Dorland Health Announces the First Annual Leadership Summit

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Dorland Health will host the first Leadership Summit on May 11, 2011 in Washington DC at the National Press Club for members of the care coordination team to facilitate a cohesive bond between professionals who make up the care coordination team through active learning and networking and sharing. The Leadership Summit brings together case/care managers, medical directors, clinical nurses, social workers, behavioral, rehabilitation and other leaders responsible for care coordination, patient and family education and empowerment, and transitions of care--to learn, network and share strategies they will take back to their individual organizations to enhance their programs as well as add to their own professional development.

Dorland Health will host the first Leadership Summit on May 11, 2011 in Washington DC at the National Press Club for members of the care coordination team to facilitate a cohesive bond between professionals who make up the care coordination team through active learning and networking and sharing. The Leadership Summit brings together case/care managers, medical directors, clinical nurses, social workers, behavioral, rehabilitation and other leaders responsible for care coordination, patient and family education and empowerment, and transitions of care--to learn, network and share strategies they will take back to their individual organizations to enhance their programs as well as add to their own professional development.

The Leadership Summit will convene a faculty at the center of healthcare innovations who will share information on the power of collaboration, share new tools that will aid providers in delivering care that is based on evidence, and introduce cutting-edge technologies that are in many ways redefining and enhancing the way care is being delivered to meet the individual healthcare needs of consumers.

The morning of the Leadership Summit will open with a keynote presentation from Richard Bankowitz, MD, the chief medical officer of one of the largest healthcare alliances in the country, representing more than 2,500 hospitals and 72,000 other healthcare sites. Dr. Bankowitz’s unique insight will provide the audience with an unparalleled look into how the highest-performing healthcare systems are improving care while containing healthcare costs. The afternoon keynote offers a glimpse into one of the most incisive healthcare policy groups in the nation. Deborah Trautman, executive director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Transformation, will offer a bird's-eye view of the intricate world of health policy - and the leadership qualities members of the care coordination team need to possess to influence health policy.

A morning time slot is set aside for faculty and peers to brainstorm and share ideas on pressing, every day challenges leaders share that impact productivity and outcomes that demonstrate the value their teams bring to the industry.

Dorland Health’s Leadership Summit has applied for continuing education credits for nurses, case/care managers, disability professionals, social workers and behavioral health professionals. For more information on Dorland Health’s Leadership Summit: Where the Best Minds in Care Management Meet go to http://www.dorlandhealth.com/leadership-summit.

A day earlier at the National Press Club, Dorland Health’s Case In Point division will host the Platinum Awards. The Case In Point Platinum Awards recognize the most successful and innovative case management programs working to improve healthcare across the care continuum. This second annual awards program sets the standard for organizations that deliver sustained success across a variety of disciplines and settings in the overarching continuum of care coordination. All are welcome to attend. More information about the Platinum Awards can be found at http://www.dorlandhealth.com/Case-In-Point-Platinum-Awards/.

About Dorland Health
Dorland Health, an Access Intelligence, LLC Company, is a leading publisher and media company providing education, training, tools, information resources, guidance and practical advice for practitioners and specialists in the healthcare field. Dorland Health services include the Professional Patient Advocate Institute, Case In Point, Case In Point Weekly, OR Manager, Patient Advocate Report, industry-specific resource directories and reports, conferences and events, webinars, award programs, special reports, and offers continuing education credit.

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