2015 Blueprint for Health Annual Conference

Building Health Systems

The 2015 Annual conference was held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel, Burlington, VT.

Vermont Blueprint for Health 2015 Conference Brochure

Welcome, Opening Remarks and Program Overview

Congressman Peter Welch
Dean Frederick Morin, III, MD
Al Gobeille
Craig Jones, MD

This video also includes Dr. Jack Cochran's presentation.


Vermont Blueprint for Health
Craig Jones, MD
Vermont Blueprint for Health

Healer, Leader, Partner: Foundations of an Integrated Delivery System
Jack Cochran, MD, FACS
Executive Director
The Permanente Federation at Kaiser Permanente

A Machine That Does the Work of Two Men
Graham Watt, MD, FRCKGP, FMedSci
Norie Miller Professor and Chair of General Practice and Primary Care
The Institute of Health and Wellbeing
University of Glasgow, Scotland

Building an Integrated Population Health Culture in San Diego County
Commander Sunny Ramchandani, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Healthcare Business
United States Naval Medical Center
San Diego, California

Nick Macchione, MS, MPH, FACHE
Director and Deputy Chief
Administrative Officer
Health and Human Services Agency
County of San Diego, California

Building Health Systems to Reduce Disparities - Lessons from Remote Health in Australia
Paul Burgess, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Department of Health
Northern Territory Government, Australia
Harkness Fellow, MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Seattle, Washington

In-Depth Dialogue and Learnings from Three Health Systems (breakout groups)

Breakout #1: Scotland (Graham Watt, MD, FRCKGP, FMedSci)
Breakout #2: Australia (Paul Burgess, MBBS, PhD, MPH)
Breakout #3: San Diego* (Commander Sunny Ramchandani, MD, MPH and Nick Macchione, MS, MPH, FACHE)

*slides were not used for this breakout group