Partnerships in Health: Private Sector Solutions to Improve Medication Adherence

Wednesday May 11, 2011
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, EST

628 Dirksen Senate Office Building
(Indian Affairs Committee Hearing Room)
Washington, DC

In the second of their three-part “Partnerships in Health” series, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease and WellPoint – along with U.S. Senator Mike Crapo – will explore the problem of medication non-adherence, examine a working MTM program with an employer, and discuss the implications on efforts to improve health and lower costs.

The discussion will feature:

  • The Honorable Mike Crapo, U.S. Senator, Idaho
  • Kenneth Thorpe, Ph.D., Executive Director, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease; Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Barry Malinowski, M.D., Medical Director, Anthem* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio
  • Frannie McGowan, PharmD, CDE, Clinical Development Manager, The Kroger Co.
  • Elizabeth Jones, MSW, LCSW, Dialysis Patient Citizens Board of Directors
  • Mimi Johnson, MPhil, Director of Health Policy, National Consumers League