February 25, 2013
Senator Durenberger gave a speech at the San Rafael Rotary recently on politics and the economy, you can read his speech here.
January 27, 2012
What role should government play to ensure access to health care? And just what does it mean to have a “right” to health care? Senator Dave Durenberger will moderate the next “Hot Topics: Cool Talk” forum at the University of St. Thomas which will examine these and related questions in light of Catholic teaching. The forum, free and open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in Room 235 of the St. Thomas School of Law on the university’s downtown Minneapolis campus.
Learn more about Hot Topics: Cool Talk on Health Care Reform.
October 28, 2011
Senator Durenberger gave the keynote at the 70th anniversary of NORC before 150 directors, officers and professional staff at the reconstructed Chicago Board of Trade offices. NORC applies academic excellence, innovative and rigorous methods, and a collegial philosophy to the most pressing and complex global issues in fields such as health, education, economics, crime, justice, energy, security, and the environment.
Senator Durenberger defined the future of health care and the research and analysis challenges we face. He talked about the “New Economy” and how the policy-making process will react to it and what information requirements are essential to gird policy leadership to undertake the challenges of change.
September 16, 2011
Medtronic Corp. invited Senator Durenberger to tour the “Hospital of the Future” which is a virtual cath lab that features the latest communication and supply chain technology designed to enhance delivery of care. Senator Durenberger will be discussing the future of medical technology and healthcare reform.
September 8, 2011
Senator Durenberger took part in a HealthPartners/Regions Retreat where he talked about the future of health care and how to prepare for it.
June 16, 2011
Navigating Health Care Reform Summit, hosted by RJF Agencies, asked Senator Durenberger to comment on what is likely to happen with the Republican “repeal and replace” initiative for the ACA and what we can expect in health reform and health policy change before and after the November 2012 election. You can read his speech here.
June 14, 2011
Catholic Eldercare, Neighborhood HealthSource and East Side Neighborhood Services has launched a community initiative on how to care for older members in the NE Minneapolis community. Senator Durenberger was asked to speak at the first meeting.
May 26, 2011
Catholic Churches in the western suburbs of Minneapolis formed a Health Care Reform Advocacy Team. They invited Senator Durenberger to their forum to talk about the big picture of health care on the federal and state level. You can read his speech entitled Health Care Reform Now or Never: It’s Up to Us.
May 18, 2011
Senator Durenberger gave the closing keynote address at the ICSI/IHI Colloquium on Health Care Transformation. His remarks can be read here.
April 19, 2011
Senator Durenberger visited the Fergus Falls Area College Foundation
April 14, 2011
Senator Durenberger was the keynote speaker for the Vision Source Annual Meeting in Texas
March 18, 2011
Senator Durenberger talked about the difficulty of reforming health care to the Rotary Club of Minneapolis.
March 17, 2011
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) invited Senator Durenberger to talk about health care reform to their group on March 17th.
St. Paul AAUW is interested in educational equality and opportunity for women, as well as a wide variety of other social and cultural issues.
March 15, 2011
“Nothing is more complex than health care except health policy reform. No one knows the challenges of the change better than Dave Durenberger.” – Stephen Young 3/15/2011
February 21, 2011
Senator Durenberger was asked to lecture the School of Health and Natural Sciences of the Dominican University of California on health reform in America.
February 14, 2011
The University of California Medical School and faculty at San Francisco hosted a health policy “Grand Rounds” featuring Dave Durenberger and his wife Susan B. Foote, professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. They addressed the political and legal challenges to the implementation of the Accountable Care Act of 2010.
Remarks by Senator Durenberger UCSF