AUGUSTA — The Senior College and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Maine at Augusta will continue the ongoing discussion of U.S. health care at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Jewett Hall Auditorium on the Augusta Campus.

This is the third in the healthcare series in the Forum on the Future.

The first speaker is Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO of the Maine Health Management Coalition, an organization whose mission is to improve the value of health care services. She also serves as CEO of the Maine Health Management Coalition Foundation, which is dedicated to performance measurement and public reporting of medical care. While serving two terms in the Maine Legislature, Mitchell chaired the Health and Human Services Committee. She is also serves on the board of the National Business Coalition on Health and as board vice chairwoman of the Network for Regional Health Improvement, among other activities.

This forum will focus on better health care at lower cost, and it begins with Mitchell’s presentation. After a break, she will be joined by Sue Henderson, two-term president of the American Nurses Association of Maine, who has a master’s degree in public policy and has taught nursing at the University of Southern Maine and St. Joseph’s College of Maine; Mike Donahue, vice president of payor contracting and relations at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems; Skip White, general manager, employer and provider partnerships, Martin’s Point; and Chuck Acker of UMA Senior College, who will moderate a panel of the above three with questions from the audience.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 621-3551.

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