Join Center for Houston’s Future and the Houston Business Coalition on Health (HBCH) on Monday, October 23, for a thought-provoking discussion on the important topic of health equity as an employee benefit.
The discussion, which features leaders from government, academia, employers and nonprofit organizations, will explore innovative strategies that align with employer values, gain management support, incorporate employee perspectives, foster collaborations between health plans and vendors, and address community needs.
Brett Perlman, CEO, Center for Houston’s Future
Chris Skisak, PhD, Executive Director, HBCH
Doug Lawson, PhD, CEO, St. Luke’s Health System
Quianta Moore, MD, JD, Executive Director, Hackett Center for Mental Health, Executive President of Health Equity
Shreela Sharma, PhD, Director, UT School of Public Health, Center for Health Equity
Renae Tomczak, CEO, Mental Health America Houston
Who Should Attend:
Houston employers, equity focused organizations, health systems, independent healthcare providers, academic institutions, city and county officials.
Create awareness among Houston employers to incorporate equity in benefits design
Understand the health inequities that exist in employer sponsored health benefits design and its relationship to employee and community health outcomes
Describe the value of multi-stakeholder community initiatives that benefit the employer, its employees and families and communities
Learn about a current employer-community equity-based initiative pilot that can serve as a template for other initiatives
Admission to the program is free.