Full Committee Hearing Implementing Best Patient Care Practices

Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1. Senator Edward Kennedy Democrat (MA)

Witnesses

Panel I

  1. Peter J. Pronovost, MD, Ph.D.
    Medical Director Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care
    John Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD
  2. Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP
    President
    Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER)
    Boston, MA
  3. Donald R. Fischer, MD, MBA
    Senior Vice President, Integrated Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer
    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Pittsburgh, PA
  4. Jeff Gulcher, MD, Ph.D.
    Chief Scientific Officer
    deCODE
    Chicago, IL

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