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American Nurses Association Massachusetts

2015 Health Policy Committee Legislative Forum
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Great Hall - Massachusetts State House  
8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

 

Health Policy Legislative Forum    
The Cost of Health Care:  Impact on our Profession

The goal of this forum is to discuss factors and public policy that correlate with the cost of health care, link it to the impact on our professional nursing practice and to effective advocacy to improve health and health care in our society.

Agenda

 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

Join us for a continental breakfast with Massachusetts' legislators

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

 

Welcome Remarks- Myra Cacace, GNP/ADM-BC President, ANA Massachusetts

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA

Professor of Public Health Practice in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the HSPH Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education.

Dr. McDonough has been an MA State Legislator and has been an instrumental

part of writing both the MA and US Health Care Policy. He will address the

concept of social determinants of health and how many public policies in our state,

 

country and world impact health care status.

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 

Rep. Kay Khan, MS, RN, Rep. Denise Garlick, RN

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

 

Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Co-Chairs Joint Committee Health Care Finance/

 

Joint Committee Public Health

12:00 – 12:30 p.m..

Lobbyist Update/ Patricia Lynch and Benjamin Fierro

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Massachusetts Legislative Discussion
Cathleen Colleran-Santos DNP, RN, ANA MA President-Elect

 

Kathleen Donaher Keough PhD RN-BC, HP Committee Co-Chair

                                               

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Wrap-up/Evaluations

American Nurses Association Massachusetts

 

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

State House Tour

 

 

 

2016 Health Policy Committee Legislative Forum

 

Fee:  $15.00 students

$35.00 for ANA Massachusetts Members

$50.00 for all others

 ** No Registrations at the door

 

    Registration Information

    For credit card payments, please go to www.ANAMass.org          
Or: Mail registration form and check to:

          ANA Massachusetts, PO Box 285, Milton, MA  02186

 

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American Nurses Association Massachusetts
www.ANAMass.org

(617) 990-2856

 

 

 

                         

THIS CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION ACTIVITY HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE OHIO NURSES

ASSOCIATION (OBN-001-91),  AN ACCREDITED APPROVER BY THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING

CENTER’S COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION 

 

All faculty and presenters have declared no conflict of interest relative to this educational offering.

*100% attendance and Program Evaluation required

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