On September 7, 2018, more than 300 stakeholders from across the state will gather to discuss medical, social, emotional, and behavioral health needs of patients. This discussion will explore how practices and systems across the state are evolving from coordinated care to team-based care models. Team-based care has the potential to improve efficiency, effectiveness, value, outcomes, and patient and provider satisfaction
Many changes are needed to reach the goal of health care that meets patients' medical, social, emotional, and behavioral health needs and improves health outcomes. Of those changes, one of the most challenging, and promising, is the transition to team-based delivery of care.
While coordinated care has been widely embraced and implemented across North Carolina, true team-based care is still an elusive target for many health systems and providers. Team-based care has the potential to improve efficiency, effectiveness, value, outcomes, and patient and provider satisfaction. However, profound changes in culture and organization of care, education and training, financing, the fundamental nature of interactions.
NCIOM's 2018 Annual Meeting will explore what team-based care looks like in practice, challenges in developing and implementing team-based care, interprofessional training models, financing mechanisms, and impacts on team members and patient outcomes.
The NCIOM's 2017 Annual Meeting focused on how community organizations, health systems, insurers, and others can share responsibility for the health of our communities using an accountable care communities model. Accountable care communities address health from a community perspective, pulling multiple stakeholders together in a coalition that shares responsibility for addressing multiple determinants of health. Accountable care communities use collaborative and integrated strategies to promote health, prevent disease, and ensure access to quality services.
The 2015 Annual Meeting focused on several aspects of food policy, including the intersections between food policy and the environment, economic growth, and nutrition. Our keynote speaker was Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., Executive Director of Sustainability at the George Washington University. Morning and afternoon breakout sessions led by experts from North Carolina addressed health system challenges relevant to specific stakeholders in the state. Breakout session topics include food safety, hunger, obesity, regulation, sustainability, and economic development.
NCIOM’s 2016 Annual Meeting explored opportunities at the intersection of economic development and health care. Topics included: