The Center for Healthcare Management organizes forums in cities around the world, using an interactive approach that relies on real-time and team-based content capturing and evaluation supported by various moderation and visualization techniques. Conversations and interactive panels allow participants to learn from each other and compare notes. The acquired knowledge and insights lead to fresh and promising approaches to longstanding and unresolved challenges in healthcare management.

1st Forum

1st Forum

On June 23 and 24, 2011 the 1st Forum on Health Policy & Management brought together national and international leaders from academia and practice in a “care-tank”, merging the ideas of “think-tanks” and “do-tanks”. Through the forum presentations, group discussions and networking opportunities we established working relationships for ongoing efforts to use management research to build better healthcare systems.
2nd Forum

2nd Forum

The Krupp-Foundation/German Scholars Organization and Columbia University New York invited selected national and international leaders to discuss latest scientific management knowledge and experiences from practice with respect to “Designing the next healthcare system – Science meets practice.” Participants had the opportunity to interact with leaders from industry and science in a roundtable format.
3rd Forum

3rd Forum

The Center held its 3rd U.S. Forum on Health Policy & Management: Pressing Cross-National Issues, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Policy and the Center for Healthcare Management in Germany, on Friday, May 16, 2014. The interactive approach of the discussion roundtables gave participants the opportunity to contribute their perspective in an interdisciplinary approach.
4th Forum

4th Forum

On January 29-30, 2015 at the Capital Residence of the Robert-Bosch-Foundation in Berlin, the 4th Forum on Health Policy & Management brought together a hand-picked circle of industry experts, government decision-makers and leading academics to review innovation in healthcare from various perspectives and explore implications for implementation on the provider and payer side. The Forum’s innovative approach of convening and conferencing ensured a deep insight and return on participants’ time spent with like-minded knowledge-seekers.
5th Forum

5th Forum

Hosted by Katharina Janus of the Center for Healthcare Management at Columbia University, Alan Weil of Health Affairs, and Bernadette Klapper of the Robert Bosch Stiftung the 5th Forum was held June 9-10, 2016 at the Capital Residence of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin on “Learning from each other – scaling ideas up to the next level”. Crossing boundaries to include various perspectives and different takes on how to change cultures and behaviors when being faced with common strategic and operational challenges was at the core of the 5th Forum.
6th Forum

6th Forum

Hosted by the Center for Healthcare Management the 6th Forum was held April 24/25, 2017 at the Columbia Global Center in Paris, France. Market access and product bundling are facing reimbursement challenges in all markets with changing payment mechanisms, regulations and the impact of new governments and economics. Healthcare leaders from around the world attended the 6th Forum to identify new trends and incorporate them into future products and strategies necessary for success in a market of shifting US and European Union priorities.

Your Individual Forum - get a taste of the Center's approach

Can’t wait for the Center’s next Forum? We’ll come to your premises and design your own, using our unique approach and methodology. Our in-house forums allow us to focus on specific issues related to your organization and explore current examples from your work environment. We will explore solutions and develop a forward-looking vision about what your business will look like ten years from now.