Webinars

2017 #TRCCWebSeries


August- Housing and Health

In this webinar experts from the Institute on Aging, University of California San Francisco, and Bay Area Community Services will discuss how their organization has incorporated housing interventions to address housing insecurity in the communities they serve.Specifically, panelists will talk about their personal experiences, including challenges and lessons learned, as well as provide details about their successes and plans for future program growth.

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Speaker Bios

Jamie Almanza, MBA is the Executive Director at Bay Area Community Services. Jamie brings extensive knowledge of specialty health care and social services, regulatory activities, and strategic leadership. She holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in non-profit management from Mills College where she was the recipient of a prestigious scholarship and mentorship from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative, strengthening women leadership globally. Jamie possesses a contagious enthusiasm for public policy development, business strategy design and execution, and an overall commitment to excellence in the highest quality of services for communities. Jamie is a graduate of the inaugural Linkage Lab cohort from The SCAN Foundation where she studied the convergence of non-profit business administration with the healthcare sector to leverage formalized partnerships through the Affordable Care Act.

Dustin Harper, MBA is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at the Institute on Aging.For the past ten years, Dustin has managed a variety of long-term care programs serving low income seniors and people with disabilities. This included the management of a large PACE program as well as executive oversight of numerous care management service lines targeting individuals at risk of unnecessary institutionalization. Dustin has worked in a variety of capacities in the private sector, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and in the non-profit setting. Most recently, Dustin was the lead executive in the design and implementation of a nursing home transition and diversion program, in which he secured a contract with a county Health Plan resulting in significant cost savings. Dustin has a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from San Francisco State University.

Joshua Bamberger, MD, MPH is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California San Francisco.Joshua Bamberger, MD, MPH has been working for the San Francisco Department of Public Health caring for people living with homelessness since 1991. During his time with DPH, Dr. Bamberger coordinated all medical and behavioral health services at the health department’s supportive housing programs which grew from one building in 1999 to 43 buildings today serving over 1750 tenants. In 2006, he helped establish the Housing and Urban Health Clinic the first integrated health clinic designed to serve people in supportive housing. From August 2012 to January 2013, he was a Special Advisor to the Executive Director of the United States Interagency on Homelessness, the Federal government’s homeless policy agency. Presently, he is the lead local evaluator in San Francisco for the Social Innovation Fund supported randomized trial of housing targeting homeless high users of the healthcare system. He also is an attending physician at the Downtown VA health clinic. In addition, Dr. Bamberger is the Chief Medical Consultant for Mercy Housing assisting with policy to bridge the gap between housing and healthcare. Dr. Bamberger is the 2015 recipient of the Beverlee Myers Excellence in Public Health Leadership Award given annually by the California Department of Public Health. Dr. Bamberger is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and the Center for Excellence in Primary Care.


May- HIPAA Compliance in Community Partnerships

Join experts from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School and Feeding America as they discuss HIPAA compliance in community partnerships in this installment of The Root Cause Coalition’s 2017 Webinar Series. #TRCCWebSeries

Time: 1pm- 2pm EST
Date: May 23rd, 2017
Speakers: Sarah Downer, JD, Clinical Instructor, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, Katie Garfield, JD, MPhil, Staff Attorney, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, and Michelle Berger Marshall, MS, RD, Managing Director, Community Health & Nutrition, Feeding America

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April- Childhood and Maternal Nutrition Programs 

Join experts from the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the National WIC Association, and Share Our Strength as they discuss maternal and childhood nutrition programs with specific emphasis on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in this installment of The Root Cause Coalition’s 2017 Webinar Series. #TRCCWebSeries

Time: 1pm- 2pm EST
Date: April 25th, 2017
Topic: Childhood and Maternal Nutrition Programs

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March- Medically Tailored Meal Partnerships

For the 3rd installment of The Root Cause Coalition’s 2017 Webinar Series, David Waters, CEO of Community Servings, and Bill Pinakiewicz , VP of Nonprofitfiance fund discussed the role of medically tailored home-delivered meals in holistic, patient-centered models of care; partnerships with local health care payers, and the research projects Community Servings has developed to prove the impact of this model. #TRCCWebSeries

Date: Tuesday, March 21st
Time: 1pm- 2pm EST
Speaker: David Waters, CEO, Community Servings and Bill Pinakiewicz, Vice President, Nonprofit Finance Fund
Topic: Medically Tailored Meal Partnerships

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February- Senior Isolation and Loneliness

Social isolation and loneliness, especially among seniors, can have a significant impact on an individual’s health. By creating and cultivating social support networks, we can improve the health and quality of life for older adults. Join The Root Cause Coalition for the 2nd installment of our 2017 Webinar Series as we discuss the effects of isolation and loneliness on seniors, and the actions we can take to address these social determinants of health. #TRCCWebSeries

Speakers: E.A Casey, Program Manager, AARP Foundation Isolation Impact Area, Karen Keown, Director of Clinical Program, Healthcare Transformation, UnitedHealth Group Alliances, and Shirley Musich, Senior Research Director, Advanced Analytics Group, Optum

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January- Advocacy

With a new Administration and a new Congress, we expect to see big policy changes around healthcare and federal assistance programs. For our first webinar in the 2017 series, the Root Cause Coalition talked about what is ahead and how we can come together to make the most impact.

Speakers: Rachelle Wenger, Director of Public Policy and Community Advocacy, Dignity Health and Advocacy Committee Chair, The Root Cause Coalition and Jason Gromley, Vice President of Operations, The Root Cause Coalition

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