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Quality Counts 2013 Conference – April 3rd in Augusta

CAHC is proud to be a collaborator with Maine Quality Counts in presenting the next 2013 Quality Counts Conference on April 3rd – Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 8am – 4pm
Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine

A Maine Quality Counts Conference, co-sponsored by
Maine Public Health Association & Maine Primary Care Association;
in Strategic Partnership with the
Maine Health Access Foundation
and in collaboration with
Maine Medical Association, Maine Osteopathic Association, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Consumers for Affordable Health Care and the Maine Centers for Disease Control

Thank You to this year’s key sponsors:
Platinum Sponsor: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Gold Sponsor: Martin’s Point Health Care

Please plan to join us on April 3, 2013, at the Augusta Civic Center

One Meeting. Five Reasons

There are so many reasons to attend the QC 2013 Conference – here are just a few:

1. Keynote Speakers

Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP

Dr. Berwick will highlight the theme of reaching the “Triple Aim” of Improvement – Population Health, Cost Reduction and Care Experience,” through his Keynote Address, “Aligning Maine’s Forces to Achieve the Triple Aim: What Will It Take?”

Dr. Berwick is the United States’ leading advocate for high-quality healthcare and is the former Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For 22 years prior, he was the founding CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a nonprofit dedicated to improving healthcare around the world.

Rosemary Gibson, B.S., M.Sc.

Rosemary Gibson, B.S., M.Sc., is a national leader in health care quality and safety, a renowned speaker and critically acclaimed author of The Treatment Trap, which shines a light on the overuse of unnecessary medical treatment. Ms. Gibson will highlight patient engagement through her Keynote Address, “Keeping the Patient at the Center of the Triple Aim.”

2. New Trends and Best Practices

Over a dozen breakout sessions offering specific models and tools for working collaboratively within communities to improve health and healthcare to achieve the “Triple Aim” to transform care.

3. Networking

Each year, more than 500 health care professionals attend the conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with your colleagues at one of the many breakout sessions held during the Conference.

4. One of the Largest Health Care Quality Conferences Held in Maine

More than 500 attendees and booths of information related to health care quality will be together, serving as a “best practice college”, offering a unique opportunity for stakeholders to come together to identify steps for transforming care, with this years focus on achieving the “Triple Aim”.

5. Continuing Education

Earn CE contact hours in CHES and CME (physicians & non-physicians).

Agenda Details & Registration Information
will be available February 2013 at:

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