March 20, 2017
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Donald Berwick Message to E-GAPPS III Conference: Available via live Webcasting, Tuesday, March 21, 1pm EDST. G-I-N North America and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care of the New York Academy of Medicine are excited to announce that a taped message from Donald Berwick, President Emeritus of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and former Administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The message will be shown to the E-GAPPS III conference at 1pm EDST, March 21 and will be accessible through live webcasting at the following link: http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?func=VOFF&id=nyam&date=2017-03-20&seq=1 .
Dr Berwick's comments will kick off the final segment of the E-GAPPS Conference, which will feature free and open dialogue among all conference attendees, including presenters, moderators and participants, in an 'open space' format. Some other segments of the conference will also be accessible via the same link. More information on E-GAPPS III is available via: http://nyam.org/events/event/evidence-based-guidelines-conference-iii/ .
AHRQ Announces Funding Opportunity for Developing Measures of Shared Decisionmaking
A new funding opportunity announcement from AHRQ solicits applications for research projects to develop, test and evaluate measures of shared decisionmaking for research conducted in clinical settings. Shared decisionmaking is a collaborative process in which patients and members of their clinical team make health care decisions that are informed by scientific evidence as well as patients' values and preferences. Each project is expected to produce valid and reliable measures of shared decisionmaking, along with instructions for implementing the measures and documentation on the development, testing and evaluation of the measures. The maximum cost for each project is $500,000 per year and $1.5 million for up to three years.
Health Awareness Topics: March 2017
- National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (see related measures)
- National Kidney Month (see related measures)
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