Healthy City Town Hall meeting with Dr. Jim Bailey, Dr. William Baucom and Jason Ross

at in store on 03/11/2018, 02:00 pm
"Nashville", TN
Health care expert and author Dr. Jim Bailey will lead a panel discussion called a Healthy City Town Hall meeting. The discussion will be followed by a book signing of his novel, The End of Healing: A Journey Through the Underworld of American Medicine, which received a Benjamin Franklin award for fiction. Bailey distills decades of experience as a physician and a health care quality expert into a remarkable novel will change your perspective on the U.S. medical system forever…and give you the insight you need to find real healing in today’s world. The End of Healing tells gripping story of a young doctor's journey through the healthcare underworld to confront his own demons, uncover the roots of corruption in American medicine, and find true healing. Bailey’s story reveals 5 ways Americans can demand and get health care that heals. The Town Hall at Parnassus Books is designed to get people in Nashville talking about how Americans can demand and get health care that truly heals for ourselves, our families, and our communities, and at a price we all can afford. This Healthy City Town Hall will offer everyday people a way to understand the real forces driving American medicine and show them how to demand and get health care that truly heals for themselves, their families, and their neighbors. At the Healthy City Town Hall in Nashville there will be three panelists presenting their perspectives about what is really happening in health reform. They will discuss the main ways Americans can demand and get health care that truly heals. Each panelist will speak for 5-10 minutes and then Dr. Bailey will moderate a question and answer period and panel discussion. Dr. Jim Bailey is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and Professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, where he directs the Center for Health Systems Improvement, cares for the sick, and teaches doctors in training. His research appears in peer-reviewed medical journals, including JAMA, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Annals of Internal Medicine. Dr. Bailey has an abiding passion for the classics, medical history, and ethics, and believes that sharing our stories can heal. Dr. William Baucom is a specialist in internal medicine in Hermitage, Tennessee affiliated with TriStar Summit Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He has served as President of Summit Medical Associates for 22 years. He served as one of the senior healthcare leaders selected for the 2015 class of the renowned Nashville Health Care Council Fellows program, which is focused on influencing and transforming the nation’s health care system. Jason Ross serves as Senior Vice President at LifePoint Health where he has had responsibility for LifePoint Health's Managed Care, Population Health, and Revenue Cycle Functions. He attended Brown University and obtained his MBA from The University of Texas at Austin - The Red McCombs School of Business. He has helped lead efforts for Healthcare Bluebook, The Advisory Board Company, and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to empower consumers to obtain high-value health care. And he has served as Chairman for the Board of Directors for Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Event date: Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm Event address: Parnassus Books 3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14 Nashville, TN 37215

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