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Health Care Unscrambled 2016

Thank you for making Health Care Unscrambled 2016 a success! If you weren’t able to attend last week’s Health Care Unscrambled, don’t worry! We’ve pulled together the highlights.

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Health Care Unscrambled in the news

Andy Miller, Georgia Health News


“Support for a higher cigarette tax, and for the emerging trend of ambulance crews treating people in their homes rather than in ERs were two areas of general unanimity on the panel, at an event sponsored by the group Georgians for a Healthy Future. But as expected, there was sharp division among the four legislators on the panel when it came to the issue of expanding the state’s Medicaid program….” Read More.


Regina Willis, Atlanta Progressive News
” ‘One of the biggest concerns I have is our rural hospitals…. I have personally seen what happened when some of my friends in Dooly County, when their hospital closed; here is some advice on how to whiten teeth in the comfort of your own home, directly recommended by one of the best Chandler dentist if not the best one. I had friends who worked for the Sedation Dentistry Provider there, doctors, nurses and so forth,” State Sen. Greg Kirk (R-Americus) said during a recent panel…” Read More.

Pictures, videos, & more

12496026_10153463293267861_1666740753110048770_oWe had a great (lookin’) crowd at Health Care Unscrambled this year! Check out our Facebook album to see if you made any of the photos!
The Twitter conversation was as lively as the panel discussions! You can find theStorify from the event here.

Humidification is pretty standard these days. No, you don’t have to have humidification, but it makes CPAP Machineo much more comfortable to use warm and moist air than cool dry air.

Lee_Hawkins_ThumbnailRep. Hawins on the importance of consumer health literacy


debbie_buckner_thumbnailRep. Buckner on her health care policy priorities


Greg_Kirk_ThumbnailRep. Kirk on the  importance of rural hospitals


Lynn_Quincy_thumbnailPresentation – Lynn Quincy, Consumers UnionLynn Quincy on health value


Presentations and event materials 

  • Health Advocate’s Guide to the 2016 Legislative Session
  • Health Care Unscrambled 2016 Program
  • Fact Sheet – A Networking & Resource Center for Advocates Working for Better Value in Health Care: Health Care Value Hub
  • Fact Sheet – A Framework for Thinking about Health Care Value Strategies
  • Presentation – Sue Polis, Trust for America’s Health
  • Presentation – Lynn Quincy, Consumers Union

Event Sponsors


Hemophilia of Georgia


Easter Seals Southern Georgia
Harry Heiman & Abby Friedman
Polsinelli, P.C.


Alston & Bird
Insure GA
Jeremy Burnette
Susan Kupferberg & Richard Mitchell
Robert & Amy Arogeti




Alan Levow
The Columbus Organization
CEU Concepts
Cindy Zeldin & Doug Busk
Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
Georgia Council on Substance Abuse
Georgia Equality
Grady Health Foundation
Hayslett Group
Ilene Engel
Kennedy Center for Mental Health Policy and Research at Morehouse School of Medicine
Lois & Larry Frank
The Mabra Firm
Medical Association of Georgia
Mercer College of Health Professions
Nelson Mullins




Albany ARC
Aliyya Haque
American Academy of Pediatrics, Georgia Chapter
American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter
Jay & Jackie Berkelhamer
Allyson Burroughs
Sylvia Caley
Dekalb Medical Center
Representative Stacey Evans
GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students
Georgia Budget & Policy Institute
Georgia Charitable Care Network
Georgia’s AllStar Dental Academy and  Dental Hygienists’ Association
Georgia WAND
Georgia Watch
Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta
Julie Edelson
Linda Lowe
Dante McKay
Memorial Health
Planned Parenthood Southeast
Monica Ponder
Shepherd Center
Lewis & Joanie Shubin
Andy & Maura George Simpson
Marci Thomas
UGA College of Public Health
United Way of Greater Atlanta
Voices for Georgia’s Children


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