Mark your calendar! The 2016 Wharton Health Care Business Conference—“The Innovation Game: The Race Between Entrants and Incumbents”—will be held February 18-19, 2016 at the Union League in Philadelphia. Stay tuned for more details this fall!

21st Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference

Logistics

The 2015 Wharton Health Care Business Conference will be held on February 19–20, 2015, at the Union League of Philadelphia.

Union League of Philadelphia
Broad and Sansom Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.563.6500

Note: For alternative lodgings, please see below.


Hotel Accommodations

WHCBC has arranged for a block of rooms at a negotiated rate at the nearby Hyatt Bellvue - 200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. Reservations may be made online or by phone (1-888-505-3914) through the Ritz-Carlton central reservation system. You will need the following code to receive the negotiated discounted rate.

Group Code: WSHWSHA



Hotel Alternatives

The Ritz-Carlton

10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 523-8000

DoubleTree by Hilton

237 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 893-1600

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 627-1200

Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, a Kimpton Hotel

117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 563-5006

Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia

120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 569-8300

The Westin Philadelphia

220 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 563-1600


Directions

From North of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

Follow I-95 South to Exit 22. Take 676 West/Central Philadelphia Exit. Follow 676 West to the first exit, which is Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. This exit will bring you onto 15th Street. Continue on 15th Street until you see City Hall on your left. Bear left around City Hall. Make a right at the first light, which is Broad Street. Take Broad Street two blocks to Sansom Street. Make a right onto Sansom. The Midtown Parking Garage is on the right. The entrance to the Union League is directly across the street on the left. Look for the awning. This entrance should be used for The Inn at the League.

From South of Philadelphia (Philadelphia International Airport) in Pennsylvania

Follow I-95 North to Exit 22. Follow signs for 676 West/Central Philadelphia Exit. Exit to the left. Follow 676 West to the first exit which is Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. This exit will bring you onto 15th Street. Continue on 15th Street until you see City Hall on your left. Bear left around City Hall. Make a right at the first light, which is Broad Street. Take Broad Street two blocks to Sansom Street. Make a right onto Sansom. The Midtown Parking Garage is on the right. The entrance to the Union League is directly across the street on the left. Look for the awning. This entrance should be used for The Inn at the League.

From East of Philadelphia in New Jersey

Benjamin Franklin Bridge to 676 West/Central Philadelphia Exit. Get on 676 West, then take the first exit, which is Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. This exit will bring you onto 15th Street. Continue on 15th Street until you see City Hall on your left. Bear left around City Hall. Make a right at the first light, which is Broad Street. Take Broad Street two blocks to Sansom Street. Make a right onto Sansom. The Midtown Parking Garage is on the right. The entrance to the Union League is directly across the street on the left. Look for the awning. This entrance should be used for The Inn at the League.

From West of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 326, which is the Valley Forge Exit. When you exit, take 76 East to Exit 344, which is 676 East/Central Philadelphia Exit. Take the second exit, which is Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. Stay in the right hand lane as you exit. Make a right at the light, which is 15th Street. Continue on 15th Street until you see City Hall on your left. Bear left around City Hall. Make a right at the first light, which is Broad Street. Take Broad Street two blocks to Sansom Street. Make a right onto Sansom. The Midtown Parking Garage is on the right. The entrance to the Union League is directly across the street on the left. Look for the awning. This entrance should be used for The Inn at the League.

From New Jersey Turnpike

Take Turnpike to Exit 4. Take NJ Route 73 North, follow onto NJ-90 West which becomes Betsy Ross Bridge. Exit bridge onto I-95 South to I-676 West to Central Philadelphia, and follow directions from East of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.

Parking

Midtown Parking Garage
1415 Sansom Street

Guest Rates as of July 1 - All Rates are Inclusive of Tax and Tip

Up to 30 minutes $13.00
Up to 60 minutes $17.00
Up to 90 minutes $27.00
Up to 12 hours $31.00
Up to 24 hours $35.00
Weekends up to 12 hours $22.00
Oversize Vehicles $6.00 additional
Premium Parking on the Mezz Floor $10.00 additional
Premium Parking on the Ground Floor $20.00 additional

Airport: Philadelphia International Airport

Taxi

Cost: $28.50 per car to anywhere in Center City
Seating/Luggage: 4 passengers, 2 pieces of luggage per person
Pick Up: Outside airport

Airport Shuttle

Cost: Approximately $10 one-way per car
Seating/Luggage: 10 passengers. 2 pieces of luggage per person
Pick Up: Outside airport

Town Car

Cost: Approximately $60 one way
Seating/Luggage: 4 passengers, 2 pieces of luggage per person
Pick Up: Outside airport

Amtrak

Take Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor to Philadelphia 30th Street Station. For more information about Amtrak, log onto www.amtrak.com or call (800) USA-RAIL. Frequent service is offered to Northeastern cities including Boston, New York, Baltimore, and Washington.

Public Transportation

If you are traveling from New York or New Jersey, NJ Transit and SEPTA offer a more affordable ticket ($28 roundtrip). Take NJ Transit to Trenton. At Trenton, transfer to SEPTA on the R7 and disembark at 30th Street Station.

Philadelphia Public Transportation

Philadelphia’s mass transit system is SEPTA, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. SEPTA operates a coordinated system of bus, subway, elevated train, and trolley lines that covers all of Philadelphia and parts of the surrounding counties. Exact change ($2.00) or a token is required. Weekly and monthly SEPTA TransPasses are also available. Fares are subject to change. For more information, please log onto www.septa.org.

Wharton HCC Website

Be sure to visit the new Wharton Healthcare Club Website for the latest information on the Wharton healthcare community including upcoming events and industry speaker series lectures.

Visit HCC Website

WHCBC@Social

Connect with other conference attendees, speakers, and panelists ahead of the conference, and follow the latest updates.

Pulse Magazine

The Pulse - 2015 Edition

The Pulse is an annual publication which is distributed to all attendees of this Conference.

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The Wharton Health Care Conference is not just the best conference organized by students but one of the most impressive gatherings of industry leaders tackling timely and important issues in the health care industry.

Stelios Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Chairman and Founder, Exelixis

Sponsors


Silver Sponsor

Universal Health Services

Bronze Sponsors

BD Deloitte
Independence Blue Cross

Sponsors

AmerisourceBergen Amgen CampbellAlliance DaVita
Genentech Kindred Healthcare Medtronic Navigant
PBG Healthcare Consulting Softheon Universal American Vynamic ZS Associates