Health Care in Your Future Summit
Thank you to everyone that attended the 2012 Health Care in Your Future Summit on March 28 at the Embassy Suites. We had 285 people attend the summit to to discuss developments in health care, the outlook for the health care industry in the Fort Collins region and actions that could strengthen the health care sector. As well, special thanks to our speakers and our sponsors!
If you weren't able to attend the summit, check out the twitter feed searching for the hashtag: #nocohealth.
Below is the schedule for the day with links to presenter slides from the event. Do check back often as we will upload additional items from the event as well as other resources as we come across them. Please hare this link to this page: http://bit.ly/FCChamberHealthCare with others who might be interested in this topic.
7:00 a.m. Resource Hall, Registration and Breakfast Available
7:30 a.m. Welcome to the Summit
9:00 a.m. Where You Stand on Health Care Reform Depends on Where You Sit: What Does All This Change Mean to Me? - David May, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO; Yvonne Myers, Columbine Health Systems Director; Jim Sampson, Flood & Peterson Benefits Executive; Dr. Jim Sprowell, Associates in Family Medicine Executive Director; Kevin Unger, Poudre Valley Hospital President & CEO; David Speights, Zila CEO, A Tolmar Company
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Break Out Sessions (Choose One)
This is Getting Old Fast: Aging in Northern Colorado - Elizabeth Garner, State of Colorado Demographer; Evan Hyatt, Pathways Hospice CEO; Mike Maguire, Home Instead Senior Care Owner; Yvonne Myers, Columbine Health Systems Director
All This Reform Stuff Sounds Expensive: Who Pays? - Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, Kaiser Permanente, Vice President of Government and External Relations; Janet Pogar, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Vice President; Cynthia Palmer, Colorado Choice Health Plans CEO; Carl Smith, Poudre Valley Health System Vice President, Payor Relations
11:30 a.m. Break and Box Lunches Available
12:30 p.m. Adjourn and Resource Hall Available
Chamber Announces Summit
The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce officially announced today that Rulon F. Stacey, Ph.D., FACHE and Chief Executive Officer of University of Colorado Health will be the keynote speaker for the 2012 Health Care in Your Future Summit. A brand new event for the chamber, the summit will be held beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, Colorado on March 28, 2012.
The Summit will provide members of the business community with the opportunity to discuss developments in health care, the outlook for the health care industry in the Fort Collins region and actions that could strengthen the health care sector.
About 300 business professionals and community leaders are expected at the Health Care in Your Future Summit. Individual ticket prices are $35 per person for Chamber members and $40 per person for non-members. A table of 10 people is $300. Registration is now closed. To be placed on the waiting list, call the Chamber at (970) 482-3746.
Summit Schedule and Speakers Released
The Health Care Summit will open at 7:00 am at the Embassy Suites in Loveland on March 28 with a continental breakfast, resource hall and registration available. Dr. Rulon Stacey, CEO of Univeristy of Colorado Health, will provide our keynote address followed by a panel discussion featuring local physician Dr. Jim Sprowell, Flood and Peterson Employee Benefits Executive Jim Sampson, Poudre Valley Hospital President & CEO Kevin Unger, Columbine Health Systems Director Yvonne Myers and a representative from Tolmar Pharmaceuticals. Chamber President & CEO David May will be moderating the panel.
At 10:45am two break out sessions will be offered. “This is Getting Old Fast”¯ will include comments by State Demographer Elizabeth Garner, Columbine Health Systems Director Yvonne Myers, Pathways Hospice CEO Evan Hyatt and Home Instead Senior Care Owner Mike Maguire while “All This Reform Stuff Sounds Expensive: Who Pays”¯ will include comments by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Vice President Janet Pogar, Kaiser Permanente Vice President of Government and External Relations Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, Poudre Valley Health System Vice President, Payor Relations and Colorado Choice Health Plans CEO Cynthia Palmer. Box lunches will be provided during the 11:30am closing session featuring Dr. Martin Shields speaking about “Money and Jobs: What Does All This Change Mean to the Economy of Northern Colorado.”¯ His comments will conclude at 12:30pm with the resource hall being available until 1pm. Guests attending the event will receive breakfast, lunch, a copy of Rulon Stacey's book “Over Our Heads”¯ and a tremendous amount of valuable information.
Check back to this page for updates on the event and resources you can use!
The Chamber would like to extend a special thank you to the event sponsors.
Colorado Choice Health Plans
Columbine Health Systems
Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital
Poudre Valley Health System
Davis Graham & Stubbs
Emergency Physicians of the Rockies
Flood & Peterson
Home Instead Senior Care
Little C's Custom
Sherman & Howard
Caplan & Earnest
Denver Syrup Company
Executive Health Resources
Fort Collins Neurology Associates
Harmony Surgery Center LLC
Miramont Lifestyle Fitness
Northern Colorado Anesthesia Professional Consultants LLP
Northern Colorado Paper
Northern Colorado Pulmonary Group
The Pinnacle Group LLC
Right at Home
The Senior Voice
Collinwood Assisted & Independent Living
Colorado Medical Plains Center
Good Samaritan Society -Fort Collins Village
Haven Behavioral Healthcare
Miramont Family Medicine
Northern Colorado Business Report
Urology Center of the Rockies