Event will be May 3 in Oakland.
University of California Health colleagues are encouraged to register now for the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation’s second spring colloquium, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland. The registration form can be downloaded or filled online.
Space is filling up for the colloquium, which is open to anyone at UC’s medical centers and health professional schools who is working to improve health care delivery, population health and efficiency of care at UC Health. Registration closes April 26.
The colloquium will address the changing health care marketplace, increasing financial challenges, and clinical and operational approaches available to UC Health to compete as health care reform unfolds.
UC San Francisco Medical Center CEO Mark Laret will give the keynote address, “A Call to Action for Academic Medical Centers to ‘Think Differently.’” David Lansky, president and CEO of the Pacific Business Group on Health, will provide an employer’s perspective on health care costs and quality. A panel discussion, “What Health Plans are Looking for From Providers,” will feature Paul Markovich, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California; Aldo De La Torre, vice president, provider engagement and contracting for California, Anthem Blue Cross; and Steven Sell, president of Health Net Inc.’s Western Region Health Plan and Health Net of California.
Along with remarks by UC Health Senior Vice President John Stobo, UC Chief Risk Officer Grace Crickette and innovation center Executive Director Terry Leach, there also will be poster presentations, talks from five innovation center fellows and an announcement of innovation center grant winners. (View agenda.)
The colloquium registration fee is $75. A limited number of registration fee waivers will be available for UC Health professionals, faculty and staff. Please contact email@example.com or (510) 987-0287 for more information.
Attendees interested in reserving a room at the Oakland Marriott City Center can take advantage of paying a group rate by April 18. Space is limited. For more information, visit the Marriott’s website or call (510) 451-4000 (reference “UCOP CHQI Colloquium” for group rate).
The colloquium has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ continuing medical education, jointly sponsored by the UC Davis Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education and the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the UC Davis Health System and the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation. The UC Davis Health System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician credit: The UC Davis Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA PRA Category 1 credit acceptable for multidisciplinary team members
Nurse: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report 4.75 hours of credit and fill in “CME Category 1” for the provider number).
Physician assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.
About the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation
The UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation, launched in 2010, is charged with identifying best practices, convening key stakeholders to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and funding innovative projects that demonstrate improved value in the health care delivery system. The center is governed by a board composed of the six UC medical school deans, five UC medical center CEOs and chaired by the UC Health senior vice president. For more information, visit http://health.universityofcalifornia.edu/innovation-center or email firstname.lastname@example.org.