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Hot Issues in Health 2019

Colorado's essential health policy conference took on climate change, the opioid lawsuit settlements, the cost of health care, and the latest work on systems integration.
Published: December 6, 2019 | Updated: September 10, 2022

The 2019 Hot Issues in Health conference is a time capsule.

We now know that at the time of our 2019 gathering, a novel coronavirus had seeded itself half a world away and would soon reach Colorado. COVID-19 would upend the health policy agenda for the next two years.

These presentations remind us of the topics that held the policy community's attention before the pandemic. From today's vantage point, these topics are still as relevant as ever.

Download the 2019 Presentations


The Joy of Getting It Right - HIH 2019

CHI President Michele Lueck's opening remarks for Hot Issues in Health, December 5, 2019


2020 Legislative Preview - HIH 2019

CHI's preview of the 2020 legislative session


Opioid Settlements - HIH 2019

Strategies for using future legal settlements from opioid litigation


Climate Change - HIH 2019

Health, climate changes, and adaptation in Colorado


Destination Integration - HIH 2019

What's the latest on integration in health care delivery?


CHAS 2019 Top Results

The headlines and more from the 2019 Colorado Health Access Survey

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