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CMHS holds TEDMED Simulcast event April 18

Ventura, California, 04/10/2013

On Thursday, April 18 the public has been invited to attend a free live simulcast of "TEDMED Live," an annual conference focusing on health and medicine originating from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. sponsored by Community Memorial Health System.

The intent of the conference has been described as "a gathering of geniuses" that brings together innovative, thoughtful pioneers of healthcare technology, media, and entertainment to learn from one another and mix people up from different disciplines and industries to solve big problems in healthcare.

TEDMED Live will be held at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street in Ventura and consists of three sessions including a variety of topics and presenters:

  • 1st Session: 8 a.m. to 9:45 "Going Farther while Staying Closer"
  • 2nd Session: 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. "Thinking Outside the (Check) Box"
  • 3rd Session: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Welcoming Death Into Life"

For more detailed information on topics, speakers and their bios go to

Seating is limited and reservations to attend the simulcast event are required. For more information or to make reservations, attendees are urged to call 805/652-5385 or visit In addition, attendees will receive a password to later access the entire TEDMED event via laptop and tablet.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and 12 family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health. The health system is located in Ventura County, California.