Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health

Start Date & Time

11/29/2017 7:30 AM

End Date & Time

12/1/2017 11:45 AM


Midwest Forum


909 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago


The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago


Early bird registration now through August 31st is $450.


Elissa Bassler, CEO, Illinois Public Health Institute at 312.850.4744

Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health

Early bird registration deadline for the Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health is August 31st. The event is slated for November 29 - December 1 and will be held at The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago.

The Forum will bring together organizations and key stakeholders dedicated to improving health, health equity, and social determinants of health for all Americans. The goal of the meeting is to engage attendees in a broad dialog to solve multi-sector, complex issues to improve the health of communities and integrate clinical and community health and prevention strategies. Cost for early bird registration is $400 (now through August 31st); $450 from (September 1 through November 22) and $500 onsite.

To register, visit http://iphionline.org/midwestforum/registration/

You will also have the opportunity to sign-up for a preconference workshop on November 29th. Cost is $80. The following topics will be explored:

  • "Diving Deeper: Exploring the Democracy Collaborative's Toolkit for Transformation"
  • "Evidence at Your Fingertips: Tools and Tips to Harness Evidence-Based Interventions"
  • "Integrating Social Service Referral Systems into Healthcare: Examining Tools and Best Practices for Implementation"

Building on health equity as the core forum theme, plenary sessions include:

  • "Transforming the Trendline: Bridging Health and Healthcare to Achieve Health Equity and Total Population Health"
  • "Show Me the Money: Innovation in Health Care Financing to Address Social Determinants of Health"
  • "Innovative Partnerships: Collaborating for Healthy and Equitable Communities"
  • "Health Transformation Policy: National Trends and Direction"

Group Discounts: A 15% discount to multi-sector collaboratives sending at least three people from different organizations working together is offered. To receive the discount, call Rebecca at 312.850.4744.
Scholarships: There is a limited amount of funding for scholarships available. Please note that scholarships are available to assist with program enrollment costs only and are accepted on a rolling basis. Scholarships will be prioritized for registrations from community-based organizations with budgets less than $2 million, participants from local and state health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and other small, rural or critical access hospitals with limited funds for participation.

The Forum is hosted by the Illinois Public Health Institute, Indiana Family Health Council, Michigan Public Health Institute, Health Policy Institute of Ohio, and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.