Working to Improve Care for Older Adults: Using Data for Policy Change

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Overview

This webinar will focus on the new Dartmouth Atlas report, the importance of systems of care that address the needs of older Americans and how this information can be used by advocates in policy and practice work for older adults. The work of Rhode Island advocates will be highlighted as an example of how to affect change, and Dr. Ann Hwang will offer opportunities for provider/consumer collaboration.

Panelists: 

  • Julie Bynum, MD, MPH: Author, Dartmouth Atlas report: Our Parents, Ourselves: Health Care for an Aging Population
  • Martha Watson, MS, APRN, GCNS-BC, Geriatric Provider Advocate, Rhode Island
  • Maureen Maigret, RN, BS, MPA, Senior Agenda Coalition - RI
  • Ann Hwang, MD, Director, Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation

Moderator: Marcus Escobedo, MPA, Senior Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation

For more information, contact Carol Regan at [email protected]. Thank you. Co-sponsored by The Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative

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