Bucknell and Geisinger Partner to Explore Controlling Health Care Costs

Bucknell University’s Institute for Public Policy and Geisinger Health System (GHS) are co-sponsoring a symposium called “Bending the Curve: Innovative Approaches to Controlling Health Care Costs” on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at Bucknell University.

Topics to be discussed include using medical records to improve health care and decrease costs, whether wellness programs work, creating healthier communities, data mining the genetic code of viruses and new insurer and provider partnerships. Glenn Steele, M.D., CEO of GHS, will give the keynote opening address describing GHS’s pioneering work providing high-quality, lower-cost health care.