142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Uniting Primary Care and Public Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Rebekah Gee, MD, MPH, MSHPR , School of Public Health, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
The focus is on the essential challenge of  (re)uniting primary care and public health for stronger systems and greater health. It is intended to help our public health colleagues envision and enable a future in which the public health system better integrates and advances prevention/population health and the schism between clinical care and pub health is narrowed or erased.... for healthier populations and communities.

Learning Areas:

Clinical medicine applied in public health
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health administration or related administration
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Describe new trends in integrating Medicaid and population health. Describe state approaches to public health and Medicaid data integration. Describe state approaches to improving birth outcomes. Discuss creating priorities in population health through joint efforts with public health and Medicaid.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Rebekah Gee is the Medicaid Medical Director for the state of Louisiana. She is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University. Dr. Gee has served as chair or co-chair of several national efforts on perinatal quality improvement and measurement and prematurity reduction for state and national organizations including CMS, HRSA, NQF and ACOG.
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.