Event Title

Welcome and Program Overview

Start Date

7-22-2010 8:00 AM

End Date

7-22-2010 8:15 AM

Description

David Nash is the Founding Dean and the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy at the Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Nash is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management, medical staff development and quality-of-care improvement. Repeatedly named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare, his national activities cover a wide scope. He serves as Chair of a National Quality Forum Technical Advisory Panel; is a member of the Board of Directors of the DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance and the American College of Surgeons Health Policy Institute; and was recently appointed to the ACP Clinical Guidelines Project. Dr. Nash is a principal faculty member for quality of care programming for the American College of Physician Executives in Tampa, Florida, and is the developer of the ACPE Capstone Course on Quality.

Dr. Nash is a consultant to organizations in both the public and private sectors. He serves on the Board of the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI), the Medicare QIO for Pennsylvania, and has chaired the Technical Advisory Group of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. In December 2009, he was named to the Board of Directors for Humana Inc., one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies. He recently was appointed to the Board of Main Line Health – a four hospital system in suburban Philadelphia, PA. From 1998–2008, he served on the Board of Trustees of Catholic Healthcare Partners in Cincinnati, Ohio where he chaired the Board Committee on Quality and Safety.

Through publications, public appearances, his blog and an online column on MedPage Today, Dr. Nash reaches more than 100,000 persons every month. He has participated in more than 100 articles in major journals. He has edited nineteen books, including A Systems Approach to Disease Management, Connecting with the New Healthcare Consumer, The Quality Solution, Practicing Medicine in the 21st Century and, most recently, Governance for Healthcare Providers. From 1984 to 1989, he was Deputy Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine. Currently, he is Editor-in-Chief of four major national journals including American Journal of Medical Quality, Population Health Management, P&T, and Biotechnology Healthcare.

Dr. Nash received his BA in economics (Phi Beta Kappa) from Vassar College; his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he was recently named to the Alumni Council; and his MBA in Health Administration (with honors) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, he was a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and Medical Director of a nine-physician faculty group practice in general internal medicine.

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Audio file-Introduction by Dr. Nash

 
Jul 22nd, 8:00 AM Jul 22nd, 8:15 AM

Welcome and Program Overview

David Nash is the Founding Dean and the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy at the Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Nash is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management, medical staff development and quality-of-care improvement. Repeatedly named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare, his national activities cover a wide scope. He serves as Chair of a National Quality Forum Technical Advisory Panel; is a member of the Board of Directors of the DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance and the American College of Surgeons Health Policy Institute; and was recently appointed to the ACP Clinical Guidelines Project. Dr. Nash is a principal faculty member for quality of care programming for the American College of Physician Executives in Tampa, Florida, and is the developer of the ACPE Capstone Course on Quality.

Dr. Nash is a consultant to organizations in both the public and private sectors. He serves on the Board of the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI), the Medicare QIO for Pennsylvania, and has chaired the Technical Advisory Group of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. In December 2009, he was named to the Board of Directors for Humana Inc., one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies. He recently was appointed to the Board of Main Line Health – a four hospital system in suburban Philadelphia, PA. From 1998–2008, he served on the Board of Trustees of Catholic Healthcare Partners in Cincinnati, Ohio where he chaired the Board Committee on Quality and Safety.

Through publications, public appearances, his blog and an online column on MedPage Today, Dr. Nash reaches more than 100,000 persons every month. He has participated in more than 100 articles in major journals. He has edited nineteen books, including A Systems Approach to Disease Management, Connecting with the New Healthcare Consumer, The Quality Solution, Practicing Medicine in the 21st Century and, most recently, Governance for Healthcare Providers. From 1984 to 1989, he was Deputy Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine. Currently, he is Editor-in-Chief of four major national journals including American Journal of Medical Quality, Population Health Management, P&T, and Biotechnology Healthcare.

Dr. Nash received his BA in economics (Phi Beta Kappa) from Vassar College; his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he was recently named to the Alumni Council; and his MBA in Health Administration (with honors) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, he was a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and Medical Director of a nine-physician faculty group practice in general internal medicine.