U.S. HHS Secretary Alex Azar to Be Featured Speaker at Pioneer Institute’s 2019 Hewitt Healthcare Lecture

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BOSTON – Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II will be the featured speaker at Pioneer Institute’s 2019 Hewitt Healthcare Lecture tonight (Monday, April 8th) on “the Future of Healthcare in America.”

Secretary Azar will share his vision for value-based care transformation and how it will impact healthcare in the state of Massachusetts and discuss his ambitious reform agenda.

Secretary Azar has spent his career working in senior healthcare leadership roles in both the public and private sectors.  From 2001 to 2007, he was general counsel and then deputy secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services.  Earlier in his career, Azar clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and then practiced law for several years.

The event will be held from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston.

Hewitt Healthcare Lecture

The Hewitt Lecture gathers leaders in medicine, research, policy, and business to hear from the leading national experts on the timeliest topics in healthcare policy.

About Pioneer

Pioneer Institute is an independent, non-partisan, privately funded research organization that seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.