Upcoming Conferences and Events
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6th International Conference on Patient- and Family- Centered Care
August 6-8, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada
The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality and Safety will feature a variety of innovative and successful programs dedicated to collaborative efforts with patients and families. Significant numbers of patient and family leaders—who have extensive experience in partnering with health care professionals—will assemble with health care administrators, clinicians, medical educators, researchers, architects, and others from across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and other countries.
Webinar: Roles, Referrals, and Reimbursement
August 13, 2014, 3:00 – 3:30 pm EDT
This webinar will provide primary care pediatric medical home clinicians with the tools they need to work with families and children who have or may have a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Faculty will identify the appropriate professionals needed to build an FASD team and discuss options for community based resources for referral and treatment. Billing, coding and reimbursement will also be discussed.
Webinar: Communication, Care Coordination, and Co-management
August 27, 2014, 3:00 – 3:30 pm EDT
This webinar will confirm the importance of a medical home and its role in working with patients and families. Faculty will review the development of comprehensive care plans and present several case studies to demonstrate different approaches to care coordination and co-management.
NACCHO Annual Conference
July 9-11, 2014, Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
This annual conference, hosted by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO), will focus on “The New Era of Public Health: Science, Innovation, and Policy.” This conference will provide an interactive setting for local health officials and their health partners from around the country to examine strategies and share ideas.
From Hurricanes to Pandemics: Helping Practices Prepare for the Worst
July 18, 2014, Noon - 1:00 pm CDT
This one hour Webinar is geared toward the primary care provider who works in an office setting. The Webinar will offer general preparedness strategies and ideas for how pediatricians and their office staff can prepare for disasters. Tips will be shared on how pediatricians can work to improve preparedness in families with children with special health care needs, as they are more vulnerable in disasters. The Webinar will also assist pediatricians to take concrete steps to strengthen office practices related to newborn screening and contingency planning.
Webinar: Detection, Discovery, and Diagnosis
July 28, 2014, 3:00 - 3:30 pm EDT
This webinar will include an overview of an algorithm for evaluation of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) that can be used as a tool for diagnosis and referral in pediatric primary care medical home practices. Information about various other diagnostic tools will also be shared.
Health Care Transformation: Overcoming Challenges to Reach the Summit
June 9 – 10, 2014, Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, CO
Presented by the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, this regional conference will bring together experts from across the medical home sector to discuss key opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the pursuit of the Triple Aim.
The Healthcare Quality and Equity Action Forum
June 19 – 20, 2014, Boston Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA
Hosted by the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, this forum will provide the background, key drivers, and essential strategies to improve quality and achieve equity in a time of rapid health care system change.
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