Patients at the Crossroads Symposium: Reconciling Patient-Centered Care, Evidence-Based Practice and Integrated Medicine - Nov 8-9 in Alexandria, VA

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  Patients at the Crossroads SymposiumOrganized by Samueli InstituteReconciling Patient-Centered Care, Evidence-Based Practice and Integrated Medicine Location:Hilton Old Town AlexandriaAlexandria, VirginiaNov 8—9, 2012Register today at www.SamueliInstitute.org/crossroadsEarly registration discount ends October 15, 2012Description:Engage in rich, solutions-based dialogue with key stakeholders from civilian, veterans and military settings including administrators, clinicians, patients, families, researchers and thought leaders. Listen as experts share their experiences, explore commonalities and develop a deeper understanding of the characteristics of patient-centric and evidence-based care.The two-day symposium will encourage those assembled to break down artificial boundaries across care disciplines and focus on practices that optimize patients’ innate abilities to experience healing and that encourage and accept patient input in health care structure, process, financing and delivery.Areas of focus will include:Patient-Centered EducationPatient-Centered ResearchPatient-Centered PracticePatient-Centered Health SystemsSpeakers and panelists include:Carolyn Clancy, MD; Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Ian Morrison, PhD; author of Leading Change in Health CareMary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN; Founder and Director, University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality & HealingWilliam Miller, MD, MA; Lehigh Valley Health NetworkMargo Karsten, PhD, RN; CEO, Creative Health Care ManagementJon Tilburt, MD, MPH; Mayo ClinicEric Schoomaker, MD, PhD; former US Army Surgeon General (Lt. Gen. retired), Scholar in residence Uniformed Services UniversityJosephine Briggs, MD; Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative MedicineWayne B. Jonas, MD; President and CEO, Samueli InstituteOrganized by Samueli Institute in partnership with Annie Appleseed Project, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, CCAL, Creative Health Care Management, Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care, University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality & Healing, and VA Health Care.

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