For Immediate Release - October 10, 2017

HPC TO HOST CHART PHASE 2 STATEWIDE CONVENING, OCT. 16

Healthcare delivery transformation achievements of Massachusetts community hospitals to be featured

BOXBOROUGH – Monday, October 16, 2017 – The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission will host a day-long conference (Agenda) featuring successes and lessons learned among the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) Phase 2 grant recipients at the Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Boxborough, MA. The event program booklet is located, here pdf format of Program Booklet
file size 1MB.

The event will highlight the individual and collective work of the two-year, $60 million investment the HPC made in 25 hospital programs to improve care for high risk and vulnerable populations. The event also includes panel discussions and breakout sessions where attendees will hear results directly from care team members and hospital leadership implementing these programs.

Attendees will share and learn about strategies and tactics for:

  • Reducing avoidable readmissions and emergency department (ED) visits for patients with complex medical, behavioral, and/or social needs;
  • Improving care for behavioral health patients in the ED; and
  • Integrating, sustaining, and expanding upon the effective capabilities and operations developed for system-wide impact.

The event is open to the public but registration is required. Registration for the event is located here.

WHEN:
Monday, October 16, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

WHERE:
Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center
242 Adams Place
Boxborough, MA 01719

WHO:
Addison Gilbert Hospital
Anna Jaques Hospital
Athol Memorial Hospital
Baystate Franklin Medical Center
Baystate Wing Hospital
Berkshire Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth
Beverly Hospital
Emerson Hospital
Harrington Memorial Hospital
HealthAlliance Hospital
Heywood Hospital
Holyoke Medical Center
Lawrence General Hospital
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Lowell General Hospital
Marlborough Hospital
Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
Mercy Medical Center
Milford Regional Medical Center
Noble Hospital
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
SouthCoast Hospital Group
Winchester Hospital

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The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) is an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care. The HPC's mission is to advance a more transparent, accountable, and innovative health care system through its independent policy leadership and investment programs. The HPC’s goal is better health and better care – at a lower cost – across the Commonwealth.

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