WPC's Center for Health Care develops patient-centered solutions to reduce costs and improve the availability and quality of health care for businesses and individuals, providing the only detailed, independent critique of health care issues available in the Northwest.
Last year’s inaugural symposium attracted 350 business leaders including 70 C-level executives. This year’s event will feature local and nationally recognized experts highlighting disruptive trends in healthcare, winners and losers, and implications for health and costs. View the full agenda
SOS FOR THE ACA?
What happens now that Obamacare has been implemented?The Lincoln Center, Thursday October 24th 8:30 - 11:00a.m.
Dr. Roger Stark is a health care policy analyst at WPC and a retired physician.
Washington Policy Center held its annual Eastern Washington Health Care Lunch in Spokane on June 26, featuring Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, writer for Forbes and former health care policy adviser to Mitt Romney; Dr. Karen Summar, health care adviser to the U.S.
The Congressional Budget Office reports that the health care cost crisis now threatens the U.S. economy. Whether through market forces or government intervention, wrenching changes are ahead for health care. These changes will be promising for some local companies and painful to many; none will go untouched. An understanding of the issues is important for every business leader.
The Executive MBA Program at UW's Foster School of Business has partnered with Premera Blue Cross to offer a day of insights. WPC's Center for Health Care is pleased to co-present this discussion.
Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Assiciation of Washington Business 2012 Health Care Forum.
Topics will include current status of federal health reform and an in‐depth look at the direction of the Washington State Health Exchange. Speakers include: Jeff Gingold, Gingold Law Firm, LLC.; Hadley Heath, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Forum; Neil Trautwein, Vice President and Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation; Gary Chandler, VP Government Affairs; with additional speakers to be announced.
10th Annual Health Care Conference: What happens after the Supreme Court rules on health care reform?
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Washington Policy Center's 10th Annual Health Care Policy Conference events begin this July 9 in Spokane and continue July 10 in Seattle. The Eastern Washington lunch event will provide the first in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act decision, and will feature keynote speaker Bill McCollum. Learn what to expect in patient and provider care from policymakers, businesses, providers and the health care industry following the Court's landmark ruling.
Watch video of the conference panels and lunch, and check out the panelists' Power Point presentations!
WPC hosted it's 8th Annual Health Care Conference, Featuring Keynote Speakers Harvard Business School Professor Regina Herzlinger and Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna.
Rob McKenna is serving his second term as Washington's 17th Attorney General. As the state's chief legal officer, he directs 500 attorneys and nearly 700 professional staff providing legal services to state agencies, boards and commissions.