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Sep 20, 2006

Press Briefing<br />Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System: A National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance

Hotel Washington, 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

IMPORTED: www_commonwealthfund_org__usr_img_video_icon.gif Watch a video of this event, or read a transcript at right.


9:15: Continental breakfast available

Panel I: Findings from the National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance

9:30: Welcome and introductions

Moderator: Karen Davis, President, The Commonwealth Fund

9:40: Findings from the 2006 National Scorecard

Cathy Schoen, Senior Vice President, The Commonwealth Fund

10:00: Reaction to Scorecard findings: Commission view

James J. Mongan, M.D., President and CEO, Partners HealthCare System, Inc. and Chairman, Commission on a High Performance Health System

10:10: Q and A

Panel II: Stakeholder Perspectives on Scorecard Findings: Discussion


Moderator: Stephen C. Schoenbaum, M.D., Executive Vice President for Programs, The Commonwealth Fund, and Executive Director, Commission on a High Performance Health System

Maureen Bisognano, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Commission member

Christine K. Cassel, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation, and Commission member

Robert Galvin, M.D., Director, Global Health, General Electric Company, and newly appointed Commission member (August 2006)

10:50: Q and A

11:20: Adjourn

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Sep 20, 2006