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      February 26, 2020

      Wednesday   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

      925 Riverside Drive
      Reno, Nevada 89503

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      Improving Our Access to Quality Healthcare

      Healthy people make healthy communities. What are the biggest barriers to overall health and quality healthcare here in northern Nevada? Learn about innovative approaches happening here in our community and what is being done to ensure ALL Nevadans can lead healthy, happy lives.

      Join us for this monthly speaker series to learn about critical local issues that impact your quality of life here in the Truckee Meadows.

      Each month local experts will shed light on the obstacles and opportunities we face as a community in areas such as Health & Wellness, Education & Lifelong Learning, Economic Wellbeing, Land Use, the Arts & Cultural Vitality, our Natural Environment, and so much more. February's topic is Health & Wellness: Improving Our Access to Quality Healthcare

      Panelists include:

      John Packham, Ph.D - Associate Dean of the Office of Statewide Initiatives, Associate Professor Department of Internal Medicine at UNR School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Nevada Health Workforce Research Center and the Chair of the Governor’s Patient Protection Commission

      Andy Pasternak, MD - Local physician, founder of Silver Sage Medical Center, member of the Washoe County Medical Society, Nevada State Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, and Nevada Academy of Family Physicians

      Aaron Fricke, JD – Senior Deputy General Counsel for the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and American Health Lawyers Association, and attorney focused on healthcare, regulatory and professional responsibility issues.

      Trevor Rice- Chief Operating Officer of Access to Healthcare, Advisory Council Member of the State of Nevada Division of Insurance

      These community conversations are powered by the data offered in - Truckee Meadows Tomorrow's new Community Data Exchange initiative.


      Get informed by attending the Nevada Tomorrow Community Data Exchange training offered immediately before the event (4-5pm) in the same location. Learn about—a free, dynamic, easy to use, one-stop digital resource for access to community quality of life data. Find up-to-date demographic, education, environmental, economic, health, social determinant and equity data that highlights trends, challenges and opportunities in our Nevada communities; hundreds of maps, tables and figures, and, promising practices.

      Tracking your impact on community quality of life has never been easier. We are democratizing data access, assessment, evaluation and sharing for community members—even for those with little technical expertise. equips our community with the tools needed to champion collaboration, communicate priorities, and implement strategic interventions to impact positive community outcomes. plays a vital role in our community by offering a trustworthy, independent, non-partisan, non-biased, grassroots, community-lead, digital resource for stakeholders and the community at large to access critical data needed to prioritize, address, and advocate for quality of life issues.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Health & Wellness

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