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Understanding challenges within the U.S. healthcare system and the potential effects of policies and regulations designed to address them

 
A conference sponsored by the Montana State University Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis
April 5-6, 2018 | Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Free and open to the public 

 

Dramatic changes in technology and innovation, evolving demographics and delivery models, and changes in federal and state healthcare policy regulation have put the United States healthcare system at a crossroads. 

 

REGISTRATION for Keynote Lecture and Conference

 

Keynote Lecture: April 5, Linfield Hall 125, 6-7 p.m.

“Making Competition in the Healthcare Sector Work: What Would It Take?” 
 James Capretta, American Enterprise Institute, Resident Fellow and Milton Friedman Chair 

Moderated Q&A with Vincent Smith, IRAEA Co-Director 

 

Conference Sessions: April 6, Procrastinator Theater, Room 237 Student Union Building, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

    • Welcome: Wendy Stock, Co-Director, IRAEA
    • Conference Overview: Stephen Parente, University of Minnesota

    • Session 1: Consumer-Centric Healthcare

      • Presenter: Sam Glick, Oliver Wyman
      • National-level expert: David Auerbach, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
      • Local-level expert: Bryce Ward, MT Bureau of Business and Economic Research
      • Moderated Q&A
    • Session 2: Evolving Federal Healthcare Policy
      • Presenter: Arnold Epstein, Harvard School of Public Health
      • National-level expert: James Capretta, American Enterprise Institute
      • Local-level expert: Lander Cooney, CEO, Community Health Partners
      • Moderated Q&A
    • Session 3: Enhancing Behavioral Health Integration
      • Presenter: Angela Beck, Director, University of Michigan Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center
      • National-level expert: Claire Brindis, Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California-San Francisco
      • Local-level expert: Earl Sutherland, Chief of Clinical Operations, Big Horn Valley Health Center, Hardin, MT
      • Moderated Q&A
    • Lunch, Ballroom A 
      • Speaker: Jay Bhattacharya, Director, Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging, Stanford University
      • Presentation: “Share-out from Bozeman’s Elevating Behavioral Health Community Collaboration," Vickie Groeneweg, Chief Nursing Officer, Bozeman Health 
    • Session 4: Promoting Community Health
      • Presenter: Claire Brindis, Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California-San Francisco
      • National-level expert: Arnold Epstein, Harvard School of Public Health
      • Local-level expert: Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Board of Health
      • Moderated Q&A
    • Session 5: Ensuring Healthcare for Aging and Vulnerable Populations
      • Presenter: Karen Donelan, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
      • National-level expert: Jay Bhattacharya, Director, Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging, Stanford University
      • Local-level expert: Renee Reijo-Pera, Vice President of Research and Economic Development, Montana State University
      • Moderated Q&A
    • Session 6: Maintaining a Robust Healthcare Workforce
      • Presenter: David Auerbach, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
      • National-level expert: Angela Beck, University of Michigan Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center
      • Local-level expert: Peter Buerhaus, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Montana State University, 
      • Moderated Q&A 
    • Conference Wrap Up and Reflections: Presenter, Jon Skinner, Dartmouth College

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For more information: Co-Directors Vince Smith vsmith@montana.edu and Wendy Stock wstock@montana.edu
Registration/attendance and continuing education credit inquires: Tamara Moe, Business Manager, tamara.moe@montana.edu
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