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Save the Date! PLUGS Summit 2018, June 13th-15th, 2018!

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Summit 18 V2

The Seattle waterfront at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center
(2211 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98121).


 

Program Highlights:

  • CME/CEU/PACE Accredited Utilization Management conference
  • National experts addressing common adult & pediatric lab UM issues
  • Lunchtime poster sessions (CME) – deadline for submission March 2nd, 2018
  • Networking dinner included! Chef Tom Douglas’ chic, urban Palace Ballroom in beautiful downtown Seattle.
  • Trying to justify your trip to PLUGS Summit 2018? Use our Summit Justification Letter!

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Deadlines:

  • Early bird registration deadline: May 12th, 2018
  • Hotel block ends: May 23rd, 2018

Lodging:

Limited room block at the following hotel
Hotel Ändra: Conference Rate: HOTEL BLOCK IS FULL

  • 2000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
  • 15 minute walk to conference center (uphill on the way back)
  • Book your room HERE and use the Code: SEA061318
    OR Call (206) 448-8600, and mention “Seattle Children’s PLUGS 2018 Room Block”

Pre-Conference Workshops (Not CME Accredited):

ARUP Laboratories: What is Laboratory Stewardship? And, How do I Make My CEO Care?
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
1 - 5 PM PT
Edgewater Hotel, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
Cost: $50

As a laboratory professional, you understand the importance of implementing a Laboratory Stewardship program at your organization. But how can you communicate the importance of establishing laboratory test governance to your executive team? And where do you start?

Join ARUP Laboratories for a hands-on workshop to organize your next steps. Led by respected industry leaders, Andrew Fletcher, Sandy Richman, Rob Carpenter, and David Shiembob, this workshop will provide you with the tools you need to drive change within your organization.

ARUP industry experts will help you create an actionable plan to:

  • Align with corporate initiatives
  • Leverage data across your health system
  •  Prioritize opportunities for optimal outcomes
  • Establish partnerships with key departments within your organization (i.e., IT, Pharmacy)
  • Promote and sustain success to your C-suite
  • Showcase and demonstrate your laboratory's value

Held in conjunction with the PLUGS Summit 2018, this workshop is limited to 50 attendees.
Reserve your space when you register for PLUGS Summit 2018!

hc1: Ask the Experts! How to Develop Strategies to Achieve High-Value Care from Beginning to End
Thursday, June 14th, 2018
7 AM PT
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98121

Join leading healthcare innovators as they come together for this panel discussion and workshop at PLUGS. Bring your real-world questions and discover how to build high-value care governance programs, drive utilization strategies forward, and garner executive support for organization-wide initiatives. 

The panel will discuss:

  • The 3 critical care components all healthcare organizations must embrace to achieve high-value care.
  • A fresh look at blood and test utilization management programs that deliver optimal patient outcomes while eliminating unnecessary waste and costs.
  • How McLaren Health Care overcame roadblocks on their way to successfully becoming a high-value care organization.

Speakers:

  • Tim Hannon, MD, MBA, CEO of Healthcare Forward
  • Diane Janowiak, MT, Senior Director of Client Solutions of hc1
  • Dennis Spender, MD,
    Chief Medical Officer Laboratory Services at McLaren Health Care

Space is limited. Save your seat today for this high-demand event and receive a free gift upon arrival!

Roche Diagnostics: Be the change you wish to see in your lab
Friday, June 15th, 2018
7 AM PT
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98121

How can you enable a change from a customer-service-driven organization to a true steward of the laboratory? Find the answer by taking control and leveraging your most valuable asset, laboratory data. With 70% of the electronic medical record coming from the lab, it’s never been more important to share the expertise you have in your domain.

Join AnMed Health and Viewics Inc, a recent Roche Diagnostics acquisition, in discussing:

  • Pre-conceived notions about the laboratory department and its’ business
  • Turning your lab data into meaningful insights for key stakeholders
  • Preparing for and engaging in test utilization initiatives within your healthcare organization

Free workshop at 2018 PLUGS SUMMIT. Space is limited. Reserve your spot today! Complimentary breakfast & coffee will be served.


 

For more information:
plugs@seattlechildrens.org
206-987-3361

 THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS:

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