NAO Lecture Series: Chris Ham

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North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

As part of the North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) Lecture Series we welcome Chris Ham on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 12:00 PM in HS 106 (Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Toronto). This event is free of charge and open to anyone. Forward it to a friend who might be interested.

Integrated Care and Population Health: It’s All About Health Systems

Chris Ham, former Chief Executive of The King’s Fund will speak to the role of the UK Think Tank, outlining how they led the debate on integrated care and population health, influenced policy makers at a national level and locally, and then worked to support implementation. How do we go beyond influencing policy to ‘making it happen’ helping practically in the development of leaders and systems?

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Chris HamSir Chris Ham

Independent Chair, Coventry and Warwickshire STP, non-executive Director, Royal Free London, NHS Foundation Trust, Co-Chair of the NHS Assembly and Visiting Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund

Sir Chris Ham is an experienced leader and has served on the boards of a number of organisations in both executive and non-executive roles. His career has encompassed the charitable sector, central government and universities. He has extensive networks among national and local NHS organisations and in local government and the third sector. He is currently independent chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire STP, non-executive director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, co-chair of the NHS Assembly, visiting senior fellow at The King’s Fund, and independent adviser to Carnall Farrar. His portfolio includes advising NHS organisations and their partners, speaking at conferences and seminars, and writing about health policy and management in the UK and other systems.


North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO)

The North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) is a collaborative partnership of interested researchers, health organizations, and governments promoting evidence-informed health system policy decision-making. Due to the high degree of health system decentralization in the United States and Canada, the NAO is committed to focusing attention on comparing health systems and policies at the provincial and state level in federations.

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