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Texas Regional Health Forum co-hosted by HBCH & TBGH

August 16, 2017
8:00 AM CDT - 12:00 PM CDT
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Norris Conference Center - City Centre Location
816 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210
Houston, TX 77024











Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to overcome your most critical benefits challenges with information, guidance and examples from leading employers and industry experts. Walk away with actionable ideas and insights to meet these challenges.




7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speakers: Marianne Fazen, PhD, President & CEO, TBGH

Chris Skisak, Executive Director, HBCH

8:15 AM - 9:10 AM

Session 1: High Deductibles: High Risk or High Value

Speaker: Bruce Sherman, MD, Medical Director, Employers Health Coalition, Inc

Employer Reactor: Jerry Turner, Senior Director, Benefits, SYSCO Corporation

9:15 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 2: Mindful Management of Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

Speakers: Asim Shah, MD, Chief of Psychiatry, Harris Health

Employer Panel: David Nix, EAP Manager, ConocoPhillips

Tricia Payne, Principal Adviser of Health, BHP Billiton

Bruce Sherman MD

Jerry Turner

Asim Shah MD

David Nix

Tricia Payne

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

Session 3: Innovative approaches to preventing and managing diabetes in your workforce

Speakers: Tim Church, MD, ACAP Health

Employer Panel: Chris Skisak, HBCH Executive Director, National Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator

11:30 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 4: Getting the right care at the right time in the right place at the right price: Innovative approaches to accelerate employee engagement and empowerment

Speakers: Mike Christie, Senior VP, Group Health Sales, Grand Rounds

Employer Panel: Dennis Fox, Director of Global Benefits & HRIS, CB&I

Jocelyn F. Wright, Human Resources Division Manager, City of Houston

Tim Church MD

Chris Skisak

Mike Christie

Dennis Fox

Jocelyn Wright

12:25 PM - 1:00 PM

Wrap Up and Closing Remarks - Marianne Fazen, PhD;

Take-Away Box Lunch


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Houston - 8/16/17

7:45 AM - 12:40 PM

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks - 12:45 PM - 1 PM

(Boxed Lunch to Go)

Norris Conference Centers

816-Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210, Houston TX 77024

(713) 590-0950



Approved for 2.5 Hours HRCI Credit

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