Manasquan NJ USA -- June 16, 2009: Key components of the patient-centered medical home will be toured during the Medical Home "Open House" series this summer, sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Scheduled topics to date include:
- Under One Roof: Integrating Primary Care & Behavioral Health in the Medical Home;
- Medical Home Contracting: Building a Solid Framework; and
- Patient Engagement and Education in the Medical Home: Perspectives from Several Pilot.
For more information or to register today, please contact HIN at 888-446-3530 or visit:
Please reference this customer code when registering: MHO0616H
More topics will be added in coming weeks.
Session 1: Under One Roof: Integrating Primary Care & Behavioral Health in the Medical Home on July 1, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern. Laura Galbreath, Director of Policy and Advocacy for the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (NCCBH), and Liz Reardon, president of Reardon Consulting and former Managed Care Director for Vermont Medicaid, will join current developments in the patient-centered medical home model with evidence-based approaches to integration of primary care and behavioral health.
Session 2: Medical Home Contracting: Building a Solid Framework on July 8, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern. Barbara Walters, DO, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, will share how to effectively prepare, negotiate and contract with payors for the medical home model of care. Dr. Walters will examine the core components associated with managing relationships, understanding financial models and contracting with payors to prepare organizations for a seat the negotiating table.
Session 3: Patient Engagement and Education in the Medical Home: Perspectives from Several Pilots on 8/5/09 at 1:30 Eastern.Barbara Wall, President and CEO, Hagen Wall Consulting will draw upon her recent consulting roles with two separate medical home models used in pilots in the Northwest to describe the essential process changes that improve patient outreach and keep the patient at the center of the medical home.
Webinar Formats: Each 45-minute session includes a 15-minute Q&A; “On-Demand” rebroadcast available two days after the session; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available three weeks later. Participants may add a DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.
"The patient-centered medical home model of care will no doubt come under intense scrutiny in the near future as healthcare reform efforts intensify," said Melanie Matthews, executive vice president of the Healthcare Intelligence Network. "Our Medical Home Open House webinar series is designed to allow healthcare executives to zero in on key topics of interest to their organizations at their convenience — without a signficant investment of time and resources."
Submit Your Questions:
You are invited to submit your questions in advance of the programs to ensure that your questions are answered. Please e-mail your questions to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will attempt to answer your questions during the conferences. However, time constraints limit the number of questions that can be answered during the live Q&A so be sure to get your questions in early.
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Registrants can participate in the live webinars or purchase access to archive versions on DVD, CD or On-Demand format. We also offer the ability to add a DVD or CD to your live webinar registration so that staff members who are unavailable to participate in the live program can benefit from the program learnings.
There is no limit on the number of participants from your office; the registration fee covers one dial-in for the audio and one computer connection for the webinar. For discount pricing on additional phone lines and webinar connections, contact our customer service line at
Program materials, the call access number and links for the presentation files will be provided approximately one week before the program date via e-mail.