon Brownlee, Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, will present a keynote address at TI2008 entitled, "Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer." Her book of the same title was named the best economics book of 2007 by the New York Times. Ms. Brownlee's stories, essays, and opinion pieces about medicine and health care have appeared in such publications as The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, Slate, Time, Discover, BusinessWeek, Washington Monthly, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wilson Quarterly. Ms. Brownlee's TI2008 keynote presentation will explore cultural, economic, and political forces that result in the poor quality and high cost of US healthcare, including such issues as data transparency, comparative effectiveness, pharmacogenomics and conflicts of interest in pharmaceutical marketing. Her speaking fee will be donated to charity.

Therapeutic Insight 2008 includes senior industry executive and key opinion leader panels focused on oncology, cardiovascular disease, neuropsychiatric disorders, antimicrobials, therapeutic vaccines and Orphan Diseases. The 2+ day conference will include 2 networking events and additional networking opportunities throughout the event. The conference will begin on Tuesday morning, April 29, with a plenary presentation by Ed Saltzman, President of Defined Health, entitled: "Surviving, Sustaining and Succeeding in the Pursuit of Innovation."

Therapeutic Insight 2008 is sponsored by Defined Health and Communitech Market Intelligence. To register, or for more information, please visit http://www.therapeuticinsight.com, or contact Communitech: (914) 245-7764, http://www.cmius.com, or Defined Health: (973) 292-5001, http://www.definedhealth.com.

Contact:

Ginny E. Llobell

Vice President

Defined Health

973-292-5001 X 235


'/>"/>
SOURCE Defined Health
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Have the Last Laugh on Allergies This Season: Actress Molly Shannon Teams with The Allergy Foundation to Talk About Allergies
2. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases March Advisory Highlighting Communication Issues That Affect Patient Safety
3. Make Your Mammogram a Positive Experience: Author Offers Guidelines and Tips to Change Womens Negative Attitudes Toward Mammograms
4. Brookdale Board of Directors Authorizes $150 Million Share Repurchase Program
5. Waters Offers U.S. Water Authorities Complimentary Drinking Water Testing for the Presence of Pharmaceuticals
6. A Journal for Karen: Author Shares Gift of Love for Sister with Readers Everywhere Touched by Cancer
7. STERIS Corporation Announces New $300 Million Share Repurchase Authorization
8. Physicians and Patients Across Texas Decry Trend of Unauthorized Generic Drug Substitutions
9. Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors
10. Author Elizabeth Golden and Dancer Sarah Patellos to Serve as National Spokespersons for the National Scoliosis Foundation
11. Authorities fail to recognize emotionally scarred brothers and sisters of child abuse victims
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... ... the expansion of Atmosera Managed Azure Services . The trusted, transparent, and ... support of the company’s growing customer base. Atmosera’s next generation services include integrated ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2017 , ... ... treatments . Orthodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on treating alignment and ... include improved aesthetics and function. , North Hollywood dentist , Dr. ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Dr. Martin Bastuba, MD, FACS, founder ... the Fertility Center of California, is pleased to announce the addition of two ... TESA (percutaneous testicular sperm extraction). These minimally invasive treatments are primarily used to ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... If ... are seeing lots of red these days. According to recent estimates, 75 – ... from medical coding errors(1). Some studies point to Electronic Health Records (EHR) with ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... ... Republicans in the United States Senate on Thursday released their version of bill ... significantly from the American Health Care Act, which the House passed in May, so ... have to take up the Senate version as-is, if it passes. , The following ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/5/2017)... , June 5, 2017 Kohll,s Pharmacy & Homecare is ... the United States . The Raizer is a ... fallen person up to an almost-standing position within ... operated by one assistant and does not require ... enough that a child can operate it, and ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... , May 30, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in ... Greisch , Hill-Rom,s president and chief executive officer, is scheduled ... live audio webcast can be accessed at http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm . ... of the live event through September 13, 2017. ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... HAMPTON, Va. , May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... ivWatch Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Board to enable ... technology with patient monitoring systems, infusion pumps and ... products, OEMs will be able to help health ... care and reduced risks related to IV therapy. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: