Evaluating the implementation of health system reform
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Burdens on the the health care system in the form of excessive dependence on emergency rooms, cumbersome costs and unequal provision of care are well understood. This session addresses important gaps in the organization, delivery and management of health care in the United States by discussing recent innovations and best practices in the evolving systems of care such as patient centered medical homes and accountable care organizations. The session examines implementation of these inititaves and discusses challenges through the paradigm of the Public Health Act od 2008 and the more recent health reform.
Session Objectives: Describe strategies, best practices and challenges in implementing and evaluating health care delivery models.
Demonstrate the role of policy in supporting imporved delivery of services.
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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Medical Care, Chiropractic Health Care
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)