Obamacare Architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Where Is Health Care Headed? (SF)

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The Commonwealth Club
12:00 PM
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Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Former Chief Health Policy Advisor; Obama Administration; Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy; University of Pennsylvania; Author, Prescription for the Future: The Twelve Transformational Practices of Highly Effective Medical OrganizationsIn Conversation with Mark Zitter, Chair, The Zetema Project
America’s health-care system is the most expensive in the world, and it continues to face large transformations. What should these transformation look like? How can the health-care system be improved to provide patient-focused care? Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel seeks to answer these questions by looking at success on all levels, from individual physicians to for-profit companies. In a time of great change in the American health-care system, Dr. Emanuel shines a bright, diagnostic light on the state of American health care and how it should be best structured to serve the American people.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the former chief health policy advisor to the Obama administration, and the chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. His goal is to transform American health care into a system that provides higher-quality, lower-cost care.
Location: 555 Post Street, San FranciscoTime: 11:30 a.m. check-in, 12 p.m. program, 1 p.m. book signingNotes: Photo by Candace diCarlo; please note that Dr. Emanuel will also be speaking in Silicon Valley in the evening of September 26
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  1. The Commonwealth Club 555 Post Street, San Francisco, CA