Day Two: Friday, April 23, 2010

8:30 AM

Overview

8:45 AM

Session 1: Making better decisions in the U.S.: Medicare and Private Insurance

  • Speaker: Muriel Gillick, MD
    Clinical Professor, Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Speaker: Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP
    President, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), Harvard Medical School, Senior Fellow at America's Health Insurance Plans, Washington, DC.

10:15 AM

Morning Break

10:30 AM

Session 2: Panel Discussion: Can we improve decision making?

Panelists:
  • Muriel Gillick, MD, Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Steve D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FCPR
    President, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), Harvard Medical School, Senior Fellow at America's Health Insurance Plans, Washington, DC
  • Jim Sabin, MD
    Clinical Professor of Ambulatory Care and Prevention and Psychiatry; Clinical Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Ethics Program, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Jerome L. Avorn, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston

11:30 AM

Discussion and Q&A

12:30 PM

End of conference