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USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions  provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.

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Spring 2016


The 22nd Annual Midwest Care Coordination Conference is for a variety of healthcare professionals from case managers, navigators, nurses, social workers and anyone involved in the transition and coordination of care. The day will open with Susan Davis, RN, MPH, CCM, the managing director for Evolent Health, working with local accountable care organization (ACO) markets to improve the health of the community. Ms. Davis has more than 30 years of nursing experience and has served in healthcare leadership roles in several organizations. She is active in national case management organizations. Ms. Davis will discuss value based care and how it affects general care coordination and case management, changes in reimbursement with different ACO models, specific strategies of ACOs, and patient and provider stories of how this model is working around the country. Ms. Davis will provide a concurrent session on post-acute care and how providers are being brought into the value-based care arena by ACOs. Other concurrent sessions will focus on Medicare and Medicaid, behavioral health programs, dental resources prevention of COPD readmissions, ethics, care coordination, and how nutrition impacts overall health. Closing session will be provided by Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP, a widely acclaimed national heath and humor speaker, noted for her entertaining delivery. Joint Provider is Tri-State Case Manager’s Network.

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $105, $50 for graduate students, and $15 for undergraduate students until April 21; thereafter $125; $70 for graduate students; and $25 for undergraduate students. Includes lunch & refreshments.
Contact Hours: 6.0
Course Number: HPR895

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