234270 Where the rubber hits the road: Implementing health reform within AHRQ, HRSA and CDC/ATSDR

: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Ileana Arias, PhD , Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Carolyn Clancy, MD , Director, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN , Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Administration, management, leadership
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration

Learning Objectives:
Explain and articulate the role of public health in health care reform. Describe two key aspects of the Affordable Care Act: The National Prevention Strategy and the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Describe key public and private sector issues and activities that are helping to promote patient engagement in the transformation of the US health care system. Outline the roles that the US Dept of Health and Human Services and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality play in areas including patient-centered care,health IT and patient safety. Identify how the relationships between these efforts and strategies, built on local/regional/national collaboration, will transform 21st century health care into an information-rich, patient-focused enterprise. Describe the programs that HRSA oversees that will be impacted by the Affordable Care Act. Identify the way that HRSA programs will engage with state and local health departments and the public health community in general. Discuss the coordination with CDC and AHRQ in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Not Answered

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