2016 Howard L. Bost Memorial Health Policy Forum: Health as an Economic Driver

Lexington, Kentucky
Monday, September 19, 2016
2016 Howard L. Bost Memorial Health Policy Forum: Health as an Economic Driver
Monday, September 19, 2016 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Marriott Griffin Gate
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
United States

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The 2016 Bost Forum will explore the interplay between health and the economy in creating thriving communities.  Local, regional, and national speakers will share their knowledge and experiences in making health a focus of economic development and growth.

This year's event has three tracks of presentation and discussion:

A Strong Economy is Good for Community Health - and Vice Versa

TED-Style Speaker: Ade Troutman, University of South Florida

Ellen Hahn, Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy
David Cooke, Grow Appalachia
Doran Schrantz, ISAIAH

Healthcare as Employer

TED-Style Speaker: Robert Eckardt, The Cleveland Foundation

Glen Mays, University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Emily Parento, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Elizabeth Cobb, Kentucky Hospital Association

Healthcare System Costs

TED-Style Speaker: AJ Scheitler, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Bill Wagner, Family Health Centers
Randa Deaton, Kentuckiana Health Collaborative
Michael Karpf, Kentucky Health Consortium

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gail Christopher, W.K. Kellogg Foundation


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