Evidence, Insight and Strategy for Optimizing Health Benefits


Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) this program is being canceled. If you have immediate concerns, please reach out to us directly at (888)334-3327, option 2 or email at edreg@ifebp.org

This program will explore the latest research and trends in public policy, value-based purchasing, provider pricing and quality measurement through behavioral science concepts. Learn about groundbreaking strategies and innovative insights for better decision making and cost savings now and in the future.

Harvard Medical School faculty and other innovators will present their latest research and findings regarding health benefits, plan design and wellness programs. Attendees benefit from the unique collaboration between employers, health care funds, consultants/service providers, researchers and clinicians.

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


  • Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Value-Based Reimbursement
  • Managing Oncology Care
  • The Social Determinants of Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Using Cost-Effectiveness Data to Redesign Pharmacy Benefits
  • Maternity Care
  • Evaluating Clinical Programs
  • Behavioral Science and Patient Adherence
  • Managing Vendors Effectively
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Primary Care Innovation
  • Digital Health
  • Provider Consolidation
  • Negotiation
  • Health Care Reform and employee Benefit Sponsors

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

“Exceptional content! This program was very thought provoking. Worth the investment of time and money.”

Mary LachenbruchDirector of Benefits
Montana University System

​​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.

Attendees receive a certificate from Harvard Medical School suitable for framing.


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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