Healthcare Intelligence Network
Health Management Career Update
Vol. VI, No. 7
April 27, 2007
Table of Contents
Sponsored by: Strategies to Increase Primary Care Access and Use
Ensuring adequate access to primary care plays a pivotal role in reducing unnecessary emergency room visits, but with primary care shortages and the growing number of uninsured, healthcare organizations are challenged to ensure patient and member accessibility to primary care.
Strategies to Increase Primary Care Access and Use, a 90-minute audio conference, industry experts Margaret Brennan, administrator for the Primary Care Access Network with Orange County Government, Maureen Kersmarki, board chair of the Primary Care Access Network for Florida Hospital and Christopher Wise, administrative director of the Medical Management Center at the University of Michigan Health System will describe how their respective organizations have created sustainable partnerships for increasing access to primary care.For more information or to register, please visit:
1.) Director of Care Coordination, St. Louis, MO
Leading national Managed Care Organization seeks a Director of Care Coordination to oversee the day-to-day operations of their St. Louis Call Center.For more information, please visit:
Healthcare Administrator & Leader, Allen, Texas
Healthcare Administrator & Leader with experience in Healthcare and Telecom Industries. Background includes strategic and financial business planning, risk management, project management, process and quality improvement, cost reduction, cost management, public relations, non-profit management and fund raising, marketing, business operations and problem solving.For more information, please visit:
Nurse Case Manager, Baltimore/Washington, MD US
Children's Rehabilitation Services, a part of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a state-funded managed care program for children with chronic and crippling conditions requiring specialized inpatient and outpatient hospital-based care.For more information, please visit:
2.) Situation Wanted: VP, Communications and Development
Longtime Ph.D. leader of health care business development firm, experienced analyst/problem solver, respected and prolific author/speaker on emerging health care market dynamics. I now seek a development position with major health care organization.For more information, please visit:
3.) Baby Boomers’ Impact on Healthcare: High Demands, Expectations Met with a Healthy Dose of Prevention
Baby boomers have practically achieved cult status. As the first of the post-World War II generation turns 60 this year, the media has been recounting their preferences in everything from music to parenting to lifestyles. Boomers are depicted as an educated, financially secure bunch, redefining retirement as they care for aging parents and launch second careers. Job-wise, they’re having the last laugh: employers who shunned the older worker 20 years ago now recast work schedules and job descriptions to woo boomers back to work. But the picture wouldn’t be complete without some sobering statistics, particularly when it comes to the healthcare needs of boomers.Learn more by downloading this white paper today at:
4.) University In Search Of Practices That Address Mental Health In The Workplace
The Family and Employee Assistance Program (FEAP), to which the University of Toronto (U of T) subscribes, is seeing increases in the numbers of employees and their families using the counseling services to address issues of depression and stress.
Professor Angela Hildyard, vice president of human resources and equity at U of T, said the university is looking at a variety of ways to help individuals such as utilizing the expertise of the family care office and accessing FEAP.For more information, please visit:
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5.) Prevention is Primary: Strategies for Community Well Being Prevention is Primary: Strategies for Community Well Being, written by associates of the nationally renowned Prevention Institute, is a theory-to-practice book for students, faculty practitioners, and community leaders who want to take a proactive stance against the most pressing health problems in the community including asthma, tobacco, violence, HIV, poor nutrition and physical inactivity, health disparities, and environmental injustice. The volume provides a comprehensive and practical understanding of prevention on a community level. The authors define the elements of comprehensive, quality prevention efforts—from the necessary partnerships that need to be developed to the training, vision, and policies that go into successful efforts. For more information, please visit:
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