The state of Ohio’s health: 2019 Health Value Dashboard Columbus



Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Grove City, OH 43123

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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
  • Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland
  • The George Gund Foundation
  • The Cleveland Foundation
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
  • HealthPath Foundation of Ohio
  • Cardinal Health Foundation
  • Mercy Health
  • CareSource Foundation
  • North Canton Medical Foundation


Alana Clark-Kirk
Health Policy Institute of Ohio

HPIO is releasing the 2019 Health Value Dashboard!

As part of the release, we are hosting three forums to explore how Ohio's performance on health value has changed, as well as Ohio’s strengths, challenges and policy opportunities to drive improvement.

Each forum will highlight Ohio's health and explore key themes in the 2019 Health Value Dashboard including gaps in outcomes by race/ethnicity, income/education level and disability status. Speakers will address policy opportunities to advance improved population health, health equity and sustainable healthcare spending such as the implementation of population health improvement strategies and upstream collaboration.

Columbus speakers include:

  • Len M. Nichols, PhD, Director, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, George Mason University
  • Paul Kuehnert, Associate Vice President – Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Dr. Ray Bignall, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital & Ohio State University College of Medicine

Columbus panelists include:

  • [Moderator] Deena Chisolm, PhDPrincipal Investigator, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Rob Crane, President, Tobacco 21
  • Holli Ritzenthaler, Assistant Vice President, Program Administration, OhioGuidestone
  • Carrie Baker, President and CEO, Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus
  • Aslyne Rodriguez, Co-Founder & CEO, EmpowerBus LLC
  • And more to be announced!

The general attendance fee is $75. For additional fee options, please see the registration page. Registration begins at 9:00 am, with program starting at 9:30 am. Lunch will be served, please email Alana Clark-Kirk ( with dietary restrictions.

Attorney CLE credit: This course has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education and is approved for 2.75 hours of CLE credit.

Social work CEU credit: This course has been submitted to the National Association of Social Workers and is approved for 2.75 hours of CEU credit. 

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Registration closes March 29, 2019. No same day registration.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing to Alana Clark-Kirk ( The last day to cancel registration for a full refund is one week prior to the event (March 28, 2019). Refunds will not be issued for all cancellations received after March 28, 2019. If you do not send us notification of cancellation prior to the event on April 4, 2019 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.