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Avoiding Hospital Readmissions Boot Camp and Survive and Thrive in the Changing Health Care Environment - ABQAURP's 36th Annual Health Care Quality Conference
Date:2/25/2013

(PRWEB) February 25, 2013

Nearly one in five Medicare patients is readmitted within a month, which is a prime symptom of a poorly coordinated system. What are you doing to address this?

It is clear that CMS and other payers are aggressively looking at every opportunity to improve efficiencies and reduce waste across the health care continuum. To provide participants with the tools needed to work with Medicare’s Hospital Readmission Reduction Program, ABQAURP is pleased to present the Transitions of Care and Reducing Readmissions Boot Camp, to help physicians, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and other providers address this critical issue. This program is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2013 in Tampa, FL.

Keynotes include: Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MA, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; David Schulke, Vice President, Research Programs, Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)/American Hospital Association; and Kim Streit, FACHE, MBA, MHS, Vice President, Healthcare Research and Information, Florida Hospital Association. Distinguished faculty includes: Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, CMO and Vice President, Reimbursement and Payer Markets, 3M Health Information Systems; David M. Gates, MD, PhD, FACP, Regional Medical Director, Eagle Hospital Physicians; Robert J. Fortini, PNP, Chief Clinical Officer, Bon Secours Medical Group; Madeleine Rooney, MSW, Manager, Transitional Care-Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center; Karen Tomes, RN, Director Hospital Care Management, Allina Health System; Carrie Nelson, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director for Special Projects, Advocate Physician Partners; John Bowe, Director, Employee Health and Well-being, Bon Secours Health System; Daniel Buffington, PharmD, MBA, Clinical Pharmacology Services; and Jan McNeilly, RN, BSN, MS, FACHE, National Director for Clinical Informatics, Premier Inc.

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