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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare Delivery

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Session Description

How can we transform healthcare to address 21st century realities? Building off the disruptive innovations that Skoll-supported entrepreneurs have developed around the world, this session will explore a holistic vision of healthcare that redefines the Product, Place, Provider, and Payment of our current healthcare models.

When | Where

11:45 - 13:00 Thursday, April 10 SBS, Seminar 3

Session leaders

  • Gary Cohen Speaker
    Co-Founder and President, Health Care Without Harm
    Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for thirty years. He has helped build coalitions and networks globally to address the environmental health impacts related to toxic chemical exposure and climate change. Cohen is Co-Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm (www.noharm.org), and Practice Greenhealth (www.practicegreenhealth.org). In 2006, Cohen received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. In 2007, he received the Frank Hatch Award for enlightened public service. In 2011, The New England Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Cohen an Environmental Merit Award in recognition of exceptional work and commitment to the environment. Cohen was named by the Huffington Post as a Game Changer in Healthy Living, as well as being named an Ashoka Fellow. In 2013, he was awarded the Champion of Change Award for Climate Change and Public Health by the White House. In 2015, Cohen was named a MacArthur Fellow and was a recipient of a “genius” grant from the MacArthur Foundation.