Improving Value in Health Care: The 2017 Choosing Wisely Summit Oct. 27

October 4, 2017

Join health care leaders, stakeholders and national Choosing Wisely representatives in Seattle on Friday, October 27 for a day-long in-depth look at how the Choosing Wisely initiative in Washington State is moving from education to implementation.

The full-day conference is designed to give practices and organizations of all sizes the tools and inspiration to integrate Choosing Wisely recommendations into daily operations. Conference highlights include:

  • Keynote address: “Choosing Wisely: A National Campaign,” presented by Richard Baron, MD, president and CEO of American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation.
  • “Implementation Science,” presented by Matt Handley, MD, senior medical director of quality and safety at Kaiser Permanente of Washington.
  • “Connecting the Dots: Choosing Wisely and MACRA’s QPP,” presented by Paul McGann, MD, chief medical officer of quality improvement at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • “Clinical Education Strategies: Leveraging CME to Change Physician Behavior,” presented by Graham McMahon, MD, president and CEO of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Several breakout sessions will be available, with options including medical group implementation, hospital and health system implementation, sharing physician- and clinic-level results for measuring success and more. Learn more about the Choosing Wisely Summit and register on the WSMA website. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This activity has been approved for ABIM MOC points. (Ryan Hosken)


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