Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

 Date Event/Organization Staff
9/15-24 Grassroots meetings with physicians and legislators in Wilmington, Fayetteville, Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte, Hickory and Statesville to discuss races for the November Election, along with Medicaid reimbursement and expansion, possible expansion of the role of pharmacists in delivery of vaccinations, and health system reform implementation at the state level Chip Baggett
9/19-20 American Academy of Dermatology Legislative Conference and Capitol Hill visits (Washington, DC) Alan Skipper
9/20 CMS Conference Call on Medicare Data and Performance Measurement Amy Whited
9/20 NC New Schools Project—Health and Life Sciences STEM Schools Robert Seligson
9/20 NC Institute of Medicine Health Reform Fraud & Abuse Workgroup Franklin Walker
9/20 NC Office of Rural Health Maggie Sauer
Franklin Walker
9/21 NC Institute of Medicine Health Reform Prevention Workgroup Maggie Sauer
9/21 NC Institute of Medicine Health Reform Health Professionals Workgroup Maggie Sauer
9/21 Meeting on NCHEX at NC Hospital Association Melanie Phelps
Steve Keene
9/21 Genentech Forum on “The Transforming Landscape of Healthcare and Its Implications on Cancer Care,” moderated by Robert Greczyn, CEO Emeritus, BCBSNC Robert Seligson
9/22 MeetingsQuest Seminar Alan Skipper
Nancy Lowe
9/22 NC Institute of Medicine New Models of Care Melanie Phelps
9/22 American Medical Association Advocacy Conference Call Alan Skipper
9/22 NCHEX meeting at NC Hospital Association Melanie Phelps
9/22 Health Reform & You Forum in Charlotte Robert Seligson (panelist)
Amy Whited (Doctor to Doctor blog)
Steve Keene
Garry Linton
Kristen Shipherd
Mike Edwards
9/22-9/23 Visits with Charlotte physicians to highlight their work within the community:  John T. Klimas, MD; Ophelia Garmon-Brown, MD;  Janice E. Huff, MD; Michael F. Dulin, MD, Ph.D. Garry Linton
Kristen Shipherd
9/23 Mecklenburg County Medical Society Meeting Kristen Shipherd
9/23 American Society of Association Executives Webinar Alan Skipper
9/23 UNC School of Medicine Recruitment Luncheon Presentation Richard Skinner
9/23 NC Health Information Exchange Board Melanie Phelps
9/23 New Hanover Regional Medical Center Staff Meeting on Health Care Reform in NC Robert Seligson (speaker, along with NC DHHS Secretary Lanier Cansler )
9/24 CMS Conference Call on Value-Based Payments Amy Whited
9/24-25 American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology State Legislative Conference Alan Skipper
9/25 Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants CME Conference (Exhibit Hall) Kristen Shipherd

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