A free panel discussion, hosted by The University of Texas at Dallas Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management, will address some of the looming issues in the national healthcare industry. Speakers represent several aspects of the healthcare industry.
- Stephen Mansfield, PhD, has been president and CEO of Methodist Health System since 2006. He has held senior leadership positions in healthcare for about 20 years. Under his guidance, Methodist Health System has doubled in size and experienced it most profitable years in its history.
- Andrew Coats, senior policy adviser with Hall Render in Washington, DC, practices in the law firm's Federal Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy and Government Relations and Public Policy groups. He is son of former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, who was nominated earlier this year by President Donald Trump for the post of director of national intelligence.
- Michael Burgess, a U.S. congressman who represents the Texas 26th district, was first elected in 2003 after almost 30 years of practicing medicine in North Texas. He is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and chairman of the House subcommittee on health.
The Feb. 6 event, cosponsored by the Richardson Chamber of Commerce, will include Q&A time. The event is free but RSVPs are required here.