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GHIMC Conferences and Events

Workshops and Annual Conferences

Treat the Patient, Heal the Person

Session 1

What Does It Mean to Be Healthy? Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Well-Being

Welcome: Falguni Sen, Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center; James P. McCartin, Fordham Center on Religion and Culture

Keynote: Andrew Solomon, author, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity and The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

Moderator: James P. McCartin, Fordham Center on Religion and Culture

Session 2

The Case for Diversity- Why Medicine Needs Faith and Culture

Panelists: Richard Shweder, University of Chicago; Rosanne Haggerty, Community Solutions; Marc Galanter, NYU Langone Medical Center

Moderator: Patrick J. Howell, Seattle University

Session 3

New Directions in Behavioral Healthcare- What Value Do Faith, Family, and Community Add to Diagnosis and Care?

Panelists: Nancy Kehoe, Expanding Connections; Lisa J. Miller, Columbia University Teachers College; Barry S. Anton, American Psychological Association

Moderator: Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, Columbia University Medical School

Session 4

Completing the Cycle of Care- Integrating Behavioral, Spiritual, and Physical Health in Elder Care

Panelists: M. Carrington Reid, Weill Cornell Medical College; Alan Dienstag, Larchmont Mamaroneck

Community Counseling Center; Jeanne Dennis, Visiting Nurse Association of New York

Moderator: Rachel Cowan, Institute for Jewish Spirituality

Session 5

Spiritual and Cultural Diversity under the Affordable Care Act- Practical Challenges and Opportunities for Providers

Speaker: Acacia Bamberg Salatti, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Moderator: Falguni Sen

Session 6


Governance and Trust in Healthcare Innovation

Enhancing Value for Cancer Patients through Care Coordination

Patient-Centric Cancer Care in the Era of the Affordable Care Act

Roundtable on Primary Care

Healthcare Innovations

“Healthcare Innovations: Bending the Cost Curve?”
A multistakeholder perspective from key opinion leaders in the industry.

Sept 27, 2011 at 6.30 pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center, 12th Floor.

Reception to follow.

Speaker Bios

Event Highlights

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Valuing Health and Healthcare

“Valuing Health and Healthcare – A Perspective from Germany”

Friday, Nov 9th, 2012 at 9.00 am
1790 Broadway, 11th Floor

Reception to follow.

Speaker Bios: Dr. Ruppenthal has more than two years of experience in the healthcare industry as the Head of Contract Management Division for one of the largest Health Insurance Companies in Germany. Here, she directs contract negotiations pertaining to health and nursing care insurance. She is currently responsible for negotiations with the ministry of health and social security at the federal and state levels, as well as consultation with the medical, hospital, nursing associations, and the pharmaceutical industry regarding the German health care system (payment, patient-centered care, quality of service, etc.)

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Measuring the Value of Healthcare

Determining the Value of Healthcare

Thursday, May 2 at 9 a.m.
12th Floor
Lowenstein Building
113 W 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Past Events