2015-2016 Health & Human Services Committee

 

The Health and Human Services Committee provides Western Legislators with a forum to discuss issues relating to health and human services. The committee facilitates policy discussions, exchange of information, and the identification of best practices to address the region’s critical health issues and needs.

 

 

 

CHAIR

Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

Oregon

 

VICE CHAIR

Representative Kelley Packer

Idaho

 

 

Click here for full committee roster.

 

2015 Annual Meeting

 

Click here for the 2015 Meeting Agenda

 

Presentation - Kathryn Phillips, MPH, Director, Qualis Health/Safety Net Medical Home Initiative

 

Presentation - Hector de la Torre, Executive Director, Transamerica Center for Health Studies

 

Presentation - Nia Wassink, Executive Director for Voices for Children CASA

 

Presentation - Caroline Danielson, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

 

Click here to view the summary for the 2015 meeting.

 

2014 Annual Meeting

 

Click here for the 2014 Meeting Agenda

 

Presentation - Stewart Ferguson, PhD, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

 

Presentation - Victorie Heart, MS, RN, Director, CHAP/Rural Health

 

Presentation - Tom Massey, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

 

Presentation - Mary E. Williard, DDS

 

Presentation - Laurel Wood, MPA, Coordinator for Public Health, Immunization Action Coalition

 

Presentation - Laurel Wood, MPA, Coordinator for Public Health, Immunization Action Coalition

 

 

Click here for a draft agenda for the Health Committee at the 2013 CSG West Annual Meeting.

 

Click here for the agenda for the Special Health Committee Session: How much does Diabetes cost your state?

 

Committee Meeting Summaries

 

July 31, 2013 - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting

August 1, 2013 - Diabetes - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting

 

 

Health Policy Briefs

 

CDC Offers States Disease Prevention Grants

Obesity and Diabetes in the United States

Prevention and the Continuum of Care: State Government’s Challenge

 

 

 

For more information on the Health & Human Services Committee, please contact CSG West Policy Consultant Rich Lindsey by phone (307)399-7368 or email: rlindsey@wyoming.com