- October 31, 2018
Dallas, T.X./ November 7, 2018 – International management consulting firm Oliver Wyman will host its sixth annual Health Innovation Summit November 5-7, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. The theme for the 2018 conference will be “Health Redefined: Breaking Boundaries to Build a Better Way” and will examine ways in which industry leaders can reinvent health care and think holistically about its future.
Patrick J. Kennedy, founder of The Kennedy Forum, former Rhode Island Congressman, and international advocate for parity in mental health and substance use disorder treatment, will join Linda Rosenberg, President & CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health and Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Co-founder & President, Mindstrong Health in addressing attendees during a featured session taking place at 8:30 a.m. Central Standard Time Wednesday November 7. The trio will address mental health and mental health parity in a talk entitled “Never Mind: Integrating our Split Systems.”
To learn more, please visit www.oliverwyman.com.
About The Kennedy Forum
Founded in 2013 by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.), The Kennedy Forum leads a national dialogue on transforming the health care system by uniting mental health advocates, business leaders, and government agencies around a common set of principles, including full implementation of the Federal Parity Law. Launched in celebration of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act, the nonprofit aims to achieve health equity by advancing evidence-based practices, policies, and programming for the treatment of mental health and addiction. The Kennedy Forum’s “Don’t Deny Me” campaign empowers patients and their loved ones to report illegal insurance denials of mental health and addiction treatment, and fight for their parity rights. To learn more about The Kennedy Forum and donate, please visit www.thekennedyforum.org.
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Just as President Kennedy rallied the nation to dream big and set audacious goals 50 years ago, The Kennedy Forum seeks to set a new standard for the future of health care in the United States.
Our mission is big, and the stakes are clear. We seek to unite the health care system, and rally the mental health community around a common set of principles: Fully implement the 2008 parity law, bring business leaders and government agencies together to eliminate issues of stigma, work with providers to guarantee equal access to care, ensure that policymakers have the tools they need to craft better policy, and give consumers a way to understand their rights.