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SUMMIT AGENDA: DAY I
Monday, September 13, 2010


Note, all times listed are Eastern Standard Time

1:00 p.m. Welcome and Summit Overview

John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Co chair)
1:15 p.m. The Role of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) under Health Reform

Gail Wilensky, PhD
Senior Fellow, Project HOPE, Former Administrator, Health Care Financing Administration, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
1:45 p.m. Panacea, Death Panels, Mammography and the Politics of Comparative Effectiveness Research

Kavita K. Patel, MD, MS
Director of Health Policy, New America Foundation, Former Director of Policy for the White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, Former Deputy Staff Director for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
2:15 p.m. The Role of AHRQ in Comparative Effectiveness Research

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
2:45 p.m. The Role of NIH in Comparative Effectiveness Research

Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD
Director, National Institutes of Health, Former Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, Author, The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine (2010), Bethesda, MD
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
3:15 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. How States are Already Using Comparative and Cost-effective Research to Make Policy Decisions

Mark Gibson
Director, Center for Evidence-Based Policy, Oregon Health and Science University, Program Officer, Milbank Memorial Fund, Former Chief of Staff, Oregon Senate President, John Kitzhaber, Portland, OR
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
4:15 p.m. The Advantages of Comparative Effectiveness Research

Jerry Avorn, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Author, "Debate About Funding Comparative Effectiveness Research," New England Journal of Medicine, Boston, MA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
4:45 p.m. The Limits of Comparative Effectiveness Research

Scott Gottlieb, MD
Medical Internist, Stamford Hospital, Former Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, FDA, Former Senior Adviser to the Administrator, CMS, Stamford, CT
5:15 p.m. Methods and Data Infrastructure Needed for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Sean Tunis, MD, MSc
Founder and Director, Center for Medical Technology Policy, Former Director, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
5:45 p.m. The Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research on Health and Health Care Spending

Tomas J. Philipson, PhD
Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy Studies, Harris School, Associate Faculty Member, Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
6:15 p.m. Adjournment and Networking Reception




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