Online Program

Re-shaping the national discussion on investments in health care

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

James Marks, MD, MPH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ
The long-standing discussion on spending on medical care needs to change so the public and policy makers understand that to achieve longer healthier lives for all, a different investment strategy is needed. To do so, we need an effective communications strategy.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to best communicate the need to address the underlying determinants of health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Under my direction, my organization has been leading the effort to integrate and re-align the clinical care and population health system with particular attention to addressing the underlying determinants of health and how to effectively communicate these concepts. I am a nationally recognized leader in population health with a long history of senior-level work in the public (CDC) and philanthropic (RWJF) sectors.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
RWJF Population Health Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.