Health on the Horizon
Through the art of story telling Holly explores the issue of access to healthcare in America. Follow Holly on her one-year journey across the state meeting the faces of Pennsylvanians and understanding their challenges as they try to access healthcare. Hear their stories and walk in their shoes-you may know someone like them, they may be you. Holly's presentation cuts beyond the media noise and political rhetoric to see this issue for what it really is: a public health issue. The factual provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be identified.
Ideal Allotted Time: 1 1/2 hours (45 minutes of storytelling, 45 minutes of explanation of provisions of law and Q&A). Can be adjusted to 1 hour if necessary.
- Pennsylvania Health Access Network "2012 Georgeanne Koehler Health Advocate of the year"
- Lebanon County Commission for Women "2013 Women's Hall of Fame-women serving in healthcare Inductee"
- Lebanon Valley College "2013 Vagina Warrior: Serving Women in Lebanon County."
Holly has been featured in the Lebanon Daily News and "Reporting on Health"-affiliate of The University of Southern California Annenberg College of Journalism. She has also been featured in Democracy in Action. Holly now speaks with various community organizations, civic groups and nursing homes about her blog "Health on the Horizon" (www.healthonthehorizon.blogspot.com). Internationally, Holly has been cited in Great Britain's Guardian Newspaper and China News Television.
|August 25: Chatting with folks in Lebanon, Pa|
Lebanon Family Health Services
Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania
PHAN House Call for Healthcare
PHAN Annual Conference
Lebanon Valley College
American Association of University Women