Start Date

7-6-2011 8:00 AM

End Date

7-6-2011 8:15 AM

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David Nash, MD, MBA, 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. JSPH provides innovative graduate degree programs in Public Health, Healthcare Quality and Safety, Health Policy, Chronic Care Management and Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research.

Dr. Nash is a board certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management, medical staff development and quality-of-care improvement. In 1995, he was awarded the Latiolais Prize by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. He received the Philadelphia Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award in October 1997 and was named an honorary distinguished fellow of the American College of Physician Executives in 1998. In 2006, he received the Elliot Stone Award for leadership in public accountability for health data from the National Association of Health Data Organizations. In 2009, Dr. Nash received the Wharton Healthcare Alumni Achievement Award. Through publications, public appearances, his blog and an online column on MedPage Today, Dr. Nash reaches more than 100,000 persons every month.

Dr. Nash is a consultant to organizations in both the public and private sectors. He has chaired the Technical Advisory Group of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) for a decade where he helped to pioneer public reporting of outcomes. In early 2011, he was named to the Board of Directors for Endo Pharmaceuticals. In December 2009, he joined the Board of Directors for Humana Inc. He also serves on the Board of Main Line Health – a four hospital system in suburban Philadelphia, PA, where he chairs the Board Quality Committee.

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Welcome and Introductions

David Nash, MD, MBA, 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. JSPH provides innovative graduate degree programs in Public Health, Healthcare Quality and Safety, Health Policy, Chronic Care Management and Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research.

Dr. Nash is a board certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management, medical staff development and quality-of-care improvement. In 1995, he was awarded the Latiolais Prize by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. He received the Philadelphia Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award in October 1997 and was named an honorary distinguished fellow of the American College of Physician Executives in 1998. In 2006, he received the Elliot Stone Award for leadership in public accountability for health data from the National Association of Health Data Organizations. In 2009, Dr. Nash received the Wharton Healthcare Alumni Achievement Award. Through publications, public appearances, his blog and an online column on MedPage Today, Dr. Nash reaches more than 100,000 persons every month.

Dr. Nash is a consultant to organizations in both the public and private sectors. He has chaired the Technical Advisory Group of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) for a decade where he helped to pioneer public reporting of outcomes. In early 2011, he was named to the Board of Directors for Endo Pharmaceuticals. In December 2009, he joined the Board of Directors for Humana Inc. He also serves on the Board of Main Line Health – a four hospital system in suburban Philadelphia, PA, where he chairs the Board Quality Committee.