2013 Impact Speaker Series
We want you to know about the work we do outside the walls of our hospitals— helping to create a healthier Memphis. Reserve your spot at one or all of our 2013 Impact Speakers Series events.
To reserve a spot at any event, please call Bettye Durham at 901-516-0502.
Series Topics and Presenters
What’s the Real Story about Patient Portability and the Affordable Care Act?
May 1, 2013 at 7:30 AM
An insider’s look at the complex issues surrounding quality care, containing costs, paying for healthcare and improving the health status of our community.
Gary Shorb, President & CEO, Donna Abney, Executive VP, Cato Johnson, Sr. VP/Legislative Policy,
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Living and Dying Well
August 29, 2013 at 12 Noon
Methodist Hospice Residence
Taking control of how you live your life until the end of life
Sally Aldrich, Administrator/CNO, Methodist Affiliated Services, Taleka Perry, Director, Methodist Hospice Residence, and Dr. Clay Jackson, Medical Director, Methodist Hospice
Turning Tragedy into Good
September 17, 2013 at 12 Noon
Germantown Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Pavilion
Successfully navigating depression, stress and the challenges of life
Debbie Jones and Rev. Rick Kirchoff, Center of Excellence in Faith & Health, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis: Breast Cancer Mortality Capital
October 21, 2013 at 12 Noon
Methodist Germantown Hospital
Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, Classroom 1
7691 Poplar Ave., Germantown, TN 38138
Recent research indicates that Memphis has the largest racial disparity in breast cancer mortality of the largest U.S. cities. We report on the sobering statistics and navigation strategies within the community to promote screening and research.
Ed Rafalski, SVP, Strategic Planning & Marketing, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and Dr. Kurt Tauer, Medical Director of The West Cancer Center