Washington, D.C. – An impressive roster of influential health care executives, policymakers, patient advocates and industry analysts gathered in Washington, D.C. last week for U.S. News & World Report’s third annual Hospital of Tomorrow forum. Hospital executives from 16 out of 17 U.S. News Best Hospitals and 5 out of 11 U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll Recipients were in attendance.

Exploring the intersection of health care, policy and technology, the audience delved into myriad subjects including reform implementation, Big Data, patient safety, precision medicine, telehealth, accountable care organizations, value-based care, among others.

“We are incredibly proud of the caliber of information shared,” said Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer at U.S. News & World Report. “Our distinguished lineup of speakers provided an unparalleled perspective and potential solutions for a wide swath of industry challenges.”

Widely recognized leaders – including John H. Noseworthy, M.D., President and CEO of Mayo Clinic; U.S. Representative Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee; Jonathan Bush, President and CEO of athenahealth; and David N. Fisher, Vice President of Healthcare Policy and Strategy of Siemens Healthcare – delivered powerful keynote addresses on what we should expect and prepare for to thrive in tomorrow’s health care landscape.

Major sponsors included athenahealth, Microsoft, Siemens, IMSHealth, Optum, Bayer, Avalere, Kyruus, American Heart Association, Evolent Health, Gensler, SpencerStuart and Cerner, among others.