The 2018 Lown Conference


Read the 2018 Lown Conference Report!

The 6th Annual Lown Conference, Breaking the Cycle of High Cost and Low Value: America‘s Next Health System brought together more than 200 health professionals, patients, journalists, and policy experts to light a path toward a radically better, uniquely American health system.

Read the Lown 2018 Conference Report

The conference themes – High-value care, Affordability, and Bright spots for the next health system – provided a comprehensive framework for discussing issues of achieving right care.

Right care involves the avoidance of both overuse and underuse—actions that can harm patients, inhibit the goal of a high-performing health care system, and fail to fulfill the social mission of medicine.

“Real change in health care won’t happen unless we change the way money overwhelms the political process in this country.”
— Steven Brill

Conference report

Want to learn more about the conference panels, breakouts, participant feedback and more? View the Lown 2018 Conference Report

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