Maternal Health and Food as Medicine: Transforming Healthcare

When:  Apr 22, 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00 (CT)

Join us for a lunch-and-Learn webinar where we delve into the intersection of maternal health, Medicaid, and the transformative power of food as medicine, against the backdrop of the evolving public policy landscape. Explore a holistic approach to addressing chronic conditions and health disparities through personalized nutrition, cultural relevance, and member-centric care, while navigating the complexities of healthcare policy. We'll emphasize the critical importance of serving rural communities and the ability to deliver directly to the doorsteps of those in need.


  • Recognizing the Opportunity: Highlight the transformative opportunity presented by personalized nutrition, health coaching, and data-driven insights to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs, within the framework of evolving public policies, especially for rural communities where access to healthcare and nutritious food is limited.
  • Exploring the Solution: Gain insights into comprehensive solutions, including food and grocery platforms, delivery services, health coaching programs, and specialized interventions tailored for Medicaid populations and maternal health, in alignment with current public policy initiatives and regulatory requirements. Understand the significance of the ability to deliver directly to rural areas, ensuring equitable access to healthcare resources.
  • Assessing Outcomes and Traction: Examine the tangible outcomes achieved by personalized approaches, including increased member engagement, improved purchasing habits, enhanced nutritional literacy, and a shift towards healthier eating habits, within the context of evolving public policy goals and objectives. Underscore the significance of reaching rural populations and the impact on health outcomes in serving these communities.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gain insights into the pressing healthcare challenges related to maternal health, Medicaid, and chronic conditions, within the context of food as medicine and evolving public policy initiatives, with a particular focus on addressing the needs of rural communities.
  • Understand how personalized approaches to nutrition and healthcare are reshaping the landscape, promoting equity, and improving outcomes, especially in areas with limited access to healthcare resources and nutritious food.
  • Learn about the importance of empathy, cultural relevance, and data-driven insights in delivering effective healthcare solutions with a focus on reaching underserved rural areas.

Join us to explore how holistic approaches are transforming healthcare through personalized nutrition, empathy-driven care, and innovative solutions tailored for the needs of underserved populations, with a special emphasis on serving rural communities and delivering directly to their doorsteps.


Misty Snodgrass, SVP, Growth and Healthcare Strategy, Attane Health

Misty Snodgrass is a seasoned healthcare professional with over two decades of experience spanning strategic planning, business development, advocacy, health policy, and program management. Holding a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Communications and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Missouri, Misty has cultivated a deep understanding of the intricate intersections between healthcare policy, regulation, and delivery systems.

Currently serving as the Senior Vice President of Growth and Healthcare Strategy at Attane Health in Kansas City, Misty leads initiatives aimed at aligning business objectives with strategic planning efforts. Her extensive background includes roles at Teladoc/Livongo and Signify

Health, where she played instrumental roles in developing market strategies, health policy, community engagement, and addressing social determinants of health. Passionate about serving underserved populations, Misty's career highlights include advocating for Medicaid and federal policies to support behavioral health initiatives during her tenure at the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare and the American Cancer Society.


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