Seminar on 'The Medical Arms Race Syndrome: The Value of Innovation' is Feb. 22
Dr. Uwe Reinhardt will lead a discussion on “The Medical Arms Race Syndrome: The Value of Innovation” at the annual meeting of the National Institute of Health Policy at the University of St. Thomas Feb. 22 at the St. Paul Hotel.
The meeting will continue the NIHP communitywide dialogue on the Medical Arms Race Syndrome with health economist Reinhardt, who is the James Madison Professor of Political Economy and professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University.
Reinhardt will lead a discussion of the role of decision-making and its consequences for access, cost and quality of health care in the Upper Midwest.
His talk will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion with regional health care executives from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. Questions from the audience will be answered until 4 p.m., with closing remarks by David Durenberger, NIHP chair.
To view the program agenda and to register for the event, click here or visit the NIHP Web site.