The Alliance Will Host its Largest Event of the Year – May 16
April 25, 2017
The Alliance is inviting employers and anyone interested in learning about shared decision making to its Annual Seminar event on May 16, 2017.
Do I or Don’t I?
Making Hard Decisions in Health Care
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
8 – 11:30 a.m.
The Monona Terrace, Madison, Wis.
More than 300 people are expected to attend to hear from three national speakers:
- Andrew Lazris, MD, founder and practitioner of a primary care practice in Columbia, MD and co-author of Interpreting Health Benefits and Risks
- Erik Rifkin, PhD, environmental scientist and co-author of Interpreting Health Benefits and Risks
- Catherine DesRoches, DrPH, executive director, OpenNotes
Presentations will cover the importance of shared decision making as well as:
- How to involve the patient in decision making
- Illustrating a pictorial way of showing how few people are helped and how many are harmed by common procedures through Benefit Risk Characteristic Theatre (BRCT).
- Overview of the OpenNotes initiative and how it is being incorporated into many clinics and hospitals today.
The Alliance Board of Directors will also present its third annual Health Transformation Awards to individuals and organizations who have committed to moving health care forward for consumers, employers and purchasers.
Interested individuals who would like to attend for free can register here:
The Alliance is an employer-owned, not-for-profit cooperative that moves health care forward by controlling costs, improving quality and engaging individuals in their health. It has 240 employer members that provide health benefit coverage to more than 100,000 people in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.