January 6, 2014
Monday
Jan 06
2014

Clinton Foundation Announces Program for Third Annual Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference

La Quinta, CA
Press Release

Conference to be held January 13-15 at La Quinta Resort and Club

President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton to host conference; featured participants to include Notah Begay III, President, NB3 Foundation; Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner; Former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy; David Sheff, Author & New York Times Columnist; Dr. Travis Stork, ER Physician & co-host of  the daytime syndicated series, The Doctors; Reverend Rick Warren, the Daniel Plan; and Montel Williams, Health & Wellness Advocate, Living Well with Montel.

La Quinta, CA—On January 13-15, the Clinton Foundation will host its third annual Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, California. This conference will showcase what leaders from across sectors – business, technology, sports and philanthropy – are doing to contribute to the health and wellness of people throughout the United States, and is held in conjunction with the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation PGA TOUR event January 10-19 in the Coachella Valley.  Tenet Healthcare Corporation is the title sponsor for this event.

Following the success of 2013’s conference, which facilitated $100 million in strategic investments to promote health and wellness, this year’s conference will feature a panel on health transformation moderated by President Bill Clinton; a panel on mental health and prescription drug abuse prevention moderated by Dr. Travis Stork, Emergency Room Physician & Co-Host of The Doctors; a panel on leveraging digital platforms to promote health moderated by Chelsea Clinton; and a panel on strategies to close the great health divide in the United States moderated by Jenna Wolfe of the Today Show.

Other conference participants will include Martin Abrahamson, Senior Vice President, Joslin Diabetes Center; Noopur Agarwal, Vice President, Public Affairs, MTV; Dr. Holly Andersen, Attending Cardiologist and Director of Education & Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Notah Begay III, President, NB3 Foundation; Billy Blanks, Tae Bo Fitness, Travis Bogard, Senior Vice President, Jawbone; Bruce Broussard, CEO & President, Humana; Carolyn Caldwell, CEO, Desert Regional Medical Center; Kathy Chang, CHMI Codeathon Winner and Founder of Moro; Trevor Fetter, Chief Executive Officer, Tenet Healthcare Corporation; Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner; Former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy; John MacPhee, Excecutive Director and CEO, The Jed Foundation; Michael Maness, Vice President/Journalism & Media Innovation, The John S. and James Knight Foundation; Janet Marguia, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza; Mike Minor, Executive Director, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Division of Juvenile Justice; Wendell Pierce, Actor & President of Sterling Farms; Robert K. Ross, President & CEO, The California Endowment; David Sheff, Author & New York Times Columnist; Sue Siegel, CEO, GE Healthymagination; Dr. Michael Sokol, Chief Wellness Officer, Sanofi; Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, CEO, NANTHealth; Peter Tippett, Chief Innovation Officer, Verizon; Reverend Rick Warren, the Daniel Plan;  and Montel Williams, Health & Wellness Advocate, Living Well with Montel

This year’s conference will debut more than 30 new strategic partnerships as well as highlights of the progress of strategic partners and commitment makers featured in 2013. There will be several major announcements in the health and wellness space from Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) strategic partners, including a commitment to help prevent prescription drug misuse by young people from the Jed Foundation, MTV, and Facebook, as well as an announcement from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.  

CHMI works to improve the health and wellbeing of people throughout the United States across all generations.  CHMI builds strategic partnerships to implement evidence-based systems, environmental and investment strategies, with the goals of ultimately reducing the prevalence of preventable diseases, reducing health care costs associated with preventable diseases, and reducing health disparity and inequity gaps. CHMI builds scalable solutions to address the drivers of health and wellness, serves as a catalyst for community health transformation by convening local partners and commitment-makers, and leverages the digital platform to innovate and disseminate best practices.

The conference will be webcast live at http://www.clintonfoundation.org/healthmatters2014.  Viewers can join the discussion and submit questions to @ClintonFdn by using the hashtag #HealthMatters2014. For more information visit online at: www.clintonfoundation.org

All events listed below are open to the press.


What: The Third Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference

Where:
La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta, CA 92253

When: January 13-15, 2014

Applying for Media Credentials: Registration is now open to members of the media. To request a credential, please email press@clintonfoundation.org. All media must apply for credentials and must be approved in order to attend. The deadline to apply is Sunday, January 12 at 5 p.m. PST. Journalists may apply for credentials on-site, but pre-registered media will be given priority.

Media will receive an email confirmation from press@clintonfoundation.org with details about picking up your credential. To pick up your credential, a valid government-issued ID is required.

Wireless Microphones:  Please do NOT bring or use wireless microphones onsite, as they will interfere with onsite wireless PA systems.

Wifi: Wifi will be available to registered media.

Mult Box: Output specifics are: BNC connection for video and XLR for audio.

Sat Truck Parking: There are a limited amount of Satellite and microwave truck parking spaces available. Please email press@clintonfoundation.org to request a spot.

PRESS SCHEDULE
**SCHEDULE FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
**ALL EVENTS OPEN TO THE PRESS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED**

Friday, January 10-Sunday, January 12
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM PST
CHMI, Jawbone, Tumblr, and ACE Hotels in partnership with the City of Palm Springs and Palm Springs Resorts host a three-day health-based Codeathon
Ace Hotel, Palm Springs

Saturday, January 11
8:00 AM PST
Mayor Pougnet hosts the Mayor’s Run
Wellness Park, Palm Springs

9:00 AM PST
Humana Well-Being Walk
La Quinta Community Park

10:00 AM PST
Humana Healthy Fun Fair
La Quinta Community Park

2:30 PM PST
Wellness Festival Swim Event
Palm Springs Swim Center

Sunday, January 12
8:00 AM PST
Humana Day at the Certified Farmer's Market
Old Town La Quinta

Monday, January 13
8:00 AM PST
Chelsea Clinton leads the Day of Action for Coachella Valley
Las Palmas Street, City of Coachella

Tuesday, January 14
7:00-7:30 AM PST
Health Matters Workout by Billy Blanks, Tae Bo Fitness
La Quinta Resort and Club

8:30 AM- 5:00 PM PST
Health Matters Conference
La Quinta Resort and Club

8:30 AM PST- 9:00 AM PST
Welcome
Trevor Fetter, Chief Executive Officer, Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Opening Remarks
President Bill Clinton, Founder, Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States

9:00-10:15 AM
Health Transformation
Moderated by President Bill Clinton

Participants:

Bruce Broussard, CEO & President, Humana
Trevor Fetter, Chief Executive Officer, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner
Sue Siegel, CEO, GE Healthymagination
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, CEO, NANTHealth

10:15-10:30 AM
Physical Activity with Denise Austin, Fitness Expert

10:30-11:45 AM
Mental Health and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention

Moderated by Dr. Travis Stork, Emergency Room Physician & Co-Host of The Doctors

Participants:

Noopur Agarwal, VP, Public Affairs, MTV
Former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy
John MacPhee, CEO, The Jed Foundation
David Sheff, Author & New York Times Columnist

11:45-1:15 PM PST
Lunch Introduction and Featured Announcement
Mary Sue Milliken, Chef/Owner, Border Grill Restaurants and Trucks

1:15-1:30 PM PST
Physical Activity
Billy Blanks, Tae Bo Fitness

1:30-2:30 PM PST
Leveraging Digital Platforms to Promote Health

Moderated by Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation

Participants:
Travis Bogard, Senior Vice President, Jawbone
Kathy Chang, CHMI Codeathon Winner and Founder of Moro
Michael Maness, Vice President/Journalism & Media Innovation, The John S. and James Knight Foundation
Peter Tippett, Chief Innovation Officer, Verizon

2:30-2:45 PM PST
Physical Activity
Cassey Ho, Founder/CEO of Blogilates

2:45-3:45 PM PST
Closing the Great Health Divide in the United States

Moderated by Jenna Wolfe, Today Show anchor/correspondent, NBC News

Participants:
Dr. Holly Andersen, Attending Cardiologist and Director of Education & Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Notah Begay III, President, NB3 Foundation
Janet Marguia, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza
Wendell Pierce, Actor & President of Sterling Farms
Robert K. Ross, President & CEO, The California Endowment

3:45-5:00 PM PST
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Featured Announcement by Reverend Rick Warren

Participants:
Martin Abrahamson, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs, Joslin Diabetes Center
Carolyn Caldwell, CEO, Desert Regional Medical Center
Mike Minor, Executive Director, California Juvenile Justice
Dr. Michael Sokol, Chief Wellness Officer, Sanofi
Reverend Rick Warren, The Daniel Plan
Montel Williams, Health & Wellness Advocate, Living Well with Montel

5:00-5:15 PM PST
Closing Remarks
Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation

Thursday, January 16
Humana Challenge Novo Nordisk Senior’s Day
Bob Hope Square, PGA West

Friday, January 17
Humana Challenge Astellas Women’s Day
Bob Hope Square, PGA WEST

Saturday, January 18
Humana Challenge Military Appreciation Day
Bob Hope Square, PGA WEST

Sunday, January 19
Humana Challenge Kid’s Day
Bob Hope Square, PGA WEST