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Medical Expo — Key Speaker Schedule

Posted in Events by Pam on November 14, 2010
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Medical Expo – November 22, 2010
Key Speaker Schedule

HealthCare Reform in the United States has to be one of THE hottest topics around! Find out how it will affect you, regardless of where you live.

Dr Friedman

12 noon, and again at 5:00 pm
Dr Friedman
“HealthCare Reform in the United States”

Dr Friedman will outline some of the key features of Health Care Reform and some of the ways it may affect all attendees. He will focus on the factors leading up to reform and what patients might expect over the next several years as Health Care Reform is implemented. This will be a practical presentation with an attempt to simplify an often misunderstood and sometimes complicated topic.

Dr Friedman

Lawrence Friedman, M.D. became the first Medical Director of Ambulatory and Primary Care at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1998. Since then he has also become Medical Director of Managed Care, Medical Group Quality and Safety and Director of the UCSD Clinical Telemedicine program. Much of his time is spent working with physician and administrative leadership to assure that UCSD meets or exceeds the highest clinical care standards and provides the best possible patient experience.

Dr Friedman is Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. He is also co-founder of the Community Collaborative that provides free medical services to homeless and runaway youth. In recent years Dr Friedman has been Co-Chair the of University Health System Consortium (UHC) Ambulatory Care Steering Committee, served as a member of the Pay for Performance Implementation Advisory Task Force at the National Quality Forum and AHRQ study section member. From 1994-2006 Dr Friedman had been the Division Chief for General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at UCSD.

Prior to arriving at UCSD in 1994 Dr Friedman was the acting Division Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Deaconess Hospital in Boston and a member of the faculty in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University and completed internship and residency training at the Deaconess Hospital in Boston followed by a General Medicine fellowship at Harvard Medical School.

The Medical Expo is sponsored by the US Consular Agent, HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta and the Hotel Marriott. This no charge event will feature a vast area of local and international healthcare providers including insurance, physicians, local hospitals among many more!

9am – 7pm

Transportation available from San Pancho, Sayulita, La Cruz and Bucerias.

For further information, please contact or 322 107 7007.


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