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OPCPCC Annual Fall Conference


Save the date:  The Ohio Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (OPCPCC) annual conference is scheduled for Fri., Sept. 14 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus, Ohio.  The conference theme is Primary care and behavioral health: Pulling the patient out of the silos.  This 7th annual OPCPCC conference will examine how primary care and behavioral health providers can connect and integrate to improve patient care for Ohioans.

OPCPCC is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for this year’s conference will be Benjamin F. Miller, Psy.D., Chief Strategy Officer of Well Being Trust.  A self-proclaimed “fragmentation fighter,” Dr. Miller has worked to redefine the national policy landscape for mental health and health care. He was previously the founding director of the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Miller has been a principal investigator on many federal and foundation grants, as well as state contracts related to health and health care integration. He’s written and published on enhancing the evidentiary support for integrated care models, increasing the training and education of mental health providers in medical settings, and the need to address specific health policy and payment barriers for successful integration.  


The theme of the 2017 conference was Overcoming Challenges in Primary Care: A Better Understanding of Value and OutcomesThis 6th annual OPCPCC conference examined challenges in delivering comprehensive high-quality, high-value primary care and strategies to overcome those challenges.  Concepts explored included value, outcomes, data, relationships that impact behaviors,

View 2017 conference agenda:  OPCPCC conference agenda final 2017

Following are slides from the 2017 conference:

02 OPCPCC opening slides 2017

03 Alker Ohio Slides 10-27-2017 (1)

04 Shared Principles 10 27 17

05 Heart Assoc OPCPCC 2017

06 Diabetes Talk 1022201


Thanks to all who made the 2017 conference a success!

Contact OPCPCC at 614-644-9756 or with questions or ideas about the conference.


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