Panelists examine the effects of health care reform on three stakeholder groups in a symposium hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) and taking place on the UIC campus. “Re-forming Health Care: Changes that Impact Patients, Health Systems, and Librarians” is on Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1 – 5 p.m., in the College of Nursing Events Center (845 S. Damen).
The speakers and topics are:
Eric S. Swirsky, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Applied Health Sciences. University of Illinois at Chicago. “Transitions in Health Care Delivery: Patient Communication in the New Era”
Amy Hennessy, Director Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Region V, Chicago. “The Affordable Care Act and the Need for Information”
Craig A. Umscheid, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Center for Evidence-based Practice. Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. “Improving the Quality, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness of Patient Care through Evidence-Based Practice at the Organizational Level”
Details about the event including registration and Medical Library Association CE information can be found online.
NN/LM is a program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers. The GMR is one of eight regional offices under contract to NLM, administered by the Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The region includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.