SCHEDULE TRACKS

Florida Health Care Summit is creating an idea-into-action event dedicated to paving the way to a real-time roadmap to Universal Health Care.  While each day features both an opening and closing keynote, the working sessions “Conference Tracks” are at the heart of the event.  Here are some of them as of October 2, 2017

  • Schedule is subject to chance. Please bookmark this page for updates.

Conference Tracks

Healthcare Is A Human Right

  • Every other developed nation in the world provides a national health care service to its citizens, why not in America, the leaders of the free world?
  • Healtchare is a Human Right: Exactly what does this mean and why?
  • How we ensure that Health Care is a Human Right in Florida.
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Women’s Healthcare And Role

  • Understanding the unique needs for women’s health and well-being
  • Ensuring that women’s health care is given the same priority as men’s
  • Where we’re at: How far we’ve come, how much work needs to be done
  • For women, health care policy should be determined by women. Circumscribing men’s role in policy decisions.
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Govt’s Role

  • What needs to be done at the state level and at the federal level
  • Paying Attention and Warnings: Understanding systematic dysfunction, supporting the good guys and replacing the scoundrels
  • Identifying and supporting a health care friendly slate of candidates for public office
  • Protecting health as well as access to health care
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Community Action

  • How can community action mobilize and empower our leadership to take action?
  • From idea to implementation, how can a group of local citizens empower others to take action?
  • Identifying and developing resources for local community support
  • Building Community Bridges of Understanding and Access: Communities that empower other communites
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Media’s Role

  • How corporate media has undermined Universal Health Care
  • As people are tuning out the old media, how new media can give the grassroots a megaphone to get the message out
  • Supporting the good media and managing the effect of the rest
  • Strategies for mitigating the effects of bad information
  • Solution: How we can use media to bring us together and effect a successful outcome for our Road Map
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The Opioid Crisis

  • Relying on the science rather than engaging in blame and shame
  • Understanding a dealing with Big Pharma’s role in the problem
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Prevention

  • Prevention as a form of cost control
  • Taking it to the streets – a plan to inform those in less fortunate circumstances
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Funding & Finance

  • How we pay for health care in Florida
  • We spend more than other countries and have worse outcomes. Plan to get our money’s worth
  • At a time when people are living longer than ever before, how can we adjust our funding methodologies to reflect this growing population of people who have longer life spans?
  • Cutting the costs of Healthcare by enabling a higher level of preventative awareness
  • Show me the money: Understanding how corporate greed created bad policy and a sick society and how we fix it
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