Cornell University

Healthcare Transformation Project

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A Time to Change: Restructuring America’s Health Care Delivery System

A Working Conference was held on:

May 11-12, 2010
The Italian Academy, New York City

This international conference was organized to bring together healthcare researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and union leaders to look at various approaches being established to implement healthcare reform activities. The focus of this conference was on innovative approaches involving the workforce, leadership support of management and unions, and the use of technology. In particular this conference was used to examine the effectiveness of current approaches to reduce costs, increasing access, while at the same improve the quality of patient care.

This conference served as a critical gathering to assess the impact of some of the initial healthcare reform initiatives of the Obama administration. It was used to determine potential methods to help accelerate the spreading of best practices. Scholars, practitioners, and unions leaders from both the United States and Europe will be attending this conference.

To read more click here for the conference summary.