Modeling the Hospital

Robert S. Dittus, M.D., M.P.H., Director of General Internal Medicine and of the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Vanderbilt University


Modeling the Clinic: Toward the Idealized Practice

Thomas W. Nolan, Chief Executive Officer, Associates in Process Improvement, and Faculty Member, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

5:30 p.m.


5:45 p.m.

Reception and Dinner

Keynote Speaker: David M. Lawrence, M.D., Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

May 22

8:00 a.m.

Session III: Transforming Health Care Delivery Systems: Human Factors and Risk Management in Distributed Delivery Systems

Moderator: Marshall L. Fisher, Heyman Professor of Operations Management, University of Pennsylvania

Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Implications for Patient and Provider Roles and Responsibilities

Richard Bohmer, M.D., M.P.H., James M. Collins Fund Senior Lecturer in Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Patient Risk Management Systems

Charles R. Denham, M.D., Cofounder, Premier Innovation Institute

Enhancing Delivery System Accountability and Performance: Insights from Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dana Gelb Safran, Director, The Health Institute, New England Medical Center

Failures in Risk Management: Lessons from Financial Services

Ralph C. Kimball, Associate Professor, School of Management, Babson College

10:30 a.m.

Session IV: Identifying Priority Areas for Health Care Delivery System Research and Innovation

Moderator: Paul F. Griner, M.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Identifying Priority Areas: A Payer Perspective

Christopher Stanley, M.D., Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of North Carolina

Improving Health and Health Care: Priority Areas for Research and Innovation

Lewis G. Sandy, M.D., Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Can Purchasers Leverage Engineering Principles to Improve Health Care?

Arnold Milstein, M.D., M.P.H, Managing Director, William M. Mercer Inc., and Medical Director, Pacific Business Group on Health


Nancy-Ann DeParle, Former Administrator, Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

12:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Jerome Grossman, M.D., Senior Fellow, Center for Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

12:45 p.m.


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