Agenda & Schedule

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • 07:00 am – 07:00 pm
  • Visit to NY – Presbyterian Hospital, New York City – transportation provided from Washington DC – Only by invitation

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

07:30 am – 08:15 pm. Breakfast & Registration. Sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

08:30 am – 10:00 am. Opening Session & Welcoming Remarks

  • Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
  • The Latino Coalition
  • Costa Rican Healthcare Chamber – PROMED

From Obamacare to Trumpcare. Challenges of the US Healthcare System and potential opportunities for Latin American countries

  • Joel White, Council for Affordable Health Coverage, Washington DC

10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Educational Sessions

Outsourcing of medical services as a savings opportunity for US employers

  • Robert Repke, International Committee, Self-Insurance Institute of Americas SIIA

E-Health, telemedicine, artificial intelligence. The future of healthcare

  • NY-Presbyterian Hospital, New York City

International academic collaborations and their impact on globalization of care, education and clinical research

  • Dr. Steven A. Wartman, M.D., PH.D., MACP, Association of Academic Health Centers,

12:00 pm – 01:30 pm. Luncheon & Keynote Address. Sponsored by PROCOMER, Foreign Trade Promotion Agency of Costa Rica

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm. Educational Sessions

Latin America as a clinical research hub

  • To be defined

How to develop a successful medical tourism strategy. Best practices from leading countries

  • South Korea, Spain, Cuba, United States

Human Resources on Health. Global trends

  • Gabriela Ammatuna, Healthcare Community of Practice, Association for Talent Development, ADT

04:00 pm – 04:45 pm. Networking Break

05:00 pm – 07:00 pm. Annual Meeting, Latin American Health Tourism Network.

Only by invitation

Wednesday, September 14, 2017

  • 07:30 am – 08:15 pm Breakfast & Registration
  • 08:30 am – 10:00 am Opening Session & Welcoming Remarks
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Educational Sessions
  • 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm Luncheon & Keynote Address
  • 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm Educational Sessions
  • 04:00 pm – 05:00 pm Town hall with President Donald Trump
  • 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm Closing reception