George C. Halvorson: Reforming American Health Care

Conversations with History - George C. Halvorson

George C. Halvorson; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaiser Permanente

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes George C. Halvorson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaiser Permanente, for a discussion of health care reform. Topics covered include: thinking systemically and comparatively about health care; roots of the American crisis; prerequisites for positive change; lessons of managed care systems such as Kaiser, Mayo and Cleveland; the implications of information technology for reengineering American health care; grading Obama's reforms; and lessons learned from a career in health care management.

Key Words: Health Care, Health Policy, Information Technology, Preventive Medicine, Medicine
George C. Halvorson
Publication date: 
June 9, 2010
Publication type: 
Conversations with History