Friday, February 10, 2012

Medical Home Community Forum Meeting on Valentine's Day

The next Medical Home Community Forum meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 (yes, that's right, on Valentine's Day!), at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, DOC Room. The featured topic area is behavioral health. Contact Jody Camp at jody.camp@dphe.state.co.us to RSVP.

Highlights from the December Community Forum
The December 13, 2011, meeting of the Colorado Medical Home Community Forum focused on care coordination and patient navigation training as strategies for reducing barriers to a medical home approach. The meeting began with a panel discussion and presentation about care coordination in Colorado and the work of the Colorado Care Coordination Community of Practice delivered by Sarah Hoover of JFK Partners; Barbara Deloian of Special Kids, Special Care; and facilitated by José Esquibel of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Learn more about the Colorado Care Coordination Community of Practice by clicking here.

The meeting also featured a presentation on the Colorado Patient Navigator Training Program based at the School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Denver, delivered Betsy Risendal, director and principal investigator of the program, and Yvonne Kellar-Guenther, program evaluator. To take a look at the Colorado Patient Navigator Training Program PowerPoint presentation from the meeting, click here. To learn more about the program, please visit patientnavigatortraining.org.

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