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“Innovators and Visionaries” Expert Panel

Innovators and Visionaries was prepared by FACCT – Foundation for Accountability with support from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Dozens of clinicians, policymakers, researchers, and advocates were kind enough to discuss their current thinking and future directions with us. We are particularly grateful to the following people for taking time for extended interviews: Ian Morrison, Jim Tallon, John Rother, Lynn Etheredge, Mark McClellan, Michael Weinstein, Myrl Weinberg, Paul Ellwood, John Benson, Peggy O’Kane, Marc Rodwin, Don Berwick, Jim Reinertsen, and Tom Ferguson. 

We were also fortunate to have the counsel of a superb national advisory committee: 

Rodney Armstead MD – CEO, CareFirst Health Plan of Arizona 
Rex Cowdry MD – Associate Director, National Economic Council 
Bill Ellis – Executive Director, American Pharmacists Association Foundation 
Paul Ellwood MD – Jackson Hole Group 
Lynn Etheredge PhD – Health Insurance Reform Project 
Laurie Flynn – Senior Research and Policy Associate, Columbia University (former president of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) 
Sam Ho MD – Senior Vice President and Corporate Medical Officer, Pacificare Health System 
Rhoda Karpatkin – former president, Consumers Union 
Laura Landro – Assistant Managing Editor, Wall Street Journal 
Jack Leslie – Chairman, Weber Shandwick 
Donald Nielsen MD – Senior Vice President for Quality Leadership, American Hospital Association 
James Tallon – President, United Hospital Fund of New York 
Stephen Sleigh PhD – Director of Strategic Resources, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 
Shoshanna Sofaer DrPH – Robert P. Luciano Professor of Health Care Policy, Baruch College 
Daniel Wolfson – Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation 
Robin Mockenhaupt PhD – Senior Program Officer, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 
Paul Tarini – Senior Communications Officer, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 

FACCT – Foundation for Accountability 
1200 NW Naito Parkway 
Portland, OR 97209 
503-223-2228 
info@facct.org 
September 2003

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