Transforming Healthcare. The Health Care Reform in the United States: the Past, Present and Future

Special Session

Transforming Healthcare. The Health Care Reform in the United States: the Past, Present and Future

07/may/2019 de 19:00 a 20:30

Barcelona, IESE Auditorium South Campus (Av. Pearson, 21)

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In this session MIT Professor Jon Gruber will share his experience on what it took to transform the US healthcare system and together with Prof. Núria Mas, they will reflect on the key trends to take into account for the future of healthcare in advanced economies. Prof. Gruber was a key architect of Massachusetts’ ambitious health reform effort, and in 2006 became an inaugural member of the Health Connector Board, the main implementing body for that effort.  During 2009-2010 he was a key advisor to the Obama Administration and worked with both the Administration and Congress to help craft the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Speakers
Dr. Jon Gruber, Professor of Economics,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Prof. Núria Mas, Professor of Economics, IESE Business School

 

In collaboration with:
Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management

Ponentes

  • Dr. Jon Gruber, Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Dr. Jonathan Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught since 1992.  He is also the Director of the Health Care Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and President of the American Society of Health Economists.  He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and the Econometric Society.  He has published more than 160 research articles, has edited six research volumes, and is the author of Public Finance and Public Policy, a leading undergraduate text, and Health Care Reform, a graphic novel.  In 2006 he received the American Society of Health Economists Inaugural Medal for the best health economist in the nation aged 40 and under.

    During the 1997-1998 academic year, Dr. Gruber was on leave as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the Treasury Department. From 2003-2006 he was a key architect of Massachusetts’ ambitious health reform effort, and in 2006 became an inaugural member of the Health Connector Board, the main implementing body for that effort.  During 2009-2010 he served as a technical consultant to the Obama Administration and worked with both the Administration and Congress to help craft the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  In 2011 he was named “One of the Top 25 Most Innovative and Practical Thinkers of Our Time” by Slate Magazine.  In both 2006 and 2012 he was rated as one of the top 100 most powerful people in health care in the United States by Modern Healthcare Magazine.  Dr. Gruber is the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board for Flare Capital Partners and is on the board of the Health Care Cost Institute.

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    Professor de Economía
    Cátedra Jaime Grego de Healthcare Management 

    Núria Mas es Profesora Ordinaria de Economía en el IESE y titular de la Cátedra Jaime Grego de Healthcare Management. Cuenta con un Ph.D. in Economics de la Harvard University y es licenciada en Economía por la Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Antes de incorporarse al IESE, la profesora Mas trabajó como asociada en Lehman Brothers International.

    La profesora Mas imparte clases de Economía y Economía Sanitaria en los programas MBA y Executive MBA, así como en otros programas de formación para directivos. Además, es directora académica del Encuentro del Sector Sanitario del IESE, que se celebra anualmente.

    Núria Mas también pertenece al Consejo Asesor para la Sostenibilidad y el Progreso del Sistema Sanitario de la Generalitat de Cataluña.

    En cuanto a la investigación, sus intereses se centran en la interacción entre los sectores público y privado, especialmente por lo que respecta al sector sanitario. También analiza cómo los hospitales y los médicos responden a diferentes mecanismos de incentivos. Asimismo, ha participado en varios proyectos que evaluaban los efectos de los distintos sistemas sanitarios sobre la salud de la población. Sus trabajos han sido publicados en varias revistas internacionales, como el Journal of Health Economics, The Review of Industrial Organization o el International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics.

    La profesora Mas también ha trabajado como asesora y consultora en el ámbito de la economía sanitaria para la Comisión Europea, varias instituciones públicas y el sector sanitario.

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