2019 Capital Area Summit

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, offering the most comprehensive, flexible, and secure portfolio of health information exchange solutions to Michigan healthcare providers.

NEW THIS YEAR! 

Making Choices Michigan

In partnership with Making Choices Michigan, the Capital Area Summit will feature an Advance Care Planning (ACP) track with three breakout sessions.  The event has been approved for six (6) nursing continuing education credits. Social Work continuing education credits are pending. Credits are $10 each and can be paid at the event with cash or check.

Network and learn from local, state, and national leaders! The Capital Area Summit is part of the GLHC 2019 Summit Series.

Learn the best practices of implementing Advance Care Planning (ACP) programs in various settings (healthcare and community based). Presentations will help attendees understand recent policy changes, advance directive storage/retrieval mechanisms, and how to promote shared decision making at all stages of ACP. These presentations will enhance healthcare provider’s ability to honor a person’s wishes!

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Keynote Speakers

Regina Holliday

Patient Rights Activist, Artist, Founder of Walking Gallery
Morning Keynote

Regina Holliday Patient Rights Activist, Artist, Founder of Walking Gallery

Carla Smith

Former Executive Vice President of HIMSS
Now – CEO, Carla Smith.health
Lunch Speaker
Carla Smith

NEW – Sarah Esty

MDHHS Senior Deputy Director, Policy and Planning Administration
Afternoon Keynote

 Sarah Etsy

Breakout Session Tracks

Advancing Advance Care Planning

Learn the best practices of implementing Advance Care Planning (ACP) programs in various settings (healthcare and community based). Presentations will help attendees understand recent policy changes, advance directive storage/retrieval mechanisms, and how to promote shared decision making at all stages of ACP. These presentations will enhance healthcare provider’s ability to honor a person’s wishes.

Improving Quality and Value Through Health Information Technology

Attendees will learn about the many different applications of Great Lakes Health Connect solutions and services. Current participants and GLHC representatives will share best practices, creative and innovative uses of technology, and will describe how health information technology is helping their organizations improve quality and the value of healthcare.

Healthcare Leadership, Policy, and Strategic Planning

These presentations will help attendees both understand and plan for the impact of recent proposed healthcare policies like TEFCA and the Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule. Presentations will be forums for leaders to learn best practices of planning and implementing a comprehensive health information technology strategy will be discussed.

Who Should Attend

  • Ambulatory and inpatient staff
  • Long term post-acute care staff
  • Consultants and Associations staff
  • PO/PHO/ACO/CIN/OSCs
  • Health plans
  • Human Service / Community Resources / SDOH
  • Behavioral Health and Health Departments
  • Care Managers
  • Nurses, Providers, and other Care Team Members
  • Health Information Technology contractors, vendors
  • Faith Community Health Care Providers
  • Advance Care Planning professionals
  • Attorneys and Paralegals
  • Financial Planners

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Sponsors and Exhibitors

Connect with attendees by sponsoring the 2019 Summit Series! Let us know your areas of interest and we will find the best sponsorship and/or exhibit opportunity for you. Contact Kate Meyer, GLHC Development Director, at kmeyer@gl-hc.org.