Connecticut Partners for Health to Host Fifth Annual Patient Engagement Conference

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The Better Health Conference will take place on Thursday, June 7 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.


WHAT: The Better Health Conference, presented by the CT Partners for Health, a group of healthcare organizations focused on improving healthcare, is the premier New England patient engagement event that offers health professionals insights and resources from dynamic local, national and international experts to improve the quality of healthcare. This one-day, multi-track conference highlights successful strategies to deliver patient-centered care. Cigna is the lead conference sponsor. Exhibitors serving all sectors of the healthcare continuum will showcase innovative products, services, and solutions.

WHY: A cost-effective, high quality healthcare system is imperative to the residents of Connecticut, the region and the country. To achieve a system that delivers better outcomes at an affordable cost, patients need to understand their health and healthcare, and clinicians need to understand how best to work with their patients as partners. Where patients reside, their access to housing, transportation, and social services, and their lifestyle behaviors also impact health and healthcare outcomes. This year’s Better Health Conference offers healthcare providers, employers, and stakeholders a forum to discuss topics such as the social determinants of health, technology advancements, health care reform, and health equity to improve care delivery and health outcomes.


  •     Keynotes:

-- e-Patient” Dave deBronkart, co-founder and chair emeritus, Society for Participatory Medicine
-- Daniel Sands, MD, MPH, co-founder and board chair, Society for Participatory Medicine and Principal,
-- Alan M. Muney, MD, chief medical officer, executive vice president, Total Health and Network, Cigna
-- Frank King, suicide prevention speaker and trainer, White Collar Comedy, LLC

  •     Opening Remarks: Wendy Sherry, Connecticut market president, Cigna
  •     Moderator: Jocelyn Maminta – medical reporter, WTNH

WHERE: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Conn.

WHEN: Thursday, June 7, 2018, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Registration, networking and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.

Register for the Better Health Conference.

Visit the CT Partners for Health website to learn more about the group and the Better Health Conference.

About CT Partners for Health:
Founded by Qualidigm in 2010, the CT Partners for Health is a growing membership organization with members and associates from over 40 key healthcare stakeholders, representing healthcare providers and trade associations, consumer organizations, health plans and payers, community-based organizations, academic institutions, government and quasi-government agencies, voluntary health organizations, the regional extension center, and the business community. The group’s vision is that everyone in Connecticut is actively engaged in their health and healthcare.


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