BOSTON, MA- May 30, 2012 A- ALPFA Boston Chapter announces details of its Second Annual Healthcare Summit: A»Healthcare Reinvented: Emerging Opportunities and Collaborations Stemming from Health ReformA». A The Summit will feature a panel of experts discussing how rapid market changes are bringing about new opportunities and collaborations across health care constituents. A Participants will learn the latest developments in health care reform and insights into the innovative solutions being implemented by policy, insurer and provider stakeholders. The event will be held at Tufts Health Plan, 705 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA on Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 5:30 A- 9:00 p.m. Admission to the event is complimentary for ALPFA members and open to non-members interested in joining ALPFA or interested in participating.A
James Roosevelt, Jr., President and CEO of Tufts Health Plan will be the keynote speaker. The panel discussion will feature the following experts: Richard Lopez, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Atrius Health and Stuart Altman, Professor of National Health Policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University and author of A»Power Politics and Universal Health CareA». The panel will be moderated by Ms. Daria Niewenhous, Member, Mintz Levin Health Law Practice.
During the event, ALPFA Boston will present the Distinguished Community Service and Leadership Award to the Latino Diabetes Initiative at the Joslin Diabetes Center in recognition of the organizationA’s dedication to improving health care outcomes for Latinos and minorities in Boston. A»There is no better recipient of the award this year, than the Latino Diabetes Initiative, led by Dr. Enrique Caballero at Joslin, for making significant contributions to improving health care for Latinos through cutting edge research and patient and provider educationA», said Carla Villacorta, Vice President of ALPFA Healthcare.
General registration and welcome reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Tufts Health Plan; space for this exclusive event is limited so register today at http://alpfaboston.org/alpfa-healthcare-summit-june-28th-2012