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16th Annual Practice Partner Research Network (PPRNet) Meeting
Embassy Suites Historic District Hotel

August 21-23, 2011

Sunday, August 21

Pre-Conference Workshop
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PPRNet Reports and QI Approaches as Tools for Achieving Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Other Quality Recognitions

1:00pm - 1:15pm

Welcome and Introductions

Steve Ornstein, MD

1:15pm - 1:45pm

PCMH and Other Recognition Programs

Andrea Wessell, PharmD

1:45pm - 2:45pm

PCMH Standards and PPRNet

Cara Litvin, MD

2:45pm - 3:00pm


3:00pm - 3:30pm

Case Examples of PCMH Recognized
PPRNet practices

Lynne Nemeth, PhD

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Discussion: Expanding PPRNet’s Role
in Helping Practices Achieve
PCMH Recognition

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Hands-On Demonstration of PPRNet reports

Ruth Jenkins, PhD
Jodi Riley

6:00pm - 7:30pm

PPRNet Reception and Best
Practice Award Ceremony

Hotel Atrium

Monday, August 22

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Ongoing PPRNet Activities

8:30am - 9:30am

Welcome, Review of Day’s Agenda
and Year in Review

Steve Ornstein, MD

9:30am - 10:45am

Lessons from 10 Years of Translating
Research into Practice

Lynne Nemeth, PhD and Selected PPRNet Members

10:45am - 11:00am


11:00am - 11:30am

PPRNet and Social Media

Jodi Riley

11:30am - 12:00pm

PPRNet Reports and “Meaningful Use”

Cara Litvin, MD

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Enhancements to PPRNet Reporting

Kobi Margolin

12:30pm - 2:00pm


2:00pm - 2:30pm

Medication Safety in 2011:  PPRNet’s
Experience with “Making Care Safer”

Andrea Wessell, PharmD

2:30pm - 3:30pm

“Best Practices” in Medication Safety
·         Making it Work
   ·         Keeping it Simple

Panel and
Group Discussion

3:30pm - 3:45pm


3:45pm - 4:15pm

Practice Planning:
Implementing “Best Practices”

Practice Representatives

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Practice Priorities for Improving
Medication Safety

Practice Roundtable

Tuesday, August 23

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Planned and Potential PPRNet Initiatives

8:30am - 9:00am

Welcome and Review
of Day’s Agenda

Cara Litvin. MD

9:00am - 9:30am

Health Promotion in Primary Care:          
So Much To Do, So Little Time

Ray Greenberg, MD, PhD

9:30am - 10:00am

Audio and Interactive Technology
to Enhance Patient Care

Linda Austin, MD

10:00am - 10:30am

Research Opportunities using
Audio and Interactive Technology
to Improve Health Promotion


10:30am - 10:45am


10:45am - 12:00pm

Lung Cancer Screening: Translating
Research into Practice (LC-TRIP)

Gerard Silvestri, MD,

12:00pm - 1:30pm


1:30pm – 2:00pm

Integration of Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment in Primary Care Settings

Peter Miller, PhD

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Judicious Antibiotic Use for
Acute Respiratory Infection:
Expansion of ABX-TRIP

Cara Litvin, MD

2:30pm – 2:45pm


2:45pm – 3:45pm

Chronic Kidney Disease: Translating
Research into Practice (CKD-TRIP)

Cara Litvin, MD

3:45pm – 4:15pm

Future Work in Medication Safety           

Andrea Wessell, PharmD

4:15pm – 4:30pm

Final Discussion and Adjourn