Kim Bimestefer on "The State of Colorado Health Care"
Eli Kirshbaum | Nov 19, 2020 | Colorado
On Monday, Gary Kaplan, MD, Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle, and Ketul Patel, CEO of CHI Franciscan, joined State of Reform for a conversation as part of our new “Leadership Series.” The two leaders discussed the recent news that Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan have
During a State of Reform “Leadership Series” virtual conversation on Monday, Dr. Gary Kaplan, Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason (VM) Health System in Seattle, confirmed that the health system will likely no longer offer abortions or Death with Dignity care under its potential merger with CHI Franciscan. Kaplan made
On Monday, State of Reform hosted our “5 Slides: The Health Care System’s Response To COVID in AZ” virtual conversation with Ann-Marie Alameddin: CEO, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, Will Humble, Executive Director, Arizona Public Health Association, Roland Knox, CEO, Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center. During this convening, the panelists
On Monday, State of Reform hosted our “5 Slides: Creating a culture of anti-racism in health care” virtual conversation with Melissa Gonzales, PhD, in the Chief Diversity Office at Genentech, and Ben Danielson, MD, Medical Director at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. During the convening, the two leaders discussed
On Wednesday, State of Reform held our “5 Slides: Mental Health Access and the Safety Net” virtual convening with Michelle Doty Cabrera, Executive Director of the County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California, David Bond, Behavioral Health Executive at Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, and Alex Briscoe, Principal
Experts continues to warn that the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic downturn have had deleterious impacts on mental health. With people suffering from mental health challenges due to isolation and financial stress, policymakers, community leaders, and ordinary citizens alike have been forced to grapple with what some are calling a