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Funding Models Conference

On November 25/26 2010 in Edmonton a national forum Funding Models to Support Quality and Sustainability-A Pan-Canadian Dialogue took place. Hosted by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) in collaboration with the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF), this forum provided a unique opportunity for senior leaders to hear from national and international experts on funding models to support quality and sustainability. The forum is also designed to facilitate the sharing of information and ideas on approaches and tools being considered in Canadian jurisdictions.
(note: The IHE also conducted a conference on Physician Funding Models in April 2010 (link))

Background papers prepared for the conference are at the following link: Background Papers 

The Nov 25/26th Program is below with links to presentations. There are powerpoint (where applicable) and audio files for plenary and panel speakers. Also Post-event Video interviews were conducted and links are beside relevant speakers on the program below.  

Day One Thursday November 25th, 2010

Forum Opening and Greetings
• Anne McFarlane, Vice President, Western Canada and Development Initiatives, Canadian Institute for Health Information
• John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics

Welcome and Opening Remarks
• John Wright, President and CEO, Canadian Institute for Health Information
; Jay Ramotar, Deputy Minister, Alberta Health and Wellness, and Board Member, Institute of Health Economics
• Stephen Samis, Vice President, Policy, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

Opening Plenary-ABCs of DRGs: The European Experience
• Reinhard Busse, Berlin University of Technology and the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post event interview (Reinhard Busse)

Reflective Panel-This Is What I Heard
• Les Vertesi, Executive Director, B.C. Health Services Purchasing Organization • Jason Sutherland, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, and Faculty, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
• Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Kingston General Hospital

Experiences and Lessons Learned From Other Jurisdictions
Moderator-Tom Noseworthy, Professor, University of Calgary

Post conference interview (Tom Noseworthy)

 
• Martin Campbell (United Kingdom), Deputy Director, Payment by Results (PbR) Development, Department of Health, National Health System
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post conference interview (Martin Campbell)
 
• Peter McNair (Australia), Associate Director and Clinical Epidemiologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute and Visiting Fellow
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post conference interview (Peter McNair)
 
• Murray Ross (United States), Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post conference interview (Murray Ross)

 

Reflective Panel-This Is What I Heard
• Jason Sutherland, Leslee Thompson and Les Vertesi
Summative Remarks
• Tom Noseworthy, Professor, University of Calgary
4:55-5 p.m.

Day 2 - Friday, November 26th

Overview of the Agenda & Lessons from Day one
• Anne McFarlane, Vice President, Western Canada and Development Initiatives, Canadian Institute for Health Information
• John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics
Powerpoint Presentation (points from day one)

The Canadian Experience
Moderator-Ron Sapsford, Chief, Strategy, Ontario Medical Association
• Chris Mazurkewich, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Alberta Health Services
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio
• Saäd Rafi, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Audio
• Les Vertesi, Executive Director, B.C. Health Services Purchasing Organization
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Reflective Panel-This Is What I Heard
• Jason Sutherland and Leslee Thompson

Post conference interview (Leslee Thompson)

Navigating Implementation: Perspectives of Providers and Administrators
Moderator-Ron Sapsford, Chief, Strategy, Ontario Medical Association
• Christopher Doig, Professor and Head, Community Health Services, University of Calgary
Audio
• Kevin Empey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lakeridge Health Corporation
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post conference interview (Kevin Empey)

 
•Lynn Stevenson, Executive Vice President, People, Organizational Development, practice and Chief Nurse, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Reflective Panel-Pearls of Wisdom and Words of Advice
• Reinhard Busse, Martin Campbell, Peter McNair and Murray Ross

The Road Ahead
Moderator-Ron Sapsford, Chief, Strategy, Ontario Medical Association
• Jason Sutherland, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, and Faculty, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Powerpoint Presentation
Audio

Post conference interview (Jason Sutherland)

Reflective Panel-This Is What I Heard
• Leslee Thompson, Les Vertesi and Jason Sutherland

Forum Wrap-Up
• Anne McFarlane, Vice President, Western Canada and Development Initiatives, Canadian Institute for Health Information
• John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics

Closing Remarks
• John Wright, President and CEO, Canadian Institute for Health Information

Post conference interview (John Wright - CIHI)


Post conference interview (Doug Yeo - CIHI)


Post conference interview, (Stephen Samis, CHSRF)