Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland

Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 6:
Public-Private Sector Strategies

8 a.m. - 3 p.m., October 15, 2013
Embassy Suites, Des Moines, Iowa

Preliminary Agenda
Updated October 9, 2013 
Schedule subject to change

8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m.

Welcome and opening remarks
Jean Robillard, Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Iowa Health Care

9 a.m.

Moderator: Jean Robillard
G. William Hoagland, Senior Vice President, Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)

9:55 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Where is Business At?
Moderator:  Susan Curry, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
• Elliott Smith, Executive Director, Iowa Business Council (presentation)
• Steve Flood, Senior Vice President, Holmes Murphy (presentation)
• Cliff Gold, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, CoOportunity Health (presentation)

11 a.m.

University of Iowa A. Craig Baird Debate Team
Moderator: David Hingstman, Director of the A. Craig Baird Debate Forum and Associate Professor, Communication Studies Department, University of Iowa



12:45 p.m.

Keynote Speaker
Moderator: Jean Robillard
Alan Weil, Executive Director, National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP)

1:45 p.m.

Presentation: Multi-Payer Delivery System Reform
Moderator:  Debra Schwinn, Dean, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Health Care
• Jennifer Vermeer, Director, Iowa Medicaid (presentation)

2:30 p.m.

Legislative Response, sponsored by Partnership for Better Health
Moderator:  Rita A. Frantz, Kelting Dean & Professor, College of Nursing, University of Iowa
• Dave Heaton, Iowa State Representative
• Amanda Ragan, Iowa State Senator

3 p.m.

Jean Robillard, Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Iowa Health Care

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