Population Health Alliance Announces Don Wright, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, as a Featured Keynote Speaker at Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit

Washington, DC, September 15, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Population Health Alliance (PHA) has announced that Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will keynote the PHA Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit in Washington, DC, with his address, “Healthy People 2030 and Population Health,” on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m.

“PHA and the population health community are fortunate to have someone of Dr. Wright’s caliber - a long-standing, senior federal health official who has served as the Acting HHS Secretary in the current Administration - come and share with us his unique perspective on the process for creating the latest iteration of the public health objectives for the nation,” said Michael Barry, CAE, PHA Executive Director. “Healthy People has long served as the blueprint for what we want to achieve as a nation in population health improvement, and we are excited to hear HHS’ vision for how the health care system, as it moves from volume- to value-based payment, can help in realizing the vision.”

This Population Health Alliance Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit 2018 will bring together policymakers and key stakeholders from across the health care industry committed to driving innovation in care management, wellness, and prevention for focused briefings on key legislative and regulatory issues. Keynote remarks from thought leaders will kick off a series of substantive panel discussions with open dialogue among senior experts about policy and practical challenges and opportunities to advance population health.

"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Wright as a keynote speaker for our upcoming Capital Caucus and Innovation Summit," said Rose Maljanian, Chairman and CEO HealthCAWS and Chairman of the Board, Population Health Alliance. "Dr. Wright's steadfast focus on making critical advancements in managing population health today and into the future is well aligned with the mission of PHA and the many member organizations that we serve."

Join the Population Health Alliance Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit 2018 to engage in in-depth conversations about pressing population health challenges and solutions. To register for the Capitol Caucus, visit https://populationhealthalliance.org/networking-learning-events/capitol-caucus/capitol-caucus-2018/. Not a PHA member? Join PHA today.

About The The Population Health Alliance:
The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is the industry's only multi-stakeholder professional and trade association solely focused on population health, representing stakeholders from across the health care delivery system that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend, and drive affordability. Through its robust advocacy, research and education initiatives, the PHA offers members a forum to advance shared learning and applied research to further innovation and establish best practices in the population health field.
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