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OPCPCC Annual Fall Conference

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The 2017 OPCPCC annual conference is scheduled for Friday, October 27 at the Pinnacle Golf Course in Grove City, Ohio. 

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

OPCPCC is pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM.  Dr. Mostashari is the CEO of Aledade, a start-up he co-founded aimed at helping primary care doctors transform their practices and form accountable care organizations (ACOs). Prior to Aledade, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, where he focused on payment reform and delivery system transformation. He served from 2011-2013 as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology where he coordinated U.S. efforts to build a health information technology infrastructure for healthcare reform and consumer empowerment. During his tenure at the Office of the National Coordinator, including his two years as Principal Deputy, he led the implementation of the Health IT for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. He also collaborated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the design and implementation of the “Meaningful Use” Incentive Program, in addition to programs for health information exchange, health IT workforce, research, and privacy and security. Previously, Dr. Mostashari served at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as Assistant Commissioner for the Primary Care Information Project, where he co-led agile development of population health management functionality within a commercial EHR. Dr. Mostashari also led the NYC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics and an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project focused on quality measurement at the point of care.  He conducted graduate training at the Harvard School of Public Health and Yale Medical School, served his internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and completed the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service program. He was a lead investigator in the outbreaks of West Nile Virus, and anthrax in New York City, and among the first developers of real-time nationwide electronic disease surveillance systems.

This year's conference will include an optional pre-conference session titled, Ohio Updates:  Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) and State Innovation Model (Ohio CPC).

Plan to join us for an optional post-conference informal networking time in the Loft at Pinnacle. 

View conference agenda:  OPCPCC conference agenda updated 9 6 2017

Participation is limited to the first 350 who register and there is a $50 registration fee (coffee, lunch, and snack are included).  A limited number of need-based partial scholarships are available.  

Please register by October 10, 2017. 

 

This Live activity, 2017 OPCPCC Annual Conference, with a beginning date of 10/27/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 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.  Social Workers- This conference is approved for 5 social work CEUs by NASW Ohio Chapter. NASW is recognized as a Continuing Education Approver for social work CEUs by the OCSWMFT Board.  Nurses can request a CME certificate to submit for credit. 

Contact OPCPCC at 614-644-9756 or PCMH@odh.ohio.gov with questions about the conference.

 

Page updated:  9/12/2017