Friday April 4, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall 
Princeton, NJ 08540  



on Behalf of Public and External Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School 
Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University 

Big Data and Health:

Implications for New Jersey’s Health Care System


 Friday, April 4, 2014
8:00 a.m. –8:45 a.m.        Registration and Breakfast
        Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.        Welcome and Overview
        Cecilia Rouse
        Jan Nicholson

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.        Opening Keynote

                Aneesh Chopra
                Big Data Initiatives in Health across the U.S.
                Introduction by: Maureen Deevey
                Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall   
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    Break   

                Location:  Robertson Hall
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

        Panel 1:    How Big Data Are Being Used Across the U.S. for Health Care
                Nirav Shah
                Josephine Porter
                Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM
                Glenn D. Steele Jr.
                Moderator: Heather Howard

Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

11:45 – 1:15 p.m.        Lunch

Keynote speaker: Farzad Mostashari- Big Data and Health: Helping Clinicians Improve Care and Patient Outcomes
                Introduction:  Joan Randell

Location:  Shultz Dining Room, Robertson Hall

1:15-2:15 p.m.         

Panel 2 :      Big Data and the Implications for Privacy
                 Joel Reidenberg
                John Jacobi
                Julie Brill

   Moderator: Ed Felten
Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. 

        Panel  3:    Big Data and the Implications for Cost and Transparency

                Uwe Reinhardt
                David Newman

                Moderator: Christy Stephenson 

 Location: Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.        Break

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.        

        Panel 4:    Big Data in the Garden State:  Opportunities and Challenges

                Janet Currie
                Jeffrey Brenner
                Joel Cantor    

                Moderator: David L. Knowlton

                Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.         Wrap Up

                David L. Knowlton
                Location:  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.        Reception

                Location:  Shultz Dining Room


Jeffrey Brenner, M.D., Founder, Executive Director, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Joel Cantor, Sc.D., Director, Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University

Aneesh Chopra, M.P.P., former and first Federal Chief Technology Officer, Administration of President Obama

Janet Currie, Ph.D., Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs; Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Woodrow Wilson School

Maureen Deevey, Director of Process Improvement and Health Quality, The Nicholson Foundation

Edward Felten, Ph.D., Director, Center for Information Technology Policy, Woodrow Wilson School

Heather Howard, J.D., Lecturer in public affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Director, State Health Reform Assistance Network

John Jacobi, J.D., Faculty Director; Dorothea Dix Professor of Health Law & Policy, Seton Hall University

David L. Knowlton, MA, President & CEO, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute

Harlan M Krumholz, M.D., SM, Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy); Co-Director, Clinical Scholars Program; Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Visiting Fellow, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution; former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

David Newman, Ph.D., J.D., Executive Director, Health Care Cost Institute

Jan Nicholson, MUP, President, The Nicholson Foundation

Josephine Porter, MPH, Deputy Director, New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice, University of New Hampshire

Joan Randell, MA, Deputy Director of The Nicholson Foundation

Joel Reidenberg, Ph.D., J.D., Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy; Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair and Professor of Law, Founding Academic Director Center on Law and Information Policy, Fordham Law School

Uwe E. Reinhardt, Ph.D., James Madison Professor of Political Economy, Princeton University; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

Cecilia Rouse, Ph.D., Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education

Nirav Shah, M.D., New York State Commissioner of Health

Glenn Steele, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Geisinger Health System

Christy Stephenson, RN, MBA, Interim President and CEO of St Francis Hospital, Trenton, NJ