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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COALITION ON HEALTH CARE holds a conference themed "Raising The Bar:

Improving The Quality Of Care For The Chronically Ill Through Best Practices And Better Public Policy."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - The Promise of Chronic Disease Management: Setting the Stage

Connie Davis, MN, ARNP, Group Health Cooperative

Kenneth Shine, MD, President, Institute of Medicine

Henry E. Simmons, MD, MPH, FACP

President, National Coalition on Health Care

The Role of AHRQ in Chronic Disease Management

Carolyn Clancy, MD, Acting Director, Agency for

Healthcare Research and Quality

9:20 a.m. - The Magnitude and Dynamics of Chronic Illness in America

Gerard Anderson, PhD, Professor, Health Policy and

Management and International Health, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health

9:45 a.m. - Chronic Disease in Children

Charlie Homer, MD, MPH, Executive Director, National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality

10 a.m. - Crossing the Quality Chasm: The Quality Gap and an Agenda for the Future

Janet Corrigan, Director, Board of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine

10:10 a.m. - Improving Chronic Illness Care: Translating the Chronic Care Model into Practice

Edward Wagner, MD, Director, W.A. MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation

Center for Health Studies Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound

11 a.m. - Case Studies of Best Practices in Improving Care for Chronically Ill Patients in a Community Setting

Elvan Daniels, MD, National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine

David Stevens, MD. Chief, Clinical Branch/Division of Community and

Migrant Health, Bureau of Primary Care, HRSA U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Genevieve Mack, MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Director, Project AIR, New Haven, CT

Anne Lewis, Executive Director, High Plains Community Health Center, CareSouth Carolina

12:20 p.m. - Case Studies of Best Practices in Improving Care for

Chronically Ill Patients in the Office-Based Setting

Steve Hagedorn, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Marc Cordova, MD, Polyclinic, Seattle, WA

Evan Steffens, Premier Health Partners, Dayton, OH

1:45 p.m. - Crossing the Quality

Purchasing, Chasm Public and Private Strategies to Improve Chronic Disease Management

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Director Health Care Group, Robert Wood

Johnson Foundation

Karen Ignagni, President, American Association of Health Plans

John Rother, National Director, Policy and Strategy, AARP

Peter Lee, President & CEO, Pacific Business Group on Health

Dave Barry, President, Joint Labor Management Committee of the Retail Food Industry

2:55 p.m. - The Role of Public Policy in Improving Chronic Disease Management

Robert D. Ray, Former Governor of Iowa, Co-Chair, National Coalition on Health Care

Thomas Scully, Administrator, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human

Services

3:25 p.m. - Lessons Learned/Next Steps

Ed Wagner, MD and Henry E. Simmons, MD

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: NAS, 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-638-7151

WEB ADDRESS: nchc.org

TIME: All day

EVENT: DIALOGUE ON DIVERSITY holds 2002 Entrepreneurship Conference themed "The Omnicompetent Woman: IT and Other Entrepreneurial Secrets."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Ma. Cristina Caballero, President, Dialogue on Diversity

Rep. Grace Napolitano, California

9:30 a.m. - HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE 2002

The Newest: Computers A Hand-Helds A Wireless A Security Devices

Software Innovations: Applications and Operating Systems

Hernan Cordoves and James N. Menendez, Computer Sciences Corporation

Omar Comas, Verizon Broadband Operations, DSL

10:30 a.m. - Marketing and Finance/Government Contracting

Financing your Technology Installation A Other Capital Needs

Theresa Alvillar-Speake, Dir., Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, DOE,

Marian Becton, Manager, External Affairs, Verizon Foundation

Russell Simmons, Riggs Bank, N.A.

11:30 A.M. - INTERNET 2002

Marketing, Purchasing, Research A 3 Rs and IT: Education as the New Equalizer

A Electronic Banking A The Advent of Broadband

Idit Harel, MaMaMedia, New York

Students from Thomas Jefferson Science High School, Arlington, Virginia,

1 P.M. - Gregory L. Rohde, e.Copernicus.com, former Director, NTIA

Maria Echaveste, former Deputy Chief of Staff, The White House]

Henry O. Hernandez, Pitney Bowes

Ronald Langston, Minority Business Development Agency, Department of Commerce

2 p.m. - E-COMMERCE ISSUES TODAY

Beatriz Manetta, Argent Associates

Zina Pierre, Washington Linkage Group,

Cristina Sepulveda, Prince George Workforce Services Corporation

2:30 P.M. -PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES FOR IT TRAINEES

Introduction of IT/Business Skills Trainees, Montgomery County

Elizabeth B. Davison, Director, Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Montgomery County, Maryland

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-631-0650

WEB ADDRESS: dialogueondiversity.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL NUEVA ESPERANZA presents the National Prayer Breakfast and policy briefing.

7:30 a.m. - Hispanic Prayer Breakfast featuring President George Bush

10:30 a.m. - Civic Education: The Rights of Every American"

Jim Towey, director, White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives, briefing on the concerns Members of Congress might have and how to respond

Rev. Luis Cort├ęs, "Turning Good Faith into Good Politics"

12:30 p.m. -- Hill visits

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 334-657-9440

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: JACOBS INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH AND THE COMMONWEALTH FUND hold a symposium on Health Disparities Among Women of Color. Women who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely than white women to have difficulty communicating with their doctors, to feel they are treated disrespectfully in a health care setting, and to go to the emergency room for health care. They are less likely than white women to have health insurance or to see both a primary care provider and an obstetrician/gynecologist.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 748 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-371-1999

WEB ADDRESS: jiwh.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL FUTURES ASSOCIATION holds a breakfast briefing to discuss the key trends emerging in regulations of the futures marketplace featuring Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman James Newsone.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-276-1116

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ARTS EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP holds a news conference releasing a study entitled "Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development."

WHO: The speakers are:

Eileen Mason, acting Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

Susan Sclafani, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

G. Thomas Houlihan, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers

Gerald E. Sroufe, interim Executive Director, American Educational Research Association, and advisor to Critical Links

Dr. James S. Catterall , Imagination Group, University of California at Los Angeles

Richard J. Deasy, Director, the Arts Education Partnership

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club First Amendment Lounge (13th Floor) 529 14th Street, NW

CONTACT: Rachael Payne at 310-274-8787, ext. 116

WEB ADDRESS: aep-arts.org.

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring The Only Defector to Serve as an Officer in North Korea's National Defense Service, Yoon Sung-Soo, discussing "A Look From Inside North Korea's Regime: How Kim Jong-IL Enslaves 23 Million People."

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION holds a news conference releasing its biannual fiscal survey of states.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Hall of States, 444 North Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-5334

WEB ADDRESS: nga.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: TRAVEL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION AND AAA hold a news conference releasing 16th annual Summer Travel Forecast.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Suzanne Cook, Senior Vice President of Research, Travel Industry Association of America

Sandra Hughes, Vice President Travel Related Services, AAA

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Cathy Keefe, 202-408-2183

WEB ADDRESS: tia.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: REP. MIKE PENSE holds a news conference to discuss H.R. 4658 the truth in Domain Names Act.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-3021

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW, D-MI, holds a news conference to discuss legislation that a will lower prescription drug costs.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Senate Radio and TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4822

WEB ADDRESS:senate.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on the "Bush-Putin Summit: The Future of Arms Control and Missile Defense."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack Spencer, Heritage Foundation

Daryl Kimball, Arms Control Association

Charles Pena, Cato Institute.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: FAMILIES USA holds a news conference discussing the Republican prescription drug proposal.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ron Pollack, Families USA

Rep. John Dingall, D-MI

Rep. Pete Stark, D-CA

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: HC-9, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-3030

WEB ADDRESS: familiesusa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION presents the distinguished journalist lecture entitled "Fear and Loathing on the Potomac: The Washington Times at 20," with Wes Pruden The Washington Times.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum presents a lecture on Slovenia and Euro-Atlantic Integration with Janez Drnovsek, Prime Minister, Republic of Slovenia.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JACOBS INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH holds a luncheon program honoring the 2002 Excellence in Women's Health Award winners.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 748 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-371-1999

WEB ADDRESS: jiwh.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum entitled "Slovenia and Euro-Atlantic Integration," featuring Janez Drnovsek, Prime Minister, Republic of Slovenia.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing on "Medicare Medications: A Closer Look at Prescriptions for Improvement."

WHO: The speakers are:

Marilyn Moon, of the Urban Institute and a former Medicare Trustee

Julie James of Health Policy Alternatives and a former Senate Finance Committee Medicare analyst

Tom Scully, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sen. Rockefeller, R-WV

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: Room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Leonard Downie, executive editor of the Washington Post and Robert G. Kaiser who is the associate editor and senior correspondent discussing why media's preoccupation with celebrities, entertainment, sensationalism, and profits can make a mockery of the news.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker"news program featuring Senator Max Cleland

D-GA.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: MERCATUS CENTER Government Accountability Project who has sought to assist federal agencies' efforts to produce greater public benefits at less cost holds a news conference releasing 3rd Annual Performance Report Scorecard: Which Federal Agencies Inform the Public?

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-993-4930

WEB ADDRESS: mercatus.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for" No More Killing Fields: Preventing Deadly Conflict."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Hamburg, President Emeritus, Carnegie Corporation, and author

Jan Eliasson, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States

Jane Holl Lute, Consulting Director, Conflict Prevention Project

6 p.m.- Heritage Foundation program on The Presidents' Brains

Tevi Troy Author of "Intellectuals and the American Presidency"

James Lucier The Prosperity Caucus

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB SILVER OWLS presents The History of Rock 'n' Roll" featuring both commentary and musical interludes.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Cabaret Sauvignon delivering a variety of European tunes, influenced by jazz, Latin, Celtic, Swedish, and classical music.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Rich Cohen discussing and signing copies of Lake Effect, which recounts growing up on Chicago's North Shore. He describes his efforts to fit in among peers and focuses on a particular friendship that would change his outlook on life.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: VITAL VOICES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP holds its first annual benefit awards program to honor "Vital Voices," outstanding women leaders who have made extraordinary progress in advancing opportunities for women in their communities and countries.

DATE: May 16, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Elizabeth O'Connell, 202-772-3128.

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

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