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Spotlight on Health Policy

Building upon IHPL’s Spotlight on Reform healthcare law provider series, Spotlight on Health Policy grand rounds focus on timely and informative topics and their policy implications.  Discussion examples include end-of-life healthcare issues, upstream health care, oral health policy and national healthcare law updates.  When available, the session slides and recordings will be accessible on this page. 

 


Upcoming Spotlight Programs

Watch for announcements about future Spotlight on Health Policy programs coming in the fall 2017.

 

Past Spotlight Events

Beyond the Clinical: hospitals embracing community health by design

April 12, 2017 - 12:00pm in the LLUMC A-level Amphitheater.

A presentation on how healthcare systems can influence community design and impact health beyond hospital walls. 

 

 

 


Aging in Place: Whole Persons Living Well in Whole Communities

April 12, 2017 - 5:30pm in the Centennial Complex (Lin Amphitheater).
Every day, 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65. Dr. Helen Jung’s presentation focused on building a future in which living and aging independently in one’s own community is the norm.  You may view the recording of the presentation below. 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Health Policy: Moving to People-Centered Care: Where Does Health Happen?

February 6, 2017 - 5:30pm in the Centennial Complex (Chen Fong Center).  

Maureen Kersmarki, Director of Community Benefit & Public Policy, Adventist Health System, presented on strategies for embracing people-centered care that connects to the communities we serve and are a part of.  

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Spotlight on Health Policy: Legislative Update on Marijuana in California

January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm in the LLUMC A-level Amphitheater.  

Dr. Ettie Rosenberg presented on policy and practice implications of the recent ballot measure legalizing marijuana in California.  
 
 
 
 
 

SSOPH Drefke 11-9-16Spotlight on Health Policy: Five Steps to Health in America: a post-election analysis

November 9, 2016 - This event featured Julia Drefke, Senior Manager for Federal Policy and Research at the Adventist Health Policy Association (AHPA).  She provided a timely analysis and outlook on the future of our health care to approximately 100 attendees.  This was the first in a series based on the Five Steps book.
 
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Spotlight on Health Policy: Non-Beneficial Medical Care

October 26, 2016 12:00pm
Dr. Felicia Cohn, Associate Adjunct Professor at the School of Medicine at University of California, Irvine, presented on policies regarding non-beneficial medical care.  
 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Health Policy: Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care

May 18, 2016 12:00pm  Spotlight on Health Policy Grand Rounds was held in the Carole Small Amphitheater in the Centennial Complex, featuring Dr. Karen W. Linkins.  Dr. Linkins is the Director of CalMHSA Integrated Behavioral Health Project and presented on the integration of behavioral health into primary care.
 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Health Policy: The Affordable Care Act

February 24, 2016 - This Spotlight on Health Policy session featured Melissa Stafford Jones, Region IX Director for the Health and Human Services who spoke about the successes and challenges of the Affordable Care Act.   
 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Health Policy: Physician Aid in Dying?

November 18, 2015 - Physician Aid in Dying? Decisions at the End of Life was a discussion on the recently passed California law permitting physicians to prescribe lethal doses of medications to terminal patients. Conversations included pro/con sides of the law and perspectives from physicians and pharmacists.  Please click the flyer image for more info. 

 

 
 

Spotlight on Reform: Affordable Care Act and Covered CA: Where We Are A Year Later 

Spotlight On Reform flyerMay 5, 2015 - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. Wonha Kim who spoke about how the Affordable Care Act and Covered California have fared in the past year and what impact the healthcare reform has had on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers.   
 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Reform: Provider & Patient Impact

Spotlight On Reform flyerJanuary 27, 2015 - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. Wonha Kim who presernted on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers. The session concluded with a Q & A led by Dr. Kim and a trained Covered California staff member. 
   
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Reform: Provider & Patient Impact

Spotlight On Reform flyerOctober 28, 2014 - Murrietta - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. Wonha Kim who presernted on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers. The session concluded with a Q & A led by Dr. Kim and a trained Covered California staff member. 
   
 
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Reform: Provider & Patient Impact

Spotlight On Reform flyerJuly 2, 2014 - Murrietta - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. Tom Rogers who presernted on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers. The session concluded with a Q & A led by Dr. Kim and a trained Covered California staff member.
   
 
 
 
 

Spotlight on Reform: The Affordable Care Act in the Inland Empire and Beyond

Spotlight On Reform flyerApril 8, 2014 -This Spotlight on Reform session featured Herb Schultz, our Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who presented on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region and the country. 
   
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Spotlight on Reform: Provider & Patient Impact

Spotlight On Reform flyerMarch 19, 2014 - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. John Testerman who presernted on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers. The session concluded with a Q & A led by Dr. Testerman and a trained Covered California staff member. 
   
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Spotlight on Reform: Provider & Patient Impact

Spotlight On Reform flyerFebruary 11, 2014 - This Spotlight on Reform session featured Dr. Wonha Kim who presernted on Covered California and the impact of healthcare reform on our region’s hospitals, patients and healthcare providers. The session concluded with a Q & A led by Dr. Kim and a trained Covered California staff member.