-- Improve health care providers' understanding of diabetes and its
control and rapid adoption of proven best practices.
-- Promote policies that increase prevention and improve the quality of
and access to diabetes care.
"Today's event is an opportunity for us to honor an amazing collaboration of leaders and the work they have done to help create a healthier Georgia," said Center for Health Transformation CEO Nancy Desmond "While there is much work ahead of us, we thought it was important to take a moment to recognize the amazing progress made by these remarkable organizations."
Honored at the event were:
AT&T, Aetna, , BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia, ChoicePoint, CIGNA, Columbus Research Foundation, GE, Georgia Ports Authority, GlaxoSmithKline, GulfStream, Humana, IBM, , International Paper, Kaiser Permanente, Marriott International, Medical Association of Georgia, Morehouse School of Medicine, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, members of the Savannah Business Group on Health, Southern Company, the State of Georgia, Synovus, The Institute for Wellness & Education, United Healthcare, UPS (hosting the event), WellStar, and Xerox.
About the Center for Health Transformation
The Center for Health Transformation is a high-impact collaboration of
private and public sector leaders committed to creating a 21st Century
Intelligent Health System that saves lives and saves money for all
Americans. The Center is a for-profit, bi-partisan membership-based
organization with over 100 members who participate in member meetings,
collaborative workshops, training sessions and workgroups, and projects
such as the Healthy Georgia Project, Ending Cancer as a Cause of Death,
Developing a Roadmap to Cure Alzheimer's, Affordable Coverage for All
Americans, Diabetes Transformation, etc. The Center, through CHT Press, has
recently published The Art of Transformation by Newt Gingrich a
|SOURCE Center for Health Transformation|
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