October 16, 2008.
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
pictured: Dr. A. Tilton, Dr. D. Stultz, Dr. J. Williams, Dr. M. Hayhurst, & Dr. M. Sadri.
Dr. Dan Stultz,President and CEO, Texas Hospital Association
Mr. Zachary Thompson, Director of Health and Human Services for Dallas County
Dr. Abigail Tilton, Program Director of Social Work, TWU
“Health Care Reform in the United States: Political, economic, public, and personal dimensions ” will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 204 of the Classroom Faculty Office Building (CF0) located on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email JWilliams2@.twu.edu or call 940-898-2052.
The forum includes three speakers — Dr. Abigail Tilton, director of the TWU social work program; Dr. Dan Stultz, president and CEO of the Texas Hospital Association; and Zachary Thompson, director of the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department.
Dr. Tilton will discuss the dimensions of the health care problem in the United States and provide a brief overview of the reform proposals of the Democratic and Republican parties. Dr. Stultz will speak about health care reform from the vantage point of health care institutions, covering issues such as the economic impact of the uninsured population on the health care system in Texas and the United States. Mr. Thompson will focus on public health aspects of reform, including challenges of delivering health care to underserved citizens.
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