Upcoming Medical Conferences in AcmeSearch Criteria : United States of America Acme
Oct 22 - 23, 2018 | Acme, Michigan
2018 Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) Fall Conference is organized by Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards (MACMHB) and will be held from Oct 22 - 23, 2018 at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Acme, Michigan, United States of America. Conference Objectives are : • To identify strategies in preparing for or implementing value-based (outcome) payment systems. • To identify advocacy efforts at the local, state, or federal level, including self advocacy. • To spotlight programs highlighted in the Mental Health and Wellness Commission Report (any with partnerships with local CMHs) including Training program for local CMHs/jails/courts regarding Crisis intervention training and Assisted Outpatient Treatment. • To identify innovative initiatives designed to increase access to substance use disorder services. • To discuss the plans to address the challenges and opportunities emerging due to the federal Home and Community Based Services rules and the “mega” Managed Care rule changes. • To address efforts to further the aims of state and federal policy initiatives, including: healthcare reform, healthcare integration, and health homes. • To provide examples of local efforts to improve healthcare outcomes through a range of healthcare integration efforts such as: initiatives between CMHs, PIHPs, and BHIDD provider organizations and physical healthcare providers and payers such as FQHCs/Rural Health Centers/Hospitals/Medicaid health plans/Primary care physicians. • To focus on evidence-based, best and promising practices by: 1) identifying strategies for overcoming barriers to EBP implementation; 2) showing how communities have embedded existing EBPs into their system for sustainability; and 3) increasing understanding of the ways in which continuous quality improvement in EBPs can improve outcomes and performance measures. • To identify ways to use data and data analytics to improve outcomes and care and focus on the needs of persons with patterns of super/high healthcare utilization. • To increase participants’ awareness, knowledge, and skills, related to mental illness, developmental disability, substance use disorders, and trauma informed care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.