Monday, September 30, 2019

Capitol Hill Briefing "How to Build Healthier Communities: From the Opioid Crisis to Social Determinants"

Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Capitol Hill Briefing
How to Build Healthier Communities: From the Opioid Crisis to Social Determinants
October 11, 2019 12:00 PM  Lunch Provided at 11:45 AM

This briefing in Washington, DC will feature forward-thinking leaders whose expertise spans the public and private sectors to share their insights on how to build healthier communities by addressing social determinants of health and the opioid crisis. Topics of discussion will include:
  • Updates on the CDC's efforts to reduce opioid overdose deaths and recent changes to prescribing guidelines
  • Strategies tackling the root causes of health inequities that are contributing to declining life expectancy and deaths of despair
  • Local programs designed to address food insecurity, increase resources in rural areas and give all children a healthy start
Friday, October 11, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch Provided at 11:45 AM
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Room G-50
C and First Streets NE Entrance
Washington, DC 20002

This event is hosted by NIHCM Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to transforming U.S. health care through evidence and collaboration. See more at

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