Upstate, SC [May 26, 2015] – Ten at the Top (TATT) will focus the second Our Upstate Vision Forum of 2015 on the topic of Innovation and the Changing Landscape of Healthcare. The June 2nd forum will feature the President and CEO of the South Carolina Hospital Association, Thornton Kirby, as the keynote speaker. In addition, the session will
include panel discussions focused on “Advances and Changes in Care Process” and “Innovations in Medical Sciences”.
Thornton Kirby has served as the President and CEO of the South Carolina Hospital Association since 2005. In that role he interacts with hospital CEO’s, physicians, state and federal legislators, agency heads, business leaders, and educators to represent our state’s hospital community.
The Upstate region is focused on being recognized today and into the future as a leading place for healthcare and innovation. Panelists who will share on some of the things happening across the region include:
Advances and Changes in Care Process:
Howard Einstein: Principal, Rosenfeld Einstein
Dr. David Isenhower: Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Self Regional Health System
Dr. Saria Saccocio: Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice President/Medical Affairs, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Dr. Angelo Sinopoli: Vice President of Clinical Integration and Chief Medical Officer, Greenville Health System
Innovations in Medical Sciences:
Michael Bolick: Chief Executive Officer, Selah Genomics
Matt Gevaert: Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Kiyatec, Inc.
Dr. Melanie Thomas: Associate Center Director for Experimental Therapeutics, Gibbs Cancer Center
The forum is being held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd at The Crowne Plaza (851 Congaree Road, Greenville, SC 29607) with a networking reception to immediately follow the forum. The cost to attend is $10 and advance registration is required. Register at www.tenatthetop.org. For more information call 864.283.2313.
About Ten at the Top
Comprised of public, private and civic leaders from across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Ten at the Top was created to connect and encourage regional collaboration through data-driven research and regular convening of leaders and citizens to address key issues facing the region. Ten at the Top works with regional partners to foster collaboration and strategic planning to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for Upstate residents both today and as the region continues to grow. For more information, visit www.tenatthetop.org.