Improving the Quality, Safety and Value of Patient Care through Evidence-based Practice:
A Multidisciplinary Regional Forum
UPHS SESSION I: Finding Common Ground in Evidence
Panel I: Payor Perspective
The objective of this panel is to explore how payors and purchasers incorporate evidence into their daily decisions (including the use of evidence in coverage decisions), and support evidence-based practice at the provider level. Moderated by Sankey V. Williams, MD, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Sol Katz Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine. Panelists include Don Liss, MD, Medical Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region, Aetna; Barbara J. Connors, DO, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Region III, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and Catherine Scott, MEd, President, AFSCME District Council 47.