The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.


Start Date: November 19th, 2014

End Date: November 19th, 2014

Start Time: 12:00PM

End Time: 2:00PM

City: Washington, D.C.

Contact Address: Reserve Officers Association One Constitution Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002

Email: [email protected]

The Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) will hold its fifth annual forum, entitled “Building a Patient-Centered Health System.” PIPC anticipates a lively discussion on the translation of patient-centered outcomes research to practice. Participants also will discuss the challenges and opportunities for alternative payment models such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes to support patient-centered strategies for translating evidence to practice.

Confirmed Participants:

  • Honorable Tony Coelho, Chairman, PIPC (Moderator)
  • Ms. Karen Fisher, Senate Finance Committee
  • Ms. Kristin Welsh, Senate Finance Committee
  • Dr. Kavita Patel, Managing Director of Clinical Transformation, Brookings’ Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform
  • Ms. Sally Okun, VIce President for Advocacy, Policy and Patient Safety, PatientsLikeMe
  • Dr. Kristin Carman, Vice President, AIR
  • Ms. Sue Sheridan, Director of Patient Engagement, PCORI
  • Dr. Tanisha Carino, Executive Vice President, Avalere


  • 11:30 am – Lunch served
  • 12:00 pm – Opening remarks by PIPC Chairman, Tony Coelho
  • 12:10 pm – Opening Remarks by Senate staff, and moderated discussion
  • 12:50 pm – Opening remarks by Panel Participants
  • 1:15 pm – Moderated Discussion
  • 1:40 pm – Audience Q&A

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