Embracing Patient Care Data to Improve Outcomes and Your Bottom Line
Friday, Oct. 13, 8-9 a.m. (1 CME credit available)
Under MACRA, your quality data for 2017 will directly impact your reimbursement in 2019. Discover strategies to improve outcomes and efficiencies and reduce costs.
This session will use small group discussions and case studies, incorporating data from public health records, claims, registries, prescribing practices, or EHRs to teach about health informatics and using the data to improve the quality and safety of care.
- Utilize local measurement of clinical outcomes to better define the value of health care delivery.
- Identify strategies to gather data, interpret it and use it in local clinical care settings to improve patient care.
Medical Student Poster Presentations
Friday, Oct. 13, 8-10 p.m.
Students from Pennsylvania medical schools will display their research in this first annual event. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place presentations at the event.
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Medical Student Health Care Debates
Saturday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m.-noon (1.5 CME credits available)
Listen, learn, and participate as teams address public health challenges during our medical student debates. Students from Pennsylvania's medical schools research and debate the clinical, sociological, or environmental factors that positively and negatively contribute to three public health challenges impacting patient care/outcomes in Pennsylvania.
Following the team presentations, the audience will engage in a Q&A session with the student panelists and discuss the relevance to current care recommendations. At the conclusion of each debate, participants vote for the team that provided the most evidence to support its position.
- Evaluate clinical, sociological, and environmental factors presented by medical student debate teams
- Assess recommended treatment and management strategies for applicability and incorporation into current practice.
Your Legacy - Ways to Ensure Your Financial Health and Support Your Favorite Charity
Saturday, Oct. 14, 12:45-1:45 p.m.
You can have your cake and eat it too! Join us for this free informational session presented by The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Note: Registration for this session is full.
The Governance Experience: PAMED House of Delegates Reference Committees
Saturday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m.
Sit in on Reference Committee discussions and engage in the decision-making process during PAMED’s House of Delegates annual business meeting, held in conjunction with the Annual Education Conference. Discover how PAMED delegates are helping to shape the future of medicine in Pennsylvania.
Evaluating Scientific Research: Resident and Fellow Poster Reviews
Saturday, Oct. 14, 4-5 p.m. (1 CME credit available)
Evaluate research as you visit with up-and-coming physicians during the Resident and Fellows Poster Review session. Assess new avenues of research, techniques and approaches, or best practices in the interdisciplinary team management of patients.
Identify the applicability to your clinical practice and PA health care and opportunities to incorporate the data into your practice of medicine to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes.
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- Assess new clinical research and patient care treatment/management strategies.
- Apply new information and strategies in practice.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.