The NCIOM Annual Meeting provides an important opportunity to network, reflect, and work toward health policy solutions in North Carolina.
This year’s annual meeting will provide a deep dive into the challenges of recruitment, retention, and support for the North Carolina's Workforce for Health. Our annual meetings have historically had 300+attendees, with a broad mix of policymakers, practitioners, leaders, and representatives of health care, public health, and community-based organizations. This event has been held virtually for the past two years, and we are thrilled to bring it back in person this fall.
The NCIOM's 2020 Annual Meeting explored research on the long-term potential impacts of foregone care due to COVID-19 on population health and the health system. Panelists and speakers discussed the factors that drove these impacts, such as changes in insurance coverage, capacity of the health system, changes to models of care and payment models, and drivers of health.
The NCIOM's 2018 Annual Meeting explored how practices and systems across the state are evolving from coordinated care to team-based care models. 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 2016 Annual Meeting explored opportunities at the intersection of economic development and health care. Topics included:
The NCIOM's 2019 Annual Meeting discussed Medicaid transformation in North Carolina. Discussion topics included the Healthy Opportunities Pilots, the NCCARE360 resource platform, navigating the transition, monitoring, oversight, evaluation, and special populations, as well presentations by representatives from each of the Medicaid Prepaid Health Plans.
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.