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2022 Annual Health Care Conference in Las Vegas!
Our 2022 Annual Health Care Conference was a success. We broke records – especially with attendance and positive feedback. The keynote speaker, Rich Bluni, R.N., delivered with his humorous and touching talk on Inspired Leadership. Learn more about Rich and check out his books. Angela R. Powell, MPH, CPH Supervisory Public Health Analyst, HHS came in with the informative BPHC Update that focused on Operational Site Visit Prep, Health Center Data, and Customer Experience Initiatives. Stay up to date with HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care. Liliana Davalos, MPH and Tami Bruno, MPH eloquently explained Considerations for Equitable Healthcare in their Nevada Newcomer Health presentation. Learn more about the Governor's Office for New Americans (ONA).
One of the break-out sessions was led by NVPCA’s Policy Director, Steve Messinger, who articulately summed up the essential 340B drug pricing program, the threats that it now faces, and what we can do to protect 340B. Please contact Steve Messinger with any 340B questions or if you would like to advocate to help the campaign to defend 340B.
Anne Murray and Joe Hyde, JBS International, explored Advanced Motivational Interviewing Tools and Techniques. You can learn more about adolescent focused motivational interviewing with our upcoming free training which has a registration deadline of this Friday, September 30th.
The break-out sessions were rounded out by Lex Owen, Ph.D., LMSW and Stacy Alaribe, LMSW explained how to have a Disability-Competent Practice by Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Needs of Youth with Disabilities. Learn more with The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities.
Sharon Chamberlain, CEO and Kristen Davis-Coelho, PhD of Northern Nevada HOPES closed out the day. Starting with some laughs and then segueing into a poignant personal story that touched all of the hearts, they left the crowd hopeful by perfectly illustrating how CHCs can think big, plan strategically, partner for impact and expand the vision for fqhcs.
Joe Dunn, Masters, Political Management, Senior VP, Public Policy & Research National Association of Community Health Centers brought clarification with the Federal Policy Update. NACHC's new monthly Combined Policy Call is designed to ensure that all organizations (Community Health Centers, Primary Care Associations, and Health Center Controlled Networks) stay informed about the latest policy and advocacy updates in Washington. The next Combined Policy Call will be Thursday, October 13 at 12:00 pm PSTT. Please click here to download the calendar invite. All are invited to attend—spread the word!
Jodi Tate, Population Health Director, Canyonlands Healthcare, brought the Community Health Worker love with her presentation, “Reimagine Clinical Care Teams for Population Health Management: Break Down Silos and Draft a New Blueprint with CHWs as the Foundation.”
The final speaker of the conference was Roberto Dansie, Ph.D. and CEO & Founder of Cultural Wisdom™. Dr. Dansie was entertaining and incredibly insightful while discussing Community Heroes and Primary Care. He expounded on the importance of heart, mind, body, spirit, perspective, passion, community, connection, and cultural diversity. Besides opening minds and touching hearts, he reminded us that the shortest distance between two human beings is a smile! Learn more about the amazing and wise Dr. Roberto Dansie.
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2022 NVPCA Annual Health Care Conference Disclosure Policy
As an accredited provider of continuing medical education through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. In order to assure that information is presented in a scientific and objective manner, The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine requires that anyone in a position to control or influence the content of an accredited activity disclose all financial relationships within the prior 24 months with any commercial or proprietary entity producing health care goods or services relevant to the content being planned or presented. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. Following are those disclosures.
Aleksa Owen– Grant/Research Support: Health Services and Resources Administration, NV DHS Division of Public and Behavioral Health
All other presenters, planners or anyone in a position to control the content of this continuing medical education activity have indicated that they do not have any financial relationships with commercial or proprietary interests related to the content of this activity.