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Agenda: Day 1
Thursday, May 10, 2001


8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Peter N. Grant, J.D., Ph.D.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA
(Symposium Co-chair)


8:05 a.m.

Purchasing Healthcare Services in California

Allen Feezor
Executive Director
CalPERS
Sacramento, CA

Kathy Dibble
Vice President
Strategic Sales for Blue Cross

Peter Lee, Esq.
President
Pacific Business Group on Health
San Francisco, CA

Mark Smith, M.D.
President
California HealthCare Foundation
Oakland, CA
(Interviewer)


9:15 a.m.

Purchasing Health Services in California: The Role of Brokers, the Internet, ehealth insurance, Defined Contribution and New Purchasing Models

Cindy Gentry
HealthMarket, Inc.

Sam Gibbs
Vice President and General Manager
EHealthInsurance.com
Sunnyvale, CA

Arnold Milstein, M.D., M.P.H.
National Healthcare Thought Leader
William M. Mercer
Medical Director
Pacific Business Group on Health
San Francisco, CA

John M. Word III, CLU, RHU, REBC
President
Word and Brown
Co-Founder
California Choice
President
California Association of Health Underwriters
Orange, CA

James C. Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Economics
School of Public Health
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
(Interviewer)


10:30 a.m.

Break


11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS I




I.A. Impact of SB 1953 (1994), the Seismic-Safety Law, on California's Hospitals

David Carlisle, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Sacramento, CA
Presentation Material




I.B. California CIO Roundtable

David Bowen
Senior Vice President and CIO
Blue Shield of California
San Francisco, CA

Marsha George
Consultant
Sutter Health

Thelma Kay-Weiss
President
TKW
Woodacre, CA

Bob Wood
CIO
Alliana Alliance




I.C. Challenges and Opportunities Facing California's Physician Organizations

James C. Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Economics
School of Public Health
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Presentation Material




I.D. Year Zero of Genomics Adoption: Ignorance, Denial and Physician-Centric Health Care

Wanda J. Jones, M.P.H.
President
New Century Healthcare Institute
San Francisco, CA




I.E. Health Care Privacy: Compliance with California Law and Regulation and the HIPAA Privacy Rules

Clark Stanton, Esq.
Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
San Francisco, CA


12:00 noon

LUNCHEON AND PRESENTATIONS

Jack Lewin, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
California Medical Association
San Francisco, CA
(Moderator)


12:30 p.m.

California's Health Care Politics 2001

Senator Jackie Speier
(D, 8th District)
San Mateo, CA


1:00 p.m.

Reflections on California Health Care - Lessons of the Past; Future Directions

Alain Enthoven, Ph.D.
Professor
Stanford Business School
Palo Alto, CA


1:45 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS II




II.A. An Assessment of California's Physician Organizations And Integrated Health Systems

Stephen Shortell, Ph.D.
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor
School of Public Health
University of California
Berkeley, CA




II.B. California CFO Roundtable

Gerard C. Bajada
Vice President and Director Financial Services
The Permanente Medical Group
Oakland, CA

Kenneth Jones
Chief Financial Officer
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA




II.C. Shared Responsibility: Restoring Faith in Managed Health Care

Herbert Schultz
Deputy Director for External Relations
Department of Managed Health Care
Sacramento, CA




II.D. The Role of the Internet in Plan/Provider Connectivity and Commerce

Dennis J. Streveler, Ph.D.
Senior Strategist
Web MD
Santa Clara, CA




II.E. Health Care Data Security: Compliance with California Law and Regulation and the Draft HIPAA Security Rule

Steven M. Fleisher, Esq.
Vice President and General Manager
MEDePass, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Presentation Material


2:45 p.m.

BREAK


3:00 p.m.

California's Health Plans

Jenni Vargas
Senior Vice President and Northern General Manager
HealthNet of California
Oakland, CA

Kathryn Mead
Chief Executive Officer
Sharp Health Plan
San Diego, CA

Mark Hyde
President
Lifeguard
San Jose, CA

Walter A. Zelman, Ph.D.
President
California Association of Health Plans
Sacramento, CA

Carol Emmott, Ph.D.
Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
San Francisco, CA
(Interviewer)


4:15 p.m.

California's Hospitals and Health Systems

Walter Beck
Chief Executive Officer
George L. Mee Memorial Hospital
King City, CA

C. Duane Dauner
President
California Healthcare Association
Sacramento, CA
Presentation Material

Lloyd Dean
President and Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Healthcare West
San Francisco, CA

Stephen Shortell, Ph.D.
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor
School of Public Health
University of California
Berkeley, CA
(Interviewer)


5:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT AND NETWORKING RECEPTION


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