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"The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through." -- Sydney J. Harris

2016 Annual Seminar is September 15

Bancroft headshot2016World renowned explorer Ann Bancroft will share tales from the trails, tundra, and now the rivers of the world on September 15 at the 2016 MN Community Measurement (MNCM) Annual Seminar. A limited number of registrations remain, those wishing to attend are urged to act fast.

Hear Bancroft’s ongoing efforts to improve our planet through exploration and education with stories of her journeys that will inspire each of us as we climb new heights towards impact and innovation in health care and in our own lives. This and so much more!

  • Jean Moody-Williams, Deputy Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at CMS, on MACRA;
  • Stephen Nelson, M.D., of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, on race, racism and health inequity and what we can do about it;
  • Experts discuss measuring, screening and impacting adolescent depression and mental health;
  • Plus, there will be breakout sessions to provide practical, hands-on information about how to use MNCM data on cost, quality, health disparities and measurement to affect change in individual practices.

Online pre-registration closed Sept 7 – but don’t worry – MNCM will make room for you. Please call MNCM at 612-455-2911 and ask to be added to the Seminar On Site Registration list. Please be prepared to pay the conference fee of $325 (check or credit) at the registration table on Sept 15 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. A limited number of walk up registration will also be accepted on Sept 15. please call ahead if possible. The full conference agenda, speaker bios, and much more are online at http://seminar2016.mncm.org/