DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today that it will be the Presenting Sponsor for the second annual Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation conference on January 15, 2013.
“Our participation is an extension of our company’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the health and well-being of the communities we serve.”
At the conference, hospital and corporate leaders from Tenet will join more than 400 stakeholders from health care, public policy, business, education, individual wellness and sports to identify strategies to improve individual healthy lifestyles in the home, the community and the work place.
“We are pleased to partner with the Clinton Foundation in its efforts to motivate individuals, communities and corporations to make health and wellness a priority,” said Daniel Waldmann, Tenet’s senior vice president for public affairs. “Our participation is an extension of our company’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the health and well-being of the communities we serve.”
Kelvin Baggett, M.D., Tenet’s senior vice president and chief medical officer, will open the conference and participate in a panel about health transformation in America. Carolyn Caldwell, CEO of Tenet’s Desert Regional Medical Center, will lead a discussion with Coachella Valley community leaders about building healthy communities highlighting the work done in collaboration with the Clinton Foundation since the inaugural Health Matters Conference in 2012. Carolyn Jackson, CEO of Tenet’s St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, will join a panel on mental health and addiction, to discuss the hospital’s Center for the Urban Child, a primary care initiative that seeks to decrease health disparities by addressing the underlying causes while creating new models for clinical care and improving access.
The entire conference will be webcast live at www.clintonfoundation.org/healthmatters2013 beginning with the welcome from Dr. Baggett at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). Ms. Caldwell will moderate the Building Healthy Communities panel at 1:15 p.m. PST and Ms. Jackson will be featured on the Mental Health and Addictions Panel at 2:45 p.m. PST. The company will be providing social media updates from the conference on Twitter (@TenetHealth) and Facebook.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading health care services company, through its subsidiaries operates 49 hospitals, over 100 free-standing outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for health care providers serving more than 500 hospital and health care entities nationwide. Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.