2019 Japan Institute of Healthcare Management United States Tour

Dr. Pickler facilitated a tour for the Japan Institute of Healthcare Management to the Minneapolis areas and Washington D.C. area for the purpose of examining current practices of healthcare delivery in the United States. The program was sponsored by the Center for Global Health Affairs in Cleveland, Ohio and by the Healthcare MBA Program at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, U.S.A.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Full day beginning at 9:00am
Fairview Health Services
2450 Riverside Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
James Hereford, President and Chief Executive Officer

2018 Japanese American U.S.A. Healthcare Tour

9:00amIntegration of Senior Living and Healthcare at Ebenezer Senior Living


1:00pmFairview Health Transformation: Making it easier for our customers to interact with us and for our people to do their work

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

9:00am – Carondelet Village
525 Fairview Avenue South
St. Paul, Minnesota 55116
Dan Lindh, CEO of Presbyterian Homes and Services
Anne O’Connor, Carondelet Village, Campus Administrator
Kathleen Conrad, Campus Pastor
A Full Continuum of Care Residency


1:00pm – Pediatric Home Service
2800 Cleveland Ave. N.
Roseville, Minnesota 55113

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Travel early from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C. and tour the Capital for the balance of the day.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

9:00am National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Washington, D.C.
Dr. Michael Barr
Dr. Mary Barton
Quality Counts: How NCQA Drives Quality, Accountability and Supports Value-based Payment in the U.S.


1:00pm – Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3380 Reservoir Rd., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Michael C. Sachtleben, President
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Welcome by Joanna Kisielak-Brajkovic, Director of International and Language Services. Presentation from Donna Waters, Patient Safety Coordinator. Proton Therapy Center represented by Keith Unger, MD – Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Service, and Dalong Pang, PhD – Chief, Division of Radiation Physics. Tour of Lombardi Center Center and Proton Therapy to follow.

Friday, June 14, 2019

9:00am – MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Simulation Tour at the MedStar Health, Simulaton Training & Education Lab.


1:00pm Unity Health Care
East of the River Health Center
4414 Benning Road NE
Washington, D.C. 20019
Julie Kozminski