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ADHERENCE EVENTS CALENDAR ARCHIVES

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May – 2014

National Council for Behavioral Health 2014 Conference.
Monday-Wednesday, May 5-7, 2014, Washington, DC

Participate in the nation’s premier specialty healthcare conference, attended by executives, board members and staff from the nation’s community mental health and substance use treatment organizations. Each year, this can’t miss event features the latest innovations, science and business and clinical best practices.

National Healthcare Innovation Summit.
Tuesday-Friday, May 13-16, 2014, Boston, MA

Join your colleagues at this second annual summit that will convene health care stakeholders and policymakers to focus on innovations that control health care costs.

Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) 9th Annual Meeting & Best Practices Forum.
Wednesday-Friday. May 28-30, 2014, Crystal City, VA

Share insights and ideas on the state of healthcare reform and medication use as it relates to quality performance, measurement and innovation in improving healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.  Targets thought leaders, policy experts, government insiders, innovators and researchers within healthcare and the quality performance arena.

April – 2014
March – 2014

American Society on Aging’s Aging in America: 2014 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging.
Tuesday-Saturday, March 11-15, 2014, San Diego, CA

Learn from the experts and gain new insights from this community of 3,000 engaged professionals as ASA celebrates its 60th anniversary and explore best practices and replicable models for serving an aging population. 

The National Alliance for Caregiving’s (NAC) 8th Annual National Conference of Caregiving Coalitions.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, San Diego, CA

At this conference, discover how to leverage state and local supports for caregiving issues; what new technologies can do to support family caregivers; how to engage family caregivers in your caregiving coalitions; and strategies on how to grow and sustain your caregiving coalition. When you get to the site, select “8th Annual National Conference for Caregiving Coalitions” during registration.

February – 2014

USC University of Southern California’s Optimizing Medication Safety and Healthcare Quality National Conference.
Thursday-Friday, February 20-21, 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Participate in this two-day conference, featuring healthcare leaders across the nation speaking about best practices in clinical pharmacy service collaborations delivered through a variety of modes (integrated in clinics, partnerships with community pharmacists, hospital-based programs focused on care transitions, telehealth, etc.).

American Society on Aging’s Leadership Institute.
March 2014-May 2014, online

Participate in this three-month leadership development intensive that has been carefully designed to prepare the next generation of leaders in the field of aging. The program offers online web seminars, a leadership styles self-assessment, an intercultural development personalized assessment, lectures by recognized leaders in the field of aging, facilitated dialogue, networking opportunities, leadership literature and options to enroll in a mentorship and more. Enrollment closes on February 20, 2014.

January – 2014

Council for Affordable Health Coverage’s Connected Health, Better Adherence.
Friday, January 31, 2014, Washington, DC

Participate in a roundtable on HIT priorities to improve medication adherence.

December 2013

PCORI’s Workgroup: Clinical Interventions to Reduce Hypertension Disparities.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Teleconference/Webinar

Join this multi-stakeholder workgroup to discuss clinical interventions to reduce hypertension disparities.

HealthSummit: Technology – Business – Research – Policy.
Sunday-Wednesday, December 8-11, 2013, Washington, DC

Join colleagues at that 5th annual mHealth Summit that brings together leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mHealth ecosystem to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes in the US and abroad.

November 2013

NPC @ ACCESS AND COST-SHARING OF SPECIALTY MEDICATIONS FOR UNDERINSURED PATIENTS.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Washington, DC

Join an intimate group of policy makers, patient advocates and pharmaceutical and specialty pharmacy executives to gain insight and discuss various topics facing the underinsured population.

Script Your Future Baltimore Presents: Motivational Interviewing Education.
Tuesday, November 12, 8:30 am – 11:00 am (ET), Baltimore, MD

Join Script Your Future Baltimore for a morning of Motivational Interviewing (MI) education at Montgomery Park Conference Center in Baltimore. This Medication Adherence Experience is a free event bringing together healthcare professionals for education, networking and thoughtful discussion about medication adherence. Also, hear updates about the new Health Insurance Marketplace implemented under the Affordable Care Act. A light breakfast will be served. Attending pharmacists and nurses are eligible to earn 1.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits. Healthcare professionals will learn Motivational Interviewing, a form of collaborative conversation for strengthening a patient's own motivation and commitment to change.

National Family Caregivers Month
Friday-Sunday, November 1-30, 2013

Tell NAC how family caregiving has impacted your life on Twitter, using hashtag #CareImpact (@NA4Caregiving).

Script Your Future Baltimore Presents: Motivational Interviewing Education.
Tuesday, November 12, 8:30 am – 11:00 am (ET), Baltimore, MD

Join Script Your Future Baltimore for a morning of Motivational Interviewing (MI) education at Montgomery Park Conference Center in Baltimore. This Medication Adherence Experience is a free event bringing together healthcare professionals for education, networking and thoughtful discussion about medication adherence. Also, hear updates about the new Health Insurance Marketplace implemented under the Affordable Care Act. Attending pharmacists and nurses are eligible to earn 1.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits.

National eHealth Collaborative’s Assessing and Improving Consumer Engagement: The Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool (CeRT) in Action.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013, Webinar

Hear about the Kentucky consumer engagement initiative including its approach, objectives and rationale, initial survey results from users of the CeRT and the actual experience of PrimaryPlus, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that has used the tool. Attendees will also get an overview of the assessment the CeRT provides and how organizations can use the tool to improve patient engagement in their organization and across an entire state. 

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Opening a Pipeline to Patient-Centered Research Proposals.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, ET

Participate in this webinar highlighting PCORI’s Pipeline to Proposal Awards program’s call for applications for the Tier I Pipeline Awards for the US Western Region. Learn more about the Tier 1 Pipeline Awards, what type of projects PCORI is looking to fund and how to apply.

National eHealth Collaborative’s Groundbreaking Work: ACOs and Innovation Grants.
Friday, November 15, 2013, Webinar

In this webinar, Dr. Craig Samitt, former CEO of Dean Health System in Madison, WI and current Executive Vice President at DeVita Healtcare Partners, will discuss Dean Health System’s decision to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings ACO Program (MSSP) rather than the Pioneer ACO program and the subsequent transformation of both its financial and operational performance. This is a follow-up session from the Collaborative October 15 program, “No HIE? No ACOs.”

Script Your Future’s Medication Adherence in Practice – Webinar.
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013, 12:00 pm – 1:00 EST

Learn to talk with your patients to improve their adherence, featuring Dr. Ira Wilson, Brown University.

Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Infrastructure Workshop (also Webcast/Teleconference.
Tuesday-Wednesday, November 19-20, 2013, Atlanta, GA

Discuss strategies for increasing the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) into electronic health records (EHRs). The workshop is focused on developing an action plan for enhancing use of PROs for clinical care, research and performance monitoring. Join patients, clinicians, researchers, healthcare system leaders, policy makers and other key stakeholders in this important discussion.

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