2023 Events

11th Annual Health and Productivity Forum - Sept. 21

The Renewed Focus on Patient Safety

Reactor Panel

    • Vice President Population Health
  • BRET JACKSON — Economic Alliance for Michigan
    • President and CEO


Our State of Maternal Health

Introductions by Cindy Kirtley — Vice Chair, MACHC

  • SHARLA SMITH, PHD — KBEN; University of Kansas Medical Center
  • TRACI JOHNSON, MD — University Health; University of Missouri Kansas City
    • Dept OB/Gyn; Assistant Program Director
  • LEAH BINDER — The Leapfrog Group
    • President and CEO
  • Watch the presentations from Drs. Sharla Smith and Traci Johnson and the follow-up panel discussion and Q&A with Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group by clicking the link below.

MACHC: Our State of Maternal Health (vimeo.com)

Artificial Intelligence in Health and Benefits


Gaining insight on prescription drug costs and benefits

Introductions by Cameron Ahrens — Board Chair, MACHC

  • BRET JACKSON, Moderator — Economic Alliance for Michigan
    • President and CEO
  • RYAN DUFFY — CapitalRx
    • Senior Vice President Commercial Markets
  • DEB CURRY, PHARM D — Health Delegates
    • Vice President for Clinical Services
    • Vice President & Director Total Rewards


Employee Engagement and Wellness

Introductions by Michael Margherio — Treasurer, MACHC

  • TODD HLASNEY, Moderator — Lockton
    • Senior Vice President, Director of Health Risk Solutions
  • CHRIS SULLIVAN — Asset Health
  • JIM BARCLAY — Navigate Well
    • Vice President of Operations
  • CINDY KIRTLEY — JE Dunn Construction
    • Vice President, Benefits Director

Diabetes Prevention in the Workplace - A Deeper Dive and Strategies for Success - April 25

Click the links below to view presentations from our four experts.

Getting Diabetes Prevention to Work or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Population Health. A Prevention Business Case a CFO Could Love and 10 Diabetes Prevention Best Practices from a Tech and Health Executive.

Josh Stevens MACHC April 25

A Problem You Can't Afford to Ignore. Putting diabetes and diabetes prevention in context of other progressive conditions and the growing epidemic of this disease as seen by local physician board-certified in Obesity Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Courtney Younglove Presentation

Saint Luke's Health System shares their decade-long experience with Diabetes Prevention and Diabetes Management.

Saint Luke's DPP MACHC 4.25.23

CDC Recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs are rooted in comparative scientific research that show significantly better impact with lifestyle changes over traditional medication therapy and lower overall healthcare costs.



Diabetes Prevention in the Workplace March 9, 2023

Sara Hanlon, CEO Empower Outcomes and employer coverage subject matter expert for Diabetes Prevention Programs for the National Association of Chronic Disease Diretors (NACDD) presents the Business Imperative for Diabetes Prevention including the health and economic toll that untreated Prediabetes can have when it progresses to Diabetes. Learn what impact CDC Recognized Lifestyle Change Programs for Diabetes Prevention have shown in large national studies and why these 52-week programs have lasting impact from Charlene Wallace, National Director for Diabetes Prevention Programs at the American Diabetes Association.

PDF The Business Imperative  - Sara Hanlon, Empower Outcomes/NACDD

PDF Prevent T2D - An Evidence-Based Lifestyle Change Program - Charlene Wallace, American Diabetes Association

PDF Complete Program Presentation

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