As a young woman grappling with cancer, Torrie Fields experienced firsthand the flaws in our healthcare system. Transforming her challenges into change, the palliative care activist, policy expert, and End Well 2017 speaker holds a uniquely important perspective. Listen in as Torrie considers the day’s insights alongside where we are and what the future holds for pending policy shifts, healthcare delivery models, and how each of us might impact change in our own communities. 

About the Speaker

Torrie Fields, MPH leads the developmentand implementation of programs and processes at Blue Shield of California and Care 1st Health Plan that strive to improve quality of life for individuals with serious or life-limiting illness and their families. Mindful of the bridge between payors, providers and patients – heightened by her perspective as a two-time cancer survivor, she has led a variety of successful palliative care initiatives including benefit design, case management, caregiver support and policy and engagement efforts.