VITAS Healthcare served as an executive sponsor of the recent The Business of Health Care: What’s Next? University of Miami (UM) conference that featured some of the healthcare industry’s most influential business leaders and policymakers.
The support of VITAS, provider of end-of-life care, included the sponsorship of 150 UM business students, who were able to attend the conference at no cost. The students are part of the Health Sector Management and Policy (HSMP) Executive MBA programme and HSMP Undergraduate Studies. The sponsorship provides students with the distinct opportunity to participate in high-level policy discussions and network with experts in the healthcare industry.
The conference provided the opportunity to hear from some of the US’s industry and policy leaders on the implications of widespread changes to the US healthcare system on business and government. Its featured speakers included American Hospital Association President and CEO Richard Pollack, America’s Health Insurance Plans President and CEO Marilyn Tavenner and American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano.