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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority Hosts the 2013 Health Summit and Healthcare Champions Awards
Date:12/14/2013

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013

The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (the Authority) announced details regarding their upcoming 2013 Health Summit on Monday, December 16 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The day is filled with informative speakers, panelists including free on site health screenings. This event is open to the public, the FDHA Health Summit has attracted an array of talented speakers with local, regional and national expertise.

“We’re excited about the 2013 health summit because we are able to connect participants with information and healthcare screenings to promote a healthier greater Atlanta community,” said Lisa Flagg, Chief Executive Officer of the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. “We are honored to have such an impressive group of thought leaders engaging and talking about today’s issues in healthcare in meaningful ways.”

The one-day Health Summit features a two panels covering the Affordable Care Act and the State of Our Health. Featured speakers and panelists include; Pamela Roshell, PhD, MSW, Regional Director, Region IV Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Paul Alphonse, Jr., M.D., President of the Atlanta Medical Association, Lawrence “Dusty” Sanders, Jr., M.D. Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, Associate Professor of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine and President Elect of the National Medical Association, Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., Dean and Executive Vice President, Morehouse School of Medicine, DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, John Haupert, CEO, Grady Health System and many more. Concurrently, there will be over 20 vendors participating including free on-site health screenings.

The event will also take time to honor individuals and organizations with the Healthcare Champions Awards held th
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