Building Community Health Plans

APA Kentucky Chapter


Friday, May 19, 2017
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. CDT

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This session will explore the development and implementation of a community healthy plan. We will provide case studies on the BRIGHT Coalition, which represents a 10 county region in South-central Kentucky and Healthy Horizons, which is part of a 7 county initiative in Western Kentucky. We will share the challenges and successes from formation to deployment, while providing tangible takeaways for participants.


Dennis Chaney

Invited Speaker

Dennis is the director of the Barren River District Health Department and founding member of the original Barren River Community Health Planning Council. His leadership was what enabled the BRIGHT Coalition to form and the momentum to build. He was able to garner support of all the major healthcare organizations ... Read More

Jason Marshall

Invited Speaker

Jason is the Chair of the BRIGHT Coalition and owner of Amoeba Leader, LLC. Shortly after joining the coalition, in 2013, he spearheaded a rebranding campaign to move from the Barren River Community Health Planning Council (BRCHPC) to the much more memorable, BRIGHT (Barren River Initiative to Get Health Together ... Read More

Pattie Martin

Invited Speaker

Pattie is the Chair of the Healthy Horizons health council in Owensboro, KY. She is passionate about health and has a strong background in mobilizing action around common goals. She most recently worked for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in membership development and spent six years as a consultant for ... Read More

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