Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 | Radisson Hotel Lansing

The 2017 Healthcare Advocacy Day will allow participants to learn how the healthcare community can work together to achieve public policy outcomes that positively impact hospitals, providers and patients. Taking an immediate step to positively influence healthcare, attendees will meet with state legislators and their staffs to discuss the state budget and legislative priorities of Michigan hospitals.

Register today for this opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers and meet with key legislators who will decide the future of Michigan's healthcare policy.


8 a.m.   
Event Registration

8:45 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Loren Hamel
, MD, chair, MHA Board of Trustees; President & CEO, Lakeland Health

9 a.m.
Keynote Address: “Changes”
Joan Brock
, Speaker & Author
The one constant in life is CHANGE. It is an ongoing process, both personally and professionally. Joan’s life has been filled with unexpected changes. The loss of her sight, then the loss of her first husband to cancer, are only two examples of her life experiences that have given her the tools to speak with expertise. Her presentation will provide a poignant perspective and an insight into dealing with change.

10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.
2018 Election & Political Landscape
Elected Official, TBD

11 a.m.
Federal & State Advocacy Update
MHA Advocacy staff

11:45 a.m.
Closing Remarks

Lunch with Legislators*

1 p.m.
Event Concludes
Have a safe trip home!

*Due to scheduling issues, some legislators may be unable to attend. Legislative staff members may attend in their absence.

Conference Specifics

The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing.

Event registration will close Sept. 15, 2017.

The Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol, 111 N. Grand Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933. Valet parking is available for $8 per vehicle.

Cancellations made on or before Sept. 15 are eligible for full refunds. After that time, no refund will be issued; however, alternates may attend.

Business casual dress is appropriate for this event. Please dress in layers, as the room temperature may vary.

2017 Healthcare Advocacy Day is sponsored by Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Michigan Association of Healthcare Advocates and Michigan Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals.

Members with questions should contact Stacy Dowdy at the MHA.

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