Peter Salgo

Experienced medical correspondent, professor and practicing physician; Respected health care futurist & expert witness

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Traveling From: New York

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Dr. Peter Salgo—an experienced medical correspondent, professor and practicing physician—is one of this country's most respected health care futurists.

In addition to having spoken before hundreds of professional and lay audiences, Dr. » Read Full Bio

Dr. Peter Salgo—an experienced medical correspondent, professor and practicing physician—is one of this country's most respected health care futurists.

In addition to having spoken before hundreds of professional and lay audiences, Dr. Salgo is known for his written work. In just the last two years, he has published articles on such timely issues as drug pricing schedules in the United States as compared to those of other Western nations; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; the current progress of fetal surgery; Retin A—its risks and benefits; plastic and cosmetic surgery; and AIDS—its effects upon its victims and the health care system in general.

Additionally, millions have viewed Dr. Salgo on television and have listened to him on the radio. His broadcast lectures were aired on the CBS Television Network and its affiliated Stations, the CBS Radio Network and its affiliated Stations, as well as the CNBC Television Network and its affiliated Stations.

Most recently, he wrote, produced and anchored four broadcasts per week for CNBC's America's Vital Signs. For the past ten years, he has served as a correspondent with WCBS-TV News—writing, producing, edited, directing and commenting upon medical news and education issues. The most popular of his reports was entitled AIDS and the Homeless. Others included in-depth looks into infertility, radiation treatment, heart assist techniques, and the future of modern medicine. Additionally, Dr. Salgo has served as a medical consultant for dramatic series on all three major television networks.

Dr. Salgo is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Broadcasting Award from the American Society of Emergency Physicians, the Community Service Award from the Medic Alert Foundation, the Howard W. Blakeslee Award for Journalism from the American Heart Association, an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Coverage of an Instant Single Breaking News Story, an Associated Press Award for Best Continuing News Coverage, and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story. Educated at Columbia University and Columbia University College of Physicians,

Dr. Salgo, in addition to his continuing broadcast work, practices Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and teaches Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine at his alma mater.

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America's Vital Signs
In his presentation, healthcare speaker Peter Salgo predicts that the progress in fighting heart disease will have a tremendous impact on our nation's healthcare delivery system and the future of medicine itself. While explaining how current medical breakthroughs will allow today's Americans to live longer than any other generation, he also explores the future of healthcare and how the industry must prepare to serve.
The Future of Healthcare
The future is bright for professionals. They will see the reorganization of health care delivery in this country into a form that will give them more control over both their incomes, and the care they deliver. In this presentation, Peter Salgo teaches that the key to achieving this bright future is to act now to implement a few substantive changes. The millennium will not drift in the right direction. Professionals must guide the future by their direct action and behavior to craft it into the model they desire.
Wherefore Your Hospital in Changing Times
Clearly healthcare is changing. Healthcare delivery models are changing. Wellness has become the new touchstone for healthcare. Disease prevention is replacing the disease model of healthcare delivery. Dr. Peter Salgo shows hospitals and healthcare providers how to ride the wave of the wellness revolution.

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