Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference -- August 6, 2013

           Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference -- August 6, 2013

Be inspired with a conference addressing women and their impact on the future
of healthcare

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, June 20, 2013

CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --There are 10 days left in Modern
Healthcare's early bird registration for the annual Women Leaders in
Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, August 6 at the Franklin Marriott Cool
Springs, just outside of Nashville. This year's conference is titled
Influencing the Future of Healthcare, and will discuss the transforming
healthcare industry, mergers and acquisitions, how to get a board appointment
and reaching your career goals. The conference is designed to inspire,
present actionable insights, promote interaction among attendees to exchange
ideas, and extend professional networks. Throughout the day, attendees will
engage in discussions that will shape the business of healthcare and their

Speakers just released include the Opening Keynote, Marilyn Tavenner, a Top 25
Women in Healthcare honoree, who is the newly appointed Administrator for the
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The agenda is being developed, but
the additional confirmed speakers are some of the most high profile and
distinguished women in healthcare, including:

  oJudy Persichilli, President and CEO of Catholic Health East
  oPatricia Powers, Counsel, Waller
  oConnie Curran, Founder and CEO at Best on Board, upcoming Chairman of the
    Board at DeVry, Board of Directors at Hospira and DePaul University, and
    Board Member at Lurie's Chicago Childrens' Hospital
  oJudi North, Board Member at Community Health Systems, Acuity Brand, and
    Lumos Networks
  oSheila Penrose, Chairman of the Board at Jones Lang LaSalle, Board of
    Directors at McDonald's and Datacard Group, and General Trustee at Rush
    University Medical Center
  oShirley Weis, Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President at Mayo
    Clinic, Board Member at Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, and Secretary at
    Mayo Clinic Board of Governors
  oSherrie Barch, President and Co-Founder at Furst Group
  oDeborah Bowen, President and CEO of American College of Healthcare
  oChristy Lemak, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management
    and Policy at University of Michigan, Director of the Griffith Leadership
    Center at University of Michigan, and Chief Academic Officer of the
    National Center for Healthcare Leadership
  oSusan DeVore, President and CEO of Premier healthcare alliance

Capacity for this conference is limited. Early bird registration base rates
begin at $229. For additional rates and the agenda, please visit:


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