You are Invited to CityClub’s April 17th luncheon about Delivery and Cost of Health Care

How much do health care services and procedures *really* cost?  Are costs equal to quality? Come to this great lunch and forum with four panelists who will discuss these questions and more!

Washington Athletic Club  |  1325 Sixth Ave., Seattle [view map]
Registration: 11:30 a.m. | Luncheon & Program: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon: $35/CityClub Members, $40/Guests of CityClub members and guests of co-promoting partners, $45/General public.

Coffee & Dessert: $12/CityClub Members, $15/Guests of CityClub members and guests of co-promoting partners, $18/General public.

Register online today! Or call 206-682-7395! 


  • Scott Bond, President and Chief Executive Officer, Washington State Hospital Association
  • Rich Maturi, Senior Vice President for Health Care Delivery Systems, Premera
  • Robert O’Brien, Executive Vice President Health Plan Division, Group Health Cooperative
  • Rick Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, The Everett Clinic
Joanne Silberner, Contributor, Public Radio, Artist in Residence, University of Washington

How do we discover the true costs of health care, and how do we gain more transparency in the system? How much do services and procedures really cost? How do uncompensated care and other hidden expenses also drive cost?  How can consumers assess relative costs and quality among different providers? What are the barriers to transparency in the system? What role can hospitals, physicians, insurance companies, health systems and the consumer play in breaking those barriers down? How can understanding the true cost of care ultimately help us reduce it?Thanks to our –

Health Care Presenting Sponsor:

Health Care Supporting Series Sponsors:  Group Health                

Co-promoting Organizations:

Alzheimer’s Association of Western and Central WashingtonAmerican Lung Association of the Mountain PacificDepartment of Public Health – Seattle & King CountyNeighborcare HealthNorthwest Association for Biomedical Research, Northwest Science Writers AssociationPuget Sound Health AllianceScience and Management of Addictions (SAMA)Sound Mental HealthWashington Biotechnology & Biomedical AssociationWashington State Hospital Association      


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