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2015 Reinertsen Lecture
Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, Speaks on "Achieving Health Equity by Design"
Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Bloomington. Free and open to the public. Lecture begins at 6 p.m. preceded by 5 p.m. reception. Learn more.
Colloquium is May 9 - 11, 2016
Abstracts Due October 30
For the first time, ICSI is issuing a call for speakers for our annual Colloquium on Health Care Transformation. Qualified individuals interested in presenting should submit an abstract by the deadline of October 30, 2015. Learn more.
COMPASS Intervention Guide
This guide, developed with dedicated involvement by the original COMPASS partners, provides the clinical workflow, supporting annotations and appendices to aid primary care systems in implementing the COMPASS model. View the Guide.
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Sanne Magnan Announces Retirement
ICSI's president and CEO Sanne Magnan, MD, PhD, has announced her retirement from ICSI, effective January 4, 2016. The Board of Directors has already formed a search committee and begun the process of determining the critical qualities needed in our next leader. We will celebrate Sanne's accomplishments and contributions to ICSI and our community with a reception at the Radisson Blu Mall of America on Wednesday, December 16 from 4 - 7 p.m. Learn more.
Three Organizations Approved
for Full ICSI Membership
At its September, 2015 meeting, the ICSI Board of Directors approved moving Physicians' Diagnostics & Rehabilitation Clinics, St. Croix Orthopaedics, and Tri-County Health Care to full membership status. Each organization has completed the required quality improvement project. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming these new members to the ICSI collaborative table! Learn more.
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2015 Reinertsen Lecture: "Achieving
Health Equity by Design"
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 5 - 6 p.m. Reception, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Lecture
ICSI is pleased to announce that Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, will deliver this year's James L. Reinertsen Lecture on Thursday, November 5 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington. Learn more and RSVP by October 29.
Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening:
How the Mayo Clinic Exceeded 80 Percent
Wednesday, November 11, 2015, Noon - 1 p.m.
Like many Minnesota medical groups, Mayo Clinic has aggressively promoted preventive colorectal cancer (CRC) screening for its patients. On this free American Cancer Society webinar, Mayo Clinic physicians will outline the replicable strategies that Mayo Clinic practices implemented to achieve a CRC screening rate of 82.2 percent. To join, email Matt Flory.