Council on Health Care Economics and Policy

Princeton Conference XV (2008)

Can Payment and Other Innovations Improve the Quality and Value of Health Care?
May 27-28, 2008


Speaker Bios


Achieving Breakthroughs in Health Care Value Requires New Organizational Models
Janet Corrigan, PhD, MBA, President and CEO, National Quality Forum

Moving Toward Systemness: Creating Accountable Care Systems
Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, Dean, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

The Pay for Performance Experiment: Have We Reached the Promised Land?
Cheryl L. Damberg, PhD, Senior Researcher, RAND
Kristiana Raube, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Beyond Pay for Performance: The Next Wave of Payment Reform in Health Care
Meredith B. Rosenthal, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health

Measures: The Heart and Battleground
Christopher Tompkins, PhD, Associate Professor, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Clinical Analytic Model
Stephen H. Bandeian, MD, Senior Staff Fellow, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

Medicare Payment for High-Quality, Efficient Care
Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Leonard Schaeffer Senior Fellow and Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, The Brookings Institution

International Innovations to Improve the Quality and Value of Health Care: The German Case
Reinhard Busse, Prof. Dr. med. MPH FFPH, Technische Universitaet, Berlin, Germany

Quality, Safety and Payment Structure: Clalit Health Services, Israel
Edna Bar-Ratson, MBA, MSc, Program Director, Hospital Accreditation, Clalit Health Services, Israel

Using Payment Policy to Transform the Health Care System
Stuart Guterman, Director, Program on Medicare's Future, The Commonwealth Fund

Consumer-Driven Health Care: Promise and Performance
James C. Robinson, PhD, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Paul B. Ginsburg, PhD, President, Center for Studying Health System Change

Health Information Technology: Will It Improve Quality and Reduce Cost?
Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD, Director, Southern California Evidence-Based Practice Center, RAND