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Upcoming Meetings

  • BIO International Convention - (Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO))  Details

    Held in June of each year, the annual meeting represents research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Locations vary.

  • Climate & Health Summit: Translation of Science to Practice - (American Public Health Association (APHA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  Details

    February 14-16, 2017, Atlanta, GA. The Summit will showcase the state of the science on climate and health, adaptation efforts through interagency collaboration, and communication and stakeholder engagement strategies.

  • HIMSS 17 - (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) USA)  Details

    February 19-23, 2017. Orlando, FL. Conference brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.

  • National Health Policy Conference - (America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP))  Details

    March 8-9, 2017, Washington, DC. Theme is Looking at our Health Care System: Many Dimensions - All Interconnected.

  • eHealth Initiative Annual Conference and Member Meeting Details

    March 21-23, 2017, Washington, DC. Meeting will bring together the most influential leaders from across the healthcare spectrum to discuss critical issues related to the use of data and technology to improve healthcare for all Americans. )(e-Health Initiative)

  • 27th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference Details

    March 27-31, 2017 Colorado Springs, Colorado The Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference brings together more than 600 health promotion and wellness professionals from across disciplines and settings, to learn about the most successful programs and the latest research in health promotion. The conference also features 2-day pre-conference Intensive Training Seminars focusing on a specific topic or skills.

  • ATA2017 Details

    April 23-25, 2017, Orlando, FL. Telehealth 2.0: The Transformation Advantage. (The American Telemedicine Association)

  • Lown Institute - 5th Annual Conference Details

    May 5-7, 2016, Boston, MA. Join national leaders in medicine, nursing, patient advocacy, public health and policy to continue building the movement for a health care system that exists for the benefit of patients, communities and society. (Lown Institute)

  • Preventive Medicine 2017 - (American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM))  Details

    May 23-26, 2017, Portland, OR. Theme is "Achieving Health Equity through Prevention."

  • VITAL2017 - (America's Essential Hospitals (NAPH) USA)  Details

    June 21-23, 2017, Chicago, IL. VITAL2017 is the premier event for hospital and health system leaders nationwide to discuss crucial issues that impact their vulnerable patients and communities.

  • NACCHO Annual 2017 - (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))  Details

    July 11-13, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA. Theme is "Public Health Revolution - Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health."

Calendars of Upcoming Events

  • AHRQ Research Conferences - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  Details

    Information on upcoming conferences and speaker presentations from past AHRQ conferences.

  • American Society for Information Science and Technology: Upcoming Conferences & Webinars Details

    ASIS&T conferences attract members from virtually every profession. Lawyers, bankers, electronic and print publishers, government, business, librarians, engineers, social scientists, information managers, computer scientists, and many others are a part of ASIS&T, leading the information field to the next horizon. Also available is information on past conference and webinars.

  • CHP/PCOR Calendar of Events - (Stanford University)  Details

    This series of seminars and lectures on health policy and health-services research topics are generally free and open to the public. Information on current and past events are available.

  • Events from CMS - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))  Details

    Upcoming events from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Also available are links to older events that may be replayed.

  • ISPOR Scientific Meetings - (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) US)  Details

    The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) is the leading global scientific and education organization for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and their use in decision making to improve health globally. ISPOR organizes three global conferences annually.

  • Medicine: Mind the Gap Series - (National Institutes of Health (NIH))  Details

    This seminar series examine issues that surround the areas of research, evidence, and clinical practice. The seminars are available in person at the NIH in Bethesda, MD or via free webcast.

  • Medpac Public Meetings Details

    The Commission meets publicly in Washington, DC to discuss Medicare issues and policy questions and to develop and approve its reports and recommendations to the Congress. All meetings are held at the Ronald Reagan Building, The International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.

  • NNPHI Annual Conferences - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  Details

    Information about the annual conference and webinars of U.S. public health institutes.

  • PCORI: Events - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  Details

    A list of upcoming and past meetings and events

  • State Coverage Initiatives: Meetings - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  Details

    Meetings and webinars designed to assist state officials on current topics are listed. Listed are upcoming and past meetings.

Upcoming Webinars

  • Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  Details

    January 17, 2017 1pm ET. Webinar will discuss how health care providers, researchers, and the public health community can best address the complexities of opioid use disorder among women. Speakers will give an overview of the federal response to the disorder, along with approaches to care and prevention of substance use.

  • RHC 101: Introduction to the Rural Health Care Program Details

    January 17, 2017 2-3pm ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about the funding available through the RHC Healthcare Connect Fund and Telecom Programs, the differences between the programs, how to apply, and tips for successful participation.

  • Advocacy Priorities for Seniors in Early 2017 - (National Association of States United on Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) USA)  Details

    January 18, 2017 3-4pm ET. Webinar will provide information about different advocacy priorities for older adults in early 2017, including proposals pending in Congress; next steps in the debate; which members of Congress could be the most influential; the importance of seniors' voices in protecting aging services and benefits; and what participants can do to help make a difference.

  • Prenatal Control Details

    January 18, 2017 1-2pm ET. In this seminar participants will be able to identify the HRSA performance measures related to pregnancy care, as well as two unique risk factors for pregnant women migrant farm workers during the workshop. We will also reflect on the important role that community health workers play in improving access to prenatal care for pregnant women. (Migrant Clinicians Network)

  • Creating a Patient Engagement Toolkit - (Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Administration (HSR&D))  Details

    January 19, 2017 12-1pm ET. This presentation will describe a process used to understand the practices that VHA PACT clinicians use to engage patients. Using a Delphi method, this comprehensive list of patient engagement practices was prioritized to create a web-based toolkit for dissemination to PACT providers with the goal of improving patient engagement.

  • Medicine: Mind the Gap Webinar with Dr. LeConté Dill - (National Institutes of Health (NIH))  Details

    January 19, 2017 11am-12pm ET. The purpose of this webinar is to equip public health researchers and practitioners with the awareness and confidence in approaching and conducting qualitative research projects, and to familiarize participants with qualitative data collection and data analysis techniques and tools.

  • Sisters Together: Developing and Sustaining a Health Program for Your Community - (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH (NIDDK))  Details

    January 19, 2017 1-2pm ET. Sisters Together offers evidence-based, age-appropriate, and culturally relevant brochures that give African American women, their families, and their friends practical tips to help them move more, eat better, and ultimately, improve their quality of life.

  • LGBTQ Health Disparities: Gains We've Made and Challenges We Face - (National Cancer Institute, NIH (NCI))  Details

    January 24, 2017 2-3pm ET. Webinar will explain the significance of NIH designating sexual and gender minorities a health disparity population, describe status of cancer research in LGBT populations and cancer research gaps based on the existing literature, and describe one cancer center's approach to LGBT community-engaged research.

  • PCORI Online Training - January 24 - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  Details

    January 24, 2017 1-2:30pm ET. Webinar will introduce the new PCORI Online grant application platform.

  • NCCMT Spotlight on Methods and Tools: Guide to Policy-Influence Evaluation - (National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT))  Details

    January 25, 2017 1-3:30pm ET. Do you promote the uptake and dissemination of population health interventions? Are you interested in exploring public health-related case studies of policy influence? Webinar will outline how the Guide to Policy-Influence Evaluation can help you.

  • PubMed Update - (National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM))  Details

    January 25, 2017 3pm ET.

  • EDirect for PubMed - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.)  Details

    January 26, February 2, February 9, 2017 2-3:30pm. 3-part series of webinars to introduce users to using EDirect to access PubMed data.

  • State of VHA Care for Vulnerable Veterans - (Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Administration (HSR&D))  Details

    January 26, 2017 3-4pm ET. Panelists will explore the state of health and healthcare, trends, best and promising practices, and other pertinent health equity issues that should be considered for improving the health for racial/ethnic, women, rural and other Veterans.

  • Supportive Housing Development and Opportunities for Health Center Expansion Details

    January 26, 2017 2-3:15pm ET. This webinar will highlight the steps necessary to successfully plan, finance and build a shared health and supportive housing facility. Panelists will explore this topic from the perspective of the health provider, housing provider and the considerations of the funders. (Corporation for Supportive Housing)

  • 2017 MeSH Highlights - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.)  Details

    January 27, 2017 12pm ET. A 30 minute presentation will feature a new subheading; new protein classes; additional dietary supplement concepts; changes to both the phenomena and technologies trees; and a new MeSH Browser.

  • Control Prenatal Details

    February 1, 2017 1-2pm ET. *Webinar will be in Spanish* In this seminar participants will be able to identify the HRSA performance measures related to pregnancy care, as well as two unique risk factors for pregnant women migrant farm workers during the workshop. We will also reflect on the important role that community health workers play in improving access to prenatal care for pregnant women. (Migrant Clinicians Network)

  • The Power of Storytelling: Giving Life to Voices and Data - (County Health Rankings & Roadmaps)  Details

    February 7, 2017 3pm ET. Webinar will discuss how a 'Living Storybook' portrays community member voices, personal stories, and co-created milestones to reveal the unfolding change of a Community Living Model in New Haven, CT. Used as a tool to transfer knowledge and prompt inspiration, the Living Storybook communicates strengths, needs, data, exemplar case studies, accomplishments to date, next steps, and most importantly… possibilities.

  • January NTP Learning Series Webinar - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))  Details

    January 12, 2017 1-2:30pm ET. This webinar will provide information on: defining what it means to be both Medicare and Medicaid eligible (dual eligible), explaining the Medicare Savings Program (MSP) and the different levels of help based on eligibility, and describing how payment coordinates between Medicare and Medicaid.

Ongoing and Past Meeting Information

  • Menominee Youth Empowerment Program: Addressing Disparities in At-Risk Tribal Youth - (National Partnership to End Health Disparities (NPA))  Details

    January 25, 2017 3-4pm ET. The webinar will highlight how data was used extensively as a lever to improve the Youth Empowerment Program and tailor it to improve health outcomes in children, the result of evaluations and interviews with students, and the successes and challenges the program has faced.

  • AHRQ Research Conferences - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  Details

    Information on upcoming conferences and speaker presentations from past AHRQ conferences.

  • American Society for Information Science and Technology: Upcoming Conferences & Webinars Details

    ASIS&T conferences attract members from virtually every profession. Lawyers, bankers, electronic and print publishers, government, business, librarians, engineers, social scientists, information managers, computer scientists, and many others are a part of ASIS&T, leading the information field to the next horizon. Also available is information on past conference and webinars.

  • Annual PHSSR Keeneland Conference - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), University of Kentucky College of Public Health)  Details

    An annual conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the University of Kentucky Center for Public Health Systems and Services Research, and the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas. The goal of the conference is to connect public health researchers, practitioners and policymakers and provide a forum for researchers to exchange ideas about new areas of interest, encourage new entrants to the discipline and develop new data sources and methods.

  • Back to School: Where are the Data? - (AcademyHealth)  Details

    This introductory seminar from September 8, 2016 provides an overview of how a researcher can determine what data is right for their research question, which sources of federal data to access, and the spectrum of data access.

  • CHP/PCOR Calendar of Events - (Stanford University)  Details

    This series of seminars and lectures on health policy and health-services research topics are generally free and open to the public. Information on current and past events are available.

  • Events from CMS - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))  Details

    Upcoming events from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Also available are links to older events that may be replayed.

  • Medicine: Mind the Gap Series - (National Institutes of Health (NIH))  Details

    This seminar series examine issues that surround the areas of research, evidence, and clinical practice. The seminars are available in person at the NIH in Bethesda, MD or via free webcast.

  • Medpac Public Meetings Details

    The Commission meets publicly in Washington, DC to discuss Medicare issues and policy questions and to develop and approve its reports and recommendations to the Congress. All meetings are held at the Ronald Reagan Building, The International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.

  • NNPHI Annual Conferences - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  Details

    Information about the annual conference and webinars of U.S. public health institutes.

  • PCORI: Events - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  Details

    A list of upcoming and past meetings and events

  • State Coverage Initiatives: Meetings - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  Details

    Meetings and webinars designed to assist state officials on current topics are listed. Listed are upcoming and past meetings.