Why Are We Here?

To advance health equity through a community-based ecosystem serving residents of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

To coalesce health care providers, workforce entities and education partners to accelerate whole-person care and value-based care coordination.

To develop cross-sector collaborations as a force multiplier for healthier communities.


The agenda features:

»  Officiator, Edwin Estévez, AltaCair Principal

»  Keynote Speaker, Aneesh Chopra, former United States Chief Technology Officer

» Panel Moderators, Eric Weaver, DHA, Executive Director, Institute for Advancing Health Value and Greg Kotzbauer, Co-Founder, CEO, Morph Studio

»  Special Guest, Sister Norma Pimentel, Catholic Charities

»  Tabletop activities focused on collaborative problem solving

In Attendance

This event is part of a larger long-term initiative in the Rio Grande Valley and combines national expertise with local perspectives to create actionable and collaborative solutions for advancing health equity in the Valley. In- person attendees include the Valley’s health systems, education partners, community-based organizations, all levels of government, patients, and businesses. The virtual portion of the event welcomes healthcare professionals throughout the country to join the collaboration, actively support health equity in the Valley, and return home with lessons and relationships that will benefit their own communities.

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