Health Care Solutions for Utahns

Virtual Health Policy Conference to Feature Local and National Experts  


For Immediate Release: January 8, 2021

Press Contact: Stacy Stanford | 801-718-6130 


What: Health Care Solutions for Utahns is an annual conference hosted by Utah Health Policy Project and featuring timely conversations on state and federal health policy issues and opportunities. This year's conference will focus on COVID-19, racial health disparities, oral health equity, communicating shared values, trusting science, and more. 

When: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Where: online via Zoom webinar- details below


Here is everything you need to know to attend on Tuesday:

  • It will be hosted on Zoom, with different links for each presentation. You will need to use these unique links to join each session, see below. 
  • If you lose this email, the links will all be on our website the day of as well, on the "Annual Conference" page: 
  • You can see speaker bios, sponsors, materials, and more if you click on the link for each panel or keynote's individual webpage (seen below or on our website)
  • To use the closed captioning during the conference, click the "CC" button on the bottom of your Zoom screen
  • Only speakers, and not attendees, will have mics and cameras on
  • During presentations, we ask you to use the Q and A box to ask questions of speakers, and the chat function for technical issues and general comments
  • The conference will be recorded


8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome and Panel: COVID-19 in Utah Looking Back and Looking Forward 

9:30 to 10:00 AM - National Update on COVID-19, Keynote from Dr. Julie Morita, member of President-Elect Biden's COVID Task Force

10:30 to 11:00 AM – Federal Health Policy and Communicating Shared Values, Keynote from Families USA's Frederick Isasi 

11:05 AM to 12:05 PM – Racial Health Disparities, COVID-19, and How Medicaid Can Help 

12:15 to 1:15 PM – Filling the Gap by Addressing Oral Health Equity

1:30 to 2:00 PM – State Health Policy Update, from UHPP's Courtney Bullard and Stacy Stanford 

2:00 to 2:30 PM – Trusting Science in the Age of COVID, Keynote from Intermountain Healthcare's Greg Poulson

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