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Progressive Club presents guest speaker for meeting

By Staff | May 8, 2019

Cyndy Nayer

The Progressive Club of the Islands will host its monthly meeting on May 16, with guest speaker Cyndy Nayer, the founder and chief executive officer of Women Together for Action.

She will discuss “Health Care in the Present and in the Future.”

One of only six U.S. health innovators highlighted by Ernst and Young, Nayer is an award-winning author, speaker, producer and gerontologist. She is also the founder and former chief executive officer of the non-profit Center for Health Value Innovation, a community of businesses and payers who build evidence in value-based policy. Nayer created the database that became the foundation for insurance coverage of pre-existing conditions, which was included in the Affordable Care Act.

As former chair of the Missouri Governor’s Council on Health, Nayer led the strategy to establish the Office of Women’s Health. She is a subject matter expert for the Health Care Blog, Managed Care Online, and has guided legislative health agendas on Capitol Hill and at the state level. Nayer has won awards for producing worksite health strategies for Fortune l00 Companies.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Sanibel Public Library.

It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact 410-336-2612 or demclubislands@gmail.com.

The Sanibel Public Library is at 770 Dunlop Road.