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What’s Happening at MCOL | The 1st Annual Readmissions Web Summit 

By Claire Thayer, August 21, 2012

This week, we host the 1st Annual Readmissions Web Summit on Thursday, from 1:00PM – 2:30PM Eastern. Join us for a live 90 minute webinar with national experts as they share their experience, insights and strategic approaches in reducing preventable readmissions:

  • 1:00 pm - 1:05 pm  Introductory Comments - Raymond Carter, Senior Editor, Readmissions News; Moderator 
  • 1:05 pm - 1:30 pm  Reducing Readmissions By Working Across Settings: Insights from Communities Across the U.S. - Amy E. Boutwell, MD, MPP, President, Collaborative Healthcare Strategies 
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  SETMA's Initiative to Reduce Preventable Readmissions - James (Larry) Holly, MD CEO, Southeast Texas Medical Associates (SETMA); Adjunct Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Involving Family Caregivers in Care Transitions-- Carol Levine, Director, Families and Health Care Project, United Hospital Fund

The event also includes three downloadable pre-recorded sessions, with Regence Executive Medical Director discussing the way forward in managing readmissions from a health plan perspective; Guy D'Andrea, President of Discern Consulting explaining a Financial Incentives Model for Minimizing Readmissions; and Mount Sinai Medical Center's Doctor Jill Kalman and Maria Basso Lipani discuss their experience in prediction and targeted intervention of patients at risk of readmission.

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