IMPAQ’s Ann-Marie Akiwumi to present on improving health equity at the NRHI’s National Affordability Summit in Minneapolis
On October 15-16, 2019, IMPAQ will exhibit at the NRHI’s 3rd Annual Affordability Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota. IMPAQ will share resources to help organizations address social determinants of health (SDoH) and find solutions to improve health equity.
On October 16, IMPAQ Data Analytics Lead Ann-Marie Akiwumi, MPH, PMP, will speak on a panel entitled “Health Equity and the Critical Connection to Affordability.” Moderated by Susan Dentzer of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, other panelists include: Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health; Rick Foster, MD, Executive Director, Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina; and Katelin Conway, MPH, MBA, Mountain Pacific Quality Health.
Ann-Marie will discuss the role of data in helping local stakeholders take social determinants of health into consideration to improve their work.
On October 15 – 16, visit our exhibit booth to learn more about IMPAQ’s work in developing an award-winning Social Determinants of Health Dashboard Action Tool, which can be used as a resource to better understand and act on SDoH factors affecting population health.
About the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement:
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) is a national organization representing more than 30 member regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) and state/regional affiliated partners. These multi-stakeholder organizations are working in their regions and collaborating across regions to transform the healthcare delivery system. They share the goal of improving the patient experience of care, including quality and satisfaction; improving the health of populations; and reducing the per-capita cost of healthcare. The RHICs are accomplishing this transformation by working directly with physicians and other healthcare providers, provider organizations, commercial and government payers, employers, consumers, and other healthcare-related organizations. Both NRHI and its members are non-profit, non-governmental organizations.
About the NRHI Affordability Summit:
Objectives for attendees:
- Understand national and regional actions underway that are advancing healthcare affordability by improving health, reducing cost and eliminating waste
- Participate in a networking environment conducive to sharing promising practices, evidence and challenges
- Explore opportunities for partnerships to tackle the affordability crisis together
- Witness the effectiveness of multi-stakeholder collaboration in communities across the country