Thursday, January 10, 2013

National Academies of Practice: Things You Should Know!

Call for Abstracts for the 2013 Annual Meeting & Forum Poster Session
NAP is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for the Poster Session at the 2013 Annual Meeting & Forum. Abstract content should reflect interprofessional healthcare subjects: practice, education, research or policy. Selected presentations may be invited to submit a paper to the NAP E-Journal:  Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare (JIH).  Abstract submissions are due by Monday, February 4, 2013. Notification regarding decisions will be sent to all submitters by February 15.  Please click here to visit the NAP website for more information, and submission instructions.
The Annual Meeting & Forum will be held April 5-7 in Alexandria, Virginia at the Westin Alexandria.  The NAP website is the place to check for program updates and more. Registration will be opening soon!
A Look Back at the Progress of Health Care Reform
This is an important review of healthcare reform from the President of the Commonwealth Fund, Karen Davis, who is stepping down after a very prestigious career and a very important role in moving affordable, accessible, coordinated care from a dream to the ACA Act. The Commonwealth Fund supported the 2009 NAP Forum "Transforming Health Care: Models of Interdisciplinary Care Coordination That Work" and the resulting NAP policy paper "Models of Accountable, Coordinated Health Care."  Our paper was highlighted on the Commonwealth Fund website for some time. Quite a feather in our cap!  You can find it now on the NAP website.

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