The Care-Tank 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 at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health in Washington, DC.

In the morning, internationally renowned experts from academia and practice joined a roundtable on one of three cross-national issues: cost and quality of chronic care; big data; and the management of connected healthcare enterprises. All participants attended a “report back” discussion of all three topics in the afternoon. Participation in this forum – a convening of 70 participants with expertise and interest in these issues – was by invitation only.

The interactive approach of the discussion roundtables gave participants the opportunity to raise issues and contribute their perspective in an interdisciplinary approach that is confidential and free of particular interests. For more information contact us at