Health Policy

  • Join Me at AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference on February 5-6, 2018!

    AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) is just around the corner! This year’s Conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC on February 5-6, 2018. As a Board Member of AcademyHealth, I’d like to share more about our NHPC: “At the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC), leading health care decision makers and policy experts use the […]
  • I’ll Look For You At The ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago!

    Please join me and my colleagues in Telehealth at the American Telemedicine Associations’s ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago on April 29 – May 1, 2018. At ATA18, healthcare professionals and leaders from an array of healthcare and technology sectors unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, innovate, network, and return to their organizations with actionable […]
  • I Look Forward To Seeing You At AHIP’s National Health Policy Conference 2018!

    I am excited to be a Plenary Session participant at the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) National Health Policy Conference 2018 on March 7-8, 2018 in Washington, DC. AHIP is the national association whose members provide coverage for health care and related services. Through these offerings, they improve and protect the health and financial security of consumers, families, businesses, communities […]
  • New NASEM Report Released: “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”

    I am excited to share a new Report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies, on which I was privileged to serve. Our Report titled, “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”, was released on November 30, 2017.  It was an honor to serve on this Committee, which worked diligently to […]
  • Contact Your Elected Officials To Express Opposition To The Current Proposed Health Legislation

    I join with the American Medical Association and all of our nation’s patient advocacy organizations; medical societies; hospital associations; health insurance industry leaders; and millions of compassionate Americans to strongly condemn the currently proposed health legislation. I found this heartfelt concern expressed by Jimmy Kimmel in The Washington Post to be especially poignant. I urge everyone to call their elected […]
  • The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) Announces New Executive Director!

    I am honored to be a Board Member of the People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF). In March 2017, Dr. Robert Califf, Chairman of the Board of Directors, released a letter announcing the establishment of the Foundation. Recently, the Foundation announced the appointment of our new Executive Director, Kathy Hudson, PhD. The Foundation is “committed to accelerating people-driven research that is faster, […]
  • Join Me At The Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit On October 23rd-25th!

    I am excited to participate in the upcoming Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit – Genomics & Precision Medicine being held on October 23-25, 2017, in Cleveland, OH. As shared on the Summit’s website: “Cleveland Clinic Innovations hosts the Medical Innovation Summit as a way to bring together all stakeholders in healthcare to advance the conversation of medical innovation. The Summit […]
  • Join Us At The American Telemedicine Association’s EDGE 2017!

    Mark your calendars to attend the American Telemedicine Association’s EDGE 2017 in Washington, DC on October 3-4, 2017, and be prepared to find your EDGE in telemedicine policy, strategy, and action. EDGE 2017 is the foremost access point for healthcare leaders and innovators focused on accelerating real-world solutions to real-world challenges in telemedicine EDGE 2017 will focus on the following […]
  • A Great Organization To Learn More About: The Genetic Alliance

    Take a minute to learn more about a vital advocacy organization, the Genetic Alliance, which was founded by my colleague and friend, Sharon Terry, their President and CEO. Sharon and her staff have been doing great work for years with their assistance in providing awareness to individuals, families and communities to transform health and provide access to quality genetic services that can […]
  • I Look Forward To Seeing You At AcademyHealth’s 2017 Annual Research Meeting On June 25th-27th!

    I am excited to participate in the upcoming AcademyHealth’s 2017 Annual Research Meeting on June 25-27, 2017, in New Orleans, LA. This Annual Research Meeting convenes users and producers of health services research from around the world to improve health and health care. It is an opportunity to share important findings, showcase the latest evidence, and move research into action to improve […]