2012 Accelerating Primary Care Conference / November 18 - 20 / Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel / Banff, AB
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Learn about new and innovative ways primary care services are being designed and delivered in Canada and abroad. Explore opportunities to accelerate advances in primary care. Current research and examples of primary care teams in action will be featured in workshops, in conference sessions, and a robust poster session.
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News Release - Sunday, November 18 ,2012
Primary care experts discuss measurements of success at a Banff, Alberta conference
November 18, 2012 - (Banff, Alberta) The Accelerating Primary Care Conference hosted by the Primary Care Initiative is one of Canada's premier events in primary care held annually in Alberta, Canada and attracts hundreds of participants. Leading primary care professionals from the provincial, national and international community gather to present information and exchange strategies on primary care service delivery.
The conference contains two days filled with sessions chaired by national and international primary care experts who have been invited to further develop several conference themes including:
There are more than twenty conference speakers including:
Positive, long-term health outcomes result from an effective and accessible primary care system. Research and practical application prove that consistent, available care by a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary health professionals means patients get the best care from the most appropriate care provider at the optimal time.
The goals of the conference are to provide opportunities for new research and knowledge to be shared by experts in primary care and to highlight Alberta's leadership in primary care in Canada. A further goal is to encourage and prepare practitioners to revolutionize their practices and policies, with an aim of improving local services and outcomes.
Join us at ACCELERATING PRIMARY CARE, and
Focused on Improving Primary Care
At this inspiring conference, participants will learn about driving the transformational change that is needed to ensure that primary care is functioning at its fullest potential. National and international speakers will discuss the latest developments in team formation, function and integration. Sessions on measurement, accountability and quality will round out the program. You’ll leave this conference with the understanding of the importance of broadening the team to include communities as well as how empowering patients will lead to significant improvement in outcomes.
More than 400 practitioners and leaders are expected to participate in the sixth annual Accelerating Primary Care conference. The audience includes physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, rehabilitation professionals, mental health professionals, including psychologists and social workers, other health care service providers, senior managers of health services, leaders in professional licensing bodies, advocacy organizations, and government.
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