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5 Things Washington: Revenue forecast, Lynnette Vehrs, Mental health

| Jun 23, 2020 | Washington

Among the primary reasons we're able to offer this newsletter twice a month for free in Washington State is because of Emily Boerger. She's a tremendous help to me in putting our newsletters together every other week. Another is Rick Rubin at OneHealthPort, who each year for the last number...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: FY '21 budget, Topical Agenda, Mental health

| Jun 17, 2020 | Utah

We have a number of things we think are worth watching this month if you're a health care or health policy leader - from the FY 21 budget to the topic of Black leadership in US health care. Hopefully you'll find some good nuggets of information, analysis and context that...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Virtual NorCal conference, Will Lightbourne, Public health resignations

| Jun 17, 2020 | California

We have calendared our 2020 Northern California State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference for August 18th - only two months away! You can take a look at the Topical Agenda for a sense of the conversations we have teed up. We're likely to add more sessions to the one-day event,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: COVID uptick, Black leaders in health care, Rep. Marty Wilde

| Jun 16, 2020 | Oregon

I'm particularly excited to be hosting a unique conversation on Black leadership in US health care this Friday. Among the speakers is Eric Hunter, CEO of CareOregon. It's a free event, and I feature it for you in item 1 below. Growing up in Bend, Oregon, didn't provide me with a...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Q&A with Jared Kosin, Levels of depression, Steve Williams

| Jun 11, 2020 | Alaska

I want to feature a virtual conversation we're hosting on race and health care, which you'll see in item 2 below. Now is a time to be reflective about our biases, the benefits or detriments of our skin color, and how we can foster conversations that will have a measurable...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Matt Soper, Mental health, Vincent Atchity

| Jun 11, 2020 | Colorado

I want to feature a virtual conversation we're hosting on race and health care, which you'll see in item 5 below. Now is a time to be reflective about our biases, the benefits or detriments of our skin color, and how we can foster conversations that will have a measurable and...[ Read More ]

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