Presidential Plenary: The Future is Here
This plenary session is designed to engage learners in a discussion of the "why" and "how" pertaining to the roles of clinical practice guidelines, quality, and technological advancement in health care moving forward. Its speakers are lectureship recipients as follows:
|AAAAI Foundation and Phil and Barbara Lieberman and Friends Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future||Jay Portnoy, MD FAAAAI||The Promise of Telemedicine as an Emerging and Disruptive Influence in Healthcare|
|AAAAI Foundation and Bettina C. Hilman, MD Lectureship||Holger Schunemann, MD MSc PhD||The Future of Clinical Practice Guidelines: Their Promise for Optimizing Healthcare Decision Making and Improving Patient-Centered Healthcare Outcomes|
|AAAAI Foundation and Louis M. Mendelson, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future||John Oppenheimer, MD FAAAAI||Will the Promise of Improved Patient-Centered Healthcare Outcomes Be Achieved via our Future Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement?|
- A/I physicians
- A/I fellows-in-training
- A/I nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the utility of telemedicine for remotely diagnosing, monitoring, and treating patients with allergic/immunologic disorders
- Relate the future impact of clinical practice guidelines for optimizing health care decision making and improving health care outcomes for patients with allergic/immunologic disorders
- Discuss the transition to value-based reimbursement currently in progress, that will increasingly incentivize allergy/immunology providers to deliver care focused on quality metrics and patient satisfaction, and discourage services that are redundant or of low value
Jay Portnoy, MD FAAAAI
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Relevant relationships: None
Holger Schunemann, MD MSc PhD
McMaster University Health Sciences Center, West Hamilton, ON Canada
Relevant relationships: None
John Oppenheimer, MD FAAAAI
Pulmonary and Allergy Associates, Morristown, NJ
Relevant relationships: None
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The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE Designation Statement
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- 1.50 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.50 CECE credit.
- 1.50 CMECME credit.