Council for American Medical Innovation’s (CAMI) has organised for a half day innovation symposium, Medical Innovation at a Crossroads: Choosing the Path Ahead.
— Council for American Medical Innovation’s (CAMI) has organised for a half day innovation symposium, Medical Innovation at a Crossroads: Choosing the Path Ahead. This event will examine how the U.S. can best foster investment in medical innovation so as to reduce the health care costs all while finding treatments and cures for the most devastating of diseases.
Speakers at the meeting, who will present and help guide discussion, are U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra, Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology, Office of Science & Technology Policy and CNN’s Dr. Fareed Zakaria,, Editor at Large of TIME, Washington Post columnist and New York Times bestselling author. Panel discussions on federal and state policy directions will include global business leaders, policymakers, economic strategists, academic scholars, and experts, all contributing to this urgent dialogue on how the U.S. can navigate current challenges and stay the course as a worldwide leader in medical innovation leading to reduced healthcare costs. An initiative by CAMI, this event will look at the most effective federal policy strategies supporting medical innovation so as a cornerstone for job creation, economic recovery and health security to all Americans.
Agenda for the event:
8:00 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM: Opening Keynote Address – Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology, Office of Science & Technology Policy
9:00 AM: Panel Discussion
What Specific Federal Policies are needed to Keep the US Globally Competitive in Medical Innovation?
Moderator: Katty Kay, Washington Correspondent, BBC World News America and Co-author, Womenomics
- Dick Gephardt, Former House Majority Leader, Co-Chair of CAMI
- Dr. Robert D. Atkinson, Founder and President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
- John Castellani, President and CEO, PhRMA
- Chris Coburn,Executive Director, Cleveland Clinic Innovations
Q&A to Follow
10:00 AM: Panel Discussion
Investment or Expense? Encouraging Investment in American Medical Innovation during a Time of Fiscal Restraint
Moderator: Paul Begala, Political Analyst and Commentator, CNN
- Governor Mike Leavitt, Former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Co-Chair of CAMI
- Bill McInturff, Partner and Co-Founder of Public Opinion Strategies
- Dr. Kenneth Thorpe, Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
- George Vradenburg, Founder, USAgainstAlzheimer’s
Q&A to Follow
11:15 AM: Keynote Address
Fareed Zakaria, Editor of Newsweek International
Q&A to Follow
12:30 PM: Symposium Concludes
Source: Press release distribution via India PRwire
Notes to Editor
About The Council for American Medical Innovation
The Council for American Medical Innovation (www.americanmedicalinnovation.org) is bringing together leaders in research, medicine, public health, academia, education, labor, and business, who are working in partnership toward a national policy agenda aimed at preserving U.S. leadership in medical innovation. American medical innovators create millions of high-paying jobs, and their discoveries are integral in the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. The Council for American Medical Innovation views leadership in medical innovation as a key part of America’s economic recovery, future prosperity and health.
For more information, please contact:
Brijesh Bhatt (Manager Media Relations) (M) 9999280664