CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Diana S. Dooley and Don Berwick, MD, MPP, former President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will co-chair the final “Let’s Get Healthy California” Task Force meeting on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.
Pursuant to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s Executive Order, the Task Force was charged with developing a blue-print for improving health, controlling healthcare costs, promoting personal responsibility and advancing health equity in California.
Prior to the Task Force meeting, Secretary Dooley will host a media conference call to discuss the Task Force’s Final Report. Call participants include:
Don Berwick, MD, MPP, Task Force Co-chair and former CMS Administrator
Dave Regan, President, Service Employees Union International – United Healthcare Workers – West
Daniel Zingale, Senior Vice President, Healthy California, The California Endowment
John Chiang, State Controller
Bill Lockyer, State Treasurer
Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
This call is for media only.
Media Conference Call
Number: (877) 918-6321
Passcode: Get Healthy
*Please call-in 5 minutes prior to the start of the call.
“Let’s Get Healthy California” Task Force Meeting
When: 10:00am – 12:00pm Pacific Time
Where: California State Capitol Building
Governor’s Council Room
1315 Tenth St., Sacramento, CA 95814
On-site Contacts: Jim Suennen, CHHS: (916) 651-8056
Scott Murray, CHHS: (916) 548-7811
Maricela Rodriguez, The California Endowment: (951) 333-6982
Check In: Media check-in at front desk; credentials required.
For more information on the Task Force report and meeting agenda, please visit: http://www.chhs.ca.gov/Pages/HealthCalTaskforce.aspx.