3054.0 Integrating Primary Care and Public Health: Report from the Institute of Medicine

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
In spring this year, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued "Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health." The report explores opportunities for two federal agencies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to improve and maintain health of the US population. Local cases are described where integration of primary care and public health resources have improved health. The report also points to resources afforded by the landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), recently affirmed by the US Supreme Court, which promise strengthened protection and support of citizensí health. In this session authors, staff, and other experts will discuss the report.
Session Objectives: Identify areas within primary care and public health that lend themselves to integration. Explain the recommendations of the IOM Committee on Integrating Primary Care and Public Health. Discuss the roles of CDC and HRSA in promoting primary care-public health integration.
Winston Wong, MD, MS , Corinne Graffunder, DrPH, MPH and Natasha Coulouris, MPH

Integrating primary care and public health: A report from the Institute of Medicine
Catherine McLaughlin, PhD, Winston Wong, MD, MS, Paula Staley, MPA, RN and Natasha Coulouris, MPH

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Mental Health

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

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