In partnership with St. John's Medical Center, the Charture Institute
is expanding its popular "22 in 21: Jackson Hole in the 21st Century"
forums to present its first topic-specific forum: "22 in 21: The
State of Our Health - What You Need to Know."
The event will be held on Thursday, April 30, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at
Spring Creek Resort and will include lunch. Tickets are $25 and are available at
The day’s agenda will look at our community’s health from three
Setting the big-picture context will be Brian Gragnolati, Senior Vice President
of the Johns Hopkins Health System and a board member of the American
Hospital Association. Mr. Gragnoloti’s remarks will focus on national
health care, with an emphasis on the challenges facing small, rural communities.
Other speakers will offer perspectives at the regional level. Mike Tennican,
chairperson of St. John's Medical Center, and Dr. Lou Hochheiser,
CEO of St. John’s Medical Center, will discuss the challenges and
opportunities facing St. John’s in particular, and the broader Tetons-area
community in general. In addition, Julia Heemstra and Sara Salo from St.
John's Wellness will share the findings of the Community Health Needs
Assessment as it relates to the hospital's role in the health of our
Following lunch, roundtable discussions will help participants explore
the morning’s content, and lay the groundwork for actions that can
help Teton County become a healthier, more vibrant community going forward.
The first 22 in 21 was held in 2012, and since then has become the premier
annual event looking at the future of Jackson Hole and the greater Tetons
region. "22 in 21: The State of Our Health - What You Need to Know"
is the first in a series of issue-specific symposia. All previous 22 in
21 sessions have sold out, and, given the broad interest in community
health, organizers expect "22 in 21: The State of Our Health"
to sell out as well.
Media Contact: Karen Connelly,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 307 739 7380