Category: Health Economics and Value

State helps fund Christiana Care mental health pilot

The Christiana Care Value Institute will monitor the pilot program for cost-effectiveness as well as positive health outcomes. Read article here:  State helps fund Christiana Care mental health pilot

Value Institute Spring Symposium 2016 – Bridging the Gap: Connecting Data to Decisions

In a transformative era when reimbursement models are rewarding quality improvements in medicine, Christiana Care is well-positioned to bring evaluative science to clinical practice because of the research of the Value Institute. “If we are going to be successful in achieving optimal health for our patients and exceptional patient experience, as well as maintaining organizational […]

Value Institute Fall Symposium 2016 – Dr. H. Gilbert Welch

Gilbert Welch, M.D., MPH, professor of Medicine and Community & Family Medicine in The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University, was the keynote speaker at the Value Institute Fall Symposium. Welch’s research has often focused on the problems created by medicine’s efforts to detect early disease. While medicine offers tremendous benefits to patients who […]

Value Institute Spring Symposium 2015 – “Eliminating Health Care Disparities”

Giselle Corbie-Smith, M.D., MSc and Lisa Cooper, M.D., MPH discuss the critical topic of eliminating health care disparities. Dr. Lisa Cooper is the James F. Fries Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also Vice President, Healthcare Equity, for Johns Hopkins Medicine. A […]

Value Institute Fall Symposium 2014 – “Innovation and Health System Transformation”

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, is the CMS Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality. CMS is responsible for overseeing quality of care, innovation, and new payment models for the programs that serve the over 140 million Americans that access health care services through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. He […]

Value Institute Fall Symposium 2013 – “The Future of Hospice and Palliative Care”

David Casarett, MD, MA, serves as the chief of Palliative Care Services for Duke University Health System, and chief of the Section of Palliative Care within Division of General Internal Medicine. Formerly, he was professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where he was also a faculty member of the […]

Value Institute Fall Symposium 2013 – “Matching Care to Patient and Family Needs”

Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years. She is […]

Value Institute Inaugural Symposium 2012 – “Educating the Health Care Workforce of the Future: The Quality and Safety Agenda”

David B. Nash, M.D., MBA, Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health, discusses how quality and safety education can and should be integrated into medical education programs. Dr. Nash was named the Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) in 2008. This appointment caps a 25-year tenure on the faculty of […]

Value Institute Inaugural Symposium 2012 – “Creating Value Through Science”

Michael Lauer, M.D., is the Deputy Director for Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where he serves as the principal scientific leader and advisor to the Director of the NIH on all matters relating to the substance, quality, and effectiveness of the NIH extramural research program and administration. He received education and […]

Value Institute Inaugural Symposium 2012 – “Medicine’s New Challenge: Population Health Management”

Peter L. Slavin, MD, has been the president of Massachusetts General Hospital since 2003. From 1999–2002, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, which included more than 1,700 physicians and employed nearly 1,000 of them. Dr. Slavin teaches internal medicine and health care management at Harvard Medical School, […]