March 20, 2012
-- Tri-Cities, TN-VA, March 20, 2012– The Spine Health Foundation, Inc. (SHF) (http://www.spinehealthfoundation.org)
, a non-profit organization providing assistance to individuals with spinal disorders and injuries will be presenting a social enterprise pitch at the 2012 Global Health & Innovation Conference that will be held at Yale University, April 21-22.
“Eliminating Disparity in Healthcare for the Disadvantaged”
will be presented by lead author, Dr. Morgan Lorio, Orthopedic Surgeon and Official Spokesperson for the SHF; Co-authored by Founder and Executive Director, Carol Conduff.
The 2012 Global Health & Innovation Conference will be held on the campus of Yale University, April 21-22. The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's leading health and social entrepreneurship meeting. More than 2,200 professionals and students from the U.S. and 55 countries come together for this annual “meeting of the minds.”
This conference will provide an opportunity to network with other innovative thinkers in healthcare as well as other segments of business, to share ideas on how to expand and improve existing concepts.
“From my perspective as founder of this organization, I am very excited about this opportunity to share our mission and vision with people from around the world, who are also seeking ways to improve the quality of life for others. It is an honor to be selected to present information about the SHF, an organization still in its infancy, yet gaining so much awareness due to its innovative concept”, said Carol Conduff.
Presenter, Dr. Morgan Lorio will provide critical information regarding pre and post intervention, improved quality of life and how this data correlates to appropriate spine care for the people we serve.
About The Spine Health Foundation, Inc. (SHF)
The SHF was founded in August 2010 by Carol Conduff, and is governed by a Board of Directors and Advisors. The SHF is now in its 2nd year of helping disadvantaged people who suffer with spinal disorders. The SHF has provided assistance to 7 people since February 25, 2011, five of which were spine surgeries. Additionally, the SHF provides other vital resources such as access to mental health and education to help the whole person. The SHF is a visionary endeavor providing access to specialized medical care to indigent, uninsured individuals. The SHF is the only organization focusing on spine health and providing direct access to specialized medical care that impacts people’s lives directly.