Windsor, CT, July 20, 2005 — Former Bush administration health and human services secretary Tommy Thompson will address the challenges of health care costs and regulation in his keynote speech at the 2005 LIMRA International Group Benefits Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 14-16, 2005.
Thompson is now chairman of the Deloitte Center for Healthcare Management and Transformation. He is helping to develop innovative solutions to the health care challenges America faces, including use of information technology, promoting healthier lifestyles, and expanding the use of medical diplomacy around the world.
"This year's conference — with its new focus on Strategies for Marketing and Distribution — will provide the leaders of our industry with the in-depth, customer-focused information that they rely on to back up their business decisions," said Bruce A. Miller, president of National Insurance Services of Wisconsin, and chair of LIMRA International's Group Insurance Marketing Committee.
Other conference speakers will include Richard Kolsky, Ph.D., President of Kolsky & Company, and Anne Coughlan, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing at Northwestern University.
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