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2017 Health Summit: Advancing Policy for a Healthy Louisiana
Fri, March 24, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM CDT
Dear Friend -
The Louisiana Center for Health Equity, along with the Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone - Louisiana, in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, is pleased to announce the upcoming 2017 Health Summit. The Program Agenda can be viewed here.
This year’s conference theme is 2017 Health Summit: Advancing Policy for a Healthy Louisiana. The 2016 Health Summit: Creating an Agenda for a Healthy Louisiana was so well received that it is back by popular demand! This signature conference is designed to share knowledge among a broad audience as we continue working toward creating a policy agenda for healthcare and building collaborative partnerships for improving community health. This day-long summit will bring together leading voices and organizations for improving health in Louisiana.
Attendees can expect a day of focused expert panels and discussions on the evolving healthcare landscape, proven policies and models for improving health and healthcare. Everyone will come away with tools and strategies to continue community health improvements in their communities.
Our distinguished speaker lineup this year includes:
The Honorable John Bel Edwards, Governor of the State of Louisiana
The Honorable Sharon Weston-Broome, Mayor-President City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish
The Honorable Patricia Haynes-Smith, Louisiana State Representative, Chair of the Louisiana Statewide Healthcare Delivery System Study Committee (HCR 22 of 2016 Louisiana Legislature)
Ms. Maureen Hensley-Quinn, Senior Program Director and Leader of the Emerging Policy Issues Team- National Academy for State Health Policy, Washington, DC
Ms. Kathleen Nolan, Managing Principal of Health Management Associates, former Director of State Policy and Programs for the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC
Mr. DJ Jaffe, Executive Director of Mental Illness Policy Org., Mental Health Advocacy Expert, and Author, "Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill" (Prometheus Books, April 2017)
Lunch and a reception are included in the registration.
Pre-registration required. Register by January 23 to get the Early Bird rate before they are sold out.
This is an event you will not want to miss!
Sponsorship opportunities and resource tables available.
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LCHE - 2016 Health Summit, Post Office Box 82637, Baton Rouge, LA 70884