SustiNet: A Time For Change: Restructuring America’s Health Care Delivery System
Notable Seminars

A Time For Change: Restructuring America’s Health Care Delivery System
Cornell University’s International Health Care Conference
The Italian Academy
1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City
May 11th-12th, 2010
Conference Flyer (PDF - 1.07 MB)
Preliminary Program, 05/06/2010 (PDF - 241.56 KB)
Cornell University is holding a conference in New York City on health care delivery system change on May 11th and 12th, 2010.
Universal Health Care Foundation (UHCF) of Connecticut is helping Cornell University’s ILR school spread the word about this conference. The panel on the role of foundations in health care reform and innovation will include Frances Padilla, UHCF acting president, James Knickman from the New York State Health Foundation and Tom Strong from the Hitachi Foundation.
The following topics are among those on the agenda:
  • New Technologies for High Quality, Sustainable Health Care Delivery
  • Re-organizing Our Health Care Delivery Systems: Creating Medical Homes and Integrated Primary Care
  • Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in Practice I:
  • Public Policy and Reimbursement Reform For System Integration
  • High Impact Labor-Management Partnerships and Front-Line Staff Involvement
  • Leadership,  Training, and Education 
  • Job Training And Workforce Issues
  • Hospitals and Community Partnerships   
  • Patient Safety and Work Intensification:
  • The New Future of Healthcare in America
  • Front-Line Staff Involvement  to Improve Patient Care
  • The Challenge and Promise of Electronic Medical Records
  • The role of Foundations and Various Payers in Healthcare Reform and Innovation
  • Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems in Practice II: 
  • Health Care Unions Improving Patient Care
  • Innovating for the Future 
  • Health Reform, Payment Reform and Integrated Care: Early Lessons from Massachusetts 

Frances Padilla, acting president of Universal Health Care Foundation, is serving on the panel on May 12, 2010, on the role of foundations and various payers in healthcare reform and innovation.
For additional information, please contact:
Kate Busch Gervais
Senior Development Officer
Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut
290 Pratt Street
Meriden, CT 06450
203-639-0514 (direct)
203-639-0519 (fax)

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