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Clinician's Perspective

I'm very excited to be part of GLPTN and witness firsthand some of the exciting changes that are taking place in our healthcare system to help promote high quality care. I hope to see the tools of implementation science put to the test to help rapidly disseminate meaningful improvements to healthcare processes and ultimately to patients' lives.Ashley Overley, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Division of Mental Health & Addiction IN Family & Social Services Administration


A Population Health Approach to Dementia

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A Population Health Approach to Dementia by Catherine A. Alder, JD, Bharath B. Reddy Bynagari and Malaz ...

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care

Thursday, January 1, 1970

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care Programs integrate services in the hospital and out, and among ...

2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Thursday, January 1, 1970

Dear Colleague: Today, health systems and professionals are equipped with the knowledge and technology to ...


Leading Transformation Efforts to Improve Health: Theory to Execution
Sept. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in Madison, WI
This one-day event will bring together national thought leaders and Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives that are convening multi-sector stakeholders — often with varying and conflicting viewpoints and interests — to create the environments necessary to develop and implement programs that can improve health outcomes. The keynote speaker will be John Toussaint, MD, founder and CEO of Catalysis (formerly ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value). The summit will provide leaders, senior executives, quality improvement and population health professionals theory and insights to help build or sustain cultures that supports transformation. Participants will also learn practical ways to engage stakeholders in the transformation process — an essential element in efforts to achieve the triple aim. (NRHI SAN)

AAFP Annual Conference: Family Medicine Experience (FMX)
Sept. 12-16, 2017, in San Antonio, TX
This year, FMX will offer over 300 CME sessions, two general sessions, an expo hall, Office of the Future exhibit, and access to 25 CME sessions on-demand available after the conference. An additional 15 CME sessions will offer topics relevant to TCPi and preparing practices for QPP. This year, the PRIME SAN will be supporting a member interest group meeting and several CME topics including setting up a Patient Family Advisory Council in your Practice (co-sponsored by the PCPCC SAN); tools for Improving Access and Continuity; and Practice Transformation 101: The Mindset and Techniques. (American Academy of Family Physicians)

Primary Care Innovations Conference and Choosing Wisely Workshop [SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE]
Oct. 11-12, 2017, in Washington, DC
The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative is offering conference registration scholarships to select TCPI participants. This year’s conference features innovators in the primary care environment that exemplify new Shared Principles of Primary Care. TCPI scholars will dialogue with subject matter experts on implications of these innovations for person and family engagement. The PCPCC SAN post-conference workshop will examine application of person and family engagement strategies with Choosing Wisely decisions. PCPCC’s forum charts a new course for primary care that incorporates population health, commits to stewardship of scare resources, relies on team-based care and successfully engages patients in decision-making. Teams that include patients, clinicians, and QI staff are given scholarship preference. Physicians may earn CME credits.  Contact Liza Greenberg, PCPCC SAN Project Director for details.  (PCPCC SAN)

Minimally Disruptive Medicine: Effective Care that Fits 2017
October 23-24, 2017, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Two-day intensive that gives participants a kind and careful frame for considering the provision of healthcare for patients with chronic conditions: Minimally Disruptive Medicine (MDM), designed to provide participants both conceptual and practical knowledge of the topic, lectures provide a conceptual overview of MDM and of our research work to-date, Interactive workshops focus on giving participants tools that they can use directly in their individual practice and as part of healthcare or research teams, and workshops provide space for conversations that consider practical steps to implement MDM tools and concepts into practice, and about ways to help develop MDM further. (Mayo PTN)

Population Health Symposium: Transforming Care Delivery to Improve Population Health
February 25-26, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Create a collaborative learning environment to support the development and implementation of population health care delivery models to promote population health and health equity. Objectives: Discuss a team-based care delivery model that includes behavioral health, enhanced access and community partnership, understand the use of data analytics to improve care delivery, understand readiness to transition to advanced alternative payment models. Target Audience: Clinicians, researchers, administrators, policy makers and other health care professionals. Save the date – registration information to be provided at later date. (Mayo PTN)