Health Care In Your Future Summit 2012


Thank you to everyone that attended the 2012 Health Care in Your Future Summit on March 28 at the Embassy Suites.  We had 285 people attend the summit to to discuss developments in health care, the outlook for the health care industry in the Fort Collins region and actions that could strengthen the health care sector.   As well, special thanks to our speakers and our sponsors!

If you weren’t able to attend the summit, check out the twitter feed searching for the hashtag:   .

Below is the schedule for the day with links to presenter slides from the event.  Do check back often as we will upload additional items from the event as well as other resources as we come across them.   Please hare this link to this page: with others who might be interested in this topic.


7:00 a.m.     Resource Hall, Registration and Breakfast Available

7:30 a.m.     Welcome to the Summit

7:45 a.m.     What’s the Problem with Health Care and How Did We Get Here? – Dr. Rulon Stacey, CEO of University of Colorado Health

9:00 a.m. Where You Stand on Health Care Reform Depends on Where You Sit: What Does All This Change Mean to Me? – David May, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO; Yvonne Myers, Columbine Health Systems Director; Jim Sampson, Flood & Peterson Benefits Executive; Dr. Jim Sprowell, Associates in Family Medicine Executive Director; Kevin Unger, Poudre Valley Hospital President & CEO; David Speights, Zila CEO,  A Tolmar Company

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Break Out Sessions (Choose One)

This is Getting Old Fast:  Aging in Northern Colorado – Elizabeth Garner, State of Colorado Demographer; Evan Hyatt, Pathways Hospice CEO; Mike Maguire, Home Instead Senior Care Owner; Yvonne Myers, Columbine Health Systems Director

All This Reform Stuff Sounds Expensive:  Who Pays? – Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, Kaiser Permanente, Vice President of Government and External Relations; Janet Pogar, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Vice President; Cynthia Palmer, Colorado Choice Health Plans CEO;Carl Smith, Poudre Valley Health System Vice President, Payor Relations

11:30 a.m. Break and Box Lunches Available

11:45 a.m. Money and Jobs:  What Does All This Change Mean to the Economy of Northern Colorado? – Dr. Martin Shields, Colorado State University Regional Economist

12:30 p.m. Adjourn and Resource Hall Available

The Chamber would like to extend a special thank you to the event sponsors.





Partner Sponsors:
Colorado Choice Health Plans
Columbine Health Systems
Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital
Kaiser Permanente
Poudre Valley Health System

Event Supporters:
Davis Graham & Stubbs
Emergency Physicians of the Rockies
Flood & Peterson
H+L Architecture
Home Instead Senior Care
Little C’s Custom
MDI Archieve
Sherman & Howard

50 PlusMarketplace
Caplan & Earnest
COPIC Insurance
Denver Syrup Company
Executive Health Resources
Fort Collins Neurology Associates
Harmony Surgery Center LLC
Horty Springer
Miramont Lifestyle Fitness
Northern Colorado Anesthesia Professional Consultants LLP
Northern Colorado Paper
Northern Colorado Pulmonary Group
The Pinnacle Group LLC
Right at Home
SmartLinx Solutions
The Senior Voice
United Healthcare

Collinwood Assisted & Independent Living
Colorado Medical Plains Center
Gil Moon
Good Samaritan Society -Fort Collins Village
GoodDay Pharamacy
Haven Behavioral Healthcare
IT Solved
MacKenzie Place
Miramont Family Medicine
Navigant Consulting
Northern Colorado Business Report
Pathways Hospice
Southwest Cares
Urology Center of the Rockies