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1/22/2019-Medical Grand Rounds: State of the Union: Landscape Scan of the Latest Trends in Health Care

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the latest health policy developments from the Trump administration and Congress—and which reforms substantively impact provider strategy.
  • Describe multiple areas of medicine including development in fields other than their own.
  • Improve health locally, regionally and internationally by elevating the quality of medical care and disease prevention provided and research conducted by informed health practitioners.
  • Support and foster a responsible and balanced debate on conventional and controversial issues affecting health sciences.
  • Forecast and discuss important issues and trends in health sciences.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Ro K, “More Than Just Baby Blues: 1,400 Moms Talk About Postpartum Depression,” Baby Center, November 2014; Advisory Board interviews and analysis.pe K, “More Than Just Baby Blues: 1,400 Moms Talk About Postpartum Depression,” Baby Center, November 2014; Advisory Board interviews and analysis.
  2. Joslin Diabetes Center, Asian American Diabetes Initiative; https://aadi.joslin.org/en; Advisory Board interviews and analysis.
  3. Rau J, “Few Consumers Are Using Quality, Price Information to Make Health Decisions,” Kaiser Health News, April 21, 2015; “What Do Consumers Want from Specialty Care?” Market Innovation Center, 2015; Advisory Board interviews and analysis.
  4. Boodman S, “Doctors Thought It Was a Simple Foot Infection. They Were So Wrong.” The Washington Post, August 22, 2016; Advisory Board interviews and analysis.

Authors:
Bradford S. Koles, Jr. — Executive Director Advisory Board Company
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.