4136.0 Health Care Finance: Partnership, Collaboration and/or Solo?

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session will include discussions on the landmark Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) of 1998 designed to provide funding dedicated to public health and tobacco control programs. The presenter will highlight how much or how little MSA funding has been used. The session will also include discussions on the resources, specific interests, and strategies that foundations use in their participation of health policy. The practice of Collaborative Self-Management Support will be described as a methodology for bringing clinical medicine and public health together to empower people and change environments. The session will also focus on the presentation of the Geographic Information System intervention programís cost effectiveness.
Session Objectives: Participants should be able to: Assess the level and use of MSA funding in the respective states and the factors which have influenced statesí investment choices of the MSA funds. Discuss factors that affect foundationsí program development, performance and evaluation, recognizing the value of using political analysis and policy process models. Identify and apply three ways clinical and public health systems work together to foster patient self-management.
Patricia Nolan, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Health Administration

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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