Jan. 30, 2014
Panels, Candidate Forum Highlight
- WHAT: Top state and national physician and health care leaders, elected officials, and candidates for statewide office will gather in one place this weekend —Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) 2014 Winter Conference. State, physician, and business leaders will discuss their vision and strategies for health care delivery.
TMA’s action-packed conference schedule boasts a candidate forum featuring the four Republican candidates for Texas comptroller, a Congressional update from Texas’ senior senator, a national health care update from the American Medical Association (AMA), and a panel discussion on the transformation of health care with experts from the State of Texas and the health care industry.
Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday,
Feb. 1 (See schedule below.)
- WHERE: Hyatt Regency Austin, Level 2, Texas Ballroom, 208 Barton Springs Rd., Austin
OF EVENTS AND SPEAKERS
Comptroller Candidate Forum
Sen. Glenn Hegar (R-Katy); Rep. Harvey Hilderbran (R-Kerrville); Debra
Medina; Raul Torres
Watch live stream of candidate forum.
L. Brotherton, MD, TMA president
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)
Watch live stream of Senator Cornyn’s remarks.
Introduction: Susan R. Bailey, MD, AMA Board of Trustees member and
TMA past president
Speaker: Ardis Hoven, MD, AMA president
The Transformation of Health Care
Moderator: Carlos Cardenas, MD, TMA Board of Trustees chair
live stream of panel discussion.
Challenges in the Public Health Sector
MD, Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner
Payer Innovations for the Changing Health
Bert Marshall, Blue Cross and
Blue Shield of Texas president
Transforming Physician Practices
Wallace, senior vice president Strategic
Services, McKesson Business Performance Services
Physician Leadership: The Key to Successful
Palmer “Pal” Evans, MD, former senior
vice president and chief medical officer, Tucson Medical Center
call or ask for Brent Annear or Pam Udall upon arrival. We can help you locate
the meeting and arrange any interviews you may need.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 47,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 112 component county medical societies around the state. TMA's key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.
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Contact: Pam Udall
phone: (512) 370-1382
cell: (512) 413-6807
phone: (512) 370-1381
cell: (512) 656-7320
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