Speakers included Carolyn Clancy (AHRQ), Gail Wilensky (Project Hope), Scott Gottlieb (AEI), John Bridges (Johns Hopkins), Peter Elkn (Mayo Clinic), among others.
Here is the final report on the event -- and it's really must reading for anyone concerned about the precarious balance between value and quality -- in short, the future of the American health care system.
Here's a link to the final report:
Here's an enticing tidbit from the conclusion of the report ...
"We're not at the end of this debate. We're not at the beginning of the end of this debate. But we are at the end of the beginning where at least we can all agree that this is not, and must not be exclusively a debate about saving money. It must be about patient care."
An important read.