MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank with one of Wall Street’s most active and awarded healthcare practices, will host its Heartland Summit on August 6-7, 2014 in Minneapolis.
The Piper Jaffray Heartland Summit is an annual gathering of business leaders, academics, policy-makers and investors from across healthcare, discussing the most significant areas of growth, opportunity, challenge and controversy that they face today.
“We will again be welcoming a group of world-class CEOs, the largest institutional investors and key public policy leaders to share their perspectives on the most important topics transforming healthcare today,” said Andrew Duff, chairman and CEO of Piper Jaffray Companies. “With the continuing debate around the public and private role in the delivery of healthcare, escalating medical costs and recent discussions around corporate inversions and tax reform, it’s a poignant time to bring together leaders to address these important issues.”
This year’s Heartland Summit welcomes an impressive group of industry leaders, including:
- Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth
- Tim Ring, CEO of C. R. Bard
- George Barrett, CEO of Cardinal Health
- Toby Cosgrove, MD, CEO of Cleveland Clinic
- Omar Ishrak, CEO of Medtronic
- Larry Renfro, CEO of Optum
- Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer
- Chris Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi
- Amir Rubin, CEO of Stanford Health Care
- Stephen Hemsley, CEO of UnitedHealth Group
- Dr. Jeff Shuren, Director of the Center of Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
“Building on last year’s momentum and the unique format for the event, the Piper Jaffray Heartland Summit has become the premier gathering of healthcare leaders,” said Jeff Klinefelter, global head of equities at Piper Jaffray. “We expect that the insights gained from these discussions will have a profound impact on the way investors and corporate leaders approach their future strategies.”
Company and investor participation in the conference is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray representative. General and research-related media inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. All other media inquiries should be directed to Pamela Steensland at email@example.com.
Information as of August 5, 2014. Subject to change.
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