Lown Presents

The Lown Presents series provides a deep dive into topics at the intersection of health policy, health equity, and high-value care. These free live streamed conversations feature experts with a variety of perspectives on health care, including hospital leaders, public health experts, patient advocates, thought leaders, and policymakers. The Lown Institute Hospitals Index provides a backdrop for discussions.

THE PROMISE OF A COOPERATIVE HOSPITAL SECTOR
January 27, 202
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If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that the health of each of us matters. But is a competitive hospital market the best way to ensure every person gets the care they need?

  • Paul Levy, Former President and CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Jill Horwitz, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • David Seltz, Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
  • Vikas Saini, President of the Lown Institute
  • Shannon Brownlee, Senior VP of the Lown Institute

RACISM & HOSPITALS
October 21, 2020

How does structural racism manifest in the hospital sector and what can we do about it?

  • Dr. Vikas Saini, President of the Lown Institute
  • Shannon Brownlee, Senior VP or the Lown Institute
  • Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health
  • Milton R. Nuñez, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/ Lincoln