The Pulse
4:15 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

AS220 Spotlights Health Care in Rhode Island

AS220, the downtown arts organization, and the Roots Cafe are hosting three public panel discussions about health care in Rhode Island. And one of them features someone you might know from such illustrious places as... this blog! My predecessor here at RIPR, the delightful Megan Hall, is one of the panelists! Events take place at 5:30 pm on April 24, May 1, and May 8 at AS220 Cafe, 115 Empire Street, in Providence.

AS220 space on Empire Street in Providence
Credit AS220

Details on the first two events:

April 24th - "The current state of health care in Rhode Island"
Panelists include:
Marie Ghazal, RN, MS: Chief Executive Officer: RI Free Clinic
Louis R. Giancola: President & CEO, South County Hospital
Michael Fine, MD: Director, Rhode Island Department of Health

May 1st - "'Obamacare': What it means for Rhode Island"
Panelists include:
Ed Quinlan: President, Hospital Association of Rhode Island
Chris Koller: Health Insurance Commissioner of Rhode Island
Megan Hall: Outreach and Education Lead, RI Health Benefits Exchange
(This event takes place at Roots Cafe, 276 Washington St., Providence.)

May 8th - "Michael Fine's Ideal Vision: What health care could be in Rhode Island"
Michael Fine, MD: Director, Rhode Island Department of Health

Great line ups and great topics. Go!

(And while you're adding to your calendar, don't forget RIPR's spring benefit, "Made in Rhode Island," April 18. You could win a helicopter ride. Need I say more?)

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