Over the course of one weekend in October 2019, the biannual China International Medical Equipment Fair and the International Component Manufacturing and Design Show hosted more than four thousand exhibitors and sixty forums at the Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exhibition. Health professionals, financiers, and medical device manufacturers and buyers from around the world visited exhibits showcasing over five hundred products and attended high level conferences featuring some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers working today.

One such event was the Global Hospital Lean Operation Forum and Second HIA Big Data Summit, which was organized by Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions and ViewHigh with support from the Chinese Society of Pharmaceutical Accounting. This is a transcript of ACCESS Health Chair and President William A. Haseltine’s address to the audience, which included government leaders, hospital managers, and information technology specialists. In his presentation, Dr. Haseltine discusses opportunities emerging on a global scale for complex institutions that want to deliver value based care to large populations.