Transforming Healthcare in Missouri Recap 2017

February 7, 2018

Co-hosted by the Center for Health Economics and Policy and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, Transforming Healthcare in Missouri brought together healthcare providers, payers, consumers, researchers, economists, advocates and policymakers to generate and discuss ideas for healthcare reform in Missouri.


Timothy McBride, PhD, Professor, Brown School and Co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy

Gary Parker, Director, Clark-Fox Policy Institute and Associate Dean of External Affairs, Brown School

Keynote Speaker

Robert Hughes, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Missouri Foundation for Health


Robert Fruend, MBA, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, St. Louis Regional Health Commission


Jorge Riopedre, President, Casa de Salud

Jamie Rodriguez, Director, Public Benefits Program, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Will Ross, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Diversity and Professor Medicine, School of Medicine, Washington University

Paul Taylor, JD, Chief Executive Officer, Ozark Community Hospital Health System

Concluding Remarks

Randall W. Williams, MD, FACOG, Director, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Breakout Session Moderators

Judy Baker, Elna Nagasako, Riisa Easley, Karen Joynt Maddox, David Patterson, Abigail Barker, William Peck, Ruth Ehresman, and Shirley Porterfield


Bob Hughes: Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: National and Historical Context
Tim McBride: Missouri Healthcare: Past, Present, and Future

Breakout Session Materials

Care Coordination
Mental Health
Opioid Epidemic
Workforce Challenges


Transforming Healthcare Recommendations


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