Population Health Alliance Adds Ray Fabius and Ron Goetzel to Lineup of Speakers for PHA Forum 2014

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Annual conference expected to draw 800 health care experts from health plans, wellness and disease management companies, and clinical settings.

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Adding Ray Fabius and Ron Goetzel to our lineup of speakers gives Forum attendees access to two renowned experts in the field of population health management.

The Population Health Alliance (PHA) announced today two new speakers for its PHA Forum 2014: Ray Fabius, MD, who will present in the Powerful PHM Strategies track and Ron Goetzel, Ph.D., who will present in the Workplace Healthcare & Benefits Institute at the PHA Forum, Dec. 10-12 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The PHA Forum expects to draw 800 people, including employers, health plan executives, population health management companies, disease management experts, and medical directors for three days of education, networking and fun.

Fabius, former chief medical officer for Truven Health Analytics and current co-founder and vice chairman of HealthNEXT, is known for leading-edge approaches to creating a culture of health. He will present on the topic, “A Glimpse at the Future - Building Cultures of Health,” on Friday, December 12 at 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Goetzel, vice president of consulting and applied research at Truven Health Analytics and senior scientist and director of the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is a noted population health researcher and consultant to companies that use wellness programs. Goetzel will present, “Latest Research in Employee Health Management,” at the Workplace Healthcare & Benefits Institute on Wednesday, December 10 at 3:30-4:15 p.m.

“The importance of prevention and managing chronic disease is becoming widely recognized by business and political leaders as a proven way to curb health care trend increases and to improve workplace productivity and performance,” said PHA executive director, Fred Goldstein. “Adding Ray Fabius and Ron Goetzel to our lineup of speakers gives Forum attendees access to two renowned experts in the field of population health management. We’re thrilled that they’re able to share their knowledge with us.”

The PHA Forum offers a variety of activities for employers and wellness professionals, including four concurrent education tracks, a wide variety of expert speakers, an Executive Leadership Institute, walking learning labs and an innovators forum.

To register for the Forum, visit http://www.populationhealthalliance.org/forum/. Follow the latest PHA Forum news on social media at https://twitter.com/phavoice or at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1857772.

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About the Population Health Alliance
The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is a global trade association of the population health industry. Its almost 100 members represent 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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