Reinventing Health Care: Frontline Innovations Transforming Local Care Delivery NYC

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 7:45am - 11:00am
New York, NY
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The Aspen Institute’s Health Innovation Project will host a discussion, in partnership with ThinkWellPoint, entitled, “Reinventing Health Care: Frontline Innovations Transforming Local Care Delivery.” This will be the second of 3 regional events: Columbus, OH; New York, NY; and San Francisco, CA.

 Samuel Nussbaum, MD, Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy and Chief Medical Officer, WellPoint, Inc., will provide the keynote address for the event, which welcomes leading clinicians, business leaders, public health officials and policymakers from the New York City area.

At the forum, speakers will provide an overview of the Health Innovation Project’s report, "Reinventing Health Care: The Barriers to Innovation," first released in Washington, D.C., in March 2012. Report authors will review their findings on recommendations to empower consumers in their own health decisions and engage physicians and providers in the pursuit of innovation.

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Friday, September 21, 2012 - 7:45am - 11:00am
Harvard Club of New York City
35 West 44th St
New York, NY
Phone: 202-736-5827

Panelists include:

  • Anjali Jain, MD, Managing Consultant and Researcher, The Lewin Group
  • Shawn Martin, VP for Practice Transformation and Advocacy, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Brent Parton, MEd, Director, Health Programs, SHOUTAmerica

Moderator:
Ron Christie, JD Christie Strategies

A panel of local experts will follow and highlight efforts happening on the frontlines of care to improve patient health in New York City and across the Northeast. The recipients of Health Care Innovation Award grants from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation will give overviews of their nationally recognized efforts to improve patient care while reducing health spending.

Introduction to Innovation Panel to be given by:
Andrew Shin, JD, MPH, Acting Director, Stakeholder Engagement, CMS Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation

Panelists include:

  • David I. Cohen, MD, Maimondies Medical Center
  • Trish Marsik, Assistant Commissioner for Mental Health, Fund for Public Health in New York
  • Lynne D. Richardson, MD, FACEP, Professor & Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine
    Professor of Health Evidence & Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • George Sifakis, Washington Office Director, HOSA – Future Health Professionals

Moderator:
Andrew Shin, JD, MPH, Acting Director, Stakeholder Engagement, CMS Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation