Oct302012

Special Forum on Chronic Disease: A Common Sense Approach to Solving Complex Health Issues

Posted by Kassy Perry


You’re Invited!

Please Join us for a Special Forum on Chronic Disease: A Common Sense Approach to Solving Complex Health Issues

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT

Hotel Sainte Claire, San Jose, CA

The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is a coalition of hundreds of patient, provider, community, business and labor groups, and health policy experts, committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability and rising health care costs: chronic disease. The forum on November 27 will include discussion of the Chronic Disease Challenge in California and the Nation, Achieving Healthy Changes: How technology can transform healthcare, a moderated discussion reacting to the presentations from perspective of public programs/employers and a motivational health talk, Your Best Life.

REGISTER HERE! Please provide your name, organization, title, address, phone number and email address.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Dr. Travis Stork, Healthy Lifestyle Author; Emergency Room Physician and Host, “The Doctors”
Thomas Goetz, Executive Editor, Wired Magazine
Dr. Kent Bradley, Chief Medical Officer, Safeway
Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions
Dr. Julie Andersen, Professor and Researcher, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Dr. John Farquhar, MD, Professor of Medicine and Health Research and Policy, Founder and Senior Faculty Member, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Sandra Perez, Director, California Office of the Patient Advocate
Micah Weinberg, Senior Policy Advisor, Bay Area Council

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Kenneth Thorpe, PhD, Chairman, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, Robert W. Woodruff Professor Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University

MODERATOR

Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs

To register, please visit pfcd.eventbrite.com. Please visit fightchronicdisease.org for more information on the PFCD and this event. If you have questions, please contact Jason Dumont at (916) 658-0144 or jason@perrycom.com.

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