Jackson Hole Group

A think tank composed of academicians, businessmen, publishers, and captains of the health care industry who periodically convene to discuss policies and implementation of health care reform
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Ellwood, a pediatric neurologist and president and CEO of the Jackson Hole Group, proposed a more complex system that would take quality and outcomes into account as well as cost and efficiency.
He told Broad he planned to launch a think-tank-style project that he hoped would do for schools what the famed Jackson Hole group had done to advance ideas on health reform.
in the March 2000 Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons that the public is finally beginning to recognize that the Jackson Hole Group and their concept of managed care has been dreadfully wrong.
ASIM staff led off a major discussion with a presentation of the white papers to the Jackson Hole Group, a regular meeting of leaders in managed-care innovation, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming during August 1995.
It should be recalled that Minnesota is the home of Paul Ellwood, the father of the HMO movement, and the Jackson Hole Group, the cauldron of managed competition policy for President Clinton.
Robert O'Brien, the firm's executive vice president, was a member of the Jackson Hole Group (a Wyoming-based think tank that originated the "managed competition" model) and saw little need to continue an affiliation with the HIAA.
The NBCH has been an active participant in the Jackson Hole Group that has developed the managed competition approach to health care reform.
The hard position was championed on the task force by the staff of Congressman Jim Cooper and by members of the Jackson Hole Group, of which Enthoven and Ellwood are leading figures, who distributed among the working groups their manuals on how to implement health care reform.
Enthoven is a core figure in the nonprofit Jackson Hole Group, which meets regularly in that Wyoming resort area at a house specially built for the purpose by Paul Ellwood, a physician who is chief executive officer of both the Group and InterStudy, a Minneapolis-based think tank committed to promoting health-maintenance organizations.
The "massive public intervention" feared by the Jackson Hole group is a code phrase for what is also known as the "Canadian solution.
Don't think of American health policy as grand reforms like Medicare or those envisioned by the Jackson Hole Group and the Clintons.
Enthoven was especially bothered by a Washington Post story alleging a financial connection between the Jackson Hole group and insurance companies.

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