Health care professionals to host panel discussion on transformations in primary health care |

Health care professionals to host panel discussion on transformations in primary health care

A panel to address several transformations in primary health care practices is slated for today, a group of health care organizations announced Tuesday.

“Midvalley Family Practice, the Western and Rural Colorado Health Care Coalition and the Valley Health Alliance invite the public to attend a virtual panel discussion on challenges and changes in primary care and integrated health care in 2021,” a news release states. “The panel will be moderated by Valley Health Alliance Executive Director Chris McDowell and feature team members from Midvalley Family Practice, which for decades has offered primary care in Basalt.

The panel is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 11. This is a Zoom event. To get the link to join in, contact Emily Tracy at 970-389-4574 or

“Dr. Glenn Kotz and his team at Midvalley Family Practice pioneered integrating behavioral health into a local primary care clinical setting, and they have recently integrated dental health, direct economic assistance and a food pantry in order to serve changing demographics and community needs,” the release states.

What: Panel discussion: “Integration and the Ongoing Transformation of Healthcare”

When: 9 a.m. Friday, June 11

Where: Zoom Video Conference. To join, contact Emily Tracy at 970-389-4574 or

Who: Moderator Chris McDowell, executive director Valley Health Alliance. Panel members Dr. Glenn Kotz, MD; Ashley Burke, PA; Kristine Gatdula, certified dental hygienist; and Jarid Rollins, licensed clinical social worker

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