5 events WHPRMS members should attend

(May 2015) This blog brings you Wisconsin health and medical news, events, in-depth industry leaders interviews, video clips and sometimes national news. This month, we’re focusing on local events. As always, if you have links, news or information to share in your county, contact Trish Reed.

Here are 5 events you should attend:

June 2: WHN health briefing on community and population health

According to the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, 80% of health outcomes are determined by factors outside of clinical care, such as health behaviors, social determinants and the physical environment. Join Wisconsin Health News on June 2 for a briefing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 am. Program is noon-1 pm.

For a list of panelists or to register, CLICK HERE.

June 4: WHPRMS webinar on retail revolution

Hospitals, health systems, and other providers can no longer rely on the same well-worn channels for growth that have sustained them in the past. New channels—for insurance coverage, for referrals, for patient access—are disrupting established patterns. But that disruption is an opportunity for progressive organizations to deliver greater value and win market preference in new ways. The presenter is David Willis, VP of Health System Strategy and Executive Education at The Advisory Board Company. Presentation is 11 am-1 pm.

To register or to read more, CLICK HERE.

June 17-19: WHA’s Wisconsin Rural Health Conference

Join the Wisconsin Hospital Association as it hosts its Wisconsin Rural Health Conference June 17-19 at the Glacier Canyon Lodge at The Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. This event is in collaboration with the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative and Navigating the Nature of Rural Health Care.

Attendees of this conference will learn about public policy issues affecting rural health care, identify how the delivery of and access to rural health care are changing, and identify ways in which data and technology are improving health care for rural populations.

To register or learn more, CLICK HERE.

July 7: WHN newsmaker lunch briefing

Join the Wisconsin Health News team as they host a lunch briefing for its newsmaker series on July 7 at The Madison Club in Madison. Presentation begins at 11:30 am.

For more information or to register, CLICK HERE.

September 30-October 2: WHPRMS annual conference

Learn best practices from healthcare marketing experts that you can put into place at your organization. Meet colleagues dealing with similar challenges and network with industry leaders in a relaxed, collaborative environment. In addition, it’s in La Crosse during Oktoberfest! The conference is in conjunction with the Minnesota Health Strategy & Communications Network and will be at the Stoney Creek Inn in La Crosse.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

This post was written and researched by Trish (Skram) Reed. If you have other news, resources or links to share, please comment below or email Trish (Skram) Reed, blogger and research content specialist for WHPRMS, at trishskram@gmail.com.

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