International Healthcare Leadership


IHL Symposia


One of IHL’s goals is to provide forums to facilitate the discussion of incorporating public health policy and healthcare reform into practical hospital management. Annual symposiums and/or seminars are held in China or the US to facilitate meaningful discussions.

July 2010: Approximately 200 attended the IHL inaugural symposium in Beijing titled “Incorporating Public Health Policy into Healthcare Management.” Attendees included a unique combination of healthcare scholars, government leaders, hospital administrators, and industry executives discussingthe use and impact of incorporating evidence based practices into the Chinese healthcare system reform.

July 2011 Over 100 Chinese hospital leaders, top government officials and healthcare industry executives gathered July 30 and 31, 2011 at the 2nd Annual International Healthcare Leadership (IHL) symposium in Beijing to discuss one of the world’s most challenging public health issues: Multidrug-Resistant Organisms. The conference, designed to create a high level dialogue among key healthcare leaders on the role of Public Health Policy and Healthcare Management, was hosted by David P. ROYE, Jr., MD, CEO of IHL. The conference was co-organized by China Hospital CEO Magazine, Columbia Global Centers/East Asia-Beijing and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and was sponsored by Merck and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.