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Transformation of Health Care Delivery
Under Health Care Reform:
Prospects and Challenges

April 1, 2011
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library, The University of Utah
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Free and open to the public

The goals of health care reform of generating near-universal access at affordable cost, while also improving quality of care, will require transformation of health care delivery and finance. To what extent does health care reform, as currently configured, hold the prospects for such transformation of delivery of care? What are the lingering challenges?

Three internationally recognized expert panelists will address these issues, with expert commentary by one of the most prominent figures in health care policy in our era, and whose contributions indelibly shaped the current national debate over health reform, Philip R. Lee.

Master of Ceremonies: Philip R. Lee, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Francisco and Founder of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Featured Panelists:
Kevin Grumbach, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and Chief of Family and Community Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital

Richard J. Sperry, M.D. Ph.D., Governor Scott M. Matheson Presidential Endowed Chair in Health Policy and Management, Director of the Matheson Center for Health Care Studies, Professor of Anesthesiology and Associate Vice President of Health Sciences at the University of Utah

Lucy Savitz, Ph.D. M.B.A., Director of Research and Education at the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research of Intermountain Healthcare, Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics at Family & Preventive Medicine, and Director of CCTS Community Engagement Core at the University of Utah

Moderator: Robert Huefner, Doctor of Business Administration, Professor Emeritus at the University of Utah

Institute for Public & International Affairs and Center for Public Policy & Administration, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Utah

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

Center for Clinical & Translational Sciences, University of Utah

Center for Business and Healthcare, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

Matheson Center for Healthcare Studies, University of Utah