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WBJ Central Mass Health Care Forum and Champions Awards

December 13, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST


Don’t miss this timely event! Join us as we celebrate WBJ’s 2023 Champions of Health Care and discuss a healthier, more equitable, and innovative future for healthcare! Register today!Read about out 2023 Champions of Health Care honorees HERE.Worcester Business Journal’s annual Healthcare Forum provides a lively discussion of important industry trends that are driving change throughout our region’s Healthcare system. Our 2023 Forum will also feature the Central MA Champions of Health Care Awards.Champions of HealthcareThese special awards will recognize individuals and organizations in the healthcare field who have excelled in helping others in need, promoted innovation or improved access to care.Central Mass Healthcare ForumNavigating Challenges, Embracing Opportunities, and Transforming HealthcareWBJ’s Healthcare Forum is our premiere industry event where attendees hear from area leaders about the changing healthcare landscape – and how those changes might impact their business, the community and the local economy. Our panel of industry leaders will offer insights about the industry’s economic impact, top challenges and opportunities and innovations.Panel topics to include:Challenges in Healthcare Delivery – financial impact and resulting fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic viability of providing healthcare in the current environment.Workforce Development – workforce shortages, training, retention strategies and innovative workforce development initiatives.Healthcare Equity and Access – strategies to bridge healthcare disparities and improve access for all communities.Impact on the Local Economy – healthcare’s influence on job creation, investment, and infrastructure development, and examples of healthcare-driven economic growth in the region.Innovations in Healthcare Technology – the latest technological advancements, including AI, telehealth, digital health solutions, and the role of government policies and regulations in shaping healthcare innovation.Moderator: Brad Kane, Editor, Worcester Business JournalPanelists:Louis Brady, President/CEO, Family Health Center of WorcesterDr. Eric Dickson, President and CEO, UMass Memorial HealthRobbie Goldstein, MD, PhD, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public HealthAmie Shei, Ph.D., President and CEO, The Health Foundation of Central MassachusettsTimeline:3:00PM – Doors open & networking3:20PM – Welcome Remarks3:30PM – Panel Discussion4:30PM – Award Presentations5:15PM – Networking & Cocktail Reception


December 13, 2023
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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