“What Happens Next”: Doctors Norman Kahn, Hector Flores, Jimmy Hara Open 27th National Conference April 4, 2016

The opening session of the 27th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access will take place at 8:15 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, in Koloa Kaua’i.

Doctor Jimmy Hara, of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, California will present the opening remarks, including a review of the 26th National Conference held in April 2015 in Orange County, California.

The keynote panel will consist of Doctor Norman Kahn, who is the Executive Director of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies in Chicago. He will be joined by Doctor Hector Flores of the White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Doctors Kahn and Flores will review relevant events of the past year, including the continuing evolution of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The keynote panel will also discuss national initiatives to build and stengthen a modern primary health care system, including reforms in medical education and in primary care medical practice.

For previous remarks of Doctor Flores on the subject of implementing PPACA, see: 23rd National Conference – Doctors Joshua Freeman and Hector Flores to Discuss 2011-12 Developments in Health Insurance Reform and 22nd National Conference: How Will it Work? PPACA and the Community-based Teaching Hospital (Part 1, Flores).

For previous keynote presentation by Doctor Kahn, see: Proceedings of the 25th National Conference; April 14, 2014 (First Plenary Session, Kahn).

The National Conference is presented by the Coastal Research Group, a 501(C)(3) corporation. For further information on the invitational National Conference, contact William H. Burnett, Conference Coordinator at [email protected]