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A Prescribed Reinvention of America's Refills

2023 Future of Health Summit

A Prescribed Reinvention of America's Refills

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM EST
Salamander Washington DC - Gallery A

A lot has changed since the passage of the Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914, the first comprehensive law in the US to regulate whole classes of drugs. Almost 110 years later distributors have moved online, prices have increased, and needs for prescription medications have continued to rise. With these and other changes, it’s imperative to revisit the processes and procedures by which patients acquire drug treatments. How could prices decrease? What are the opportunities for greater efficiency? Hear experts’ views as they discuss the future of prescription medicine in the US—how to streamline the acquisition process and make it more accessible for all who need pharmaceutical treatments. 

Alex Knapp
Senior Editor, Healthcare and Science, Forbes
Christine Baeder
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for US Generics and Global Biosimilars, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Vin Gupta
Chief Medical Officer, Amazon Pharmacy
Jon Mahrt
Chief Operating Officer, Optum