Hutchinson Traylor’s Edward Smith to Speak in D.C. at the World Health Care Congress

Written By: Michael Dollar

Date: April 27, 2017

Hutchinson Traylor is proud to announce that Executive Vice President Edward Smith will be speaking at the World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C. The conference is being held April 30 – May 3 at The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.


Decision makers from every sector of health care will convene at the three-day event to hear strategic keynote speakers. This year’s theme is “Connecting and Preparing Leaders for Health Care’s Transformation.” The focus will be on policy and market forces impacting the health care business environment, including consolidation, consumer empowerment, digital health and the ongoing shift to value-based payment.


Hutchinson Traylor has been immersed in the health care business environment for a number of years. In fact, employee benefits management is Hutchinson Traylor’s fastest growing segment. Its expert advisors look at cost, coverage and control to help companies combat double-digit increases. Among its services, HT offers everything from human resources consulting and technology implementation to provider contract negotiations, alternative funding and suite of medical advocacy programs. Advisors are always on the lookout for creative options for clients and meet to brainstorm new ideas regularly.


A native of LaGrange, Edward graduated magna cum laude from the Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. He began his career at Accenture and joined Hutchinson Traylor in 1997. He is a member of the board of trustees of LaGrange College and serves on the board of directors for Charterbank and Charter Financial Corporation. Edward is also chairman of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority. In 2008, he was named to Georgia Trend magazine’s prestigious “Forty under Forty” list.


The World Health Care Congress is a great opportunity for employers to network and explore new business opportunities. Hutchinson Traylor invites you to use this link to register at a discount rate.



For more than 85 years, Georgia families and businesses have counted on Hutchinson Traylor for the best property and casualty, life and health insurance, as well as financial products and services. Known as a leader in the region, HT was recently named a 2016 Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America – an award given to only a small, elite group of top-performing agencies in the country. Call them today at 800-432- 2997 to talk with a caring, friendly agent.


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