Program


Program

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Day 1: Thursday, March 7

8:00 am | Registration and breakfast
9:00 am | Welcome remarks

Jason Sutherland, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Peter Berman, UBC School of Population and Public Health
Mike Law, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

9:20 am | Opening keynote: What is value in healthcare?

Chair: Jason Sutherland, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Ellen Nolte, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine [slides]
Followed by audience Q&A

10:15 am | Refreshment break
10:45 am | Panel I: A system perspective on achieving higher value

Chair: John Sproule, Institute of Health Economics
Speaker: Mary Ackenhusen, Vancouver Coastal Health [slides]
Speaker: Paul Woods, London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario [slides]
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

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

Chair: Sabrina Wong, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Ted Ganiats, University of California San Diego [slides]
Speaker: Patrick Power, PowerHealth Solutions [slides]
Speaker: Fred Horne, Horne and Associates [slides]
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

2:25 pm | Keynote: Comparative policy analyses for improving value – A view from the United States

Chair: Lori Last, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Speaker: David Radley, Commonwealth Fund [slides]
Followed by audience Q&A

3:10 pm | Refreshment break
3:30 pm | Parallel sessions
Session I: Focus on primary care: Innovations in care delivery

Chair: Charlyn Black, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Kristen Brown, Mercy Health Physician Partners [slides]
Speaker: Ruth Lavergne, Simon Fraser University [slides]
Speaker: Kamila Premji, Western University [slides]
Speaker: Dan Niven, University of Calgary [slides]
Followed by audience Q&A

Session II: Technology and emerging opportunities to improve value

Chair: Kim McGrail, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Kerry Kuluski, University of Toronto [slides]
Speaker: Jennifer Zelmer, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement [slides]
Speaker: Chad Leaver, Canada Health Infoway [slides]
Speaker: Michael Humer, Kelowna General Hospital [slides]
Followed by audience Q&A

4:45 pm | Summarizing Day 1: Reflections on value in healthcare

Chair: Jason Sutherland, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Kerry Kuluski, University of Toronto
Speaker: Ruth Lavergne, Simon Fraser University

5:00 pm | Poster session and reception

Day 2: Friday, March 8

8:00 am | Breakfast
9:00 am | Panel III: Reforming the delivery system with integrated models of care

Chair: Morris Barer, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Walter Wodchis, University of Toronto and Trillium Health Partners [slides]
Speaker: Alexandra Clyde, Medtronic Inc. [slides]
Speaker: Jeroen Struijs, National Institute of Public Health and Environment, The Netherlands [slides]
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

10:30 am | Refreshment break
11:00 am | Panel IV: Moving the agenda of reducing low-value care forward

Chair: Michael Law, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: Fiona Clement, University of Calgary [slides]
Speaker: Noah Ivers, University of Toronto and Women’s College Hospital [slides]
Followed by structured discussion and audience Q&A

12:00 pm | Closing keynote

Chair: Jason Sutherland, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Speaker: P-G Forest, University of Calgary [slides]
Followed by audience Q&A

12:45 pm | Closing remarks

Michael Law, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

1-4:30 pm | Post-conference workshop

Effective Participation in New Models of Care: Primary Care Networks and Patient Medical Homes
Lunch included for pre-registered workshop participants only
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