Healthcare in Politics Conference Session 1 - Government Health Initiatives

Kristin Karaoglu · December 10, 2020 · Short URL:

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In the first part of Healthcare in Politics, Congressman Ami Bera gave a keynote. Speakers Sally Pipes (President and CEO, Pacific Research Institute), Dr. Amber Hewitt (Director of Health Equity, Families USA), Esther Dyson (Executive Founder, Wellville; Angel investor), David Blumenthal (President, The Commonwealth Fund), Joel White (President, Horizon Government Affairs) joined us to discuss Government Health Initiatives.

Healthcare in Politics is hosted by Bambi Francisco Roizen (Founder & CEO, Vator), Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP) and Mark Goldstein (Chairman, UCSF Health Hub)

Thanks to our sponsors: UCSF Health Hub, HPAvison YoungAdvsr ScrubbedAlchemist Accelerator, and Stratpoint

Photo by Ani Kolleshi on Unsplash

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Bambi Francisco Roizen

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David Blumenthal

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President, The Commonwealth Fund

Amber Hewitt

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Director of Health Equity at Families USA

Archana Dubey, MD

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Esther Dyson

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Executive Founder, Wellville; Angel investor

Joel White

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Executive director of the Health Innovation Alliance, a coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, insurers and other stakeholders that advocates the use of data and technology to improve health care.

Mark Goldstein

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Managing Partner, Founder, Bad Ass Advisors