INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW ENGLAND
Bournewood Health Systems
jointly sponsors with the
Indian Medical Association of New England
UPDATES IN RISK MANAGEMENT
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Massachusetts Medical Society, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
Providers must be involved on multiple levels to help shape the rapidly evolving healthcare system. Healthcare quality is being increasingly measured, reported publicly, and questioned by all interested parties. There is a great urgency for physicians and their staff to determine how to improve their performance. Physicians need to understand principles of quality improvement, various tools they can use to improve performance, the role of IT in improving outcomes, and how to reduce costs while improving quality.
The growing Accountable Care Organization movement, particularly strong in Massachusetts, creates a further challenge for physicians to understand all of the systems and tools that they need to implement.
The Adoption of Maintenance of Certification and Maintenance of Licensure in Massachusetts will have an impact on physicians. Physicians need to understand the goal of MOL and MOC and the need to continually improve public safety and quality of care.
This meeting will look at the equity and disparities in healthcare delivery and how electronic health records and ACOs may impact the healthcare quality and safety. Physicians as champions of their patients' care need to be vigilant about equity in access to care and quality.
At the completion of this conference the participants will be able to:
Bournewood Health Systems designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the Joint Sponsorship of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Indian Medical Association of New England.
Bournewood Health Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Welcome and Introduction
Sajani Shah, MD, FACS
Moderators & CME Co-Chairs:
Seema Arora, MD; Sapna Aggarwal, MD
Controversies and Trends In Health Care
Apurv Gupta, MD, MPH
Managing Director, Clinical Solutions
Health Payment Reform Act
Paul R. Greenberg, Esquire Rindler
Pain Management: Controlling Controlled Substances
Paul Mathew, MD, FAHS
Director of Headache Medicine
Cambridge Health Alliance
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Hospice and End of Life Care
Lewis Hayes, MD, MPH
Medical Director, All Care Hospice
Updates in Board of Medicine
Carol Purmort, BS, JD
Deputy Director of Licensing
Board of Registration in Medicine
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