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Breakfast with Healthcare Champions Series

Challenges and Opportunities in Massachusetts Health Care

Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:00 – 8:30 AM
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Shipley Auditorium
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA

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David F. Torchiana, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer
Partners HealthCare System, Inc.

David TorchianaDr. Torchiana is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Partners HealthCare, an integrated not-for-profit academic health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in 1994. Partners also includes McLean Hospital, the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network of post-acute institutional and home care services, six community hospitals, Neighborhood Health Plan (a non-profit health insurance company), and a community physician network

MGH and BWH are the largest hospital recipients of National Institutes of Health funding in the nation and in aggregate Partners total research budget is $1.4 billion.  In the field of education, Partners is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and operates the MGH Institute of Health Professions, a graduate school with 1,200 students in nursing and other allied-health professions.  Dr. Torchiana graduated from Yale College in 1976, was a Churchill scholar at Cambridge University in 1977, and graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1981.  He completed residencies in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at the MGH before joining the Department of Surgery in 1989.  He became Chief of Cardiac Surgery at MGH in 1998 and Chairman and CEO of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization in 2003.  His principal career interest has been to make healthcare better and more cost effective.


7:00 to 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:30 to 8:30 AM

Remarks and Discussion


$20 ACHE of Massachusetts Members
$30 Non-members
*$20 Full-Time Healthcare Administration Students and those "In Transition"

*Please have your Student ID available to show at the registration desk.

Online registration is closed, but you can
register at the door with cash or check ONLY.

CANCELLATION: To cancel your registration, please notify us in writing no later than one week prior to the event for a refund, less a $5 nonrefundable processing. If a cancellation takes place less than 3 days prior to the event, no refunds will be given; however, you may send a substitute in your place.