This year’s Wall Street Comes to Washington conference was held on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The conference, sponsored by the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy, featured a roundtable discussion with Wall Street health care industry analysts and Washington health policy analysts.
Panelists discussed the broad trends shaping the health care system, including what the latest market developments mean for national health policy and how the political climate will affect the outlook for health care companies, including health plans and hospitals. Read the transcript.
Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., USC
Ralph Giacobbe, Credit Suisse
James LeBuhn, Fitch Ratings
Carl McDonald, C.F.A., Citi Investment Research
Nick Leventis, Private Investor
The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy (JKTG Foundation) today announced funding to develop a prototype multiscale model designed to predict therapeutic responses of tumor ecosystems – a new frontier in breast cancer research.
The word “stakeholder” really bothers me particularly in the healthcare space. I’m struck by a quote by Ken Burns.
“The thing that I’ve learned is that there is no ‘them.’ This is what everybody does: make a distinction about ‘them.’ It’s just ‘us’.”
In racing, we measure this in lap times often down to the second or tenths of a second. A recent racing article provoked me to think about the pursuit of “the last tenth” of a second in improvement which is typically the toughest and most difficult to attain.