Program


Preliminary Program

Note: The program is subject to change

Day 1: Thursday, March 7

8:00 am | Registration and breakfast
9:00 am | Welcome remarks
9:15 am | Opening keynote: What is value in healthcare?

Speaker: Ellen Nolte, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

10:45 am | Panel I: A system perspective on achieving higher value

Speaker: Mary Ackenhusen, Vancouver Coastal Health
Speaker: Paul Woods, London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

12:00 pm | Lunch
1:00 pm | Panel II: Modernizing for improving value – health, outcomes and cost

Speaker: Ted Ganiats, University of California San Diego
Speaker: Fred Horne, Horne and Associates
Speaker: Patrick Power, PowerHealth Solutions
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

2:30 pm | Keynote: Comparative policy analyses for improving value

Speaker: David Radley, Commonwealth Fund
Followed by audience Q&A

3:15 pm | Parallel sessions
Session I: Innovations in care delivery

Speaker: Kristen Brown, Mercy Health Physician Partners
Speaker: Ruth Lavergne, Simon Fraser University
Speaker: Kamila Premji, Western University
Speaker: Dan Niven, University of Calgary

Session II: Innovations in health system infrastructure

Speaker: Kerry Kuluski, University of Toronto
Speaker: Jennifer Zelmer, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Speaker: Chad Leaver, Canada Health Infoway
Speaker: Michael Humer, Kelowna General Hospital

4:30 pm | Reflections on value in healthcare

Speaker: Kerry Kuluski, University of Toronto
Speaker: Ruth Lavergne, Simon Fraser University

5:00 pm | Interactive poster session and reception

Day 2: Friday, March 8

8:00 am | Breakfast
9:00 am | Panel III: Integrated models of care to improve value

Speaker: Walter Wodchis, University of Toronto and Trillium Health Partners
Speaker: Alexandra Clyde, Medtronic Inc.
Speaker: Jeroen Struijs, National Institute of Public Health and Environment, The Netherlands
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

10:45 am | Panel IV: Reducing low-value care: Moving the agenda forward

Speaker: Fiona Clement, University of Calgary
Speaker: Noah Ivers, University of Toronto and Women’s College Hospital
Speaker: TBD
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

12:00 pm | Closing keynote

Speaker: P-G Forest, University of Calgary

1-4:30 pm | Post-conference workshop

Effective Participation in New Models of Care: Primary Care Networks and Patient Medical Homes
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