Philadelphia Native And Author Of Book On Healthcare Industry Headlines Expert Panel At The Wharton Health Care Business

Philadelphia Native And Author Of Book On Healthcare Industry Headlines Expert
             Panel At The Wharton Health Care Business Conference

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PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that the healthcare
landscape is tough and getting tougher. In the U.S., we see the
implementation of the healthcare reform against the background of a fragile
economic recovery, creating a tumultuous environment for the entire sector.
Philadelphia native and author of Healthcare at a Turning Point: A Roadmap for
Change Michael Abrams will moderate a panel discussion on how recent changes
in the legal and regulatory landscape are impacting each sector of the
industry at the Wharton Health Care Business Conference on February 15.

Michael will be joined by panelists representing pharmaceuticals, medical
devices, payers and healthcare IT to discuss how both domestic and global
trends are impacting the entire healthcare sector. This discussion will be
followed by a Q&A with Michael and panelists Mitchell Higashi, PhD, Chief
Economist, GE Healthcare, Joseph Leveque, MD, Vice President, Head of US
Medical Oncology, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Matt Manders, President, Regional and
Operations, Cigna, and Emad Rizk, MD, President McKesson Health Solutions,
McKesson Corporation. 

This event is open to the media.

19^th Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference
Hyatt at the Bellevue
February 15, 2013
11:15am-12:30pm

About Michael Abrams

Over the past 25 years, Michael has built a portfolio of strategy and business
performance successes as both an internal and external consultant for Fortune
500 corporations on a global basis. Michael is well known for his expertise in
the emerging demand for economic and clinical value, and has helped clients
develop processes and capabilities to successfully compete in highly dynamic
markets. Michael has written extensively on the need for integrated, systemic
solutions to the challenges facing the healthcare industry, and has
co-authored two books, including Healthcare at a Turning Point: A Roadmap for
Change.

About Numerof & Associates:

NAI is a strategy consulting firm that develops customized, market-based
solutions for strategic and operational challenges of organizations in
industries undergoing significant transition. Working globally across the
healthcare industry with clients in delivery, pharmaceuticals, medical devices
and diagnostics, payers, and policy, NAI brings a unique cross-disciplinary
approach to a broad range of engagements designed to sharpen strategic focus,
increase revenues, reduce costs and risk, and enhance customer value. Visit us
at www.nai-consulting.com.

SOURCE Michael Abrams

Contact: To schedule an interview with Michael Abrams, please contact Jordan
Rutledge at (314) 997-1587 or jrutledge@nai-consulting.com