Presentations available for 2017 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference

Industry experts from all silos of health care joined us in Anchorage on October 3 for one of the largest, most diverse convenings of senior health care executives and health policy leaders in Alaska. Their discussion and engagement are what makes the Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference such a great event! Here are some of the presentation materials from speakers at our event.

The Future of Health Information Exchange in Alaska

Heidi Wailand: Data Analysis and Policy Planning Officer, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

Laura Young: Interim Executive Director, Alaska eHealth Network

Chad Jensen: Office Manager, LaTouche Pediatrics

The Implications of the 80th Percentile Rule

Lauren Cover: Manager, Aldrich Advisors

Dr. Graham Glass: Immediate Past President, Alaska State Medical Association

Albert Fogel: Employee Benefits Consultant, Northrim Benefits Group


Health Care’s Impact on Alaska’s Economy

Hon. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: Member, House Finance Subcommittee, Health and Social Services Committee

Bill Popp: President, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Ralph Townsend: Director and Professor of Economics, UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research


Transparency on Pricing and Costs in Alaska Health Care

Hon. Andy Josephson: Co-Chair, House Resources Committee

Andrew Kartunen: Director, Accountable Care Strategies, Virginia Mason

Bill Falsey: Municipal Attorney, Municipality of Anchorage