Thursday, October 22, 2009

Bending the Cost Curve

Bending the cost curve was the focus of the third of four public forums on healthcare reform sponsored by the Center for Practical Bioethics. The October 20th forum featured a keynote address from Marcia Nielsen, PhD, Vice Chancellor of Public Policy & Planning at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

A responder panel included the following:

*Tom Handley, FSA, MAAA, L& E Actuaries and Consultants
*Rene Bollier, MD, Kansas City Family Medical Care
*John Lantos, MD, John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics and director of Children's Mercy Bioethics Center, served as a panelist and moderator.

The fourth and final forum of the series is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27. For more information go to


**Keynote, Marcia Nielsen, PhD, 25 minutes 44 seconds


**Responder Panel, 24 minutes 47 seconds

**Q & A, 22 minutes 48 seconds

**Podcast: Bending the Cost Curve, Marcia Nielsen, PhD and Rene Bollier, MD, The Bioethics Channel, 16 minutes 27 seconds

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