Educational Sessions, Networking and More Starts Today at the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress

After yesterday’s successful 2nd Global Women’s Leadership Summit – Women Leading in the Healthcare, Tourism & Benefits Industry, the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress kicks off today when registration begins at 7 am.

The day begins with the 3rd Medical Director’s Summit at 10 am. This Summit will gather Medical Directors from top hospitals and insurance companies from around the world to collaborate and network regarding the challenges in providing quality healthcare and insurance to local and international patients, and to allow them to discuss their programs with peers in other countries and learn best practices to improve their organization’s planning. Speaking at this event will be Dr. Bruce Rogen, Chief Medical Officer of the Cleveland Clinic Employee Health Plan and Gordon Otieno Odundo, CEO, Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Kenya.

Other morning activities include the Interactive Workshop – Developing a Health & Wellness Marketing Communication Plan, the Global Benefits Association Advisory Board & Membership Meeting, HAFA Meeting: Show me the Money and Employee Engagement: Improving Your Employees & Your Company’s Overall Health.

The day continues with the first educational breakout sessions. This marks the beginning of the certification courses. Educational sessions continue until 5:00 PM.

The first keynote session of the event will begin at 5:00 PM in the exhibit hall. The opening keynote, entitled ePatient 2015 – 15 Surprising Trends Changing Healthcare will be delivered by Rohit Bhargava, Best Selling Author of ePatient 2015.

Immediately following Mr. Bhargava’s presentation will be the grand opening of the exhibit hall at 6:00 PM. The grand opening will feature a reception with music and the first networking sessions. The exhibit hall will also be home to the Benefits Bingo, where the grand prize winner will receive a Lexus, thanks to New Benefits. Other winners will receive other great prizes, like iPads and gift cards. Make sure to pick up your bingo card and meet with sponsors for your chance to win!

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