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Massachusetts Disability Community Health Needs Assessment 2023

From the Health and Disability Program and offered in 11 languages including American Sign Language, the survey seeks participants in Massachusetts with disability to inform future programming and reporting. Take survey

Sept. 29

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

10th annual Communication, Apology and Resolution (CARe) Forum

The 2023 CARe Forum will present case simulations and other material for live discussion in Boston, with an option to join live online. Attendees must register in advance. Click here to attend in person or click here to attend virtually.

Oct. 4 - 5

2023 PCORI Annual Meeting

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is holding their annual meeting program featuring a diverse mix of sessions, including health equity, COVID-19, telehealth, mental health, and more. Register here

Oct. 29

12:30 – 2 p.m.

Digital Healthcare Innovations to Engage and Empower Patients in Their Care

AHRQ will host a presentation on how patient engagement helps patients and families make well-informed decisions and can lead to measurable improvements in safety and quality. Expert speakers will share their research on developing digital health care innovations to better engage patients of all ages. Register here

Nov. 3

7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Best medical practices: Maximizing skills and minimizing risks in the primary care setting

Co-directed by faculty from Beth Israel Lahey Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and CRICO, this course is designed to maximize primary care providers’ diagnostic skills for the most common diagnoses seen in primary care malpractice cases. Register here

Nov. 16

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Beyond buzzwords: Action for health equity

The 2023 Massachusetts Public Health Association Annual Conference will dig deeply into what it takes to move from health equity as a virtue signal to the hard and necessary work of disruptive action for health justice. Registration opens on October 5th. Learn more