NEW YORK—What have the big healthcare systems learned? How are its lead executives adapting to better meet the challenges? How will insurance coverage and access to care for private pay and public/government patients be transformed? Today's session of Vision Monday's virtual Global Leadership Summit Series, which will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, is "Leadership Lessons From Healthcare's Front Lines: What's Next for Payors, Providers...and Vision Care?" It is the third of the four-part series of "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit's major theme.

"Leadership Lessons From Healthcare's Front Lines: What's Next for Payors, Providers...and Vision Care?"
 will illustrate how the coronavirus pandemic has stressed hospital and provider systems in unexpected ways, challenging administrators, clinicians and support staff and explore how systemic changes in healthcare will provide an opportunity for vision care providers to play a wider role.

This session will feature David Holmberg, president and CEO of Highmark, Inc. and chair of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association as well as insights from Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health, New York State's largest health system. John Whyte, MD, chief medical officer of WebMD will also take part, speaking to those two influential execs.

Joining this session will be United Healthcare Vision's CEO, John Ryan and Lori Archer, COO, who will talk about how a major health payor is viewing the future and vision's role in the healthcare system.  Inder Singal, MD, Bennet & Bloom Eye Centers, part of the EyeCare Partners Group, will talk about integrated vision care as one of the VM Summit's Vision Voices.  

Warby Parker's co-CEO and co-founder, Neil Blumenthal, joins the VM Summit to talk about the role of corporate social responsibility among healthcare and business leaders, which has seen increased visibility during the pandemic.

Registration is still available and includes access to anytime On Demand viewing for all four virtual VM Summit sessions, all access to the Vision Monday Summit virtual platform, networking with other attendees, door prizes and exclusive access to Summit attendee-only content after the event. Sessions can be viewed in full or in part.

Registration details, speaker bios and the full agenda are posted here and open for this thought leadership event which examines the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic, which has created new challenges on so many levels.

The Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit is sponsored by Platinum Sponsors: EssilorLuxottica and VSP Global. Gold sponsors are CareCreditOcucoThink About Your Eyes and The Vision Council. The Silver Sponsor is Alcon.