University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

2013 Blueprint

Vermont Blueprint for Health

Health System Innovation, Practice and Policy: The Long View

April 17, 2013

Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center

 

Overview

The Tenth Vermont Blueprint for Health Annual Conference will provide an overview of Health Reform spanning the local, state and national levels. This year’s speakers include Ed Wagner, MD, MPH, Director Emeritus at the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation Group Health Research Institute (joining us again this year after having been a keynote speaker at our inaugural Blueprint Conference), Michael Botticelli, MEd, Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Kevin Larsen, MD, FACP, Medical Director of Meaningful Use at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

The target audience of the conference is a diverse mix of clinicians, public health workers, hospital and health plan administrators, policy makers, grassroots community organizations and others interested in the cutting-edge health system redesign taking place in Vermont.

Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the experiences of Health Reform programs implemented in Vermont and nationwide in recent years (specifically those working with the Patient Centered Medical Home model).
  • Discuss emerging efforts regarding national standards for Health Information Technology.
  • Describe the current activities moving toward integration of Mental Health and Addictions Treatment with Primary Care.
Accreditation

The University of Vermont College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A credit application for Social Work Credit is pending approval.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6 Nursing Contact Hours. (Expiration: 4/17/15)

*The University of Vermont Office of Continuing Medical Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses’ Association, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fees

$75 General Admission (Those not requiring continuing education credit)

$100 Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals (Includes credit)

$150 Physicians (Includes CME credit)

Fee includes conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Refunds: Refunds, minus an administrative fee of $50, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received in writing by April 5, 2013. No refunds are possible after that date.

Please click here to register.

 

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