Annual Health Strategy Summit 2010
24 Mar 2010
The Nuffield Trust for Research and Policy Studies in Health Services. Held at Wotton House, Surrey

This high-profile health strategy summit, now in its second year, brought together senior managers and clinicians, policy makers and analysts from across the health services in the UK and internationally.


Dr Denis Cortese Emeritus President / CEO, The Mayo Clinic joins the event on a live video link from the USA on day one.

Programme

Day 1 - 24 Mar 2010

10:00
Welcome: Day 1
Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director, The Nuffield Trust

10:15
Session 1: The state we’re in (economically) and prospects for the public sector
Chair: Michael O’Higgins, Chairman, The Audit Commission

10:20
Session 1: The state we’re in (economically) and prospects for the public sector: Keynote speech
Will Hutton, Executive Vice Chair, The Work Foundation Foundation

11:15
Refreshment break and networking
11:40
Session 2: Efficiency: Evidence and challenges: Presentation of evidence
Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director, The Nuffield Trust

12:00
Session 2: Efficiency: Evidence and challenges: Panel discussion
Panellists: Mark Britnell, Head of Healthcare, UK and Europe, KPMG; Dr Jim Cowan, Senior Medical Director, Aetna; Jim Easton, NHS National Director for Improvement and Efficiency, Department of Health; Dr George Isham, Chief Health Office and Plan Medical Director, Health Partners; and Steve Melton, Managing Partner – Operations, Circle

12:50
Lunch and networking
14:00
Session 3: Reform lab: The Nuffield Trust data lab
Dr Martin Bardsley, Head of Research, The Nuffield Trust

14:15
Session 3: Reform lab: Concurrent session 1: Polysystems in Redbridge: The future is here?
Chair: Dr Rebecca Rosen, Senior Fellow, The Nuffield Trust, Speakers: Conor Burke, Borough Managing Director, NHS Redbridge, and Dr Lucy Moore, Chief Executive, Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

14:15
Session 3: Reform lab: Concurrent session 2: How data changed clinical behaviour: United Health
Chair: Stephen Thornton, Chief Executive, Health Foundation, Speaker: Kirk Stapleton, Senior Vice President, Care Delivery Systems, United Health

14:15
Session 3: Reform lab: Concurrent session 3: Stemming demand: How can we track what works
Chair: Tim Kelsey, Chair, Executive Board, Dr Foster Intelligence Limited, Speakers: Dr Martin Bardsley, Head of Research, The Nuffield Trust, and Adam Steventon, Senior Research Analyst, The Nuffield Trust

14:15
Session 3: Reform lab: Concurrent session 4: Converging data to create visual information – providing the real-time perspective of operational efficiency and ‘releasing time to care’
Speakers: Brigid Stacey, Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer and Nurse Director, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, and James Avery, General Manager, Medical Directorate, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust

15:15
Session 4: Integrated care: The route to system sclerosis, or the future? Presentation of evidence
Dr Judith Smith, Head of Policy, The Nuffield Trust

15:30
Session 4: Integrated care: Panel Discussion
Panellists: Ben Richardson, Partner, Healthcare Practice, McKinsey & Company; Professor Alan M Garber, Henry J. Kaiser Jr. Professor and Professor of Medicine, Stanford University; Dr Richard Lewis, Director, Health Advisory Practice, Ernst & Young UK; Heather O’Meara, Chief Executive, NHS Redbridge; and Professor Bert Vrijhoef, Director of Research, Department of Integrated Care, University Medical Hospital Maastricht and Associate Professor, Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, Maastricht University, and Professor of Chronic Care at Tilburg University

16:15
Refreshment break and networking
16:45
Session 5: Case Study: The Mayo Clinic: 40 years of building excellent integrated care at The Mayo Clinic: In conversation with Dr Denis Cortese
Chair: Professor Stephen Smith, Chief Executive, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Discussants: Dr Denis Cortese, Emeritus President/CEO, The Mayo Clinic, and Professor Larry Casalino, Associate Professor of Public Health and Chief, Division of Outcomes & Effectiveness Research, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College

17:15
Questions and discussion: Session 5

Day 2 - 25 Mar 2010

09:00
Welcome to day 2
Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director, The Nuffield Trust

09:10
Session 6: Politics, politics: Where to from here?
Chair: Michael White, Assistant Editor, The Guardian

09:15
Session 6: Politics, politics: Where to from here?
Mark Simmonds MP, Shadow Minister for Health

09:45
Session 6: Politics, politics: Where to from here?
Norman Lamb MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for Health

10:15
Refreshment break and networking
10:45
Session 7: Competition: Solution, problem, or both? International spotlight: Concurrent session 1: NHS Co-operation and Competition: Progress and prospects
Chair: Andy McKeon, Managing Director Health, The Audit Commission, Speaker: Andrew Taylor, Director, NHS Co-operation and Competition Panel

10:45
Session 7: Competition: Solution, problem, or both? International spotlight: Concurrent session 2: Competition among commissioners: lessons from the Netherlands
Chair: Professor Peter Smith, Professor of Health Policy, Imperial College London, Speakers: Professor Gwyn Bevan, Professor of Management Science, Department of Management, London School of Economics & Political Science, and Professor Wynand van der Ven, Professor of Health Insurance, Rotterdam University Competition Panel

10:45
Session 7: Competition: Solution, problem, or both? International spotlight: Concurrent session 3: Competition or collaboration? 17 years of primary care organisations in New Zealand
Chair: Professor Nicholas Mays, Professor of Health Policy in the Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Speaker: Dr Bev O’Keefe, Executive Chair of the Independent Practitioners Association Council of New Zealand

10:45
Session 7: Competition: Solution, problem, or both? International spotlight: Concurrent session 4: Competition in Germany: What the NHS can learn
Chair: Dr Anna Dixon, Acting Chief Executive, The King’s Fund, Speaker: Franz Knieps, Consultant and Former Director General for Health Care and Long Term Care Insurance, Germany's Federal Ministry of Health

11:45
Session 8: Competition: How far can it help? Panel discussion
Chair: Nigel Edwards, Director of Policy and Communications, NHS Confederation, Panellists: Mike Farrar, Chief Executive, NHS North West; Franz Knieps, Consultant and Former Director General for Health Care and Long Term Care Insurance, Germany's Federal Ministry of Health; Professor Peter Smith, Professor of Health Policy, Imperial College London; and Professor Wynand van der Ven, Professor of Health Insurance, Rotterdam University

11:50
Session 8: Competition: How far can it help? Presentation of evidence
Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director, The Nuffield Trust

12:45
Closing remarks
Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director, The Nuffield Trust