HCFO Grantee Testifies before U.S. House of Representatives

Publication Date: 
April 2, 2009

On April 2, HCFO grantee Paul Ginsburg, Ph.D., president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health in a hearing titled, “Making Health Care Work for American Families: Saving Money, Saving Lives.” In his testimony, Dr. Ginsburg discussed price and quality transparency. Dr. Ginsburg completed a HCFO-sponsored study that examined hospitals’ quality reporting activities, the strategies hospitals use to manage the demands associated with reporting activities, and the role of external stakeholders in streamlining quality reporting demands.