Patrick Kennedy to speak at 2018 Cain Brothers Healthcare Conference | The Kennedy Forum

Patrick Kennedy to speak at 2018 Cain Brothers Healthcare Conference
September 25, 2018

West Harrison, N.Y./ September 27, 2017 – Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, will host its sixth annual Cain Brothers Healthcare Conference September 26 – 27, 2018 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in West Harrison, New York. Patrick J. Kennedy, former Rhode Island Congressman and international advocate for parity in mental health and substance use disorder treatment, will deliver a “Thought Leader” keynote address, entitled “Out of the Shadows: Revolutionizing Mental Health” Thursday, September 27 at 9:55 a.m.

The conference will convene more than 350 C-suite executives, prominent investors, and health care industry leaders to discuss important topics and compelling themes in health care. Other speakers include René Lerer, M.D., president, Florida Blue; and David Shulkin, M.D., 9th Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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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 issues. The Kennedy Forum publishes frequent issue briefs and is a repository of other educational resources and tools focused on parity. To learn more, visit