Increasing health literacy at 41st Health Care Roundtable

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Chris Robbins with the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health spoke at the 41st annual Health Care Roundtable about a physician-driven program aimed at reducing pharmacy costs for self-insured employers.

The Wichita Business Coalition on Health Care, an affiliate of MSSC, held the 41st annual Health Care Roundtable conference on May 2 at Mark Arts.

Speakers included Christa-Marie Singleton, MD, a senior medical advisor at the CDC; Chris Robbins, a pharmacy program consultant with the Pittsburgh (Penn.) Business Group on Health; Lauren Vela with the Pacific Business Group on Health in San Francisco; Al Lewis, CEO of Quizzify, a health literacy company based in Boston; and MSSC member Justin Moore, MD.

Presenters discussed topics such as the CDC’s 6/18 initiative, which promotes evidence-based interventions to combat six common and costly health conditions; reducing low-value care; and the impact of social media on social isolation and loneliness.

Executive Director Shelley Duncan also announced that the coalition changed its name to the Kansas Business Group on Health. Learn more about KBGH and how to join at its new website, ksbgh.com.