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Friday, June 21, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cuyahoga Community College Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Road | Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Healthy People,
Healthy Communities
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Karis Grounds, MPH
Vice President, Health and Community Impact
United Way 211 of San Diego, CA
Keynote Address
Cross-Sector Data Sharing to Create Healthier Communities
San Diego's 211 Community Information Exchange
A diverse set of regional stakeholders comes together to harness the value of cross-sector collaboration and data-sharing for a Community Information Exchange (CIE). San Diego 211 shares its story and how it integrates health care with social services and support critical to improving population health, driving system efficiencies and effectiveness, reducing costs, and advancing health equity.

Karis is Vice President of Health and Community Impact at 2-1-1 San Diego Community Information Exchange, or CIE. She oversees the CIE, supporting its vision, partner engagement, integration and sustainability for network partners across health and social services. She also works across the country to support other communities that are building similar models, by sharing best practices and providing technical assistance. She uses a public health lens to build relationships and partnerships with health and social services to improve coordinated care and health outcomes for the community. Prior to working at 2-1-1, Karis worked in international and refugee health to help improve access to care and preventive services. She is passionate about addressing social determinants of health barriers and advancing holistic health to improve equity locally and nationally.

Panel Discussion:
Redesigning Care Delivery for Greater Value and Health Equity
Socioeconomic factors and community context shape health and require providers to work beyond their institutions and in community partnerships to achieve their goals. Executive leaders from local health systems share how their focus is shifting to a consumer, community, and health equity-focused transformation agenda to provide greater value.
Thomas Campanella, JD
Professor & Director, Health Care MBA Program
Baldwin Wallace University

Adam Myers, MD
Chief, Population Health & Director
Cleveland Clinic
Nicholas Dreher, MD
Medical Director, Population Health
The MetroHealth System
Kris Grayem, MSN, CNS, RN-BC
Vice President, Population Health
Akron Children's Hospital

Vaping: A Growing Addiction and Public Health Issue
The rising use of electronic cigarettes portend a burgeoning health crisis for adolescents – and the adults they will become – across diverse Northeast Ohio communities. Expert panelists share data and research, and a counselor shares a peer-support program created by high school students to kick their addiction.
Mike McIntyre
ideastream and The Plain Dealer

Erika Trapl, PhD
Associate Professor
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University
Monica Webb Hooper, PhD
Professor & Director
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and
Office of Cancer Disparities Research
Carly W. Wilbur, MD, FAAP
Universtiy Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's

Jessica Venditti
Social Advocates for Youth, Bellfaire JCB
Mark Pristash
Carly W. Wilbur, MD, FAAP
Universtiy Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's

Plus Breakout Sessions:
  • Introduction to the Better Health Pathways HUB
  • Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood
  • Better Health Partnership updates

Accreditation Statement:The MetroHealth System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The MetroHealth System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses and Social Workers check with your professional association as these credits might be applicable for licensure renewal.

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