ASU Community Partnerships
The Community Outreach Center, Home of ASU's Community Partnerships
The mission of Adams State Community Partnerships is to connect University resources with the community in order to increase the quality of life for all residents of the San Luis Valley.
TALK STRAIGHT WITH ADAMS STATE-HEALTHCARE REFORM
With changes about to unfold due to The Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare”, Adams State University Community Partnerships is facilitating a “Talk Straight with Adams State” forum around the issue. This upcoming forum and panel discussion will get behind the headlines and look at how the Affordable Care Act will impact citizens here in the San Luis Valley. The panel will include Ned Calonge, MD, President and CEO of The Colorado Trust; Gigi Darricades, CEO of Valleywide Health Systems, Inc; Tom Deegan, Registered Nurse and author of Healthcare: A View from the Trenches; Reginaldo Garcia, PhD. UCD, Rocky Mt. Prevention Research Center; Russ Johnson, CEO of the SLV Regional Medical Center; Cindy Palmer, CEO of SLV HMO; Marguerite Salazar, Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Armando Valdez, Professor of Healthcare Administration , ASU. The audience will have this rare opportunity to have their questions answered by this panel of experts.
This forum will be held on Saturday, April 13th, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m in McDaniel Hall Room 101. Attendance is free.
Go here to submit your questions for our panel ahead of time.
Were also interested in finding out how much the community knows about healthcare reform. Please fill out our survey here to help us collect this data.
This program is made possible through HUD's Office of University Partnerships.
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