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Barbara Mackovic, Senior Manager, Media Relations
502.587.4230 or 502.641.5461
KentuckyOne Health to Host Population Health Summit
KentuckyOne Health will hold a discussion with leaders on population health and the status of health in Kentucky, during its Population Health Summit at The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.
This two-day event, from Dec. 8-9, will discuss the importance of the development and sustainability of accountable health communities, the transformation to an Accountable Health System, the creation of a collaborative model to improve the well-being of communities, and Louisville’s recent Culture of Health Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Culture of Health Award supports improved overall health, and violence prevention efforts in Louisville, such as KentuckyOne Health’s Pivot to Peace program, which is a collaborative to help decrease violence in west Louisville.
Guest speakers for the Population Health Summit include John Auerbach, Associate Director for Policy with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer; Ruth Brinkley, President and CEO of KentuckyOne Health; Diane Jones, Vice President of Healthy Communities for Catholic Health Initiatives; Judge Timothy Feeley, Deputy Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services; and Dr. Hiram Polk, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health.
Population Health Summit
Thursday Dec. 8
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 9
The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
1701 West Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40203
Thursday, Dec. 8
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer
Dr. Hiram Polk, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Public Health
Judge Timothy Feeley, Deputy Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Diane Jones, Vice President of Health Communities, Catholic Health Initiatives
Brian Yanofchick, Senior Vice President, Mission Integration, KentuckyOne Health
Stephanie Mayfield-Gibson, MD, Vice President, Population Health, KentuckyOne Health
Friday, Dec. 9
John Auerbach, Assoc. Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ruth Brinkley, President and CEO, KentuckyOne Health
• Interviews with guest speakers
• Video/photos of Population Health Summit
Media wishing to attend the summit should contact Barbara Mackovic at 502.641.5461, or through email at [email protected]