Published on April 24, 2017

Owensboro Health To Host Health Policy Leadership Briefing With State Officials, Legislators

Owensboro Health will host a Health Policy Leadership Briefing event, to feature presentations by state policy experts and a roundtable with elected officials. The event is designed to encourage dialogue about emerging healthcare issues and to help community leaders learn more about health policy. The event is free and open to the public but space is limited and you must sign up by Wednesday, April 26, 2017.


What: Health Policy Leadership Briefing

When: 4 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Where: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Auditorium
1301 Pleasant Valley Road
Owensboro, KY
Parking Lot B


1) Presented by Owensboro Health’s Department for Governmental, Community and Legislative Affairs. Moderated by Steve Johnson, vice president.

2) Will include a Q & A session with written questions from the audience.

3) Register online to attend at by April 26.


  • James E. Orlikoff (Orlikoff & Associates)
  • Stephen P. Miller (Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services)
  • State Sen. Stephen Meredith (Committee on Health and Welfare)
  • State Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty (Committee on Health and Welfare)
  • State Rep. Jim Gooch (Committee on Health and Welfare)

View Full Agenda HERE

Contact: Somer Wilhite, Owensboro Health Marketing & Public Relations, (O) 270-685-7103,

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

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