3115.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Who Speaks for Public Hospitals? The Role of Stakeholders

Stakeholders of public hospitals—including unions, health access advocates, community groups, and many others--have a vital role to play, both as supporters of the facilities and as advocates for their patients. This session features four case studies from different parts of the country illustrating how stakeholders are working together to defend and improve public hospitals
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):Sandra Opdycke, PhD
2:30 PMLabor Unions as Stakeholders
Ann Kempski
2:50 PMStakeholders in Boston
Robert J. Marra, MBA, Meizhu Lui
3:10 PMStakeholders in New York City
Judy Wessler, MA
3:30 PMStakeholders in the District of Columbia
James Speight
Sponsor:Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus
Cosponsors:Health Administration; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Spirit of 1848 Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA