Calendar

OMCMG Educational luncheon meetings are held the 1st Thursday* of most months at rotating locations in the greater Portland** metropolitan area.  Our meetings are open to all those interested in case management and the healthcare continuum.  Meetings typically begin with networking and registration followed by noon lunch service, association announcements and a brief message from our sponsor partners.  At 12:15 the featured 1 hour CE presentation by a local or national expert will provide new resources and strategies to enhance your case management practice.   Afterward,  a bit more networking time if your schedule allows.

*There are no regularly scheduled luncheon meetings in January, May, July and November.  Check the calendar for special OMCMG events scheduled in these months.

**Luncheons in Salem, Oregon!  See calendar for the current schedule.

May 1, 2014

Topic:

Affordable Care Act

Speaker:

Robin J. Moody, MPH-HA

Address:

519 15th Street Oregon City, OR 97045

Luncheon Information:

This presentation will cover the pillars and intent of the Affordable Care Act, and additionally detail how the first months have gone in Oregon and nationally following the January 1, 2014 ACA coverage expansion provisions. The presentation will look at how Oregon's existing health care reform initiatives interplay with the ACA, and discuss how the ACA is likely to play out in the future. The presentation will also briefly cover other relevant topics in health care, including the status of proposed changes to how physicians are paid under Medicare.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the "why" and "how" of the Affordable Care Act, and how implementation of its major provisions affects patients, the health care industry and the cost of care.
  • Attendees will gain knowledge of how the Affordable Care Act will co-exist with Oregon's state-based health reform initiatives.
  • Attendees will get a preview of additional reforms we may expect to see in the future for state and federal health care.
Robin Moody is Associate Vice President of Public Policy for the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, where she has worked for over five years. She serves as the team lead within that organization on state and federal health reform issues. Prior to her work at the hospital association, Moody was a print journalist for more than a decade, including six years as the health care reporter at the Portland Business Journal. Moody completed her Master of Public Health-Health Management and Policy Degree at Portland State University. She earned Bachelor's Degrees in Economics, Spanish and Journalism from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She is married to Ryan Burghard, and has two young children.

      

Sponsor:

Hill-Rom & Novo Nordisk

June 5, 2014

Topic:

The Sandwich Generation: Taking Care of Multi Age Groups

Speaker:

Mary Ellen Pierce, BSN, MSN, CCM

Address:

400 NE Mother Joseph Place Vancouver, WA 98664

Objectives:

       

Sponsor:

Hill-Rom & Novo Nordisk

June 6, 2014

Topic:

Scott C. Armstrong Mental Health and the Elderly Conference

Speaker:

Multiple

Time:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location:

Tuality Health Education Center

July 24, 2014

Topic:

Summer Mixer "Current Diversion Trends/Lawful Prescribing"

Speaker:

Shane Tiernan, Associate Director Law Enforcement Liaison & Education

Time:

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Address:

25425 SW 95th Avenue Wilsonville, OR 97070

Objectives:

Sponsor:

Hill-Rom