Technology and the Rising Cost of Health Care: A Paradigm Shift



Morning Session (10:00 AM–12:00 PM)

Moderator: Arnie Calica, SM, MD, PhD

Edward Prescott, Nobel Laureate, PhD
Regents’ Professor and Professor of Economics, ASU
“On Measuring Aggregate Output of Medical Services:
Quality Improvements Matter"

Robert Topel, PhD
Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service
Professor in Urban and Labor Economics, University of Chicago
“The Valuation of Medical Care and Medical Research”

David Meltzer, LAB, AM, PhD, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
“Evaluating Medical Services”


Afternoon Session (1:00 PM–3:00 PM)

Moderator: Gary Marchant, JD, PhD

George Poste, PhD, DVM
Co-Director and Chief Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative,
and Regents’ Professor, ASU
“Technology Developer’s Perspective”

Diana Petitti, MD, MPH
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, ASU
“Payer’s Perspective"

Victor F. Trastek, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, and Former CEO, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
“Provider’s Perspective”

Harold Pollack, PhD
Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration,
Deputy Dean for Research and Faculty Development, University of Chicago
"Patient's Perspective and Government Perspective"