Contact: Yolanda Raine
Phone: (202) 417-2075
WASHINGTON, DC USA -- MEDICAL HOME UPDATE NEWS SERVICE -- OCTOBER 8, 2019: It is just weeks away from the 2019 PCPCC Annual Conference November 4 - 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Below are a few items to take note of in preparation for this year's conference.
Technology is increasingly changing the way that clinicians deliver care and patients engage with the healthcare system, and nowhere is this more evident than in primary care settings. Technology can also contribute to unfortunate consequences, including burnout and fragmentation of care and the patient-clinician relationship.
Join us for the pre-conference, Digital Disruption: Advancing Primary Care will focus on innovations that are intended to better integrate, coordinate and customize care as well as strengthen relationships.
James Weinstein, Senior Vice
President for Microsoft Health Care,
and will examine how technology
can support the Shared Principles, a
vision of primary care adopted by over
330 diverse organizations.
- Emily Fletcher, MPH, Ambulatory Program Manager, MercyOne
- Ivan Javier Murcia Muņoz, CMO, Keralty/Sanitas USA
- Thomas Mason, MD, CMO of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
- Adrienne White-Faines, Former CEO, American Osteopathic Association
- Glenn Steele Jr., MD, PhD, Vice Chair, Health Transformation Alliance
- Carlos Reines, President, and Co-Founder, RubiconMD
- Aaron Sin, MD, Group Product Manager, Innovaccer
Join us for educational panels and engaging discussions on disruptions and innovations in primary care!
*Please note that pre-conference participants must be registered for the 2019 PCPCC Annual Conference in order to attend.
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HEALTH PLANS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIMARY CARE:
A year out from the 2020 election, the healthcare platforms for major presidential candidates are beginning to firm up. In this session, attendees will hear the potential implications for primary care and how the community can influence the direction of these platforms.
President, Galen Institute
Director, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics & Professor of Health Policy George Mason University
Mary Agnes Carey (Moderator)
Partnerships Editor and Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
WHOLE-PERSON CARE: DEMONSTRATING WHAT WORKS WITH INTEGRATION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND PRIMARY CARE:
After a nearly 100-year rise, U.S. life expectancy has plateaued and even dropped over the last three years. Experts attribute this unfortunate trend to increased suicide rates, drug-related deaths, among other issues. This panel will illuminate what is working in integrated primary care - behavioral health practices and discuss how successful models can be spread.
Director of Adult Behavioral Health, Montefiore Medical Center
Practice Administrator, Westminster Medical Clinic
Michael Thompson (Moderator)
President and CEO, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions