Promoting the Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood: Because All Health Care Is Local

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The Medi Awards Announces the Carolinas Medical Neighborhood Forum and Inaugural Golf Tournament June 20-21, 2014, The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge, Charlotte, NC

The Medi Awards will host several regional forums throughout the year to heighten awareness of changes as they impact the local healthcare ecosystem.

The Carolinas Medical Neighborhood Forum is the first event in a series to bring together leading authorities and practitioners in the field of healthcare transformation. The first day of the two-day event will consist of experts in the area of Patient-Centered Care and the Medical Neighborhood, from organizations like the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina and the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC). On the second day, we will host the Inaugural Carolinas Medical Neighborhood Golf Tournament with an Awards Luncheon. There will be several opportunities to participate as an Exhibitor and or Sponsor during the two-day event.

About The Medi Awards

The Medi Awards is a program sponsored by United Charitable Programs (UCP) a 501(c) (3), 509(a) (1) charity. Our mission is to recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to advance healthcare quality and access as we forge collaborations within the Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood. Engaging local communities will strengthen Medical Neighborhoods and help deliver on the Triple Aim of the “Patient-Centered Medical Home” (PCMH) - Improve Health Outcomes, Enhance Patient Experience and Reduce Costs.

The Medi Awards will host several regional forums throughout the year to heighten awareness of changes as they occur in the healthcare ecosystem. In addition, a National Annual Awards Gala will recognize the contributions of local leaders, stakeholders, employers, public health agencies, faith-based organizations and others that support the adoption of patient-centered care.

The Medi Awards will provide scholarships to local stakeholders to promote Patient Centered Medical Neighborhoods. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals and organizations that include schools, employers, public health agencies, faith-based organizations, and others in order to advance adoption of person-centered care, which are essential to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

The Medi Awards is planning to conduct a National Annual Gala to recognize candidates that are nominated by their local communities for their contributions to advance the Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood. An independent selection committee will select honorees.

About United Charitable Programs
United Charitable Programs (UCP) is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization tax ID #20-286082, headquartered near Washington, DC. We create symbiotic relationships with social entrepreneurs and donor advisors in order to facilitate charitable projects that individually and collectively make a better life for people in our community at a local, national, or even international level.

By fiscally sponsoring and supporting these individual projects in different charitable areas in a transparent and cost-effective manner, UCP is able to affect constructive social change at a grassroots level. Through a fiscal sponsor relationship with these charitable projects, UCP provides nonprofit benefits without the burdens.

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