Health Services Research Town Hall

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I.    Objectives and Goals of Meeting (20 minutes) — David Stephens, MD, Vice President for Research, Emory University
a.    Introduction and Overview of Health Services Research at Emory
b.    Charge: Assess Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
II.    Overview of Emory's Center for Health Outcomes and Quality and the Department of Health Policy (30 minutes) — Kimberly Rask, MD, PhD, Director, Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

III.    Overview of  Emory's New Healthcare Innovation Program (30 minutes) — Fred Sanfilippo, MD, PhD, Director, Healthcare Innovation Program, Emory

IV.    Perspective on Quality-related Research and the AHRQ  Grant (20 minutes) — John Sweeney, MD, Director, Clinical Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Surgery, Emory

V.    Overview of Georgia Tech's new Institute of People and Technology (20 minutes) — Mark Braunstein, MD, Associate Director, Health Systems Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
VI.    Break (15 minutes)

VII.    Small Groups: SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis of Health Services  Research (1 hour)

a.    HSR Funding and Program Development (Basswood Room)

Lead: TBD Members: TBD

  • Sources of funding
  • Priorities federal, state, local
  • Federal funding uncertainties 
  • Federal budget
  • Healthcare reform and reimbursement changes
  • Development opportunities 
  • Seed funding

b.    HSR Key Faculty, Partnerships and Collaborations (Mountain Laurel Room)

Lead: TBD Members: TBD

  • Key faculty recruits
  • Community/healthcare networks
  • VA program in HSR&D
  • Pediatric HSR-Outcomes Center
  • Business school/Economics Department
  • Georgia Tech Health Systems Institute
  • Other institutional partners
  • Competition

c.    HSR Programs-1  (Maple Room)

Lead: TBD Members: TBD

  • Clinical Effectiveness Research
  • Quality
  • Accessibility of care
  • New models of healthcare delivery
  • Health technologies
  • IT infrastructure and connectivity

d.    HSR Programs-2 (Magnolia Room)

Lead: TBD Members: TBD

  • Health education and practice
  • Health economics
  • Public Health
  • Behavioral research in health
  • Health disparities
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Health ethics

VIII.    Present SWOT by Groups and Analysis and Discussion (1 hour)


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