The coronavirus pandemic and the toll it has taken on individuals with persistent situations has underscored the necessity to enhance inhabitants well being. For the second successive yr, MedCity Information is partnering with the New Orleans Enterprise Alliance to host the chief summit INVEST Pop Well being Digital, November 16-18. It focuses on inhabitants well being and highlights the place innovation and funding are occurring within the area.
As a substitute of a half day in-person occasion, we’re internet hosting a digital convention over three days from November 16-18. It’ll function life science leaders, suppliers, payers and startups who’re aiming to remodel inhabitants well being with a heavy emphasis on addressing social determinants at a second of nice world public well being peril.
You possibly can try the agenda right here. Use the code MCN100 to get a reduction if you register.
The occasion kicks off at 1:30 pm ET (12:35pm CST / 10:35am PST) with a hearth dialogue: Diabetes, Covid-19 and the Significance of Social Determinants of Well being
The pandemic has made it much more painfully clear how persistent ailments reminiscent of diabetes exponentially improve the mortality danger for society’s most weak. Each corporations and hospitals have a duty to deal with these. On this dialog, we spotlight how a Fortune 500 firm and a New Orleans hospital are addressing persistent illness care and social determinants throughout Covid-19.
Arundhati Parmar, VP & Editor-in-Chief with MedCity Information, will reasonable. The audio system embody:
Takeisha Davis, MD, MPH, CEO, New Orleans East Hospital, and Conrod Kelly, Government Director, Coverage/Authorities Relations – Social Determinants, Merck.
Day 2, November 17, will function the panel dialogue, Reimagining Inhabitants Well being, which begins at 1:30pm ET (12:30pm CST / 10:30am PST):
The US suffered the heaviest dying toll amidst all of the nations worldwide, particularly in contrast with these in Asia. There’s hypothesis that underlying well being situations and weight problems have been contributing components. As such, inhabitants well being methods should be adopted throughout the board to enhance the general well being of the nation’s residents. What are the teachings realized and what are efficient inhabitants well being methods that should be carried out?
Jennifer L. Avegno M.D., Director, New Orleans Division of Well being will reasonable. The audio system embody:
- Taylor Justice, Co-Founder and President, Unite Us
- Phil Oravetz, M.D., ACO Medical Director, Ochsner Well being System
- Steven R. Peskin, M.D., Government Medical Director Inhabitants Well being and Transformation, Horizon BCBSNJ
- Scott Tornek, Chief Technique Officer, Penn Medication – Middle for Neighborhood Well being Staff
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