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Upstream Investment for Downstream Health

We are moving from talking about social determinants to reframing our role in housing, transportation and food. CMS has made bold announcements to focus our attention on these non-traditional factors, which are driving measurement, value definition, public-private partnerships and new services. Leaders of progressive initiatives talk about getting to the root cause of improving outcomes to deliver whole-person health.

Host: Paul Tufano, Chairman & CEO, AmeriHealth Caritas; Partner Committee

Discussion Leaders:
Mandy Cohen, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Lloyd Dean, CEO, CommonSpirit Health
Steve Nelson, CEO, UnitedHealthcare

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Lloyd Dean

President & CEO
CommonSpirit Health

Mr. Dean is the President/CEO of CommonSpirit Health. With over 25 years in health care operations and leadership experience, Mr. Dean is responsible for overall management, strategy, and direction of Dignity Health's hospitals, ancillary services, home health care, and medical group foundations. Full bio ›

Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD

Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Since being appointed as Secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in January 2017, Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH, and her team have worked tirelessly to improve the health safety and well-being of North Carolinians. DHHS is a cabinet-level agency with approximately 16,000 employees and an annual budget of $20 billion. Among her top priorities are combating the opioid crisis, building a strong, efficient Medicaid pr Full bio ›

Steve Nelson

CEO
United Healthcare

Steve Nelson is chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare, a $180 billion division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) – No. 5 on the Fortune 500 list. UnitedHealthcare serves one in eight Americans, making it the single largest business dedicated to health and well-being in the United States. Previously Steve served as chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare & Retirement business, the nation’s largest or Full bio ›

Paul Tufano

Chairman & CEO
AmeriHealth Caritas

Paul A. Tufano is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, a leading Medicaid managed care organization headquartered in Philadelphia and providing products and services across the United States. The company’s mission is to help those most in need receive care, stay well, and build healthy communities. During his tenure as CEO, the company has successfully launched entirely new marke Full bio ›

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Upstream Investment for Downstream Health

Lloyd Dean + Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD + Steve Nelson + Paul Tufano

We are moving from talking about social determinants to reframing our role in housing, transportation and food. CMS has made bold announcements to focus our attention on these non-traditional factors, which are driving measurement, value definition, public-private partnerships and new services. Leaders of progressive initiatives talk about getting to the root cause of improving outcomes to deliver whole-person health.