3360.0 Progressing toward Health Care Reform

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
This session will discuss issues relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as they relate to value systems, in part. It will also explore the use of medical assistant/physician expanders in their roles to improve healthcare. As well, there will also be discussion of scheduling patients after ER discharge and the patient centered medical home model.
Session Objectives: Compare value systems that underlie health policy Define traditional roles and training for Medical Assistants (MAs) Describe the expanded roles for MAs, preparation, training, and tools they use in chronic care management Describe the results of the Caregiver Online Scheduling (COS) Model

2:30 PM
Role of ideology, opportunism and pragmatism in health care reform
Harry Perlstadt, PhD MPH and Anne-marie Boxall, PhD
2:50 PM
Utilizing medical assistants in expanded roles in primary care management
Susan A. Chapman, PhD, RN, Catherine Dower, JD and Lisel Blash, MA
3:10 PM
Career Phase of Board Certified General Surgeons: Workload Composition and Outcomes
James Studnicki, ScD, James N. Laditka, DA, PhD, MPA, Maka Tsulukidze, MD, MPA, MPH, PhD Student, Yhenneko Taylor, MStat and Simone Salandy, MPH, PhD Student

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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