On July 9, 2010, Health & Medicine hosted a forum, "Health Reform and the Health Care Safety Net: Challenges and Opportunities," to examine the ways in which federal health reform legislation will impact the health care safety net in Illinois. With 100 attendees, the forum explored the potential impacts of reform on community health centers, safety net hospitals, the health care workforce, and vulnerable populations. Materials from the forum are available below.
- Claudine Swartz, Assistant Vice President for Policy, National Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems
- William T. Foley, CEO, Cook County Health & Hospitals System
- Roberta Rakove, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Sinai Health System
- Linda Rae Murray, Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Department of Public Health, President- Elect, American Public Health Association
View Health & Medicine's "Health Care Reform Impact in Illinois" factsheets on the "Health Care Reform
" section of our website. Other Resources: