80046130 - Architecture of High Value Health Care: National Conference of the High Value Practice Academic Alliance

Date & Location
Friday, September 21, 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:00 AM   Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

Target Audience
Academic/Research, Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Radiology, General Practice, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Multiple Specialties, Physician Assistant, Radiology

The cost of healthcare has risen to unacceptable levels. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, healthcare expenditures for 2018 are projected to be $3.4 trillion. Notably, the Institute of Medicine estimates that approximately $750 billion spent on healthcare in 2009 was "wasted on unnecessary services, excessive administrative costs, fraud and other problems, and more recently estimated of wasted healthcare spending approach $1.2 trilliion.

Preliminary Program

  1. Broadly advance initiatives that have improved health care quality and safety while reducing costs of care for patients.
  2. Investigate outcomes to ensure that practice refinement maintains or improves diagnostic or therapeutic efficacy.
  3. Determine the best methodologies to improve the value of care providers deliver.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.