80046130 - Architecture of High Value Healthcare 2018 National Conference

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

Target Audience
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.

Funding for the 2018 Architecture of High Value Healthcare Conference is made possible in part by grant number 1R13HS026350-01from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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.