Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
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Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Alana Clark-Kirk
Health Policy Institute of Ohio

Thank you to HPIO’s core funders

The following core funders are advancing the health of Ohioans through informed policy decisions:

  • Interact for Health
  • Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
  • The George Gund Foundation
  • Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland
  • The Cleveland Foundation
  • HealthPath Foundation of Ohio
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
  • Cardinal Health Foundation
  • United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Mercy Health
  • CareSource Foundation
  • SC Ministry Foundation
  • United Way of Central Ohio

Politics, perceptions and the role of evidence in policymaking 

Given the exceptionally partisan political climateand skepticism of information that doesn’tadhere to particular points of view, it is difficultfor policymakers and others to evaluate theevidence needed to implement effective healthpolicy. And with the new administration signalingthat states will have greater opportunity to takethe lead on policy decisions, it is even morecritical that state leaders have access to reliabledata and analysis.

This forum will explore the importance ofevidence-based decision making, particularlyat the state level, and how policymakers andothers can determine the credibility of informationand overcome opposition to evidence thatchallenges preconceived partisan ideology.

Speakers Include:
Ron Haskins, Co-Chair, Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking & Brookings Institution
Jennifer Haberkorn, Politico
Aaron Sharockman, PolitiFact

Panelists Include:
Robert Applebaum, Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University
Jennifer Chubinski, Interact for Health
John Corlett, The Center for Community Solutions 
David GriffithThomas B. Fordham Institute
Laurel Van Dromme, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

Mary Yost, Columbus CEO Magazine

Breakfast and lunch will be served (vegetarian options available)

Registration begins at 9:00 am, with program starting at 9:30 am.

The forum general attendance fee is $65. For additional fee options, please see the registration page. 

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Registration closes Friday, Oct. 20

HPIO has a limited number of PARTIAL scholarships available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact Alana Clark-Kirk aclarkkirk@hpio.net.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing to Alana Clark-Kirk (aclarkkirk@hpio.net). The last day to cancel registration for a full refund is one week prior to the event (Oct. 19, 2017). A cancellation fee of $15 will be deducted from your refund for all cancellations received after Oct. 19. If you do not send us notification of cancellation prior to the event on Oct. 26, you will be required to remit the full amount of the registration fee. Those who do not remit payment will be required to pay in advance for any future events.

Note for State Employees and Legislators: Forum registration fee can be waived for all State of Ohio executive branch employees, legislators and staff. However, state employees, legislators and staff that are reportable persons should note that their attendance at the event is subject to JLEC disclosure if their forum registration fee is waived.

Reportable persons are required to file a financial disclosure form (FDS) with JLEC. If you are unsure whether or not you are reportable, please consult your legal counsel.