TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Spiraling costs, an aging population, and deficit and debt reduction at all levels of government challenge the very survival of Canada's health care system. The Conference Board of Canada's summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care will bring together top Canadian and international experts to explore solutions for Canada's greatest health challenges.
The Conference Board will also host its Scholar-in-Residence book launch on October 30 at 5:15 p.m. André Picard, summit Chair and the Board's 2012 Scholar-in-Residence, will discuss his newest book, The Path to Health Care Reform: Policy and Politics. The book features his own in-depth research into Canadian health care and what the future may hold for reform of our ever-changing system.
|When:||October 30 - 31|
|Where:||Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel|
|Who:||Speakers attending the two-day summit include:|
|Bonnie D. Brossart, Chief Executive Officer, Health Quality Council, Saskatchewan|
|Dr. Rueben Devlin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Humber River Hospital|
|Jon Fairest, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi Canada|
|Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada|
|Kelly D. Murumets, President and Chief Executive Officer, ParticipACTION|
|Dr. Gabriela Prada, Director, Health Innovation, Policy and Evaluation, The Conference Board of Canada.|
|André Picard, Public Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail|
|Dr. Judith Shamian, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Council of Nurses|
|Louis Thériault, Director, Health Economics, The Conference Board of Canada|
For the full schedule and times, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/healthsummit/agenda.aspx
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The event is sponsored by Medtronic of Canada Ltd., Sun Life Financial Inc., CGI, McKesson Canada, Sanofi Canada, Best Doctors Canada Inc., Cira Medical Services Inc., Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), Pfizer Inc., and Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Inc.
SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada
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