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Chief Operating Officer

the State Department of Health
 
Background

Employment History

  • Chief Operating Officer
    Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Chief Operating Officer
    Oklahoma Department of Health
  • Deputy Commisioner
    Oklahoma Department of Health
  • Chief Operating Officer
    OSDH
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Julie Cox-Kain, chief ...
www.tulsaworld.com, 1 July 2013 [cached]
Julie Cox-Kain, chief operating officer of the State Department of Health, said only 10 percent of what contributes to a person's overall health involves access to treatment. Some 40 percent involves the person's behaviors.
The state's existing public health system can play an enhanced role in helping individuals and entire communities deal with health issues, set goals and get healthier, she said.
Using diabetes as an example, she said the public health system could work with individuals to manage their weight to avoid the disease; for those who become diabetic, the system can teach them to manage the disease so that a chronic issue doesn't become an expensive acute one.
Further, the system can effectively help entire communities set goals and take steps that will result not only in less diabetes, but more health, she said.
"We want to create environments for people where they can be healthy," Cox-Kain said. "These efforts are meant to achieve both higher health outcomes and a decrease in the cost of health care."
A healthier community means a healthier business environment, a healthier work force and a healthier state budget, she said.
"If you can do those things, it helps the bottom line. It helps the state's bottom line, it helps businesses' bottom line," she said.
"It has changed pretty dramatically," ...
www.edcannaday.com, 28 May 2013 [cached]
"It has changed pretty dramatically," said Julie Cox-Kain, chief operating officer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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In recent weeks, Cox-Kain said, state health agencies have been in close contact with federal officials working on the project.
"I'm fairly confident that they're going to have a product on Oct. 1," she said. "I don't think it's going to be everything they had envisioned an insurance exchange could be, but I think they're going to be ready to accept insurance applications on time, and they continue to say that."
The largest remaining issue - and the one that has taken up most of the discussions between federal and state officials - is how the federal exchange will interact with state regulation of the insurance industry, she said.
"We've had pretty extensive conversations about that," Cox-Kain said.
"That's it so far," the paper ...
cnsnews.com, 21 Jan 2013 [cached]
"That's it so far," the paper quoted Julie Cox-Kain, chief operating officer of the Oklahoma Department of Health, as saying.
"For the first time, all the ...
www.news-star.com, 12 Oct 2011 [cached]
"For the first time, all the critical elements of a comprehensive tobacco control program are in place in Oklahoma," said OSDH Chief Operating Officer Julie Cox-Kain.
Governor Mary Fallin has turned ...
www.oeta.onenet.net, 5 Dec 2012 [cached]
Governor Mary Fallin has turned thumbs-down on two key Obamacare provisions, the exchange and medicaid expansion, and today, we discuss what that decision means for health care in Oklahoma, with our guests: Julie Cox-Kain, Chief Operating Officer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health; Andrew Rice, former state senator and Executive Director of the Variety Care Foundation; Dr. David Holden, an orthopedic surgeon from Oklahoma City; and Dr. Boyd Shook, an internal medicine physician in Edmond.
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