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UMMS Judith Steinberg to discuss Primary Care Payment Reform at CFHA conference
October 17, 2014
UMMS patient-centered medical home leaders to discuss Massachusetts Primary Care Payment Reform at national health care conference

UMass Medical School’s Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, and Alexander Blount, EdD, will discuss the progress of the Massachusetts Medicaid program’s Primary Care Payment Reform at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) 16th annual conference on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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UMass Medical School's Center for Health Policy and Research is dedicated to research, evaluation, and education initiatives that advance public health policy and outcomes worldwide.

Our approach informs all our work, including:

  • Researching and creating policy on public health services
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    Where We’ll be Next...

    American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 45th Annual Meeting

    October 23-26 — Chicago, IL

    This conference seeks to inform attendees about current major issues in forensic psychiatry and afford them opportunities to refresh skills in service, teaching, and research, engage in discussion with peers on the standards governing the profession, and update their present knowledge of the discipline.

    We will be presenting at this event. We hope to see you there!

    Projects and Publications

    July 22, 2014

    In this commentary, the authors discuss, based on their experiences, concerns related to academic health centers partnering with correctional facilities, how existing partnerships have overcome those concerns, and the benefits of such relationships to both academic health centers and correctional facilities.