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Here is the latest information on the upcoming NACHC Farmworker Health Conference in Delray Beach FL. There will be something there for everyone in migrant health, regardless of their discipline and position. I hope that you are considering sending staff and board members to this valuable learning and networking experience. Bobbi Ryder
Make your hotel reservations before April 18!
2011 National Farmworker
Delray Beach, Florida
Marriott – Delray Beach
Dynamic Delivery Transformation:
Migrant Health Programs and Partners
May 11-13, 2011
Early bird registration deadline: April 20, 2011
Don’t Miss this unique opportunity to network with peers and national leaders in the migrant health industry—Register now for the National Farmworker Health Conference!
Program highlights of this year’s conference include:
Dynamic Educational and Plenary Sessions
· Government/Legislative policy updates
· Roundtable with the National Advisory Council
on Migrant Health
· Building a Patient-Centered Medical Home
· Coordinating Care for Quality and Cost Benefits
Dennis Weaver, M.D., M.B.A.,
Dr. Dennis Weaver will deliver the keynote address, Delivery Transformation in an Era of Change, during the opening plenary of this year’s conference. He is the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Southwind, a division of the Advisory Board Company, an organization focused on improving the performance of health system sponsored physician practices and assisting health systems with the development and implementation of physician alignment strategies. Dr. Weaver has more than 20 years of senior executive experience in a broad range of healthcare leadership positions and maintains board certification in multiple specialties.
Christine Chavez, Farmworker Coordinator,
Office of Advocacy and Outreach,
USDA, Washington, DC
Ms. Chavez will deliver an update on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmworker initiatives. She has made a lifetime commitment to public service, civil rights and he labor movement. For years, she worked with the United Farmworkers Union, the organization her grandfather Cesar Chavez helped to co-found over 40 years ago.
Christopher Mathews, MD
Senior Vice President
and Chief Medical Officer,
Community Health Network (CHNW)
and the Community Health Plan
of Washington State (CHPW)
As a leading expert on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Dr. Mathews will offer an educational session on strategies for managing organizational care. He is a board certified internal medicine physician and physician executive with extensive executive leadership experience in health care delivery systems and managed care.
A. Seiji Hayashi, M.D., M.P.H.,
Chief Medical Officer,
Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)
Health Resources and Services
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hayashi oversees the bureau’s clinical quality strategy for the nation’s community health centers, migrant health centers, health care for the homeless centers, and public housing primary care centers. He will deliver an overview of HRSA’s and the Bureau’s Quality Improvement strategic framework.
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For additional information, contact Carla Brathwaite at cbrathwaite@..., or call (301) 374-0400.
NACHC has negotiated a discounted rate of $159 Single/Double occupancy. The room block will be available, honoring the discounted rate until April 18, 2011. To book your room today and receive the NACHC group rate, call (561) 274-3200 and mention the conference code: NAC.
Marriott Delray Beach
10 N Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL, 33483
$159 Single/Double Occupancy
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