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504HealthLearn is a program of 504HealthNet that enhances training methods available to primary care providers and clinic support staff serving the Greater New Orleans Area in order to improve the delivery of care for underserved patients.

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Jahangeer Khan & Susan Todd

Jahangeer Khan & Susan Todd

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Susan Todd serves as the Executive Director of 504HealthNet. She brings a unique blend of expertise in the area of primary care access and strengthening health systems in addition to a passion for community involvement. She has worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). While there, she worked on Medicaid, CHIP, and Marketplace enrollment. She also handled financing issues, conducted research and analysis for health reform implementation, and participated as a core team member in the White House Initiative Strong Cities, Strong Communities. Through that initiative, Susan assisted the New Orleans Health Department with their health care access plan and additional projects. Susan earned her Masters of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas and her BA in International Studies from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. She is originally from Baton Rouge, LA.

Jahangeer Khan is the Project Coordinator for the Member Services division of 504HealthNet. He grew up in Baton Rouge where he received his Bachelor of Science degree from LSU A&M and Master of Public Health in Health Policy & Systems Management from LSUHSC here in New Orleans. He is a U.S Albert Schweitzer Fellow For Life and has successfully led multiple local initiatives in both primary care and specialty settings. His professional endeavors exemplify his dedication to bringing high quality healthcare to all Louisiana residents. 504HealthLearn blends two fields he has always had a strong passion for: healthcare and education.


While in the Startup Accelerator, 504HealthLearn secured a grant for $160,000 on top of the already $99,000 to launch their their venture. They developed a Minimal Viable Product, a revenue model and pricing options for their network and outside customers. They plan to launch and implement their Learning Management System on January 15, 2016. The plan is to provide health care practitioners and health administrative staff with access to relevant, customized, and quality courses. Practitioners and staff will learn skills necessary to provide their specific community of patients with high-quality care and meet their CEU requirements in a convenient way.


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