University at Albany School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Continuing Education will host Transitional Care Partnerships: Improved Communication & Care Coordination Across the Healthcare Continuum, on Thursday, December 15, 2016, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am Eastern. The webcast will feature Sara Butterfield, senior director, Health Care Quality Improvement Program, IPRO and Patricia LeGasse
quality assurance coordinator, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The webcast will focus on why cross-setting collaboration across all healthcare provider and community service settings is important for achieving improved outcomes. Webcast speakers will review the driving forces for improved transitional care management and patient/caregiver activation at the local, state and national levels and discuss strategies to include caregivers in the care transition team.