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TIME: 9 a.m.
EVENT: Health Affairs holds the release of a package of "Web First" papers examining how "large provider organizations may use market power to obtain relatively high prices from payers without necessarily delivering superior quality."
PARTICIPANTS: Martin Gaynor, director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission; Paul Ginsburg, chair in medicine and public policy in the School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California; Stuart Guterman, vice president of Medicare and cost control at The Commonwealth Fund; Kavita Patel, managing director for clinical transformation and delivery in the Center for Health Care Reform at The Brookings Institution; Greg Pawlson, senior medical analyst at Stevens & Lee; William M. Sage, chair for faculty excellence at the University of Texas Austin School of Law; David Vandewater, president and CEO of Ardent Health Services; and Bruce Vladeck, senior adviser at Nexera Inc
DATE: May 19, 2014
LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.
CONTACT: Sue Ducat, 301-841-9962, email@example.com [Note: RSVP required to Erica Garland at 202-745-5119, firstname.lastname@example.org]