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2010
Thursday, March 11th
7:30 AM

Conference Program

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, 10th Floor

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Poster Session

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

8:50 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:50 AM

9:00 AM

Plenary Keynote Address - What do Citizens Expect From Their Health Care System? Implications for Swiss Health Policy

Peter Zweifel, University of Zurich, Switzerland

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Session I: Quality of Care and Coverage Innovation

Akilah Folami, Hofstra University School of Law

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

10:30 AM

Training to Meet Tomorrow's Health Care Delivery Model

Kathleen Gallo, Center for Learning and Innovation at North Shore LIJ Health System
Lawrence Smith, Hofstra University School of Medicine

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Aligning Incentives for Values and Quality in the Medicare Program

Stuart Guterman, Program on Payment System Reform, The Commonwealth Fund

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

12:50 PM

Session II: Political and Historical Perspectives on U.S. Reform Efforts

Joel Weintraub, Hofstra University School of Law

12:50 PM - 2:15 PM

1:00 PM

Single Payer and Health Care Reform: What's Next

Oliver Fein, Weill Cornell Medicall College

1:00 PM

1:20 PM

The Spirits of Reform Past: How the Ghosts of Clinton Era Public Opinion Haunt Obama Health Reform

Richard Himelfarb, Department of Political Science, Hofstra University

1:20 PM

1:40 PM

Health Initiatives of the Young Lord's Party

Theresa Horvath, Physician Assistant Studies Program, Hofstra University

1:40 PM

2:00 PM

The Political Calculus of Health Care Reform in Modern American Politics

Edward J. Rollins, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Hofstra University (2009-2010), CNN News

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

Session III: Meeting the Challenges of an Aging Population I

Ashira Ostrow, Hofstra University School of Law

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

2:45 PM

Implementing and Disseminating a Falls Prevention Program in At-Risk Older Adults Living in a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community-Supportive Services Program

Dale Chaikin, Community Health/ NORC Programs, North Shore-LIJ Health System

2:45 PM

3:05 PM

Ethics and Justice: Theories as Applied to Age-Based Rationing

Hengameh Hosseini, Dept of Public Health and Health Care Administration, Seton Hall University

3:05 PM

3:25 PM

A Tale of Two Studies: The Impact of Remote Patient Monitoring Upon Medicare Beneficiaries With Heart Failure

Renee Pekmezaris, Community Health and Health Services Research; North Shore-LIJ Health System

3:25 PM

4:00 PM

Session IV: Meeting the Challenges of an Aging Population II

Donna Reed, Division of Long-Term Care Services, Nassau County Dept of Senior Citizen Affairs

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

4:10 PM

The Impact of an End-of-Life Communication Skills Intervention on Physicians in Training

Renee Pekmezaris, Community Health and Health Services Research; North Shore-LIJ Health System

4:10 PM

4:35 PM

Debunking the Myths Surrounding Exercise and Older Adults

Katie Sell, Dept of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Hofstra University
Steven Frierman, Dept of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Hofstra University

4:35 PM

7:00 PM

Conference Dinner - Federal Health Policy: Impact on States

Deborah Bachrach J.D.

Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, March 12th
8:00 AM

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, 10th Floor, South Campus

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Poster Session

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

8:45 AM

Plenary Keynote Address - Will We Ever Have a National Health Program in the United States?

Vicente Navarro, Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Session V: Socioeconomic Disparities and Coverage Innovation

Vern Walker, Hofstra University School of Law

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

10:10 AM

Health Reform and Health Equity: Sharing Responsibility for Health in the United States

Erika Blacksher, The Hastings Center

10:10 AM

10:40 AM

NuHealth: A 21st-Century Model for Safety-Net Systems

Aloysius B. Cuyjet, Institute for Healthcare Disparities, Nassau University Medical Center

10:40 AM

11:05 AM

The Ethical Implications of the Attempts to Reduce Health Care Costs

Hangameh Hosseini, Graduate Dept of Public and Health Care Administration, Seton Hall University

11:05 AM

11:25 AM

Activities to Reduce Health Disparities Under Massachusetts Health Care Reform

Joel S. Weissman, Harvard Medical School

11:25 AM

12:00 PM

Conference Luncheon - The Evolving Role of Physicians in a Reformed American Health Care System

Howard B. Dean III, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency

Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Session VI: Alternative Models: Lessons From Home and Abroad

Alan L. Jakimo, Hofstra University School of Law, Sidley Austin LLP

2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

2:25 PM

The Swiss Experience With Managed Care

Rachel Kreier, Department of Economics, Hofstra University
Sophie Wanert, World Health Organization

2:25 PM

2:55 PM

Health Care in Canada: Setting the Record Straight

Martha Livingston, SUNY College at Old Westbury

2:55 PM

3:15 PM

ERISA and Federalism: Limits to State and Local Health Care Reforms

Lawrence I. Palmer, Dept of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

No Wrong Door: A Model for Biopsychosocial Health Care in the 21st Century

Louise Skolnik, Adelphi University School of Social Work
Shelly Schechter, Division of Community and Maternal Child Health, Nassau County Dept of Health

3:30 PM

3:40 PM

An Update on Massachusetts Health Care Reform

Joel S. Weissman, Harvard Medical School

3:40 PM

4:15 PM

Closing Remarks and Reception

Leeds Morelli & Brown Atrium, Seryl and Charles Kushner Hall, South Campus

4:15 PM