Sustaining health care reform in MA -- for students
Posted May 05 2009 4:38pm
Dan Kennedy was kind to send me notice of the following session by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. This is one of a series called Boston 101,informal discussions about the people, institutions, and customs that make Greater Boston what it is. The series brings in notable figures from a variety of fields. These events are open to all, but are specifically geared towards students in Greater Boston who are just getting to know this great region.
The Challenge of Sustaining Health Care Reform in Massachusetts Thursday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston
RSVP TO Polly O'Brien at 617-495-5091 or polly [at] rappaportinstitute [dot] org.THE EVENT IS FREE BUT YOU MUST REGISTER. Government-issued photo ID is required for admittance to the building. Please allow sufficient time to pass through security. A light breakfast will be available at 8 a.m.
Opening Remarks The State of Healthcare Reform in Massachusetts Dr. Judy Ann Bigby, MA Secretary of Health and Human Services
Overview Presentation Can We Use Local Benchmarks to Reduce the Cost and Improve the Quality of Healthcare in Greater Boston? Katherine Baicker, Professor, Harvard School of Public Health Amitabh Chandra, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
Can We Implement Opportunities to Improve the Value of Healthcare? Sarah Iselin, Commissioner, MA Division of Health Care Finance and Policy Stephanie Lovell, VP and General Counsel, Boston Medical Center Delia Vetter, Sr. Director of Benefits, EMC Corp.
Moderated by David Cutler, Acting Director of the Harvard Program for Health Systems Improvement and Otto Eckstein of Professor of Applied Economics
Can We Build Support for Opportunities to Improve the Value of Healthcare?
Jarrett Barrios, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Foundation Jon Kingsdale, Executive Director, Commonwealth Connector Amy Slemmer, Executive Director, Health Care for All
Moderated by David Ellwood, Dean, Harvard Kennedy School
Closing Remarks David Ellwood, Dean, Harvard Kennedy School