Conditions for Progress: Strengthening America's Health Care Ecosystem

Conditions for Progress: Strengthening America's Health Care Ecosystem

11.12.12 | By

If you're a regular visitor to The Catalyst or From Hope to Cures, you've probably noticed that we're deeply proud of the progress that the biopharmaceutical industry has made over the past several decades. While supporting nearly four million jobs, our industry is helping to lead the nation in research and development every day to discover innovative new treatments that address the world's most pressing medical challenges.

On Tuesday, November 13th at 8 a.m. EST, PhRMA is partnering with National Journal to host a discussion with top industry and policy leaders on key areas facing America's ever-evolving health care ecosystem. Primary speakers include:

  • John J. Castellani, President and CEO of PhRMA
  • Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-U.S. Virgin Islands)
  • Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Pfizer
  • Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Engleberg Center for Health Care Reform at The Brookings Institution
  • Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Resident Fellow at The American Enterprise Institute
  • Chris Coburn, Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations
  • Maggie Fox, Senior Writer at Health NBCNews.com & Today.com

This discussion is not only limited to industry leaders - we'd like to know your thoughts and observations as well. To help make this as easy as possible, below are a few ways you can join Tuesday's conversation:

Given the important role that health care plays in growing our economy and meeting the needs of patients across the globe, it's critical that everyone play a role in this ongoing discussion. We hope you have the opportunity to join us for an informative session and, above all, look forward to your comments and ideas on how we can strengthen this ecosystem together.

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