Friday, August 21, 2015

Overdose Crisis, DCYF Turnaround, Healthcare Innovation on A Lively Experiment (August 21, 2015)

Kristin Gourlay – guest moderator
Nicole Alexander-Scott - Director of the RI Department of Health
Maria Montanaro - Director of RI Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals (BHDDH)
Jamia McDonald - Chief Strategy Officer, RI Health and Human Services 
Melba Depena - Director of RI Department of Health and Human Services

  • Overdose crisis and Governor's recent appointment of Overdose Task Force 
  • Governor’s Working Group for Healthcare Innovation
  • Turnarounds at DCYF and Eleanor Slater Hospital
  • Focus at EOHHS of improving government operations
Behind the scenes preparing for the taping

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updated August 24, 2015