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Twitter Chat with Aetna: #HealthierWorld, Thursday, 6/7 Noon ET/ 9am PT

By 3p Editors

Join Aetna, The American Public Health Association, the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, Mercy Maricopa, 3BL Media and Triple Pundit, as we discuss what it will take to ensure a #HealthierWorld! Thursday, June 7, Noon ET/9am PT/5pm BT

Join us on Twitter tomorrow, Thursday, June 7, at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT), as Aetna, along with public health leaders, share ideas and provide insight on how to build a healthier world, one community at a time. You can follow the conversation by locating the hashtag, #HealthierWorld.

Aetna, one of the leading diversified health care benefits companies in the U.S., recently released its 2016-2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report, and Thursday’s conversation in part will showcase some of the company’s latest initiatives. The one-hour #HealthierWorld chat will include additional perspectives from organizations that work with Aetna and the Aetna Foundation.

The chat is hosted by the 3BL Media’s sustainable business publication, TriplePundit. During the chat, 3BL Media’s staff will moderate this discussion on how the private sector, government and nonprofits can collaborate in building a healthier, happier society.

Organizations joining Aetna (@AetnaNews) during this Thursday’s chat will be:

  • The American Public Health Association (@PublicHealth)

  • Mercy Maricopa (@MercyMaricopa), a local, not-for-profit regional behavioral health authority for Arizona’s Maricopa County residents

  • The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District (@Wacohealthdept)

The chat will be moderated by 3BL Media’s staff, tweeting from @3BLMedia and @TriplePundit.

Topics to be discussed during this chat with Aetna will include:

  • The importance of wellness programs

  • How partnerships can help improve the social determinants of health (#SDoH)

  • The role stakeholders in the healthcare industry have in providing access to the country's aging population

  • Challenges in addressing inequities in healthcare access and delivery

  • Taking on the nation’s opioid crisis

  • What can be done to improve veterans’ healthcare

Again, be sure to follow this chat using this hashtag, #HealthierWorld.

Bring your questions to the Twitter chat, and our panelists will answer as many as possible.

WHEN: Thursday, June 7th at 9:00 a.m. PT / Noon ET / 5:00 p.m. BT

WHERE: Join the conversation on Twitter at #HealthierWorld

New to our Twitter chats? Don’t worry! Read this.

Tweet to spread the word about the #HealthierWorld Twitter chat:

Join us for a Twitter Chat with @TriplePundit, @3BLMedia, @AetnaNews, @PublicHealth, @Wacohealthdept and @MercyMaricopa as we discuss what it will take to ensure a #HealthierWorld! This Thursday, June 7, Noon ET/9am PT/5pm BT #SDoH http://bit.ly/AetnaHealthierWorld

Have a question for the panel? Send it to lkaye@3BLMedia.com or direct message @TriplePundit.

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