New Frontiers In Health Policy Evaluation European Health Policy Group (EHPG)
April 29-30th 2010

Zeynep Or







Assessing new models of hospital governance in Europe: how much real change?

Authors: Richard Saltman (Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia), Antonio Duran (Consultant, Tecnicas de Salud SA, Seville, Spain) and Hans Dubois (Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland)

Discussant: Nick Mays (Professeur Health Services Research Unit London school of hygiene and tropical medicine University of London)

Chair: Terkel Christiansen (Professor of Health Economics, University of Southern Denmark)

Improving cancer detection, treatment and survival through new governance

Authors: Thomas Oliver (Professor of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health), Louise Trubek (Clinical Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin Law School), Toby Campbell (Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health), Matt Mokrohisky (Medical Student, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health ) and Chih-Ming Liang (S.J.D. student, University of Wisconsin Law School)

Discussant: Victor Rodwin (Professor of Health Policy and Management; Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University)

Chair: Mark McCarthy (Nuffield Professor of Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford)

Concentration of services for thoracic surgery: a register-based study of changes in quality and efficiency

Authors: Emma Medin (Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden), Pia Maria Jonsson (Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden), Torbjorn Ivert (Karolinska Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden), Clas Rehnberg (Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden)

Discussant: Petra Riemer-Hommel (HTW Des Saarlandes; Saarland, Germany)

Chair: Gwyn Bevan (Professor Science in Department of Operational Research and LSE Health and Social Care at the London School of Economics and Political Science)

Plenary on the French health care system by Lise Rochaix (She chairs the economic evaluation and public health committee: CEESP – Commission d'évaluation économique et de santé publique)

Chair: Zeynep Or (Maître de recherché, Irdes)

Policies for health care cost control

Author: Joe White (Department Chair, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Director of the Center for Policy Studies)

Discussant: Rudolf Klein (Senior Fellow Professor of Social Policy Emeritus, University of Bat, The British Academy, London)

Chair: Francis Dickinson (Principal Analyst (Health Economics) Ministry of Health, New Zealand)

Understanding complex system reform in the English national health service: a realist evaluation

Authors: Ross Millar (Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham), Martin Powell (Department of Applied Social Sciences, University of Stirling, Scotland), Abeda Mulla (Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham) and Anna Dixon (Director of Policy and acting Chief Executive at The King's Fund)

Discussant: Ken Thorpe (Professor and Chair (Graduate Faculty) Department of: Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University)

Chair: Judith Smith (Head of Policy, The Nuffield trust for research and policy studies in Health services)