To watch a webcast of the 2006 International Symposium on Health Care Policy: What Is a High Performance Health Care System and How Do We Get There?, visit the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Web site.
1615 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, November 2, 2006
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast available
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Karen Davis, The Commonwealth Fund
8:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Presentation of the 2006 International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Doctors
John K. Iglehart, Health Affairs, Moderator
8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Cathy Schoen and Robin Osborn, The Commonwealth Fund
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m
Reactor: Andrew Bindman, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m
Ministers' Comments and Reactions:
Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Director, AHRQ
The Honorable Patricia Hewitt, MP, U.K. Secretary of State for Health
Philip Davies, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Ageing, Australia
Frank Fedyk, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Health Policy Branch, Health Canada
The Honorable Ulla Schmidt, Minister of Health, the Federal Republic of Germany
The Honorable Pete Hodgson, Minister of Health, New Zealand
Martin van Rijn, Director-General, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands
9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Q and A