CPM Resource Center's 19th international conference

September 01, 2010

Grand Rapids, MI - Sept. 1, 2010 - CPM Resource Center (CPMRC), an Elsevier company and leader in assisting healthcare organizations improve practice at the point of care, today announced that its 19th International Conference will take place Jan. 19-22, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco. The conference will highlight the innovations and substantial progress healthcare professionals are making in bridging evidence-based clinical content, partnerships and technology for a healthy integrated healthcare system.

"The essence of transformation and the real innovation and hope for healthcare will be brought to life by our conference presenters, the leaders who have deeply studied and implemented major sustainable change within their organizations," said Diane Hanson, RN, BSN, MM, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CPMRC. "Powerful stories, new tools and methodologies will be shared to deepen insights and accelerate healthcare transformation outcomes."

Executive leaders, clinicians, researchers, educators and innovators will be able to network and actively engage with key decision makers and discuss professional practice, culture transformation, and meaningful health information technology adoption in a dynamic conference community, representing nearly 300 healthcare settings.

The 19th International Conference will include keynote addresses by:In addition, attendees can look forward to more than 60 member presentations and educational workshops covering a wide range of topics related to practice, education, technology adoption, physician and team engagement, evidence-based tools and outcomes. New at the 2011 conference is the Innovation Jamboree, an opportunity for attendees to share and test innovations about healthcare, culture, professional practice and technology.

"The passing of ARRA and Healthcare Reform calls for new innovations. We need innovation in bettering health professions education, in achieving clinical integration across the continuum of care, in accelerating HIT adoption, and perhaps most importantly, in achieving meaningful use criteria moving forward," said Dr. Delaney. "Participants will learn the latest innovative efforts that are required for sustainable healthcare transformation and ways of achieving greater quality of care."

Attendees will include members of diverse rural, community, academic and health system hospitals and healthcare organizations that are active members of the CPMRC International Consortium, as well as others interested in creating the best places to give and receive healthcare.
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For more information about the 19th International Conference, please visit http://www.cpmrc.com/consortium/conference/.

About CPMRC

For more than 25 years, the CPM Resource Center has been offering evidence-based, interdisciplinary clinical practice guidelines, care planning and documentation at the point of care. Based on the CPM Framework™, these EMR compatible and web-based solutions are developed and maintained by expert interdisciplinary colleagues, and tested/validated through a Consortium of nearly 300 member hospitals. In addition, the company offers Practice Transformation services to assist organizations with clinical practice advancement, team-based care and EMR implementation and adoption. CPMRC is a business unit of Elsevier, the world's leading provider of science and health information. For more information, visit www.cpmrc.com.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Nursing Consult, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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