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MEDIA ADVISORY: "LET'S GET HEALTHY CALIFORNIA" TASK FORCE MEETING AND MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19.

 

Media Advisory

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

 


 


CONTACT:

Anita Gore

 

 

(916) 440-7259

 

PH11-067

 

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

Time:                           9:15am

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.

www.cdph.ca.gov

   

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