Attend the interactive 2011 "Best Care Expo" and experience the many ways your Academy helps you use the latest research, technology, and tools to help your practice meet the challenges of today's changing health care environment so you can provide the best possible care to your patients.
Best Care Expo: 8 Paths to Practice Excellence
Monday, April 11, Hawaii Convention Center Room 312
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. This event is FREE with registration
Mai Tai Punch will be served during this event
This year's Expo activities include eight interactive stations:
Mock Legislative Visits
Learn how to most effectively relay issues to your legislators by practicing on AAN members and staff who have experience leading the AAN's annual Neurology on the Hill event.
Mastering the Sound Bite
Learn how to condense any message into one that will be remembered! Get a feel for what it's like to take part in the Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum.
Get Out of RAC Jail
Did you know that the four Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) are required to post publicly the issues on which they are focusing their audits? Learn how to practice proper billing to help you avoid these audits and properly appeal a mock decision if it turns out that you can't.
Insurer Contracts: Test Your Negotiation Skills
Pick up tips for mastering the much needed skill of negotiating with insurance companies and practice your strategies by convincing guest "Medical Directors" to approve/cover your clinical requests.
Test your knowledge of recent AAN guideline conclusions and recommendations.
Quality & Value: Implementing Guidelines, Measures, and Safety into Practice
Walk through a practice improvement module to discover assessment and intervention resources to fit multiple needs including MOC, communication, and safety program requirements.
Patient Reported Outcomes
Access tools and resources to measure health outcomes from the patient perspective.
Sound Off Booth
Sound off about your biggest practice-related issues. Now's your chance to tell us what issues you want the AAN to work on.