As the health care environment changes, can patients with low income obtain high quality health care? How? Please join Community Board 7's Health & Human Services Committee on Tuesday April 26, 2016 from 7 pm - 9 pm when a stellar panel will address this and other important health care issues.
Community Board 7’s Health & Human Services Committee
invites you to a panel discussion on
The Changing Face of Health Care in our Community:
Affordability of Medical Care
Tuesday, 4/26/16, 7 PM – 9 PM
250 West 87th Street (just west of Broadway)
2nd floor (press “HC” button in elevator), NY, NY
NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat (ardent and effective health care advocate)
NYS Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried (Chair, Committee on Health)
David Alge (Senior VP, Community & Population Health for NY-Presbyterian Healthcare System)
Adam Herbst (General Counsel, Heritage Health & Housing)
Jonathan Swartz, MD (Chief Medical Officer, Ryan Network)
What are the changes in the way the health care system (e.g., hospitals, community clinics and federally qualified health centers) is addressing the needs of persons who qualify for Medicaid or Medicare, patients who are uninsured, or patients with low incomes?
What are the driving forces behind these changes?
How are these changes affecting access, quality of care, outcomes, patient satisfaction and cost of care delivery?
Can costs of providing care be reduced without negatively impacting quality of care?
How can the quality of healthcare provided to patients be assessed?
Where can patients go to get high quality care?
What is community health care?
What is population health?
What are the panelists doing to assist patients obtain the care they need?
What should elected officials and others do to assist patients in obtaining needed care?
For more information, please call 212-362-4008