Improving the Quality, Safety and Value of Patient Care through Evidence-based Practice:
A Multidisciplinary Regional Forum
SESSION I: Finding Common Ground in Evidence
Panel III: Policymaker Perspective
The objective of this panel is to explore how policymakers incorporate evidence into their daily decisions (from decisions regarding funding and publishing to the development of performance measures), and supports evidence-based practice at the provider level. Moderated by Mark V. Pauly, PhD, Bendheim Professor Health Care Systems, Insurance & Economics, The Wharton School. Panelists include L. Gregory Pawlson, MD, MPH, Executive Vice President, National Committee for Quality Assurance; Stephen C. Schoenbaum, MD, MPH, Executive Vice President for Programs, The Commonwealth Fund; and Harold C. Sox, MD, Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine.