What Questions Would You Ask a Healthcare CEO?

What Questions Would You Ask a Healthcare CEO?

International Economic Development Council

Join our Fireside Chat with Philadelphia’s Mayor Nutter, the CEO of Independence Blue Cross, and Radio Personality Brian McDonough, MD

2013 International Economic Development Council Annual Conference
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott, October 6-9, 2013

Increasingly a stable source of jobs and good wages for workers at multiple skill levels, the health care sector is transforming across the world.   What does the future look like in health care and economic development, and how can you position your community to capitalize? 

Send in your questions for Dan Hilferty, CEO of Independence Blue Cross.

Join IEDC in Philadelphia at the Keynote Luncheonfor this year's Annual Conference, where Daniel Hilferty, CEO of Independence Blue Cross, will discuss health care innovation and answer questions from economic developers in a “fireside chat” moderated by Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Director for KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia.

To ask a question for Mr. Hilferty, simply send your query to [email protected] by Friday, September 20, 2013.  Responses will be kept anonymous and sent to Dr. McDonough for inclusion in a dynamic Q+A with the leader of one of southeastern Pennsylvania’s leading health insurers.  

Attendance at the keynote luncheon is included with registration for the 2013 IEDC Annual Conference, so whether you’re close to Philadelphia or coming from out of town, register today to attend this unique event.

IEDC Keynote Luncheon
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Keynote Speaker: Daniel J. Hilferty, President & CEO, Independence Blue Cross

Daniel J. Hilferty is president and chief executive officer of Independence Blue Cross (IBC), a leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania serving more than seven million people nationwide, including 2.2 million in the region.  Known nationally as a leader in the publicly insured managed-care industry and as an advocate for health care access and quality, Hilferty has more than 25 years of experience in health care, government affairs, communications, and education.

Moderator: Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor, KYW Newsradio

Brian McDonough, MD has been called “Philadelphia’s Family Physician” in large part due to his daily presence as Medical Editor on KYWNewsradio since 1988. In addition to his role at KYWNewsradio, Dr. McDonough is syndicated on more than one hundred radio stations throughout the United States. Dr. McDonough is seen as a national leader in the area of Clinical innovation and Technology and is sought out as a national speaker in areas related to the use of patient portals, social media and the use of electronic medical records to impact health care.

Welcoming Remarks: The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia

Sworn in for a second term in January 2012, Michael A. Nutter has set an aggressive agenda for America’s fifth largest city – improving high school graduation and college attainment rates, vowing to strengthen community policing through Philly Rising, a unique partnership between vulnerable neighborhoods and the City, and continuing to implement the nationally recognized GreenWorks Philadelphia initiative that is helping to make the City of Philadelphia become the greenest city in America. Born in Philadelphia and educated at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Michael Nutter has been committed to public service since his youth in West Philadelphia.

Posted September 11, 2013

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