Health Care Forum

Health Care Forum

May 1, 2013
Washington, DC

At a time when health care is top-of-mind for Washington and the medical community around the country, The Atlantic’s 2013 Health Care Forum gathered doctors and nurses, policymakers and entrepreneurs, and big data experts and big business leaders to discuss next steps for health in the United States. On May 1, with a packed house of engaged audience members, coverage from C-SPAN, and an enthusiastic group of experts on stage, the Forum had an energy and depth that truly carried the day.

See the below players for video footage of the 2013 Health Care Forum.  

Presented by Elizabeth Baker Keffer, Senior Vice President and Group Publisher - Live Events, Atlantic Media and President, AtlanticLIVE and QuartzLIVE


Featuring Ari Caroline, Director of Quantitative Analysis and Strategic Initiatives, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital 

Moderated by Jonathan Cohn, Senior Editor, The New Republic 


Introductory remarks from Mark Wietecha, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children's Hospital Association 

Featuring Mary Grealy, President, Healthcare Leadership Council; David Muzina, Vice President of Specialist Practice and National Practice Leader, Express Scripts; Rob Romasco, President, AARP; and Anne Schuchat, Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Acting Director, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Moderated by Steve Clemons, Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic


Featuring Oliver Kharraz, Chief Operating Officer and Founder, ZocDoc; Samuel R. Nussbaum, Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy, and Chief Medical Officer, WellPoint; and Kavita Patel, Managing Director for Clinical Transformation and Delivery, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, The Brookings Institution 

Moderated by Don Peck, Features Editor, The Atlantic


Featuring Jeffrey Arnold, Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer, WebMD; Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

Interviewed by Steve Clemons, Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic 


Featuring Thomas Insel, Director, National Institute of Mental Health; Roger Ray, Chief Medical Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System; and Barbara Van Dahlen, Founder and President, Give an Hour 

Moderated by James Hamblin, Health Editor,, and Associate Editor, The Atlantic


Featuring Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Interviewed by Garance Franke-Ruta, Senior Editor, The Atlantic


Featuring Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for the United States 

Interviewed by Rebecca Rosen, Senior Associate Editor for Technology, The Atlantic 


Photos from the 2012 Forum

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