Events

Health Affairs periodically holds live briefings that bring together representatives from government, academia, industry, and other perspectives. Often a briefing is held in connection with the release of a new issue of the journal.

For video or audio links, click on the briefing of interest below. You may also order copies of any journal issues discussed at briefings, or subscribe to Health Affairs.

 

For announcements of upcoming briefings, watch the Health Affairs Blog.

 

2014

 

Governance and Financing Of Graduate Medical Education
September 10, 2014

 

Advancing Global Health Policy
September 08, 2014

 

Using Big Data To Transform Care
July 09, 2014

 

Provider Consolidation in Health Care
May 19, 2014

 

Hospital Productivity And The Standardization Of Care
May 07, 2014

 

The Long Reach Of Alzheimer's Disease
April 09, 2014

 

The Affordable Care Act And The Future Of HIV/AIDS In America
March 11, 2014

 

Health Affairs-Kaiser Health News Media Breakfast with Governor Mike Beebe (D-Arkansas)
February 24, 2014

 

Early Evidence, Future Promise Of Connected Health
February 05, 2014

 

A Briefing with CMS' National Health Expenditures Accounts Team
January 06, 2014

 

 

 

2013

 

The Future Of Emergency Medicine: Challenges And Opportunities
December 04, 2013

 

Redesigning The Health Care Workforce
November 14, 2013

 

Economic Trends and Quality Tradeoffs
October 08, 2013

 

Health Spending Projections Through 2022
September 18, 2013

 

Health Information Technology Adoption And Use
July 09, 2013

 

Tackling The Cost Conundrum
May 07, 2013

 

The 'Triple Aim' Goes Global
April 11, 2013

 

New Era Of Patient Engagement
February 06, 2013

 

Growth In US Health Spending 2011
January 07, 2013

 

 

 

2012

 

Current Challenges In Comparative Effectiveness Research
October 11, 2012

 

Payment Reform To Achieve Better Health Care
September 07, 2012

 

After the Supreme Court: Moving Ahead to Implement the Affordable Care Act, Improve Health and Health Care and Lower Costs
July 17, 2012

 

Assessing The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief: Past Achievements and Future Prospects
July 10, 2012

 

Health Spending Projections Through 2021
June 11, 2012

 

Focus On The Care Span For The Elderly And Disabled
June 05, 2012

 

Trends in The Adoption of Health Information Technology
April 25, 2012

 

Value In Cancer Care
April 12, 2012

 

Confronting the Growing Diabetes Crisis
January 10, 2012

 

Growth In US Health Spending 2010
January 09, 2012

 

 

 

2011

 

Linking Community Development and Health
November 08, 2011

 

Saving Money And Improving Patient Care In Medicare: Ideas For The Joint Select Committee
October 19, 2011

 

Disparities in Health and Health Care
October 06, 2011

 

Continuity for Hypertension and Heart Health
September 15, 2011

 

Confronting Costs
September 08, 2011

 

Newsmaker Breakfast with HHS Deputy Administrator Steve Larsen
July 21, 2011

 

New Directions In Systems Innovations
July 07, 2011

 

Strategies For "The Global Decade Of Vaccines"
June 09, 2011

 

Newsmaker Breakfast with David Camp
May 05, 2011

 

Environmental Challenges For Health
May 04, 2011

 

Still Crossing the Quality Chasm
Thursday, April 07, 2011

 

Innovation In Health Care Delivery
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

 

AcademyHealth Private Sector Plenary with Aetna CEO Ron Williams
Monday, February 07, 2011

 

A Briefing with the Centers for Medicare And Medicaid Service's National Health Expenditure Accounts Team
Wednesday, January 05, 2011

 

 

 

2010

 

Innovations Across The Nation In Health Care Delivery
Thursday, December 16, 2010

 

Newsmaker Breakfast with Karen Pollitz
Friday, November 12, 2010

 

Designing Insurance To Improve Value In Health Care
Tuesday, November 02, 2010

 

Newsmaker Breakfast with Whit Ayres, Stan Greenberg and Celinda Lake
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

 

New Era of Comparative Effectiveness Research
Tuesday, October 05, 2010

 

Medical Liability and Emergency Care
Tuesday, September 07, 2010

 

Advancing Electronic Health Records Adoption and Meaningful Use
Thursday, August 05, 2010

 

Newsmaker Breakfast with Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX)
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

 

Moving Forward on Health Reform
Tuesday, June 08, 2010

 

Media Briefing on Health Reform With Governor Rendell
Thursday, May 13, 2010

 

Reinventing Primary Care With Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Tuesday, May 04, 2010

 

Blog Roundtable: CMS Leaders Discuss Health Reform
Friday, April 09, 2010

 

Newsmaker Breakfast With Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH)
Thursday, March 11, 2010

 

Health Affairs Briefing - Childhood Obesity
Thursday, March 02, 2010

 

Reining in Medicare Costs
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

 

The Promise of E-Health in the Developing World
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

 

National Health Policy Conference
Monday, February 08, 2010

 

Media Briefing with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's National Health Expenditure Accounts Team
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

 

Newsmaker Breakfast On Health Reform: Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)
Thursday, January 21, 2010

 

Advancing Long-term Services and Supports
Tuesday, January 05, 2010

 

 

 

2009

 

Newsmaker Breakfast On Health Reform: Peter Orszag
Wednesday, December 02, 2009

 

Meeting HIV/AIDS Cost Demands: Is The Global Response Working?
Tuesday, November 10, 2009

 

Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases
Tuesday, November 03, 2009

 

Narrative Matters At Ten: Reviewing the Decade, Extending the Reach
September 25 - 27, 2009

 

Bending The Cost Curve
Wednesday, September 09, 2009

 

Fact Vs. Fiction: Key Issues In Health Reform
Thursday, August 20, 2009

 

Delivering on Global Health
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

 

Long Term Care in America: The Agenda for Health Reform
Tuesday, May 07, 2009

 

Mental Health Care: Better, Not Best
Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

Sen. Max Baucus Discusses Health Reform
Friday, April 24, 2009

 

Stimulating Health Information Technology
Tuesday, March 10, 2009

 

Chronic Illness: Can We Reform Care And Rethink Prevention?
Tuesday, January 6, 2009

 

 

 

2008

 

The Price Of Medical Technology: Are We Getting What We Pay For?
Monday, November 10, 2008