'Future Vision 2005' to feature innovation in endoscopy
28 January 2005
Innovation, research and emerging endoscopic techniques are some of the
topics that will be discussed at "Future Vision 2005," hosted by the
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), March 10-11, at the
Annenberg Center for Health Services at Eisenhower in Rancho Mirage, CA.
The day-and-a-half Summit on Innovation in Endoscopy will feature a
chance for interactive dialogue with academicians, government
representatives, healthcare leaders, industry suppliers, researchers, and
The ASGE President, David J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, SM (Epid), Dean of the
University of Utah School of Medicine, stated, "The ASGE is very pleased to
be hosting our first national interactive Summit. The line-up of outstanding
speakers and topics will be thought provoking; the format allowing for ample
audience dialogue will be stimulating; and the location will be both
enticing and energizing."
Speakers representing industry, government and healthcare will examine
the gastrointestinal specialty of endoscopy from the perspectives of its
impact on patient outcomes today, the emerging clinical techniques of
tomorrow, and the exciting future of the field in both technology changes
and better patient care.
Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, DBA MBA, will be
the keynote speaker on the topic of the "Disruptive Forces in the Future of
Healthcare." His consulting firm, Innosight, has helped hundreds of
organizations develop new strategies in the face of "disruptive
Other speakers include: David Carr-Locke, MD, FRCP, Harvard Medical
School; Blair Childs, Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed);
Christopher J. Gostout, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Robert H.
Hawes, MD, Medical University of South Carolina; Stephen P. James, MD,
National Institute of Diabetes and Nutrition; Anthony N. Kalloo, MD, The
Johns Hopkins Hospital; David Lieberman, MD, Portland Veterans
Administration Medical Center; Pankaj Jay Pasricha, MD, The University of
Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; Kenneth Simon, MD, United States
Department of Health and Human Services; Kevin Smith, Syntheon, LLC; and
Aron S. Yustein, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
For more information or to register, contact Barbara Connell at
email@example.com or by phone at (630) 573-0600 or by visiting
the ASGE website:
source: American Society for Gastrointestinal
CONTACT: Robert J. Buzogany for American Society for Gastrointestinal
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