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Conversations On Health Care Costs
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Deval Patrick
Governor of Massachusetts
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Governor Patrick first took office in January 2007, during the early stages of Massachusetts health reform implementation. He has made cost containment one of his administration's top priorities.
Don Berwick
M.D., Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dr. Berwick headed the federal agency that oversees Medicaid and Medicare in 2010-2011, after he co-founded and led a national institute devoted to improving patient safety and quality of care.
Deborah Enos
President and CEO, Neighborhood Health Plan
Deb Enos leads a managed care organization that is closely aligned with community health centers statewide. A majority of its 235,000 members enroll through MassHealth or Commonwealth Care.
Rick Lord
President and CEO, Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Rick Lord leads the state's largest association of employers. He has been a long-time participant in health policy and represented business on the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector.
Kate Walsh
President and CEO, Boston Medical Center
Kate Walsh leads the region's largest “safety-net” provider, a 508-bed teaching hospital that mostly serves low-income residents in conjunction with a health plan and affiliated health centers.
Jeff Levin-Scherz
M.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Levin-Scherz is an experienced clinician and physician-group manager who teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health and writes the “Managing Healthcare Costs” blog.
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Deborah Enos
President and CEO, Neighborhood Health Plan
Deb Enos leads a managed care organization that is closely aligned with community health centers statewide. A majority of its 235,000 members enroll through MassHealth or Commonwealth Care.
Don Berwick
M.D., Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dr. Berwick headed the federal agency that oversees Medicaid and Medicare in 2010-2011, after he co-founded and led a national institute devoted to improving patient safety and quality of care.
Deval Patrick
Governor of Massachusetts
Governor Patrick first took office in January 2007, during the early stages of Massachusetts health reform implementation. He has made cost containment one of his administration's top priorities.
Jeff Levin-Scherz
M.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Levin-Scherz is an experienced clinician and physician-group manager who teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health and writes the “Managing Healthcare Costs” blog.
Kate Walsh
President and CEO, Boston Medical Center
Kate Walsh leads the region's largest “safety-net” provider, a 508-bed teaching hospital that mostly serves low-income residents in conjunction with a health plan and affiliated health centers.
Rick Lord
President and CEO, Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Rick Lord leads the state's largest association of employers. He has been a long-time participant in health policy and represented business on the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector.