Vision Monday’s 14th Annual Global Leadership Summit Is Postponed

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Monday, March 9, 2020 12:20 AM NEW YORK—Due to ongoing concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities, Vision Monday has decided to postpone the 14th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, which was scheduled to take place March 25 at The Times Center in New York City.

Social Media Influencer ‘Doctor Mike’ to Discuss Consumerization of Healthcare at VM Summit

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, the social media influencer known to his millions of followers as “Doctor Mike”, will share insights about today’s digitally-connected consumers/patients and their need for accurate, up to date healthcare information with attendees of the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit. He will open the first Summit session, which will look at consumerization of healthcare as a major trend that is upending delivery of service, distribution of information and patient-doctor relationships. “Doctor Mike personifies the trend of doctors speaking directly to consumers and patients, using tools like broadcast plus social media to address their concerns, deliver useful information and shed light on their own interest in taking care of themselves and their families,” said Marge Axelrad, SVP and editorial director of the Vision Monday Group.

‘Vision Voices’ to Join VM Summit Speakers’ Roster

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:21 AM NEW YORK—A select assortment of vision care professionals, including a leading corporate optometrist, several successful independent ODs and a top research ophthalmologist will share their insights about vision care’s role in the Future of Healthcare at next month’s Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit. These “Vision Voices” will complement presentations by experts in integrated healthcare, finance, vision technology and consumer behavior who will be featured throughout the daylong Summit program.

Top Optical Retail Leader to Join Digital Tech Expert and Leading Data Analyst for VM Summit’s ‘Future of Healthcare’ Program

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Honing its focus on the “Future of Healthcare,” the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit is adding three experts with diverse backgrounds to its growing speaker lineup. The new speakers—Sue Downes of MyEyeDr., Robin Raskin of Living in Digital Times and Marc Albanese of CB Insights—join a rich Summit roster that includes thought leaders in integrated healthcare, finance, vision technology and consumer behavior. Sue Downes is CEO and co-founder of MyEyeDr. Starting with one office in 2001, she has led the MyEyeDr. brand to add almost 600 locations across 25 states and the District of Columbia.

Healthcare Branding and Smart Glasses Experts Join VM Summit Program

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Mark Pappas, an expert in healthcare marketing and branding and Stephen Lake, the CEO of a fast rising smart glasses startup, will offer their unique perspectives on the dynamics of new technologies and consumer behavior at the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit program, “The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020.”

Consumer Health Experts Join VM’s Summit Program

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Monday, February 10, 2020 1:00 AM NEW YORK— Two experts in consumer health have joined the growing roster of speakers at the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit the theme of which is “The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020.”

Northwell Health's Michael Dowling and Coresight's Maxwell Kahn, Join 'The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020' VM Summit Roster

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Maxwell Kahn, an expert in retail technology and customer experience and Northwell Health's CEO Michael Dowling, the leader of one of the nation’s largest private health systems will share their views on today’s fast changing healthcare landscape when they speak at the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit next month. They will join a diverse roster of healthcare experts who will address the Summit’s theme, “The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020,” at the daylong conference on March 25.

Consumer Health Experts Join VM’s Summit Program

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Friday, January 31, 2020 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Two experts in consumer health have joined the growing roster of speakers at the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, the theme of which is “The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020.” Kip Webb, MD, MPH has been successful in leading healthcare reform as a pediatrician, a professor, and a business leader. He is an advocate for healthcare that is patient-centric, affordable, reliable, and transparent. Dr. Webb worked with Accenture for 12 years, most recently serving as managing director, chief clinical innovation officer.

First Speakers Announced for VM’s Summit ‘Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020’

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Monday, January 20, 2020 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Insights into Walmart’s groundbreaking Health Centers initiative. A lightweight, wearable computer that brings together the physical and digital worlds to expand the possibilities for healthcare. Keen observations about where and how major investors are viewing the future of healthcare. These are just three of the highlights to be presented by the first announced speakers at the upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, the exclusive live event to be held here March 25 at The Times Center.

Early Bird Registration for the VM Summit Is Extended Through Jan. 14

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Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:00 PM NEW YORK—Insights into Walmart's groundbreaking Health Centers initiative. A lightweight, wearable computer that brings together the physical and digital worlds to expand the possibilities for healthcare. Keen observations about where and how major investors are viewing the future of healthcare. These are just three of the highlights to be presented by the first announced speakers at the upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, the exclusive live event to be held here March 25 at The Times Center. Early bird registration for the VM Summit has been extended through January 14 at 11:59 p.m. and is available at www.visionmonday.com/Summit.

First Speakers Announced for 'Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020' at VM Global Leadership Summit

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Monday, January 6, 2020 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Insights into Walmart's groundbreaking Health Centers initiative. A lightweight, wearable computer that brings together the physical and digital worlds to expand the possibilities for healthcare. Keen observations about where and how major investors are viewing the future of healthcare. These are just three of the highlights to be presented by the first announced speakers at the upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, the exclusive live event to be held here March 25 at The Times Center.

Early Bird Registration Extended for 'The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020,' VM Global Leadership Summit Event

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Friday, January 3, 2020 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Special early bird registration has been extended for the upcoming VM Global Leadership Summit, "The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020." The exclusive event, which attracts senior industry executives, optical retailers, leading eyecare professionals, suppliers and key opinion leaders from the worldwide optical industry, will be held March 25 at The Times Center here. This year's 14th annual program will illuminate the dynamic changes taking place in the healthcare industry and examine the opportunities for vision care and optical to play a broader, more significant role in it. Thought leaders and influential thinkers will share their visions of healthcare’s future. Attendees will take away actionable ideas and practical strategies that will help them compete in today’s consumer-centric business environment.

‘The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020’ Registration Opens for VM’s Global Leadership Summit

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Monday, December 16, 2019 12:00 AM NEW YORK—The healthcare industry is being shaken by powerful forces that are creating new forms of competition and transforming patients into consumers who are seeking pathways to wellness that offer convenience, affordability and personalized care. New market leaders are emerging, and established brands are reinventing themselves with fresh approaches and enhanced customer experiences.

Progressive Independent Practices Turn Up the Dial on Innovation at VM LIVE Event

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Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—Even in a challenging operating environment for ECPs, there seems to be no shortage of innovation among independent practitioners intent on pushing the boundaries of what defines and sets apart an eyecare practice today, as owners of three distinct and progressive vision care practices related to VM Live attendees here at Vision Expo West last month.

Two Speakers Join VM LIVE Program in Vegas, to Explain Telehealth's Potential and the 'New' Patient Experience

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Monday, September 9, 2019 12:24 AM NEW YORK—A practicing optometrist and the CEO of a fast-growing retail/eyecare group will share their views about telehealth's potential in eyecare and how such new technologies can build bridges from the ECP to their patients in a session that's now part of the upcoming VM LIVE forum, "Smart Solutions at the Speed of Sight," to be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Sept. 18 just prior to the opening of Vision Expo West in Las Vegas.