Health Care Lecture Series

Sixth Annual Health Care Symposium

"Patient-Centered Care: Proven Experience, Expect the Best"

Featuring David T. Feinberg, MD, MBA, president and chief executive officer, Geisinger Health System

The Sixth Annual Misericordia University Health Care Symposium was held on November 6, 2015 on campus. David Feinberg, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, delivered the keynote address in front of 250 regional health care leaders and practitioners. Students from Misericordia University participated in a separate session. The topic, Patient Centered Care: Proven Experience, Expect The Best, was well received.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Lemmond Theater – Walsh Hall, Misericordia University

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast, Registration and Networking

8 a.m. - Welcome and Keynote Address

9 a.m. - Interactive Session with Question and Answer

9:20 a.m. - Closing Remarks

Leaders and managers at all levels and in all areas of the health care delivery system will benefit from this presentation as well as students in health care administration and clinical fields. Business leaders and the public are also welcome.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Admission is free, but registration is required for all attendees. Space is limited. Online registration is now closed. Please contact us at the email below so that we may accommodate any new reservations on a space-available basis.

Please email with any questions about the event.

Event sponsors include Allied Services, Commonwealth Health, Erwine’s Home Health, Geisinger Health System, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Metz Culinary Management.

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Feinberg

Dr. David T. Feinberg is president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, one of the nation’s largest rural health services organization. A vertically integrated, physician-led system, Geisinger is widely recognized as a leader in the implementation and use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care models to enhance patient care. Dr. Feinberg previously served as CEO of UCLA’s hospitals and associate vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences, as well as president of UCLA Health System, overseeing all aspects of UCLA Health, its four hospitals — Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica — and the UCLA Faculty Practice Group.

Modern Healthcare named him among the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” in the United States for 2014. Along with his dedication to upholding the highest clinical standards for patient care and safety, Dr. Feinberg is committed to enhancing the patient experience and under his leadership, patient-satisfaction scores at health systems he has led have reached — and maintained — the 99th percentile.

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