|[May 09, 2012]
California's Largest Physician Organization Conference, May 18-19
California Association of Physician Groups:
2012 California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) Annual
Healthcare Conference. Several of the nation's top experts on health
policy and politics will join 1,400 physicians, healthcare
professionals and health plan executives. More than 20 breakout
sessions will address some of California's most pressing healthcare
May 18-19 at the Desert Springs JW Marriott Hotel in Palm Desert, CA (News - Alert).
FRIDAY, MAY 18
8 am - 9:45 am -- Donald Berwick, MD - Former
Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;
founding CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; and Professor
at the Harvard Medical School.
10:15 am - 11:30 am -- Harold Miller - Executive Director, Center
for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform; President/CEO of the Network
for Regional Healthcare Improvement; and Adjunct Professor at Carnegie
Mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management.
1 pm - 2:15 pm -- Shannon Brownlee - Nationally recognized expert
on American healthcare reform, Acting Director of the New America
Foundation Health Policy Program in Washington, D.C.; author of Overtreated:
Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer; named the best
economics book of the year by New York Times economics correspondent
SATURDAY, MAY 19
8:15 am - 10:15 am -- Healthcare Panel including Ann Boynton,
Deputy Executive Officer, Benefits Administration, California Public
Employees' Retirement System; John Jenrette, MD, CEO, Sharp (News - Alert) Community
Medical Group; Bruce Bodaken, Chairman, President and CEO, Blue Shield
of California; Thomas M. Priselac, President/CEO, Cedars-Sinai Health
Systems. Moderated by Donald Crane, President and CEO of the California
Association of Physician Groups.
For more information about the CAPG Healthcare Conference call (213)
624-2274 or go to: http://capg.org/conference2012/home.html.
To schedule interviews with conference speakers contact Lisa Freeman at
The California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) represents groups
that employ or contract with nearly 60,000 California doctors and
provide care to 15 million Californians. www.capg.org.
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