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2018 Annual meeting

Team-Based Care for a Healthier North Carolina

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

NCIOM Award for Excellence Nominations

We are now inviting nominations for the 2018 NCIOM Award for Excellence in Health Policy Leadership - if you wish to submit a nomination, please complete a brief survey.

Please Note: the deadline for nominations is July 27th.


2018 Annual meeting

Team-Based Care for a Healthier North Carolina

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.

2017 Accountable Care Communities for a Healthier North Carolina


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.



2015 Annual Meeting
Food Policy for a Healthier North Carolina

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.


2016 Annual Meeting
Economic Development for a Healthier North Carolina


NCIOM’s 2016 Annual Meeting explored opportunities at the intersection of economic development and health care. Topics included:

  • health care as an economic engine
  • local economic development as a catalyst for improving the health and well-being of communities
  • community health as a prerequisite for economic development
  • individual health as a product of community health.


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