Topic: "Widening the Circle of Health and Wellness: The Central Role of Behavioral Health"
Building on The Carter Center’s leadership in the mental health field, this year’s symposium addresses an emerging issue: the central role of behavioral health and wellness in managing the overall health and wellness of defined populations including organizations, communities, or another defined group. Currently, the strategic focus of health care policy is transitioning away from the management of illnesses in individuals towards the management of health within defined populations. And behavioral health and wellness are essential to the success of such initiatives.
PLENARY I: MANAGING POPULATION HEALTH & BUILDING CULTURES OF WELLNESS
Moderator: Ray Fabius, MD; Co-Founder, HealthNEXT
Treating Illness vs. Creating Wellness
-Nico Pronk, PhD; Vice President, Health Management and Chief Science Officer, Health Partners
Recovery and Resiliency in Population Health
-Sue Bergeson; Vice President, Consumer and Family Affairs, OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
Managing the Health of Populations vs. Providing Person-centered Care
-Kyu Rhee, MD; Chief Health Officer, Watson/IBM
DISMISSAL TO MINI-PLENARIES
John Bartlett, MD, MPH; Special Advisor, The Carter Center Mental Health Program
Learn more about the Carter Center's mental health work: http://www.cartercenter.org/health/mental_health/index.html
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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