Our Mission: To improve health and the value of healthcare by comparing and contrasting key drivers and approaches
to addressing healthcare costs and
outcomes across the globe, with a goal
of identifying and promoting successful, relevant, and replicable strategies.

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March 11 - 12, 2008
Merton College, Oxford, UK

Meeting Participants
  • Catharina Maulbecker Armstrong, Associate Partner, McKinsey, Germany
  • Cathy Baas, Global Director of Health Services, Dow Chemical, US
  • Russ Bantham, President, Bantham Consulting, Former General Counsel to PhRMA, US
  • Gordon Best, Director, OD Partnerships Network, UK
  • Yank Coble, Professor & Director, Center for Global Health & Medical Diplomacy, U. of North Florida; Clinical Professor of Medicine, U. of Florida; Past President, World Medical Association, US
  • Marty Davis, Founder and President Applied Communications Institute, Former Director, Special Campaigns and Promotions, AARP, US
  • Mike Farrar, Chief Executive, NHS Northwest, UK
  • Pam Garside, Newhealth, Judge Business School University of Cambridge, UK
  • Paul Ginsburg, President, Center for Studying Health System Change, US
  • Ed Hanway, Chairman & CEO, CIGNA, US
  • Johan Hjertqvist, President, Stockholm Network and Health Consumer Powerhouse, Sweden
  • Maria Hofmarcher-Holzhacker, Institute of Advanced Studies France, Austria
  • Delon Human, President, Health Diplomats, Immediate Past President World Medical Association, Switzerland
  • Pere Ibern, Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • Lowell Kruse, CEO, Heartland-Health
  • Meng Kin LIM, Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Beverly Malone, CEO, National League for Nursing, US
  • LaMar McGinnis, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Emory U. School of Medicine; Past President, American Cancer Society, US
  • Chris Mc Swain, Director Global Benefits, Whirlpool Corp., US
  • Jonathan Meakins, Nuffield Professor of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford UK
  • Surya N. Mohapatra, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Quest Diagnostics, Inc. US
  • Russ Newman, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alliant University, US
  • Rick Norling, CEO, Premier Inc., US
  • Mike O’ Grady, Senior Fellow, National Opinion Research Center (NORC), U. Chicago; Principal, O'Grady Health Policy, LLC, US
  • Stig Pramming, CEO, Oxford Health Alliance; Co-Founder, Oxford Alliance & 3four50.com, UK
  • Jerry Reeves, Principal, Health Innovations LLC & Chairman, World Doc, US
  • Murray Ross, VP, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan; Director, Kaiser Institute for Health Policy, US
  • Barbara Safriet, (former) Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Lecturer on Law at Yale law School, US
  • Sophia Schlette, Senior Health policy advisor Bertelsmann Foundation
  • John Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society
  • Michael Showalter, SVP, HealthCare Strategy & Marketing, CIGNA HealthCare, US
  • Shane Solomon, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, China
  • Dominik von Stillfried, Managing Director of Zentralinstitut für die kassenärztliche Versorgung (ZI), Germany (*)
  • Karen Timmons, President and CEO, International Joint Commission, US
  • Neil Trautwein, Vice President, Nat’l Retail Federation, US
  • Janet Trautwein, CEO, Nat’l Assoc of Health Underwriters, US
  • Jo Webber, Deputy Policy Director, NHS Confederation, UK
  • Colleen Conway-Welch, Professor & Dean, Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing, US