06 Jul Dr Peter Salgo
Speaker: Dr Peter Salgo
Award Winning Medical Journalist and Healthcare Futurist
Speech Topics Include:
- America’s Vital Signs
- The Future of Healthcare
- Wherefore Your Hospital in Changing Times
Keynote Speaker Peter Salgo is an Emmy Award-winning medical journalist, practicing physician, and respected healthcare futurist. Known for providing insights into medical trends, Salgo predicts that progress in fighting heart disease will have a tremendous impact on America’s healthcare delivery system and on the future of medicine itself. Salgo also discusses his experience directing the intensive care unit of a New York City hospital during the tragedy of 9/11 and the importance of communication and responsiveness in dealing with crises and emergencies.
Dr. Salgo is also known for his written work, having published numerous articles on drug pricing, chronic fatigue, and Retin-A, AIDS, and fetal surgery. He is the author of The Heart of the Matter: A Revolutionary Program for Preventing Coronary Heart Disease, which is a groundbreaking book, offering readers the ability to self-test and prevent heart problems and combat heart disease on their own.
Currently, Dr. Salgo is hosting Second Opinion: Taking Charge of Your Healthcare, for American Public Television. Using intriguing, real-life medical cases, Dr. Salgo and his guests grapple with diagnosis and treatment options to give viewers the most up-to-date, accurate medical information. Dr. Salgo believes with a better understanding of complex health issues, patients can navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.
America’s Vital Signs
In his presentation, healthcare speaker Peter Salgo predicts that the progress in fighting heart disease will have a tremendous impact on our nation’s healthcare delivery system and the future of medicine itself. While explaining how current medical breakthroughs will allow today’s Americans to live longer than any other generation, he also explores the future of healthcare and how the industry must prepare to serve.
The Future of Healthcare
The future is bright for professionals. They will see the reorganization of health care delivery in this country into a form that will give them more control over both their incomes, and the care they deliver. In this presentation, Peter Salgo teaches that the key to achieving this bright future is to act now to implement a few substantive changes. The millennium will not drift in the right direction. Professionals must guide the future by their direct action and behavior to craft it into the model they desire.
Wherefore Your Hospital in Changing Times
Clearly healthcare is changing. Healthcare delivery models are changing. Wellness has become the new touchstone for healthcare. Disease prevention is replacing the disease model of healthcare delivery. Dr. Peter Salgo shows hospitals and healthcare providers how to ride the wave of the wellness revolution.