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2022 Medicaid Institute

October 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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With recent changes in the hospital landscape, locally, what is the responsibility between hospitals and the community? What are the laws and policy innovations that define this relationship? Join Cleveland Public Health Director Dr. Margolius, Community Solutions, and experts from the Lown Institute to learn more.

Meet the 2022 Medicaid Institute Speakers

Dave Margolius is the newly appointed Director of Public Health at the City Of Cleveland. Dr. Margolius holds an MD from Alpert Medical School at Brown University and a BA in biology from Brown. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of California, San Francisco where he spent his last year as Chief Resident of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety before returning to Cleveland and joining the MetroHealth System.

Vikas Saini, MD is president of the Lown Institute. He is a clinical cardiologist trained by Dr. Bernard Lown at Harvard, where he has taught and done research. Dr. Saini leads the Institute’s signature project, the Lown Institute Hospitals Index, the first ranking to measure hospital social responsibility. Dr. Saini also serves as co-chair of the Right Care Alliance, a grassroots network of clinicians, patient activists, and community leaders organizing to put patients, not profits, at the heart of health care. Dr. Saini is an expert on the optimal medical management of cardiologic conditions, medical overuse, hospital performance and evaluation, and health equity.

Judith Garber is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Lown Institute. She joined the Lown team in 2016, after receiving her Master of Public Policy degree from the Heller School of Social Policy. Her research interests include hospital community benefit policy, overuse and value-based care, and racial health disparities. She has authored several white papers, journal articles, op-eds, and other publications on these topics. Judith previously worked at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, the Midas Collaborative, and Pearson Education. She has a BA in American Studies and Political Science from Rutgers University.


October 11, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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