Massachusetts Medical Society: 2014 Public Health Leadership Forum

2014 Public Health Leadership Forum

The Impact of Health Care Reform on Health Care Disparities

April 4, 2014
Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA

Presented by The Massachusetts Medical Society in collaboration with the Commission to End Health Care Disparities

Click the links below to read the full speaker bios

8:15 a.m.                           Public Health Leadership Forum registration and continental breakfast 
9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks by the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Commission to End Health Care Disparities (CEHCD) 

Ronald Dunlap, MD, FACC, President, Massachusetts Medical Society

-- Download the presentation here (.pdf, 10 pages)

Jeremy Lazarus, MD, co-chair, CEHCD, Immediate Past President, American Medical Association

Louis Fazen, MD, MPH, Chair, MMS Committee on Public Health

Program Moderator: Lenny López, MD, MPH, MDiv, Chair, MMS Committee on Diversity in Medicine 

9:30 a.m.

Health Care Disparities after Health Care Reform   
John Ayanian, MD, MPP, Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan 
-- Download the presentation here (.pdf, 21 pages)

10:10 a.m.                          

P4P and Disparities – Can We Avoid the Terrors of the Fire Swamp? 
Joel Weissman, PhD, Deputy Director/Chief Scientific Officer, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

-- Download the presentation here (.pdf, 27 pages)

10:50 a.m.                          Break
11:00 a.m.                                Technology for Patient Empowerment
John O. Moore, MD, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Twine Health, Inc. 
11:30 a.m. 

Tools for Bridging from Health Care to Health 

Sonia Sarkar, Chief of Staff to the CEO, Health Leads 

-- Download the presentation here (.pdf, 4 pages)

11:45 a.m.                                            Panel discussion: Policy, system, and practice changes to reduce health care disparities                                 
Moderator: Lenny López, MD, MPH, MDiv
12:45 p.m                               Conclusion 

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