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Princeton Conference XXIII (2016)

WHERE IS THE US HEALTH CARE SYSTEM GOING: CAN WE IMPROVE VALUE?

MAY 24-26, 2016

AGENDA

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

CONFERENCE REPORT

PRESENTATIONS

SESSION I: HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES: VALUE AND CONCERNS - LOWER COSTS, LIMITED NETWORKS AND HIGHER OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES

Trish Riley, Executive Director, NASHP (National Academy for State Health Policy)

SESSION II: ACOS AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

Lauren A. Taylor, Harvard University

Garen Corbett, Director, California Health Benefits Review Program, Univer UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Office of the President

SESSION III: THE GROWING AGED POPULATION: IMPROVING THE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE OF OLDER ADULTS

Julie Bynum, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth University

Jennifer Wolff, Associate Professor Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

SESSION IV: BEHAVIORAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH INTEGRATION: IMPROVING VALUE AND ACCESS

Benjamin Druss, MD, Professor and Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health, Director, Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Connie Weisner, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, Behavioral Health and Aging Section Chief, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Rhonda Robinson-Beale, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross of Idaho

Kenneth Thorpe, Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

SESSION V: THE PATH TO VALUE-BASED PAYMENT: WHERE ARE WE NOW AND HOW SHOULD WE PROCEED? 

Rob Mechanic, Senior Fellow, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Jeff Spight, President, Collaborative Health Systems, Universal American

SESSION VI: POLITICAL FORECAST – THE POSSIBLE IMPACT OF THE 2016 ELECTIONS ON THE HEALTH SYSTEM

Bob Blendon, Richard L. Menschel Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis,  Senior Associate Dean of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

SESSION VII: THE ROLE OF REGIONS AND STATES IN HEALTH REFORM

Karen Feinstein, President & CEO, Jewish Healthcare Foundation, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative

Marc Bennett, President & CEO, HealthInsight

Ann Hwang, MD, Director, Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, Community Catalyst

Dennis P. Scanlon, Professor of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University 

SESSION VIII: LATEST TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE SPENDING

Stuart Guterman, Senior Scholar in Residence, AcademyHealth 

Geoffrey C. Sandler, Senior Director – Health Policy, Aetna, Inc.

SESSION IX: PHARMACEUTICALS: CAN OR SHOULD WE DO ANYTHING ABOUT RISING DRUG COSTS? – THE VALUE PROPOSITION

Uwe Reinhardt, James Madison Professor of Political Economy, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Len Nichols, Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, Professor of Health Policy, George Mason University

Caroline Pearson, Senior Vice President, Avalere Health

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