Seminar Series

American Health Care System Seminar

Fall 2005


Reader I
Reader II

August 30
Joan Bloom
"Overview of the U.S. Health System: Access, Costs, Quality, and Outcomes of Care"
September 6
Thomas Rundall
"Social Disparities in Access to and Use of Health Care"
September 8
Stephen Shortell
"Variation in Quality and Outcomes of Care"
September 13
Harold Luft
"Financing of Health Care: Current Issues and Future Prospects"
September 15
John Ellwood
"How We Budget for Health Programs at the National Level"
September 20
Richard Scheffler
"Medical Work Force"
September 21
Wade Aubry
"Issues in Health Technology"
September 27
Ralph Catalano
"Long-Term Care and Mental Health"
September 29
Charlene Harrington
"Long-Term Care and the Elderly"
October 4
James Robinson
"Incentives in Medical Care"
October 6
Jodi Halpern
"Affective Forecasting and Health Decisions"
October 11
Joan Bloom and John Ellwood
"Summary, Feedback, and Wrap-up"
October 18
Harold Luft (UCSF Session)
"Reconfiguring the US Health Care System: Function, Form, and Feasibility
October 20
Edward Yelin (UCSF Session)
"Disability and Social Security Policy"
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