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Friday, February 19, 2016 8:30 AM

Reporter Briefing: State Health Initiatives

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will meet with reporters Friday, February 19 at the National Press Club to discuss the latest health care innovations and changes his state is pursuing or implementing. This event is supported by The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy and hosted by the Alliance for Health Reform and Health Affairs.





Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:30 PM

Health Policy Dialogue Series Feb. 23

February 23, Gaskin will discuss nonprofit hospital’s provision of charity care and how it measures up to their tax-exempt status. The Health Policy Dialogue Series collaboration between the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy (JKTG Foundation) and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.





Monday, April 25, 2016

Health Policy Dialogue Series April 25

April 25, David Asch, MD, MBA, will discuss his research that looks at how patients and physicians make medical decisions from treatment choice to health behaviors to insurance selection. The Health Policy Dialogue Series collaboration between the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy (JKTG Foundation) and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.





Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:00 AM

Reporter Briefing: Roundtable with Patrick Conway

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, CMS Acting Principal Deputy Administrator, will meet with reporters Wednesday, May 4, to discuss the Medicare payment reforms.





Thursday, June 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Using Real World Evidence to Accelerate Safe and Effective Cures

Real world data—or data reflecting the actual experiences of patients during routine care—can play a critical role in strengthening the evidence for both the safety and effectiveness of treatments across the drug development life cycle. The vast increase in the amount of data available from electronic health records, claims systems, registries, and even patients themselves offers an opportunity to change the paradigm of evidence development in the U.S. Real world data can help bring safe and effective drugs more quickly to patients in need and support new approaches for evidence generation in a future era of precision medicine. Congress and the administration are beginning to take bold steps to accelerate progress in this area.





Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Emerging Treatments: A Symposium on Research Driving New Diagnosis & Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Join leading breast cancer researchers in discussions about new possibilities in the diagnosis and treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Jennifer A. Pietenpol, PhD, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, will give the 2nd Annual Jayne Koskinas Memorial Lecture. This free, public event requires registration.





Friday, November 17, 2017

Navigating Next Steps in Payment Reform

The Alliance for Health Policy, in partnership with the JKTG Foundation, hosted a panel discussion to provide an update on the overall state of play with payment reform, and the effort to move away from fee for service and toward value-based payment. Panelists discussed the interplay between the public and private sectors, and, given the likely future for the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, highlighted areas where the private sector may be best positioned to lead. Panelists also shared what this means for future policy options and needs.