Online Program

MCH opportunities in building integrated delivery system

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 2:35 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Deborah Walker, EdD, US Health Division, Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA
This presentation will discuss the role of maternal and child health professionals in a post ACA enrollment period. It will provide perspective, commentary and recommendations about where the MCH field needs to be leading in ACA implementation in areas including outreach and enrollment, population-based services, gap filling, monitoring the impact of the ACA on MCH populations, and quality improvement.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe accountable care organizations (e.g., integrated delivery systems). Describe definitions of population health and MCH role in achieving population health in integrated delivery systems.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have >40 years of experience maternal and child health research, policy development and practice at the state and national levels including >100 peer reviewed journal articles and 3 books on maternal and child health content . I spent 16 years with the Massachusetts Department of PH, specializing in child and family health and health promotion.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.