Evidence, Insight and Strategy for Optimizing Health Benefits

Tuesday, July 9 - Thursday, July 11, 2019
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

New insights into the social determinants of health, consumer behavior, care delivery models and reimbursement strategies are offering benefits professionals a new set of tools to engage employees and providers and make benefit designs more effective.

This program, taught by Harvard Medical School faculty will use improved consumer architecture, population health management methodologies and value-based purchasing strategies to help employers and other group health plan purchasers make better benefit design and purchasing decisions.

A Harvard Medical School Executive Education Program for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

​2019 Sessions

  • Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Value-Based Reimbursement
  • Managing Oncology Care
  • Provider Care Management
  • Behavioral Health
  • Using Cost-Effectiveness Data to Redesign Pharmacy Benefits
  • Maternity Care
  • Evaluating Clinical Programs
  • Behavioral Science and Patient Adherence
  • The Investor Perspective on Health Care Delivery Transformation
  • Managing Vendors Effectively
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Telemedicine: Promise vs. Reality
  • Primary Care Innovation
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Provider Consolidation

Innovation Spotlights

Topics presented by industry experts carefully selected by Harvard Medical School faculty to showcase their cutting-edge practices.

  • Implementing Bundled Payment Programs
  • Using Big Data to Curate Provider Networks
  • The Investor Perspective on Health Care Delivery Transformation


​​Who Should Attend?

​This program is structured to fit the educational needs of senior-level group health benefit decision makers. 


Speakers will be announced soon.

​Facul​ty Advisors​​​​​​

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Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD, MBA

​​Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management

Harvard Medical School

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​Zirui Song, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School

Internal Medicine Physician
Massachusetts General Hospital

 Faculty and Speakers

We are pleased to have distinguished faculty and expert speakers for this program.

Faculty and Speakers

​Progra​m Structure​

Limited seats are being offered at this program to foster discussion and allow for optimal access to Harvard Medical School faculty and researchers. Sessions will utilize small group discussion, case study review and faculty-led lecture.

More Information

For more information regarding this program, please contact Tiffany Ulbing,CEBS at (262) 373-7652 or tiffanyu@ifebp.org.

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Registration Information

Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 5/28/2019 US $4,995.00 US $5,325.00
After 5/28/2019 US $5,295.00 US $5,625.00