The Future of Health Care in America:
A Roundtable Discussion

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The Future of Health Care in America: 
A Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Roundtable Meeting
8:00 a.m. - Noon

The Oakland Center at Oakland University - Banquet Room A

2200 N. Squirrel Road 
Rochester, Mich. 48309

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, The Heartland Institute, Consumers for Health Care Choices, and Americans for Prosperity - Michigan, invite you to an exclusive roundtable discussion. "The Future of Health Care in America" will be held in Rochester, Mich., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009.  Discussion leaders will include some of the most innovative organizations and thought leaders in American health care today. The roundtable provides a forum for individuals from varied backgrounds to come together and work through the challenges facing consumer-driven health care in the new Administration. 

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Topics to be discussed:

  • Protecting the Doctor-Patient Relationship

  • Consumer-Driven Health Care

  • Real Cost Reduction and Positive Behavior Change

  • How Medical Liability Lawsuits Affect Health Care Access

  • Health Reform at the Federal Level

Please join health care experts and other health industry leaders to discuss the latest news in consumer driven health care, the new administration's plans for reform, and research and advocacy in the coming year.

Speakers include: Greg Scandlen, Director of the Heartland Institute's Consumers for Health Care Choices; Jack McHugh, Senior Legislative Analyst, Mackinac Center for Public Policy; Scott Hagerstrom, Executive Director, Americans for Prosperity - Michigan; Peter Fotos, Director of Government Relations, Heartland Institute; Dr. Fadwa Gillanders; Michael J. Cutlip, Advantage Benefits Group and Richard Kitch, The Kitch Firm.

There is no registration fee for this event, which includes a continental breakfast. 

Please RSVP to Robin Knox, Project Manager of Consumers for Health Care Choices at 312-377-4000 or

The invitation to sponsor this roundtable was extended by the Southeast Michigan 9/12 Project.


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