November 20, 2009

Bending the Productivity Curve: How Would Health Care “Reform” Affect Medical Innovation?

Bending the Productivity Curve: How Would Health Care "Reform" Affect Medical Innovation?

Featuring Raymond Raad, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Coauthor, “Bending the Productivity Curve: Why America Leads the World in Medical Innovation”; Gerard Anderson, Director, Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; and John E. Calfee, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute. Moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, Coauthor of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.

October 13, 2009

How Government “Competes”: Grab Arm, Twist

How Government "Competes": Grab Arm, Twist

Featuring Kent Masterson Brown, Lead attorney, Hall v. Sebelius; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and co-author of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.

October 1, 2009

How American Health Care Killed My Father

How American Health Care Killed My Father

Featuring David Goldhill, Author of “How American Health Care Killed My Father,” The Atlantic, September 2009; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and co-author of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.

July 15, 2009

What Government-Run Health Care Really Means

What Government-Run Health Care Really Means

Featuring Sally Pipes, President and CEO, Pacific Research Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and moderated by Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

June 25, 2009

Is This Socialized Medicine?

Is This Socialized Medicine?

Featuring Stan Dorn, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 31, 2009

Can the Market Provide Choice and Secure Health Coverage Even for High-Cost Illnesses?

Can the Market Provide Choice and Secure Health Coverage Even for High-Cost Illnesses?

Featuring John H. Cochrane, Myron S. Scholes Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Bradley Herring, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 3, 2009

Should Government Deliver Comparative-Effectiveness Research — or Can It?

Should Government Deliver Comparative-Effectiveness Research -- or Can It?

Featuring Shannon Brownlee, Visiting Scholar, NIH Clinical Center, Dept. of Bioethics, and also Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation; Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute;