Online Program

Evaluating the implementation of health system reform

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Burdens on the the health care system in the form of excessive dependence on emergency rooms, cumbersome costs and unequal provision of care are well understood. This session addresses important gaps in the organization, delivery and management of health care in the United States by discussing recent innovations and best practices in the evolving systems of care such as patient centered medical homes and accountable care organizations. The session examines implementation of these inititaves and discusses challenges through the paradigm of the Public Health Act od 2008 and the more recent health reform.
Session Objectives: Describe strategies, best practices and challenges in implementing and evaluating health care delivery models. Demonstrate the role of policy in supporting imporved delivery of services.
Jill Rissi, PhD

Many journeys to accountable care   
Eugene Kroch, PhD and Danielle Lloyd, MPH
Measuring public health services: The impact of a Colorado ruling on minimum core services   
Adam J. Atherly, PhD, Julie Marshall, PhD, Lisa VanRaemdonck, MPH, MSW, Sarah Lampe, MPH and Sarah Schmiege, PhD
Evaluating the implementation of the primary care home in Oregon: Community-level health reform   
Sherril B. Gelmon, DrPH, Rachel Trotta, MPH, Nicole Merrithew, MPH and Paige Hatcher, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Medical Care, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)