Health Watch USA 2018 Conference
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Healthcare Transparency & Patient Safety

Oct. 17, 2019 Eastside Branch Library, Lexington, KY
Eastside Branch Library - Lexington, Ky



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Kentucky 42nd in the
Nation for Healthcare

Source The Commonwealth Fund

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 Public Health in Crisis
Drug Resistant Bacteria & Opioids

Health Watch USA LogoA designated "Community Leader" for Value-Driven Healthcare by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

2019 USA Today: Hospitals know how to reduce or stop staph infections. So why are thousands still dying?  
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2019 New York Times
 A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy  
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Past Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, MDJoycelyn Elders, MD
Former US Surgeon General.
 Importance of School Health and Vaccinations.

Ralph R. Frerichs, DVM, DrPHRalph R. Frerichs, DVM, DrPH. Professor Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.  Truth, Lies and the Greater Good -Cholera’s Unexpected Arrival in Haiti.
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Jayne O'DonnellJayne O'Donnell - USA Today,  Health Policy Reporter:  The Patient Safety Story: Lessons from Two Reporters in the Trenches    

Laura UngarLaura Ungar - Kaiser Health News,  Health Policy Reporter:  The Patient Safety Story: Lessons from Two Reporters in the Trenches   .  

Steve Roach - FACTSteve Roach -- FACT Food Safety Director and Senior Analyst for Keep Antibiotics Working.   Resistant bacteria:  Risks of antibiotic use in livestock and non-prescription antibiotics.


Kraig Humbaugh, MD - Commissioner Lexington-Fayette County Health DepartmentKraig Humbaugh, MD.  Commissioner of Health.  Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.  The Kentucky Hepatitis A Epidemic.

Raeford BrownRaeford Brown, MD -- FDA Expert Panel Chair.   The FDA and Opioid Recommendations.
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Patient Advocate Presentations

Melissa ClarksonMelissa Clarkson, PhD.  Should we use the term "Second Victim"

Lisa MiddletonLisa Middleton, PhD - The high cost of insulin and diabetic healthcare - How to Navigate the Financial Barriers - A mother's perspective.


Suzanne Robotti - Med ShadowSuzanne Robotti - CEO and Founder MedShadow. 
Fosomax post approval label changes - protecting the patient or the pharmaceutical company?


 Due to unforeseen circumstances, speakers
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Continuing Education
To Be Announced