Dr. Donald Berwick to Speak on Access to Health Care

Donald Berwick, MD, thought leader, health care policy expert, and one of the nation's staunchest advocates for high-quality health care, will join CDPHP® and the University at Albany School of Public Health to deliver a lecture focused on access to health care.

Health Care in the 21st Century:
A Community Call to Action

"Rescuing Health Care by Improving It:
The Community Imperative"

A keynote address by Donald Berwick, MD

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

5-7 p.m.

Hart Theatre (The Egg), Center for the Performing Arts

Empire State Plaza

This free public forum – the third in a series of events addressing timely health care topics – will focus on improving access to health care in our communities. The event will feature a keynote address by Donald Berwick, MD, lecturer, Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School; former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and founding CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The event is sponsored by CDPHP® and the University at Albany School of Public Health. 

Dr. Berwick’s keynote speech will lead off a discussion on ensuring access to affordable, quality health care.

Panelists will include:

Donna Frescatore, Executive Director, NY State of Health 

Mark N. Eagan, President & CEO, Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce 

David Shippee, President & CEO, Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services 

Sara Schoof, MSN, MA, FNP, Director of Medical Services, Capital City Rescue Mission 

The panel will be moderated by Dr. John D. Bennett, President  & CEO, Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, Inc., and Dean Philip C. Nasca, PhD, Dean, University at Albany School of Public Health.

The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

Click here to register to attend.

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