Fall 2007 Forum

Addressing the Impact of Chronic Disease on Health Care Costs

Oct. 29, 2007


David Howard, PhD – Keynote

Department of Health Policy and Management

Emory University

Reactor Panel

Denise Holmes – Moderator

Associate Dean for Government Relations and Outreach

Institute for Health Care Studies

Leon Lamoreau, MBA

Vice President of Business Development

Priority Health

David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP

MSU College of Human Medicine

Risa J. Wilkerson

Vice President of Active Communities

Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Sports


Understanding Recent Increases in Chronic Disease Treatment Rates: More Disease or More Detection?  (D. Howard)


Aligning Incentives and Benefit Design   (L. Lamoreaux)

Designing & Evaluating Michigan’s Active Living Communities  (R. Wilkerson)

Chronic Care: Physicians and Physician Groups Improvement Efforts  (D. Walsworth)