Northwell Health to Advance Health Care Innovation Amid COVID-19 Pandemic at Constellation Forum

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Northwell Health will host its third annual Constellation Forum virtually on Thursday, August 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s Forum will focus on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic as it has highlighted the increased demands on health care innovation and on those who bring it to life. All are welcome to register for the free event here.

The Constellation Forum will explore what can be learned from efforts today in order to prepare whatever comes next. Northwell’s President and CEO, Michael Dowling, and an influential group of leaders, including Eric Schmidt, Former CEO & Chairman of Google and Co-Founder of Schmidt Futures; Joaquin Duato, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee from Johnson & Johnson; Kevin Lobo, Chief Executive Officer of Stryker; Ann Lamont, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Oak HC/FT; Cori Bargmann, Head of Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the Board & CEO of Henry Schein; Geoffrey Ling, Founding Director of DARPA Biological Technologies Office and Chief Executive Officer of On Demand Pharmaceuticals and, Kevin Tracey, President and CEO of the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research will come together to share insights, best practices and the challenges facing health care amid this unprecedented time in order to collectively advance health care innovation.

To recognize Governor Andrew Cuomo for his leadership during this crisis, he will be presented with an honorary degree and provide remarks.

“Northwell Health has been at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic, treating more patients than any other health system globally and is working vigorously to overcome its challenges,” said Mr. Dowling. “This Forum gives us the chance to further enhance collaboration and accelerate changes within health care to benefit not only our patients but also patients around the world.”



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