Lourey to hold last health care round table in St. Paul with Twin Cities health care experts

St. Paul, Minn.—Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) will be joined by health care leaders in St. Paul on Wednesday October 18 at 2 p.m. to discuss the long-term needs and necessary reforms for health care in Minnesota.

This discussion is the final stop of Lourey’s statewide Health Care Round Table tour, which kicked off Monday September 26. By the end, the tour will have visited with regional experts in 10 cities: Duluth, Ely, Bemidji, Fergus Falls, St. Cloud, Marshall, Blue Earth, Mankato, Rochester, and St. Paul. Each visit has featured Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in a free-form discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

The press and public are welcome to attend this event.

 

St. Paul Roundtable

2:00 p.m. Wednesday October 18

Minnesota Senate Building 2412

95 University Ave. W

 

Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

Allina Health Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Ben Bache-Wiig,

State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) Principal Investigator Dr. Lynn Blewett,

People’s Center Health Services Sahra Noor,

Hennepin County Deputy County Administrator for Health and Human Services Jennifer DeCubellis,

North Memorial Health and Collaborative Care Director of Population Management Jason Rusinak,

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics CEO Bob Bonar, Jr., and

others to be announced

Mankato health care experts to join Lourey for round table discussion

St. Paul, Minn.—Health care leader, Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick), will be coming to Mankato next Tuesday for a health care round table discussion with local health care experts. The conversation will begin at 8 a.m. at the Blue Earth County Government Center and focus on the working with regional experts to develop concrete, fact-based solutions to bring back to St. Paul.

This is part of a statewide tour Sen. Tony Lourey kicked off on Monday September 26. The Health Care Round Table tour will visit 10 cities this fall. Each event will feature Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in a free-form discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

Sen. Tony Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

The press and public are welcome to attend this event.

 

Mankato Roundtable

8:00 a.m. Tuesday October 17

Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse

3rd Floor Conference Room

204 South 5th Street, Mankato

Due to road construction, please enter off of 4th Street. 

 

 

Confirmed Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota Region Chair of Administration Terry Brandt,

Blue Earth County Human Services Director Phil Claussen,

Open Door Health Center CEO Douglas Jaeger, Jr.,

Mankato Clinic CEO Randy Farrow, and

others to be announced.

Lourey to hold health care round table in St. Cloud with regional experts

Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) will be joined by regional health care leaders in St. Cloud on Wednesday at 2p.m. to discuss the long-term needs and necessary reforms for health care in Minnesota.

This is part of a statewide tour Sen. Tony Lourey kicked off on Monday September 26. The Health Care Round Table tour will visit 10 cities in the coming weeks. Each event will feature Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in a free-form discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

Sen. Tony Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

 

The press and public are welcome to attend this event.

St. Cloud Roundtable

2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 27

St. Cloud Great River Regional Library, Mississippi Community Room 106

1300 W St. Germain St. 

 

Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

CentraCare Health Director of Community and Government Relations David Borgert

Central Minnesota Mental Health Center Executive Director and CEO Richard Lee, M.D.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Supervising Attorney Ralonda Mason,

Stearns County Gateway Services Director Janet Goligowski,

Horizon Public Health Administrator Sandy Tubbs,

African Women’s Alliance Chair Florence Orionzi, and

others to be announced

Health care leaders to join Sen. Tony Lourey for health care round table in Fergus Falls

Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) will be joined by health care leaders Tuesday to discuss health care in Minnesota and the long-term changes needed to decrease cost and improve care in Fergus Falls and the surrounding region.

Sen. Tony Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

The Health Care Round Table tour will visit 10 cities in the coming weeks. Each event will feature Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in an open discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

The press and public are welcome to attend this event.

 

Fergus Falls Roundtable

2:00 p.m. Tuesday September 26

Fergus Falls City Hall, City Council Chambers

112 W Washington Ave.

 

Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

Community Health Services, Inc. Executive Director Kristi Halvarson,

Lake Region Health Care Community Health Initiatives Project Coordinator Joanna Chua,

Otter Tail County Community Services Director John Dinsmore,

Lake Region Healthcare Colt Edin, M.D.,

North Western Mental Health Center CEO Shauna Reitmeier, and

others to be announced

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Health care round table to be held in Ely, hosted by Sen. Tony Lourey

Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) will be joined by health care leaders from the Ely region Monday at 2:00 p.m. to discuss how health care can be improved or reformed at the state level and long term solutions to the ongoing challenges facing Minnesota’s health care system.

Sen. Tony Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

The Health Care Round Table tour will visit 10 cities in the coming weeks. Each event will feature Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in an open discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

This event is open to the public and press.

Ely Roundtable

2:00 p.m. Monday September 25

City Council Chambers, second floor

209 Chapman St.

 

Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

St Louis County Commissioner Frank Jewell,

Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital CEO John Fossum,

Range Mental Health Center Clinical Social Workers Specialist Janis Allen,

Essentia Health Ely Clinic Joe Bianco, M.D.,

Carefree Living Executive Director Diane Serena,

Scenic River Health Services CEO Michael Holmes, and

Wilderness Health Board Member, Community Memorial Hospital CEO/Administrator Rick Breuer

Lourey to host round table in Duluth to discuss regional health care needs

Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) will be joined by regional health care leaders Monday, including Essentia Health CEO David C. Herman, M.D., to discuss the current state of health care in Minnesota and meaningful ways to move Minnesota’s health care system forward.

Sen. Tony Lourey is the former chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Policy and Finance Committee in the Minnesota Senate.

The Health Care Round Table tour will visit 10 Minnesota cities in the coming weeks. Each event will feature Sen. Tony Lourey and regional health care leaders in an open discussion of their views and experiences of the health care in Minnesota.

The press and public are welcome to attend this event.

Duluth Roundtable

8:00 a.m. Monday September 25

Duluth City Hall Room 303

411 W 1st St.

 

Participants: Sen. Tony Lourey,

Essentia Health Chief Executive Officer David C. Herman, M.D.,

University of Minnesota Duluth Associate Director for Rural Physician Associate Program Ray Christensen, M.D.,

Carlton County Public Health and Human Services Director Dave Lee,

Human Development Project Executive Director Jim Getchell

Lake Superior Community Health Center CEO Dayle Patterson, and

St Louis County Commissioner Beth Olson