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National Healthcare Leaders in San Francisco to Address Health Reform and Payment Reform
Date:3/4/2010

President of AMA, NCQA, National Quality Forum, and Aetna Among Presenters at National Pay For Performance Summit Sponsored by Integrated Healthcare Association

OAKLAND, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National healthcare leaders will address critical national healthcare reform issues at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, March 8 -10, during the Fifth National Pay for Performance Summit.

The full agenda and registration is available online at www.PFPSummit.com.  

Media credentialing must be obtained in advance.

Among the keynote speakers are:

Monday:

  • J. James Rohack, MD, President, AMA
  • John Iglehart, New England Journal of Medicine, national correspondent; founding editor, Health Affairs.
  • Mark Bertolini, President, Aetna, Inc.
  • Margaret O'Kane, President, National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Susan D. DeVore, President and CEO, Premier, Inc, Charlotte, NC

Tuesday:

  • Gary S. Kaplan, MD, Chairman, CEO, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Arnold Milstein, MD, U.S. Thought Leader, Mercer Health & Benefits; Medical Director, Pacific Business Group on Health

Wednesday:

  • James C. Robinson, PhD, Kaiser Permanente Professor of Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley
  • Karen Davis, PhD, President, Commonwealth Fund

About the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)

IHA is a statewide leadership group that promotes quality improvement, accountability, and affordability of healthcare in California. The IHA P4P program is the largest nongovernmental physician incentive program in the U.S. and includes eight health plans (including Kaiser for reporting only) and over 225 medical organizations representing 35,000 physicians providing care for 10.5 million members. Other IHA programs include: value-based purchasing of medical devices, the measurement and reward of healthcare efficiency, and healthcare affordability. For more information, please visit: www.IHA.org.

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