The Hilltop Institute Celebrates 20 Years of Service

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On October 23, The Hilltop Institute celebrated 20 years of service with “A Look Ahead: the Next 20 Years in Federal and State Health Policy,” an event featuring talks by national and regional health policy experts and a well-attended reception.

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Keynote speaker Bruce Vladeck

Keynote speaker Bruce Vladeck drew on his experiences as the Senior Advisor for Nexera and former Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) to provide an overview of how the next 20 years of health policy could impact the nation.

David Salkever, public policy, spoke about the availability of information and how it could impact consumer choice and physician recommendations, while Judah Ronch, Erickson School, discussed the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the health care delivery system. Jonathan Weiner, professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and professor of health informatics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, examined the use of electronic health records and how health information technology can improve care and efficiency.

Click here to read more about the event and watch a video of the program.