Changing Healthcare From Within

2017 ⸱ 

Torrie Fields


Torrie Fields’s experience as a young uninsured person with cancer taught her firsthand how policy decisions can profoundly impact people’s lives. She now works to align social, political and medical systems to support person-centered care. Torrie’s ability to combine data, messaging and passion makes her a powerful force in the movement to extend palliative care earlier and to all in need.

About the speaker(s)

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.

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