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AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE
Wednesday, September 16, 2009

7:00 a.m. Registration
Preconference: Overview of Payment Reform Alternatives and How They Will Affect Hospitals
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Hospital Payment Issues and Options

Harold D. Miller
President and Chief Executive Officer, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement; Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Quality & Payment Reform, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University; Author, From Volume to Value: Better Ways to Pay for Healthcare (2009), Pittsburgh, PA (Co chair)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
8:30 a.m. Designing Hospital P4P Systems to Improve Outcomes and Efficiency, and Review of Approaches Recommended for Medicare

Christopher Tompkins, PhD
Associate Professor, The Heller School of Social Policy and Management; Director, Institute on Healthcare Systems, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Brandeis University; Co author, "The Precarious Pricing System for Hospital Services," Health Affairs (2006); "Measuring Outcomes and Efficiency in Medicare Value-Based Purchasing," Health Affairs (2009), Waltham, MA
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9:15 a.m. Bundling, Episodes, and Warranties: How They Work for Hospital Services and How to Price and Pay for Them

Harold D. Miller
President and Chief Executive Officer, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement; Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Quality & Payment Reform; Author, From Volume to Value: Better Ways to Pay for Healthcare (2009), Pittsburgh, PA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. How Risk-Adjusted Global Payment Systems Can Work and How Hospitals Can Participate; Experience with the Patient Choice System

Ann Robinow
President, Robinow Health Care Consulting; Founder and Former President, Patient Choice Healthcare Inc.; Former Executive Director, Care Systems and Finance, Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG), Minneapolis, MN
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 p.m. Preconference Adjournment



AGENDA: DAY I
Wednesday, September 16, 2009

1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

Tom Williams
Executive Director, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA (Co chair)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
1:15 p.m. Keynote Address: Hospital Payment Reform

Francis J. (Jay) Crosson, MD
Vice Chairman, Medicare Payment, Advisory Commission (MedPAC); Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group, Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Policy, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
1:45 p.m. Keynote Address: Private Sector Experience with Payment Reform: Geisinger Health System Example

Ronald A. Paulus, MD, MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
2:15 p.m. Hospital Payment Reform and Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety

Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD
Professor, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Heath; Director, Quality and Safety Research Group, Medical Director, Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
2:45 p.m. Break
ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS
3:15 p.m. Accountable Care Organizations Panel

Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH
Director, Population Health and Policy, Director, Center for Population Health, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Professor of Medicine and Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School Senior Associate, VA Outcomes Group, White River Junction, Lebanon, NH
Presentation Material (Acrobat)

Charles N. (Chip) Kahn III, MPH
President of the Federation of American Hospitals; Former President, Health Insurance Association of America; Former Staff Director and Minority Health Counsel, Health Subcommittee, House Ways and Means Committee, Washington, DC

Bart Asner, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Monarch Healthcare, Irvine, CA (Moderator)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
HOSPITAL/PHYSICIAN GAINSHARING
4:45 p.m. How Gainsharing Fits into other Hospital-Physician Alignment Strategies

Joane H. Goodroe
Senior Vice President, Innovation, VHA Inc., Norcross, GA
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5:15 p.m. Gain Sharing: A Good Concept Getting A Bad Name?

Nicholas Wolter, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Billings Clinic; Commissioner, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission; Co author, Gain Sharing: A Good Concept Getting A Bad Name?, Billings, MT
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5:45 p.m. Adjournment and Networking Reception





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