Agenda

Day 1

Time Thursday, June 23rd
9.00am Pre-conferenceThink-Tank Meeting (by separate invitation only)
1.30pm Registration open
2.30pm Welcome and introductionKatharina Janus, Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management, and Peter N. Posch, Assistant Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management
3.00pm Keynote address: Health Policy & Management Challenges of the 21st CenturyLawrence D.Brown, Professor, Columbia University, New York
4.00pm Networking coffee break
4.30pm Panel discussion: Brain-Teasers from the Center’s pre-conference Think-Tank MeetingThink-Tank leaders and guests
5.30pm Keynote address: What we experience when we try to manage care in practice – Examples from managed (California) careWalter Kopp, CEO Medical Management Services, San Francisco
6.30pm Reception & dinner: Thought leader interviews (“Press Conference”) with Think-Tank participants (on the Villa’s patio weather permitting)Moderated by Klaus Wille, Economics Correspondent, Bloomberg Zurich, Switzerland

 

Day 2

Time Friday, June 24th
8.00am Keynote address: US health reform and policy implications – Next steps in designing better healthcare systemsMichael S. Sparer, Professor, Columbia University, New York
9.00am “Do–Tank”: Apply knowledge in practice (part 1)

  • Panel discussion: Does Pay-for Performance pay off or what else motivates us?Led by Walter Kopp, CEO Medical Management Services and Michael Sparer, Professor and Chair, Columbia University
  • Example from practice: Internal and external motivation: Do they complement or exclude each other? Using P4P as a research device.Led by Michel Naiditch, IRDES, Paris
  • Construction of a composite indicator of GPs’ Intrinsic MotivationLed by Carine Franc, IRDES, Paris
  • Lecture and discussion: What do doctors need and what does the healthcare system need? – the medical profession between aspiration and reality-checkLed by Erich Schröder, CEO Gesundheitspolitik.de
10.30pm Networking coffee break
11.00pm “Do–Tank”: Apply knowledge in practice (part 2)

  • Lecture and expert panel: Will integrated care ever become reality and what are the prerequisites to cooperate along the healthcare value chain?Led by Lawrence D. Brown, Professor, Columbia University
  • Expert interview: What’s the evidence of evidence-based medicine and what role do professional routines play?Led by Thomas G. Rundall, Professor, UC Berkeley
  • Lecture and discussion: Does innovation have a chance in healthcare and how do we accomplish change?Led by Theo B.C. Poiesz, Professor, Tilburg University
12.30pm Lunch sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund, New YorkPresentation and panel discussion: The Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice – Past fellows and mentors discuss their experience
1.30pm Keynote address: Lessons learned for health services managers and politiciansThomas G. Rundall, Professor, University of California at Berkeley
2.30pm The power of care – tanks: Combining Think-Tanks and Do-Tanks. A new approach to innovation in health care.Katharina Janus, Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management, and Peter N. Posch, Assistant Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management
3.00pm Launch of the Journal of Inspiring EconomicsKatharina Janus, Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management, and Peter N. Posch, Assistant Professor, Ulm University and Center for Healthcare Management
4.00pm Adjourn