Value Your Health Information Fair continues today; expert to present 'Road to Value'

April 2, 2014  

Peter Hayes of Healthcare Solutions will present "The Road to Value" at 2:30 p.m. today (April 2) as part of Value Your Health Week. The presentation will be in the East/West Faculty Lounges at the Purdue Memorial Union.

Castlight Health will provide refreshments for the event. Anthem will award a Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband to one attendee. Hayes will outline things patients can do to find high-quality, cost-effective health care. For more information on this presentation, go to

Karla Ross of Purdue's School of Nursing and Scott Matthews of Castlight Health will present "Health Care is a Family Affair" at 10 a.m. today in Stewart Center, Room 214AB. Refreshments, provided by Anthem and Delta Dental, will be available next door at the Value Your Health Information Fair, which continues from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in Stewart Center, Room 214CD.

Some fair booths will provide small giveaway items, and PayFlex will award a $100 gift card for Dick's Sporting Goods. For a complete list of who will have a fair booth, go to

A drug take-back station will be open throughout the fair. Faculty, staff and spouses/same-sex domestic partners may drop off their unwanted or expired medicines at the fair. Acceptable items to drop at the drug take-back station include tablets and capsules; creams, ointments and lotions; liquid medications; inhalers; controlled substances; vitamins and over-the-counter drugs; and insulin. Needles and syringes may not be dropped off. A police officer will be on duty at the drug take-back station.

For a complete schedule of events, plus health care consumer tips and information, visit the Value Your Health website at

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