Upcoming Events

Saturday Mar 23, 2019 07:00 am EDT
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AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 44th Annual Review Course emphasizes the most recent material relevant to the general practice of child and adolescent psychiatry and serves as an up-to-date review of child and adolescent psychiatry as well as addresses important clinical research. The course is designed to update practitioners on state-of-the-art standards of diagnosis and treatment.

Saturday Mar 23, 2019 07:00 am EDT
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A non-commercial primary care conference

The Department of Family and Community Medicine sponsored Primary Care Update, a one-day conference providing evidence-based advice in a non-commercial setting, will be held March 23, 2019.

Seven Hours of CME (one hour of ethics included)

This Live activity, Primary Care Update, with a beginning date of March 23, 2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Saturday Mar 23, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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This virtual conference experience provides in-depth educational sessions about diabetes treatment, as well as its benefits and consequences, so you can lead your patients in making informed choices. Offered completely online, this means no traveling, no housing expenses and reduced time constraints—only the education and networking you need.

Diabetes is an evolving, complex disease that can involve a number of treatment options and an expanded care team. With the AANP Live: 2019 Diabetes Virtual Conference, you can follow a patient with diabetes as she transitions through comprehensive health care for this multisystem chronic disease. 

Saturday Mar 23, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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At NatCon19, we celebrate 50 years of achievements in the behavioral health industry; huge strides that are the result of millions of little acts of commitment and service. 

And this is just the beginning.
 
There is more work to be done. And the industry will rise and thrive because of all of our dedication. It will succeed and grow from the efforts of WE.

WE. Every single NatCon19 attendee.  WE help rebuild communities. WE offer hope and help where it’s needed the most.

And WE are paving the way for 50 more years of service, support and success. Join us at NatCon19, the nation’s premier behavioral health conference, and celebrate the power of WE as you connect with 5,000+ attendees, learn from industry leaders, and explore the future of our field.

Together, WE will celebrate where we have been, and more importantly, where WE will go!

Sunday Mar 24, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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The 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care will take place March 24–27 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. View the flyer.

The call for proposals is now open.

The symposium offers cutting-edge presentations, posters, and workshops on emerging issues in health-care human factors and the challenges facing us in the near future. Expand your knowledge of human factors/ergonomics applied to health-care devices, environments, and end-users in a format that allows for interaction and exchange of knowledge among participants and presenters.

  • Get insights on the latest science and best practices

  • Understand innovations in the safety of health-care providers and patients

  • Sharpen the focus of your HF/E initiatives

  • Improve your regulatory approaches

Tuesday Mar 26, 2019 03:30 pm EDT
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Informal Conversation on Health Literacy

Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 03:30 PM

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40-80% of information shared in exams rooms with patients is misunderstood or not remembered. Addressing health literacy* issues is a critical component in creating a truly patient- and family-centered system of care and improving health outcomes. IPFCC is inviting everyone to discuss and explore ways different organizations are working to address this challenge. How are patient and family advisors (PFA) partnering in these efforts? How have PFAs improved our understanding of the lived experience of receiving and acting on information provided?


*Health literacy: The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions

These informal conversations are participatory in nature, building on the experience and strengths of those who join the call. There will not be a presentation but rather let the discussion be guided by what the participants want to learn more about through the sharing of our collective experiences. Come join the conversation to learn from others and to share your successes and challenges. Mary Minniti, Senior Policy and Program Specialist, will facilitate this discussion.

If you are interested but unable to attend live, we still encourage you to register because all registrants will receive a link to the recording of the discussion after the event. The recording and any resources will also be posted in PFCC.Connect for all members to watch and/or refer back to. If you have further questions, please contact Annette Lee at [email protected] or Mary Minniti at [email protected]

Wednesday Mar 27, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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Since its inception, the Health Datapalooza has become the gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice.

Sitting at the nexus of ideas, evidence, and execution, Health Datapalooza is where Federal policymakers and regulatory leads take their seats beside the health system’s chief officers (information, medical, innovation), Silicon Valley startups, data gladiators, and patients. More than a meeting, Health Datapalooza is a diverse community of big thinkers and roll-up-our-sleeves-and-get-it-done problem solvers who share a mission to liberate and use data to improve health and health care.

As the challenges facing health and health care continue to evolve, we’re digging into the real world experience of turning information into innovation. What works, what doesn’t, why, and what’s coming next?

Why Health Datapalooza?


Real Collaboration Between Policymakers and Innovators

Only at the Health Datapalooza will you find meaningful collaboration and face-to-face conversations between influential policymakers, from all levels of government, and innovators and change makers about the big ideas, big opportunities, and policy hurdles for improving health and health care.

On-Site Action and Results

Health Datapalooza attendees are doers. We aren’t afraid to get our hands dirty. You’ll not only hear about the real world concepts and actionable steps you can take back to your workplace, you can also jump into on-site “working sessions,” using real data, to tackle a problem or introduce a new idea with your peers.

Just the Right Size

Some conferences are big and overwhelming, while others are small and lack diverse voices. Health Datapalooza offers a big conference feel in an intimate setting. The event supports a healthy exchange of ideas from a variety of voices in a setting where meaningful and consequential conversations take place

The Many Faces at Datapalooza


  • C-Suite Executives (CIOs, CMOs, CMIOs, CDOs, CTOs)
  • Technology Developers
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Patients and Advocates
  • Startups/Incubators
  • Policymakers/State and Federal Government
  • Delivery Systems
  • Health Plans/Insurers
  • Consultants
  • Clinicians
  • Data Liberators
  • Academics
  • Researchers
  • Media

So Much to Take Away


Attend Health Datapalooza to:

  • Learn about today’s newest and most effective uses of health data
  • Explore innovative technologies and solutions that are improving health care delivery
  • Meet real people, with real world examples, and real results
  • Take back to your work actionable steps and practical concepts  
  • Have unmatched interactions and meaningful conversations with thought leaders - from the mainstage to the conference hallways.
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Wednesday Mar 27, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is one of the world’s largest conferences for healthcare professionals committed to improving patient care and safety. In March 2019 we travel to Glasgow, Scotland (SEC Centre).

The recent International Forum in Amsterdam in May 2018 connected over 3,200 healthcare leaders and practitioners from over 60 countries, providing an inspirational setting to meet, learn and share knowledge in our common mission to improve the quality and safety of care for patients and communities across the world.

Wednesday Mar 27, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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The P&I Forum is an opportunity for health center executives, clinicians, board members, consumers, and other community health leaders to bring their unique perspectives to Members of Congress and offer constructive solutions to the regulatory and legislative issues in play. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear from government officials, some of the nation’s leading health care experts, and their peers.

Do not miss this opportunity to get the most up-to-date information and tools to help your health center organization stay ahead of the game.

Check back often for updates on key sessions and speakers at the NACHC 2019 Policy and Issues Forum.

Sunday Mar 31, 2019 11:30 am EDT
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The Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event.

 

 

Monday Apr 1, 2019 06:30 am EDT
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The NPA Spring Policy Forum brings together hundreds of PACE leaders and supporters from across the country to learn first-hand about the political and policy environment impacting their organizations and the people they serve.

Wednesday Apr 3, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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Patient Experience Conference is the largest independent, non-provider or vendor hosted event bringing together the collective voices of healthcare professionals across the globe to convene, engage and expand the dialogue on improving patient experience. At this interactive conference, you will identify strategies and discover solutions to help start your journey, or to advance your program to the next level. Come prepared to network and build professional relationships, and leave inspired to further your commitment to building the field of patient experience.

Benefits of Attending

In addition to enjoying inspiring keynotes and networking with other patient experience leaders, participants have the opportunity to customize their learning experience by selecting from breakout sessions focused on different areas of patient experience improvement.

  • Take away proven practices from numerous healthcare settings that you can apply in your own facilities
  • Make lasting connections with peers dedicated to improving the patient experience and build a support network as you tackle this critical issue
  • Take an important step in ensuring that patient experience is not only part of your quality and service agenda, but also is a key business strategy for your organization
  • Discover new ways to exemplify patient experience excellence

Wednesday Apr 3, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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URAC hosts the second annual Telemed Leadership Forum in Washington, DC, on April 3-5, 2019. This 2-1/2-day event is designed for physicians and leaders in hospitals and health systems, health plans, academic medical centers, telehealth providers and networks, as well as government regulators and policymakers.

The sessions, which include a mix of panel discussions and presentations, provide solid, innovative and valuable information on how telehealth is transforming healthcare delivery. You’ll hear from hospitals/health systems that are leading the way in telemedicine services— leaders who are changing the telehealth paradigm. With the explosive growth in telehealth, data and technology, this Forum is an opportunity for healthcare leaders to share, learn and discuss empirical evidence for the value of telehealth across specialties.

Wednesday Apr 3, 2019 11:30 am EDT
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In April, the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) will be launching its highly-anticipated Roadmap for Driving High Performance in Alternative Payment Models. The Roadmap is an interactive, web-based tool meant to serve as a guide for implementing successful alternative payment models (APMs). It offers a repository of actionable approaches payers can use to work with providers and stakeholders to design and implement APMs, and explores promising practices currently being used by payers and providers in the field. The Roadmap also contains beneficial decision-making insights to help health care stakeholders work together in shifting from fee-for-service reimbursement to payment models based on value instead of volume.

Mark your calendars: On April 3, the LAN will host an online webinar at 11:30 a.m. ET to walk you through the tool, featuring payers and providers sharing their feedback on how they envision using the tool to address the challenges they face in APM design and implementation.

Stay tuned for more information about the Roadmap’s launch, including details on the webinar. Learn more now about the Roadmap’s journey by visiting our web page at http://hcp-lan.org/apm-roadmap.  

Sunday Apr 7, 2019 07:00 am EDT
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The American Academy of Pediatrics 2019 Legislative Conference will take place in Washington, DC April 7-9, 2019. During the conference, participants will learn how to become effective child health advocates through interactive workshops and in-depth training sessions, while networking with pediatricians, residents and medical students from across the country.

 

Why you should attend the Legislative Conference:

  • Select specific advocacy skills-building workshops based on your interests, from coalition building to crafting your message.
  • Experience the legislative process through hands-on work sessions.
  • Visit with your members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill.
  • Hear firsthand from distinguished guest speakers and policy experts about timely child health issues.
  • Learn about policy priorities impacting children and pediatricians​.
  • Network with other advocates and AAP leaders from across the country.
  • Become a strong voice for children! 

Monday Apr 8, 2019 11:00 am EDT
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Founded in 1994, the Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) is an innovative consortium of research centers based on community-based health delivery systems. The HCSRN consists of 18 members (17 based in the US and one in Israel). Members of the Network share a commitment to rigorous public domain research that addresses critically important questions for improving health and healthcare. 

 

The conference is open to the entire research community including those from member and non-member sites, clinicians, patient-partners, federal and industry partners and others with an interest in improving health care for all. Our program includes scientific results, health informatics and insights about conducting research in real-world care delivery settings. Our work has cross-disciplinary appeal for health services researchers, behavioral scientists, epidemiologists, data scientists, among others. Findings from the HCSRN conferences have been published in special supplement issues of Clinical Medicine and Research, and more recently, the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Review.

 

Ample networking opportunities and high caliber science blend to create a unique conference experience. At the 2019 Conference, we’ll celebrate 25 years of research that supports better health and health care. We hope you’ll join us. In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about all of the participating members, projects and HCSRN’s open access resources via the Network’s main website.

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 09:00 am EDT
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APG’s Annual Conference 2019 is one of the nation’s premier events for physician organizations practicing and moving into value-based healthcare delivery.  During the Conference, you'll hear from policy experts, leaders in the public sector and successful physicians who are at the forefront of the value movement, experience unparalleled networking opportunities, and even have a little fun!

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 09:30 am EDT
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The multidimensional meeting program from ACP includes hands-on learning, 200+ scientific and interactive sessions, and dynamic presentations, all from nationally recognized faculty.

ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting is the premier clinical meeting for internists. It brings together great minds from across the country and around the world, and offers an exceptional educational experience delivered by world-class faculty. You’ll gain essential medical knowledge and be updated on recent advances in patient care, both within your area of practice and across the broader discipline of internal medicine.

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
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​​​​​The IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care is the destination for health care professionals committed to transforming primary care. It combines practical instruction with rejuvenating inspiration. You will leave equipped and eager to make changes that improve the lives of patients.

Make Connections

 

 

  • ​Meet health care professionals in all fields and care settings
  • Break down barriers within fragmented health care systems
  • Build partnerships with other specialties and sectors 

See How It’s Done

  • Gain practical tools and tips at 30+ presentations
  • Hear about best-in-class examples
  • Learn to apply improvement science in your daily work 

Transform Care

  • See the care experience through the patient’s eyes
  • Foster a workforce culture defined by joy and collaboration
  • ​​Leave with the skills and vision to focus care on the whole person​
​​Continue your commitment to improving the lives of patients. Join us from April 11–13, 2019*, in San Francisco, CA.

Monday Apr 15, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
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On Monday, April 15th, 2019, PCPCC will host a panel of experts who will discuss consumer-centered care delivery innovation in Medicare Advantage. They will share a variety of lessons learned from their work within the broader healthcare system. They will touch upon topics including senior loneness, medication prescribing, efforts to strengthen primary care delivery for high-need seniors, and steps needed to ensure that program implementation is patient-centered and protects vulnerable populations. 
  • Sachin Jain, MD, MBA -- President and CEO of CareMore Health System
  • Gaurov Dayal, MD -- President, New Markets and Chief Growth Officer at ChenMed 
  • Ann Hwang, MD -- Director, Center for Consumer Engagement at Community Catalyst
  • Moderator: Robert Dribbon -- Executive Member Liaison to the PCPCC Board of Directors and Director, Business Strategy and Development, Merck

 

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