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Overcoming Disparities in the New Healthcare Landscape

Mon, Sep 21, 2015   5:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Pfizer Inc. Headquarters, New York, NY

Join this discussion with top healthcare leaders to learn about healthcare disparities that occur among socioeconomic, racial, gender, geographic and other groups and how you can help solve them.

HBA OLD Metro Area presents

Overcoming Disparities in the New Healthcare Landscape

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Pfizer Inc. Headquarters

235 East 42nd Street

New York, NY 10010 United States



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Event description
Despite all the advances in healthcare, we continue to face disparities across the healthcare eco-system. Hear from several key opinion leaders across the healthcare sector on how industry leaders are actively engaged in eliminating healthcare disparities. Please join us to learn how by working together, we can raise awareness and be part of the solution.

The transformation of our healthcare delivery system needs leaders like you. It is about putting patients first, thinking analytically and creatively, while building trustworthy relationships with healthcare partners and community leaders. One of the new healthcare landscape goals is to provide all patients with better coordinated care and improved health outcomes.

This event is the first step to begin the dialogue on how we play a major role in redesigning our efforts to be successful in creating a balanced relationships between the traditional healthcare delivery system and community based partners.

It is important to be innovative to achieve a vastly improved healthcare network for access to primary and behavioral healthcare. Come be empowered to become a champion of better healthcare for all communities.

Learning objectives
1. Identify some of the different healthcare disparities
2. Understand how each sector plays an important role in healthcare
3. Take action on raising awareness in the community

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM     Registration and networking
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM     Opening remarks
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM     Host welcome/keynote and program introduction
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM     Panel and Q&A
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM     Closing remarks

Event location
Pfizer, Inc.
235 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017


Special instructions:
Pre-registration for this event is required, photo ID required. Event will be held in the lower level conference center.


Laurie Cooke (moderator)
CEO, Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

Geno Germano (event welcome/opening)
Group president, global innovative pharma business, Pfizer, Inc.

Freda Lewis-Hall, MD DFAPA
Executive vice president and chief medical officer, Pfizer, Inc.

Ramanathan Raju, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE
President and chief executive officer, New York Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC)

Amanda Parsons, MD, MBA
Vice president, community and population health, Montefiore

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: September 17, 2015
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is NOT allowed

Space is limited to 200 registrants.

Is this event refundable? Yes
If yes, requests must be submitted in writing to by September 17, 2015; no refunds are available after this date.

Event questions/support
- Chapter contact for event: or 973-582-1980
- Membership questions: or 973-575-0606 ext 1
- Online registration assistance: or 973-575-0606 ext 3

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 Regular Registration

 Regular RegistrationMember$45.00
 Regular RegistrationMember - Euro€39.00
 Regular RegistrationNon-Member$70.00
 Regular RegistrationNon-Member - Euro€60.00

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