Thought Leadership Virtual Seminar

The Changing Landscape of the Healthcare System: in Washington and in State Capitols

Thursday, February 25, 2021

10:00 – 11:30 AM

Stuart Altman, P.h.D., Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, will discuss how healthcare policy may evolve under new federal and state administrations and in Supreme Court cases. He will describe how the shifting landscape could affect employer-based health plans and legislative priorities that address:

  • Healthcare and prescription drug costs
  • COVID-related financial hits to provider groups
  • Structural racism
  • Healthcare delivery system consolidations
  • Mental health and healthcare access
  • Price transparency
  • Public healthcare programs

Dr. Stuart Altman

Dr. Stuart Altman is an economist with five decades of experience working closely with issues of federal and state health policy within government, the private sector, and academia. He has served on multiple federal and state government healthcare advisory boards including as an advisor to five U.S. presidential administrations. In January 2016 Governor Charles D. Baker re-appointed Dr. Altman to chair the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission as part of the state’s attempt to moderate the growth in healthcare spending. Dr. Altman is a published author of numerous books and journal articles and has been recognized as a leader in healthcare by Health Affairs and Modern Healthcare. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from UCLA.

edHEALTH's complimentary Thought Leadership series is available to all edHEALTH members, business partners, and non-member schools. Space is limited. Please RSVP. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the seminar invitation link.

Thought Leadership Virtual Seminar

Employee Engagement Trends, Best Practices, and Insights

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

10:00 – 11:30 AM

Bob Simpson, Director, Communication & Engagement at EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, shared his insights into the latest trends in effective employee engagement. During this free virtual program, participants learned how to:

  • Improve communications with remote workers
  • Enhance your school’s wellness and work/life balance objectives
  • Effectively reach a diverse employee population and their family members
  • Reduce HR communication costs
  • Leverage new trending digital technologies
  • Implement strategic initiatives
  • Measure results

Bob SimpsonBob Simpson is the Director and National Practice Leader for EPIC’s Communication & Engagement team. In this role, he oversees the communications operation and is responsible for the delivery of creative, innovative solutions for EPIC’s clients. Bob has extensive experience in communication strategy development and execution, program management and change management. Previously, he held employee engagement roles at Willis Towers Watson and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. Bob received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his master’s degree from the University of Southern California.

edHEALTH's complimentary Thought Leadership series is available to all edHEALTH members, business partners, and non-member schools. See a recap of this event for helpful ideas to propel your employee engagement efforts.

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