Healthcare Reform: Overview of Cost and Financing

More than 250 leaders from Chinese and U.S. academic and governmental institutions gathered April 10-12, 2011 at Emory University to examine and compare healthcare reform in the two countries, focusing on cost, quality and access to care. One of those speaker's was Emory's Ken Thorpe, a nationally recognized expert on healthcare reform.

About Ken Thorpe

Kenneth E. Thorpe, PhD, is Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health. He also serves as the executive director of Emory’s Institute of Advanced Policy Solutions (IAPS) and director of the Institute’s Center for Entitlement Reform. He is a frequent national presenter and media resource on issues of health care financing, insurance, obesity’s affect on health care costs, and health care reform.