Massachusetts Health Policy Forum

Impact of the 2008 Presidential Election on Health Policy

Forum held on December 5, 2008

This event featured a presentation on exit polling results by Robert Blendon, renowned Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis at the Harvard School of Public Health. The presentation was followed by a reaction panel discussion, focusing on the role of health care issues in the election and what we might expect from the new administration. Invited panel speakers included Philip W. Johnston, President of Johnston Associates and former Chair Massachusetts State Democratic Party, and Kerry Healey, former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts and Chair Massachusetts State Republican Party.