Subjects Discussed: Education, interest in health care; her experiences doing public relations and marketing work for hospitals in an era of hospital mergers; experiences with the state health department—Governor’s Commission on Promoting Minnesota’s Health Care Resources, promoting state through “Minnesota, Great State of Health” campaign. Moving to the Department of Trade and Economic Development—Minnesota Health Care Council, Medical Alley Association: involvement with Medical Alley board, publishing a directory of companies, forming the trade association, hosting monthly meetings and other events, names of members of the various boards and commissions; state support of Medical Alley Association efforts, hosting a WorldMed meeting—showcasing latest and greatest in the industry; changes necessitated by budget cuts; why Minnesota is a health care industry leader; what attracts or discourages different companies from coming to Minnesota; availability of venture capital; role of startups; globalization of the industry.
Restrictions on Use: None
Transcript: 45 pages
Accession Number: AV 2001.104.11