CONFERENCE AGENDA

Institute of Medicine
National Academy of Sciences
Washington, DC 20418

Collaboration Among Managed Care Organizations
for Quality Improvement

November 13, 1997

9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Collaboration

Robert A. Berenson, M.D.

The Lewin Group and Chair, Steering Committee for the Conference

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Conceptual Papers

• Legal Issues in Collaboration

Clark Havighurst, J.D.

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, Duke University

• Collaboration in Other Industries

George C. Fads, Ph.D.

Charles River Associates, Washington, D.C.

10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Welcome

Kenneth L Shine

President, Institute of Medicine

10:50 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Panel and group discussion of the papers

  • What are the limits to proprietary interests in quality improvement?
  • When do we compete; when do or might we collaborate to improve quality?


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--> CONFERENCE AGENDA Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences Washington, DC 20418 Collaboration Among Managed Care Organizations for Quality Improvement November 13, 1997 9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Introduction to Collaboration Robert A. Berenson, M.D. The Lewin Group and Chair, Steering Committee for the Conference 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Conceptual Papers • Legal Issues in Collaboration Clark Havighurst, J.D. William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, Duke University • Collaboration in Other Industries George C. Fads, Ph.D. Charles River Associates, Washington, D.C. 10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Welcome Kenneth L Shine President, Institute of Medicine 10:50 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Break 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Panel and group discussion of the papers What are the limits to proprietary interests in quality improvement? When do we compete; when do or might we collaborate to improve quality?

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--> What are the concerns, e.g., public goods, the free rider problem, adverse selection? Panel: Antitrust Robert Leibenluft, J.D. Assistant Director, Health Care, Bureau of Competition, FTC The Limits of Competition Paul B. Batalden, M.D. Director, Health Care Improvement Leadership Development Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth The Medical Director's Perspective George J. Isham, M.D. Medical Director and Chief Health Officer, HealthPartners Lessons from the Electronics Industry Bruce Mueller Corporate Vice President and Director of Human Resources, Infrastructure, and Technology, Motorola, Inc. 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Lunch 1:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Examples of Collaboration (panel and general discussion) Panel: Catherine A. Borbas, Ph.D., M.P.H. Executive Director, Healthcare Education and Research Foundation St. Paul, MN Thomas Davies, J.D., M.P.A. Manager of Managed Care, GTE Services Corporation Rachel Rowe, R.N. Executive Vice President, Foundation for Health Communities Tim Size, M.B.A. Executive Director, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, and President Elect, National Rural Health Care Coalition

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--> Donald M. Steinwachs, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Hygiene and Public Health, John Hopkins University 2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Break 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Working session (all invited participants) What are the problems? Which areas are conducive to collaboration? Which areas present serious impediments to collaboration? 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Findings and conclusions Criteria for collaboration Feasible areas for collaboration Elements for evaluation of successful collaboration Identification of the structures that are needed to promote collaboration The role of government? 5:30 p.m. Adjourn