Healthcare Forum 2014: A Global Business in Flux

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Healthcare leaders from the U.S. and around the world gathered in Boston on September 17th to discuss the outlook for the global healthcare industry at The Economist’s second annual Healthcare Forum 2014: A Global Business in Flux. More than 200 senior-level executives from across the healthcare spectrum engaged in panel discussions and an extensive debate on the Affordable Care Act with many of the industry’s key influencers.

Product innovation, efficiency and price transparency, as well as what can be learned from foreign healthcare models in countries such as Israel, and new business models in the healthcare industry were also among the major topics discussed.

Thirty-three speakers from a variety of hospitals and healthcare companies, including Boston Children’s Hospital, GE Healthcare, Pfizer, Africa Health Placements, Mount Sinai, athenahealth and many others, attended to speak on many of the major issues and changes currently taking place in the healthcare industry.