Improving Women’s Health:

Opportunities and Challenges of Health Reform

Fall Forum 2011: Nov. 29-30, 2011


View brief video presentations from featured women's health preconference speakers. Topics include the ACA and state budgets, health care delivery models and prevention and wellness initiatives. 

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Women’s Health, the Affordable Care Act and Tough Budget Times

This session explores opportunities within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to improve women’s health, while also considering the complex landscape of state budget crises. Julie Barnes, J.D., is the director of Health Policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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Expanding Access to Care for Women and Exploring Health Delivery Models

This session explores the importance of women’s health, expanding access and exploring new health care delivery models. Dr. Cheryl Pegus, M.P.H., is the chief medical officer for Walgreens.

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Implementing the ACA: Women and Prevention and Wellness Initiatives

This session addresses the numerous provisions in ACA to promote women’s health and reduce the burden of chronic disease. Sharon Moffatt, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., is the chief of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 


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